Salon Apprentice Jason Palmer Hairdressing

Great opportunity to join a fantastic and dedicated team as an apprentice. You will learn all aspects of the industry within a great and well-established salon with a first-class reputation, while working towards your level 2 qualification in hairdressing. You will be working as a hairdresser to provide hair cutting, styling and grooming services for men and women.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    After year 1 of your apprenticeship your wage will rise to the NMW for your age

    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

    Tuesday 8:30- 18:30 Wednesday 8:30- 18:30 Thursday 8:30- 18:30 Friday 8:30- 19:30 Saturday 8:30- 16:30 Your age will determine the number of working hours worked in a week. This will include your training at college.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will have 4 days a week in the salon:

  • Welcoming clients into the salon from our front of house team
  • Shampooing and removing colour
  • Ensuring client comfort during their journey through the salon
  • Helping to keep the salon running smoothly by keeping on top of towel and gown laundry
  • Making beverages from our extensive drinks menu
  • Assisting stylists and technicians
  • Training sessions

You will have one day a week training at college. 

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

Hair Professional level 2 standard. 

Your day release colllege training will be at Basingstoke Colllege of Technology (Bcot).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There would be an option to continue at college to attain the level 3 qualification, although we sometimes advise that gaining a years worth of experience between levels is advisable. Hairdressing can take you wherever you want to go with hard work and dedication.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Desired

Things to consider

Passion is key in this industry, it's extremely rewarding to look after people and through your work, make them feel good about the way they look and feel. Your passion to please, will carry you as far as any other of your qualifications to become a "master" of your craft in hairdressing.

About the employer

Jason Palmer Hairdressing is a well respected and well established salon in the heart of Newbury. It has a long standing, busy team, who serve our loyal clientele with the utmost care and attention to detail.


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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