Hair Professional Apprenticeship Francesco Hair Academy

Francesco Hair Academy in Birmingham has a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in the Hairdressing Industry. The successful candidate will be working towards a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining first-hand experience and working towards becoming a professional Hairdresser.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216681

  • 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 Francesco Group’s academy located in Stafford.

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

You will be required to attend our state-of-the-art academy in Stafford once a week. Our academy reflects the most up-to-date salons and has lecture rooms with interactive presentation equipment and training resources to support you. We have laptops and internet access for independent learning and 1-1 support sessions to help you every step of the way. You will also have progress reviews every ten weeks carried out at your salon, with your employer and a representative from the academy.

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

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

Qualifications

Other No formal qualifications required (Grade None) Desired

Things to consider

The reality of working as an apprentice isn’t all glamorous, there are jobs that we all have to do regardless of level. You will have dedicated time to master the art of Hairdressing, but you will also be supporting and assisting other members of staff. You will be the face of the Salon so you have to take pride in your appearance, we encourage individuality, but you must be of smart appearance. Working Saturdays and late nights is a requirement when working in the Hairdressing industry. Being constantly alert is key as you will be in a fast-paced environment.

About the employer

Francesco Hair Salons are one of the largest, award-winning hairdressing companies in the UK. Owned and run by the Italian Dellicompagni family; as with most things Italian, the brand is stylish, luxurious, and unique in style.

Employer

Francesco Hair Academy

Address

43-44 Pinfold Street

Birmingham

B2 4AY

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Training

Training provider

FRANCESCO GROUP (HOLDINGS) LIMITED

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

Contact

Lola Lilley, Recruitment Co-Ordinator.

apprenticeships@fgapprenticeships.co.uk

07791077487

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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