Hair Apprentice at Shapers Shapers

A great opportunity to become one of the team at Shapers. If you're passionate about hair, eager to learn and hard-working, get in touch today!

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Closing date: 31 Mar 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

    Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday, Sat 9am-6pm shifts with one late night to be confirmed with the salon.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprenticeship duties –

  • Working towards Hair Professional Standard
  • Supporting and assisting stylist
  • Dealing with clients
  • Answering the phone

The training you will be getting

Attending regular training sessions in salon and at JET Hairdressing Academy to achieve Hair Professional Level 2 qualification and Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression from apprentice to stylist for the right applicant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Punctual


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or C-A*) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or C-A*) Desired

Things to consider

Standing for long periods of time, ability to multitask. At least one late night working in the salon Work based learning apprenticeship. Would be advantageous to live within the local area to the salon.

About the employer

Shapers is a modern hair and beauty salon in Hockley.







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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


JET Hairdressing Academy


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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