Apprentice Barber - The Mens Room Catterick The Mens Room

The purpose of the role is to carry out barber services in a professional environment. After training a barber will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques, style and finish hair, cut facial hair and carry out shaving services.

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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

    5 days a week, including weekends and one evening shift, days and shifts TBC. Inclusive of 1 day release study at Darlington College.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The duties and responsibilities to be undertaken would include –

  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Meeting and greeting clients in the salon
  • Answering the telephone
  • Making appointments and taking payments
  • Client care
  • Assist other stylists in the salon

Training will be ongoing to be able to carry out the following duties –

  • Shampoo and condition hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using barbering techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style and finish men’s hair
  • Cut facial hair into shape
  • Shaving services

N.B. This job description is designed to give you an overall view of the job and is not a definitive list of tasks.

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

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering)
  • Functional skills if required
  • Location: The Mens Room at Catterick
  • 40hrs per week, 5 days a week including 1 day release for study at Darlington College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This could lead to a long term position for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent 4 GCSE grades including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

This role involves working closely with the public. Good people skills are essential to the role. Can be physically demanding.

About the employer

At The Men’s Room, we invite you in to a relaxing environment for the ultimate in mens grooming experience. We operate an appointment only service ensuring you receive the full attention of our stylists for the duration of your visit. Enjoy high quality, value-for-money haircuts, styling and shaving for men. Relax and unwind while taking care of yourself with an array of exclusive professional services from dapper cuts to luxurious hot towel shaves, massage and waxing treatments and leave with a range of our finest classic grooming products to keep your look alive. The Gents Room prides itself on exceptional service and value for money. Our highly skilled staff are experienced, have a deep understanding of hair, styling, skincare and relaxation therapies, making us the go to experts in the male grooming field. Most men, these days, take great pride in their appearance so why not create your signature look in comfort and style at The Mens Room. Sit in a vintage barbers chair, enjoy a luxurious wash, soothing cream, hot towel shave, and step out of the chair feeling like a new man ready to take on the world! You’ll leave The Mens Room looking sharp and feeling bold, ready for anything.


The Mens Room






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Training provider



Nagina Patrai

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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