Hairdressing Apprentice Level 2 The Hair Lounge Wollaston

An Apprentice Hairdresser is required. The Apprentice Hairdresser's role within the salon is to support and assist the team in providing clients with a salon experience they want to repeat time and time again. You will work towards a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification.

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Closing date: 10 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

    The salon is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9am - 8pm. On Fridays 9am - 8pm, and on Saturdays 8am - 3pm. Shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Reception duties
  • Receive and welcome clients
  • Enter bookings on the booking system
  • Seat/gown-up clients
  • Offer/serve refreshments
  • General cleaning
  • Sweeping
  • Keep sections tidy
  • Tidy/clean back wash areas and staff room
  • Cleaning various equipment - tint brushes/bowls
  • Shampoo clients
  • Rinse foils/colour

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals Hairdressing Standard
  • 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
  • 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
  • Training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required
  • You will be required to attend Dudley College premises one day per week to work towards your Apprenticeship Standard Qualification
  • An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessments, coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week
  • At the end of your training, you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment, and you will receive a Level 2 qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The possibility of becoming a Hair Stylist

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Professional manner, Smart appearance, Confident, Friendly, Energetic, Self motivated, Eager to learn, Attentive, Passionate about hair, Current trend awareness, Organised, Good time management, Team player, Socialable


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

Things to consider

Models required for training. Social media/self marketing.

About the employer

The Hair Lounge is a ladies & gents salon with award winning stylists, combining over 20 years of experience, based in Wollaston, Stourbridge. Director and founder of The Hair Lounge, Gregg Westwood is an experienced hairdresser and barber, who has over twenty years of experience. The Hair Lounge opened its doors in 2018 with state-of-the-art facilities and stylish décor; the salon is the only aspect that’s new, as the team are highly qualified and seasoned professionals from one of the UK’s top hairdressers. Our stylists are fully trained in hairdressing and barbering – we cut and style hair for men and women. We take our responsibilities very seriously and pride ourselves on full skin testing.


The Hair Lounge Wollaston



High Street



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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


Julie Perks

01384 363314

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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