Apprenticeship openings with Haringtons Salons

Haringtons Hairdressing

Bucks, SL7 1AU

Closes on Monday 9 December

Posted on 10 January 2024


Are you creative? Have you watched every hair tutorial known to mankind? Then perhaps it’s time to think about a career in hairdressing and come and join the Haringtons family! You will be welcoming and working with clients, helping to keep the salon clean and tidy while you hone your skills.

Annual wage
£12,979.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
39 Hours per week over 5 days, between Monday and Saturday, unless stated otherwise by your manager. Shifts to be confirmed.

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 3 January


2 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Hairdressing Professional Level 2 (Standard)
  • Diploma for Hair Professionals Level 2 (Qualification)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Training at our Southampton salon with all of our stylists and technicians are involved in your practical training and everyone understands how important it is that you grow and develop. You will be working closely with some of hairdressings most talented trainers in a really supportive environment. 

Where you’ll work

Haringtons Marlow

13 High Street





An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Hairdressing professional (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Adhere to legal and organisational requirements for the safe use of products, tools, materials and equipment.
  • Apply safe, hygienic, and effective methods of working and infection control, while completing hairdressing services.
  • Use communication and etiquette that meets industry requirements, suits and is appropriate to the organisation.
  • Maintain the client’s confidentiality and comfort (modesty, privacy) at the start and during the service.
  • Advise clients (new and regular) pre, during and after service on the maintenance of the look, complementary services and retail products available in the salon.
  • Promote yourself, your organisation, products and services via a variety of social channels.
  • Carry out wider salon duties to support the salon business (e.g. services, bookings, payments, retail, upselling and sales).
  • Use a range of products, tools, equipment used in Hairdressing services in accordance with legal organisational requirements.
  • Complete and maintain client records in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.
  • Work as part of a team to support the salon businesses.
  • Use working methods that promote environmental and sustainable working practices.
  • Carry out a consultation, examine and analyse the hair, skin and scalp and complete relevant industry tests (e.g. hair classification type and characteristics tests).
  • Identify (question/observation) any contraindications or limiting factors that are likely to affect or influence the service.
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
  • Dry and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a range of looks, that meets the intended shape, direction, balance and volume agreed with the client.
  • Use current setting and dressing techniques to create a range of looks that meets the intended shape, direction, balance, and volume agreed with the client.
  • Cut hair using a range of technical skills and cutting techniques to create a range of looks, considering weight distribution, cutting angles, balance and degree of graduation, and the natural growth patterns of the hair, length of the hair ( club cutting, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, texturising, freehand, thinning, layering and razor cutting).
  • Restyle hair to create a personalised short or medium (above the shoulder) length hair cut, changing the shape, length and style hair using a range of cutting techniques.
  • Complete a range of hair colouring and lightening services to change the depth and tone using current colouring techniques (e.g. freehand techniques, woven highlights or lowlights, root re-touch, half head and full head application, temporary, semi-permanent, demi- permanent, quasi-permanent, permanent colour and lighteners).
  • Evaluate the results of the service.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 5)
    • Mathematics (grade 5)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    Hairdressing might sound glamorous, and can be a lucrative and rewarding career, but it is hard work and can be physically demanding. Be prepared to be on your feet for long hours and keep a smile on your face at all times! If you're creative, resilient and love working with people - this is the job for you.

    About this company

    Haringtons is a business that has stood the test of time, first established in 1984 . Now 8 salons in the South of England we provide women and men with the best haircuts, colours and treatments. We love the fact that the best hairdressers are trained at Haringtons salons, through a combination of an extensive apprenticeship programme offered in all of our locations, alongside the continuous learning we offer our more experienced team, via our internal portals and partners. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • During your final year of training we run a Haringtons Development programme to get you ready to hit the floor, build your own clientelle and have absolute confidence with products and upselling services
    • Our apprentices have gone on to become trainers themselves, achieved high levels in salon management and even become franchisees within the Haringtons group

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    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000222061.

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    Closes on Monday 9 December

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