Skin Deep Hair Professional Apprenticeship Level 2 SKIN DEEP HAIR LIMITED

This Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship based in Plympton, Plymouth provides an 'earning while learning' opportunity within a bustling and fast paced salon where you will be learning all of the standard salon services from washing and blow drying, cutting, styling, colouring and working with clients.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Your working day will be 5 days a week, between Monday to Saturday, between 6am-8pm 40 Hours. Shift Patterns to be discussed in interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be working from one location in Plympton, initially gaining basic skills in customer service and salon expectations, and progressing on to core Hair Professional Apprenticeship skills and learning.

Your role will include;

  • Greeting customers, answering calls and enquiries
  • Keeping up the high front of house standard
  • Shadowing your mentor to develop skills
  • Keeping all work areas clean and tidy
  • Following employer practices
  • Shampooing/conditioning
  • Hair stlying and colouring

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

You will gain qualifications in;

  • Level 2 Hair Professional (Hairdressing / Barbering)
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)

As part of your apprenticeship you will be expected to attend college one day per week, where you will improve upon your knowledge and practical skills.

Your working day will be 5 days a week, between Monday to Saturday, between 6am-8pm 40 Hours. Shift Patterns to be discussed in interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards an advanced level 3 to further enhance your skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G) Desired

About the employer

Skin Deep is a contemporary salon which was first established in 1986 at the Ridgeway in Plympton. In 1996 the salon moved to St Stephens Place shopping mall in Plympton. The salon has been established for 27 years and has experience with working with trainees. They have had many apprentices that have successfully completed their training and have remained in the salon. At Skin Deep their primary aim is to offer a customer service that is second to none, they specialise in the very latest trends and also the more classic cuts. They have a dynamic team of stylists who are customer focused and great stylists. They use only top quality products such as Redken. The products are of the highest quality and are used in colouring and conditioning, along with a full range of retail products to follow up with at home.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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