Level 2 Intermediate Hair Professionals Apprenticeship The Oldham College

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic individual to join our team and train with us in hairdressing to the highest of standards. You will have the full support in the salon during your apprenticeship which includes weekly training in salon and in salon assessment plus off the job training.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

For your part, you must be committed to your apprenticeship in the workplace and off the job training. You will be shadowing staff and working on models within the salon, and will also attend national accredited courses to gain additional qualifications in salon.

The successful applicant will be expected to assist in the everyday running of the salon:

  • Meet and greet clients in a friendly manner and be courteous at all times
  • Taking care of clients in the salon
  • Offer refreshments and magazines to clients
  • Provide shampooing and conditioning treatments to clients
  • Assist the stylists with client services
  • Maintain salon cleanliness and work areas
  • Answer telephone calls
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to earn, learn, and achieve the hair professional apprenticeship. If you have ambition, are able to see your potential in the hair and beauty industry, have the desire to be a cut above the rest and receive great education and training, and apply now


Hairdressing is an industry that is all about making people look and feel great. The greatest hairdressers understand their clients’ needs and have knowledge of new products, the latest tools of the industry and most importantly key trends.

The hair and beauty industry in continuously evolving with constant changes in fashion and the development of products, ground-breaking techniques and technology. The scientific research into hair care is at an all-time high and it is a truly exciting time to be in the industry.

You can commence your hairdressing career with a hairdressing apprenticeship. You will be mentored by a highly experienced team and have the best support possible.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals 
  • Functional Skills maths L2 (if required)
  • Functional Skills English L2 (if required)

All training will be provided at Oldham College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to the next level Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Enthusiastic, Dependable, Confidence, Time keeping, Polite and friendly, Reliability


GCSE or equivalent English (Language or Literature) (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Are you dedicated to the successful completion of completing an apprenticeship? Have you considered late nights and weekend work is an essential part of the role? Have you considered how you will travel to this employer?

About the employer

Located in Oldham Town Centre. The Salon is the perfect place to relax and be pampered and enjoy top of the range of hair treatments that will make any client feel special. We are a dedicated team of experts and are looking to recruit a Hairdressing apprentice to join our team.


The Oldham College


Rochdale Road


Greater Manchester


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Training provider



Andrea Kearns


0161 785 4072

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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