Hairdressing Apprenticeship Invictus Hair Design

The candidate will be enthusiastic about hairdressing and progressing within the industry, have a professional manner and great communication skills. You will be required to assist the senior stylists in the day to day running of the salon, learn and practise hairdressing techniques and treatments and understand the knowledge behind this.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    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

    You will be expected to do a minimum of 30 hours to be eligible to carry out the apprenticeship, maximum 40. 6 of those hours will be off the job training.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227571

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include:

  • Client consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Style and finish hair
  • General cleaning duties and stock taking
  • Off the job training at chosen training provider

The training you will be getting

You will be required to do one day per week ‘off the job’ training at one of our specialist centres in either Doncaster or Rotherham dependant on the area you live in. Whilst at Oracle you will do a full day with both practical and theory input included.

You will be assessed on your competence in both practical and theory on the units selected on your course.

You will also be required to do an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will provide a snapshot holistic assessment of your practical skills, similar to an industry trade test. You will demonstrate you can complete a range of services on a number of models to industry standards and within commercial timings.

You will gain a Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ Qualification on completion of your apprenticeship and end point assessment.  You may be required to complete or re-do your maths or English GCSE, dependant on your prior learning. The level will be determined on GCSE results or equivalent too.

We include Employments Rights and Responsibilities, British Values and Equality and Diversity which are embedded throughout your qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion Level 3 qualifications can be discussed and progression within the salon.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Please bear in mind that working within the Hair and Beauty industry you are required to work long hours and especially Hairdressing you will be active for long periods of time. You are more than likely going to be required to work Saturdays as this is a busy day for salons. Funding arrangements: Training on the Apprenticeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age isn’t always fully funded this will be discussed on your interview. Apprenticeship Minimum Wage: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates All applications will come through to Oracle Training Consultants recruitment team who will then arrange for you attend an interview with them before sending you for an interview with the salon. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

About the employer

Invictus Hair Design is a Doncaster based hair salon with a focus on providing a feel good service at affordable prices for everyone. Ladies & Gents services are available, utilising all modern techniques of colouring and cutting with over 20 years industry expertise.

Employer

Invictus Hair Design

Address

ROKEBY GARDENS

QUEEN MARY CRESCENT

KIRK SANDALL

DN3 1BY

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Training

Training provider

ORACLE TRAINING CONSULTANTS 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

Oracle Training Consultants

01302813900

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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