Hairdressing Professional Apprentice REBECCA EVEMY

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about pursuing a career in hairdressing to join our busy salon as a hairdressing professional apprentice. This a creative, fast paced and inspiring environment ideal for training and development into a qualified hairdresser with many opportunities. You will shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp, dry and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a range of looks, that meets the intended shape, direction, balance and volume agreed with the client and maintain the client’s confidentiality and comfort (modesty, privacy) at the start and during the service.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 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

    Monday to Saturday 9-5 with day release to college 36-40 hours per week, one Saturday a month off

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Adhere to legal and organisational requirements for the safe use of products, tools, materials and equipment

• Apply safe, hygienic, and effective methods of working and infection control, while completing hairdressing services

• Use communication and etiquette that meets industry requirements, suits and is appropriate to the organisation

• Maintain the client’s confidentiality and comfort (modesty, privacy) at the start and during the service

• Advise clients (new and regular) pre, during and after service on the maintenance of the look, complementary services and retail products available in the salon

• Promote yourself, your organisation, products and services via a variety of social channels

• Carry out wider salon duties to support the salon business (e.g. services, bookings, payments, retail, upselling and sales)

• Use a range of products, tools, equipment used in Hairdressing services in accordance with legal organisational requirements

• Complete and maintain client records in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.

• Work as part of a team to support the salon businesses

• Use working methods that promote environmental and sustainable working practices

• Carry out a consultation, examine and analyse the hair, skin and scalp and complete relevant industry tests (e.g. hair classification type and characteristics tests)

• Identify (question/observation) any contraindications or limiting factors that are likely to affect or influence the service

• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

• Dry and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a range of looks, that meets the intended shape, direction, balance and volume agreed with the client

• Use current setting and dressing techniques to create a range of looks that meets the intended shape, direction, balance, and volume agreed with the range of looks, considering weight distribution, cutting angles, balance and degree of graduation, and the natural growth patterns of the hair, length of the hair ( club cutting, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, texturising, freehand, thinning, layering and razor cutting)

• Restyle hair to create a personalised short or medium (above the shoulder) length hair cut, changing the shape, length and style hair using a range of cutting techniques

• Complete a range of hair colouring and lightening services to change the depth and tone using current colouring techniques (e.g. freehand techniques, woven highlights or lowlights, root re-touch, half head and full head application, temporary, semi-permanent, demi- permanent, quasi-permanent, permanent colour and lighteners)

• Evaluate the results of the service.

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

Level 2 Hairdressing Professional - 4 days with employer and day release at College

Location – 17 Market Place, Leyburn

Working 5 days per week inclusive of 1 day release for study at Darlington College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be an opportunity to secure a long term position after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Multitasking


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Salon Beautique offers a warm, relaxed atmosphere and we aim to make you feel amazing inside and out. We are always happy to see our clients, old and new and we are keen to make your experience here a professional and friendly one.







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Training provider



Nagina Patrai

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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