Hairdressing - Hair Professional Apprenticeship Francesco Hair Salon Shrewsbury

Francesco Hair Salon Shrewsbury is looking to recruit a Hair Professional Apprentice to carry out various hairdressing tasks within the salon. Apprentices will be employed and work in the salon while undertaking FG Apprenticeship Hairdressing Training at one of Francesco Groups' prestigious Academies in Stafford or Birmingham.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

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

    Days and hours are to be confirmed by the employer. Total hours per week: 30 minimum and 40 maximum.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprentices will carry out some of the following duties when starting their Hair Professional Apprenticeship:

  • Shampooing and treatments
  • Blow drying
  • Assisting other staff members
  • Front of House support
  • General salon duties

The training you will be getting

Your Hair Professional Qualification will be awarded by VTCT and is a nationally recognised qualification. You will receive the following during your Apprenticeship:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English, and IT Skills at Level 1 or 2 (as required)
  • Francesco Group Business Enterprise Project

All Hair Apprenticeship Training is conducted work-based in a reputable commercial salon, working as part of the salon team, and supported by dedicated training sessions at one of Francesco Hair's Academies located in either Stafford or Birmingham.

Hair Professional Course Content:

  • Client care and consultation
  • Team working
  • Shampooing, conditioning, and treating the hair
  • Ladies cutting
  • Hair colouring
  • Styling the hair

Plus one of the following optional units:

  • Perming Hair
  • Relaxing Hair
  • Hair extensions

The majority of your training and assessment will take place at your salon in dedicated training sessions with the Salon Based Trainer. You will also be required to attend one of our state of the art Academies in Birmingham or Stafford for two days per month (once a week, bi-weekly). Our Academies reflect the most up-to-date salons and have lecture rooms with interactive presentation equipment and training resources to support you.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto the Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship
  • Progression into speciality areas such as barbering or colour expert
  • Assessors Award qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Smart appearance, Passion for hairdressing, Positive and friendly attitude


Other No formal qualifications are required. (Grade None.) Desired

Things to consider

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About the employer

Francesco Hair Salons is a chain of franchised salons and is one of the largest, award-winning hairdressing companies in the UK with 35 Salons and 3 Training Academies. Owned and run by the Italian Dellicompagni family. As well as being a Salon group we are also a Training Provider for Hairdressing Apprenticeships and have been for over 35 years. We train Apprentices who are employed in independent salons as well as FG Salons, as one of the UK’s leading private hairdressing training providers, training the up and coming stars of our industry and proud to train over 200 Apprentices every year.


Francesco Hair Salon Shrewsbury





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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


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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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