Hair Professional Apprentice Crop Shop 2

Fantastic opportunity to join a hair salon in Northamptonshire as a Hair Professional Apprentice. You will assist with duties such as shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques etc. Could this be the role for you? Level 2 Apprenticeship. Apply now!

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Closing date: 04 Dec 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

    Salon opening times are: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9am–6pm Wednesday: 9am–6pm Thursday: 9am–6pm Friday: 9am–6pm Saturday: 9am–6pm Sunday: Closed Shifts to be arranged between these hours.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your duties will involve all aspects of training towards gaining the Hair Professional Apprenticeship standard.

Hairdressers 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
  • Colour and lighten hair for ladies
  • Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair
  • They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients
  • Demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role
  • Be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills

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

  • One day per week at Aston's Academy in central Northampton, working towards the Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship standard, which includes Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering) 
  • Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have achieved your Hair Professional Apprenticeship standard, there is always the opportunity of progressing onto an advanced level of apprenticeship in hairdressing or in development, the Senior Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-5) Desired

Things to consider

This role will involve standing for the majority of your working day. Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work Saturdays, you may also be required to work some late evenings within your working week.

About the employer

We offer all aspects of haircare with a friendly team of experienced stylists.


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Training provider



Courtney Bishop

01604 230371

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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