Hairdressing Professional Apprenticeship JAMIE PICKSTOCK

Jamie Pickstock is recruiting for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their successful team based in Didsbury. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and become a fully qualified stylists in a vibrant, exciting, and successful salon.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,884.16

    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

    One 7-hour day in college, with 2 days off (the role includes weekend work). Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000172499

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The duties and responsibilities within the salon include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Assisting qualified hairdressers with shampooing, providing treatments, blow-drying etc.
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role. This will become more complex as your skills develop.
  • Working on the reception desk and booking client appointments.
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy.
  • Offering clients refreshments.

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

You will train with Michaeljohn Training School, a multi-award-winning training provider with over 40 years of experience in the hairdressing and barbering industry. Our team of dedicated educators are highly skilled hair professionals who continue to work in some of the industry’s most reputable salons. You will achieve Level 2 Diploma for Hairdressing Professional and Functional skills in maths and English (if needed).

Our academy – with 4 floors of salons and learning zones – is the ideal environment to learn hairdressing and barbering; you will attend one day per week on day release from your employer. We only work on live models for training and assessments purposes, giving you real life salon experience.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This is a perfect opportunity to get into hairdressing, earning (on average) salaries of £25,000+ once qualified.
  • Potential of securing a permanent job within the same company on completion of your qualification.
  • Opportunities to become your own boss, work mobile, work abroad, work on model runways and cruise ships – the opportunities are endless!
  • Progression to a Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional or Level 2 Barbering Professional Standard.
  • Progression on to a teaching qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 9-1) Desired

Things to consider

This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment, and sharp scissors – we will train you to work safely and practically. If you are short-listed for this role, you will have to attend an interview with the training school before we send you to the salon. The role may include weekend work depending on your salon, and possibly one late night.

About the employer

Jamie Pickstock Hairdressing offers solutions and the latest trends in haircuts, colour, hair care and styling for a total look. Trust the professional expertise of your hairdresser and you will find innovative L'Oréal Professional products to achieve the best look for you.

Employer

JAMIE PICKSTOCK

Address

2A WHITECHAPEL STREET

MANCHESTER

M20 6UB

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Training

Training provider

MICHAEL MCCORMACK

Contact

Michaeljohn Training School

info@mj-training.co.uk

0161 819 2552

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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