Apprentice Hairdresser Technician UNIVERSAL BLISS LTD

We have an apprentice opportunity at our salon based in St Ives. This position will suit either a new apprentice looking to start their career or ideally a candidate looking to complete their Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 17 Jul 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

    Salon opening hours: Monday, 8.45am - 5.15pm Tuesday, 8.45am - 5.15pm Wednesday, 8.45am - 5.15pm Thursday, 8.45am - 7.45pm Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm Saturday, 8.45am - 6.15pm The apprentice will work 40 hrs per week (includes the paid day release into college for training).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The salon apprentice's responsibilities will include:

  • Greeting clients as they arrive
  • Dealing with payments and appointment bookings
  • Shampooing, draping, and brushing out a client's hair before the cut or style
  • Preparing colour treatments
  • Supplying refreshments to clients
  • Maintaining the presentation of the salon at all times
  • Cutting client's hair with close mentoring support and training provided

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

  • At the end of the apprenticeship, you would have achieved Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard
  • The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the College, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace Hairdressing skills competence
  • The knowledge side would be provided via an online portal VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), and assignments/ evidence of work/ portfolio would be checked via an online Smart Assessor
  • If required Functional Skills will be in addition to this Apprenticeship

You will be working in the salon 4 days a week with 1 day a week at Cambridge Regional College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This Apprenticeship (at Level 2) could lead to a Hairdressing Technician role and the chance to continue on to a Level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Passionate


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

Things to consider

The hairdressing profession is a creative and rewarding industry and the employer will provide close mentoring support to progress to become qualified. The very nature of the job role as a hairdresser means standing at long periods and good body posture is important. Will be required to work Saturday’s and extended shifts during the week. The apprentice will be offered a uniform. The salon is located within St Ives with good access to public transport.

About the employer

Kapilli Hair Design is a trendy, professional hair salon which has been open since May 2008. We are a team of creative stylists with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Situated at the Burleigh Centre, Constable Road, we provide excellent hair and tanning services to St Ives and surrounding areas.







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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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