Hairdressing Professional Apprentice Sakkara Hair Salon

If hairdressing is something you are passionate about, then this apprenticeship is for you! Sakkara Hair Salon in Welton are looking to add a friendly and dedicated apprentice to their team. This is your chance to start a career and gain the skills to become a Hairdressing Professional with a trusted and popular local salon. Apply now!

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    As you progress through the apprenticeship and are able to undertake more tasks, your wages will be reviewed in line with your responsibilities.

  • Working week

    Tuesday - Saturday (hours to be confirmed). At least 30 hours per week - Maximum 40 hours.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, possess a strong work ethic and have a genuine desire to pursue a career within the hairdressing industry.

The role will include:

  • Providing reception duties including greeting clients, answering the telephone, and making appointments
  • Shampooing
  • Learning correct colour removal techniques
  • Hair Extentions
  • Providing excellent customer service through good communication with both clients and colleagues
  • Observing and learning to cut, style and blow drying correctly using different techniques
  • Maintaining salon cleanliness and presentation
  • Working effectively within a team by supporting stylists in the day-to-day business activities

Hours may increase as you become more experienced in the role. 

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

Level 2 Diploma for Hairdressing Professionals

On and ‘off the job’ training, with one to one tutor/assessor support in working towards achieving a Level 2 Hair Professional Standard, along with Functional skills English and Maths (if needed).

On completion of this qualification you will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create a variety of looks and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men. You will be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with your role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

You will undertake an End-point assessment of the mandatory skills, knowledge and behaviours specified in the standards via:

  • A practical assessment
  • Oral questioning

The practical assessment and oral questioning will assess the learner's professionalism, values, behaviours, communication, safe working practices and consultation skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With experience you could become a senior stylist or salon manager. With further qualifications, you could also move into training or assessing student hairdressers. You could become self-employed or open your own salon.

If your skills are advanced enough and you're good at networking and willing to travel, your career path as a hairdresser could take you in a wide variety of directions, including some more unusual routes. Hair and beauty skills are in global demand, so you could see the world and work at the same time (provided that you speak the language anyway!). You could even work on cruise ships and military bases.

You could also combine your hair styling skills with training in makeup techniques. This would allow you to expand your career into other fields like TV, fashion and media, where the ability to work quickly and flexibly is especially important.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Timekeeping, Professionalism, Passionate about hairdressing


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum C/4) Desired

About the employer

Sakkara Hair Salon (formally Akina) has been established since 2001. They have recently expanded into larger premises situated in the pretty village of Welton, near Brough. The salon is highly specialised, offering all aspects of comprehensive hair care including extensions. The owner has many years of experience having initially trained in London. All training is given to accommodate each stylist's individual needs on a one-to-one basis.


Sakkara Hair Salon


1 Cowgate



HU15 1NB

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Training provider



Paul Robinson & Lucy Campbell

01482 253300

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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