This is a fantastic opportunity to earn, learn, and achieve the hair professional apprenticeship. If you have ambition, are able to see your potential in the hair and beauty industry, have the desire to be a cut above the rest and receive great education and training. You will assist the stylists with client services and answer telephone calls.

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Closing date: 15 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

    Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, may work evenings and weekends. Training will be provided 1 day per week and lessons will be carried out at Oldham College.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your day-to-day responsibilities will be to:

  • Meet and greet clients in a friendly manner and be courteous at all times.
  • Taking care of clients in the salon.
  • Offer refreshments and magazines to clients.
  • Provide shampooing and conditioning treatments to clients.
  • Assist the stylists with client services.
  • Maintain salon cleanliness and work areas.
  • Answer telephone calls.

You will receive training away from the salon attending one day a week off site at our training salon where you will experience high quality training and learning from our well-established hair industry experts who help you achieve your goals and the Hair Professional apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

Hairdressing Professional Standard.
Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering) 

All apprentices will complete the core skills and knowledge (Part 1) and will choose the occupational option route for hairdressing or barbering (Part 2) Part 1 – mandatory core skills and knowledge for hairdressing and barbering

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Future prospects:

There are great progression opportunities to gain from a Hairdressing Apprenticeship to continue your hairdressing career.
Employment for hairdressers in this occupation is growing and there has been a noticeable increase of employment in this career industry.




Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

excellent customer service, excellent communication, Independent thinker, Team player, Good at building relationships, Enthusiastic, Outgoing, Passionate about the industry, Creative flair, eye to detail, Fashion conscious, Excellent personal appearance, Polite and friendly, Excellent time management, Reliable, Motivated, Punctual and reliable, Strong work values


GCSE or equivalent English (Language or Literature) (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Most hairdressing salon are open on Saturdays and have late appointments at least once a week.

About the employer

Well-established Hair salon are looking for an Apprentice to join our team. We are a busy and friendly salon. We are well established and have a fabulous client base of regular and new customers. We are recruiting for a hairdressing apprentice to join our team.


Darren Michael


483 Rochdale Road




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Andrea Kearns

0161 785 4072

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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