Hair Dressing Professional Apprentice Hustle Hair

Achieve a Level 2 Standard as a Hair Professional with Hustle Hair through your Hairdressing Apprenticeship. You will assist senior hairdressers in providing a range of hair services to clients, including cutting, styling, colouring, and treatments, plus much more. Learn essential skills in person from trained professionals.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    *Wages:* £157.50 per week, based on a 30 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours pw, will be paid at the appropriate NMW depending on age. 28 days holiday entitlement pro rata (incl. bank holidays).

    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

    You will be working 30 hours per week, Monday 10am-6pm, Tuesday 10am-6pm, Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 10am-7pm and Saturday 10am-6pm (Salon is closed Wednesday). Days and shifts tbc. Late night training sessions to be arranged with the employer once a week.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

*Duties and Responsibilities*:

  • Assist senior hairdressers in providing a range of hair services to clients, including cutting, styling, colouring, and treatments
  • Greet and welcome clients, ensuring a friendly and professional atmosphere
  • Shampoo and condition clients' hair, preparing them for styling or treatments
  • Maintain a clean and organised salon environment, including sanitising tools and workstations
  • Support in mixing and applying hair colour, highlights, and other chemical treatments under supervision
  • Learn and apply various hairdressing techniques, including blow-drying, curling, and straightening hair
  • Provide excellent customer service by actively listening to clients' needs and preferences
  • Assist in recommending suitable hairstyles and products based on clients' hair type and desired look
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest hair trends, styles, and techniques through ongoing training and education
  • Develop skills in basic salon administration tasks, such as scheduling appointments and handling cash transactions
  • Follow salon policies and procedures, including health and safety guidelines
  • Uphold a professional appearance and behaviour at all times, representing the salon in a positive manner
  • Collaborate effectively with team members, supporting a harmonious and productive salon environment

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

You will complete your apprenticeship in a salon under the guidance of trained hair professionals. You will also be required to attend arranged college sessions to cover additional practical training alongside structured theory sessions to enable you to cover the Level 2 Hair Professional Standard requirements.

Functional skills in maths and English (if required).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed the level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to work towards either a level 2 in barbering or an advanced level 3 in hairdressing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Hustle Hair is a fairly new salon which opened its doors in July 2021 and is based in Millbridge Plymouth. Hustle are at the leading edge in trends and fashion and are proud to embrace a positive, friendly, warm and welcoming environment creating personalised styling for all of their clients individual needs. They are a new and exciting salon and have already succeeded in being a finalist in the Hair & Beauty Awards UK 2022.


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Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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