HOB Salons Apprentice- Hairdressing Level 2 Apprenticeship . Hair Professionals HOB SALON LTD

Our education programme will give you the skills required to become a successful hairdresser. For us, education is about reaching your personal best and with low student to teacher ratios, you will reap instant rewards from your new skills. You will learn to provide hair styling services including cutting, blow-drying and colouring.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 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

    4 Days in salon with 1 model night 1 day at HOB academy. Hours and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Develop your practical and client care skills alongside working values and behaviours
  • Support the day-to-day running of the salon
  • Assist and work alongside experienced Stylists and Colour Technicians
  • Maintain HOB salons professional standards
  • Maintain salon cleanliness and hygiene
  • Washing and treating hair

The training you will be getting

  • Hairdressing Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Working to qualify for your Hair Professional Level 2 Diploma
  • Most of the training will be in one of our 17 salons with 1 day per week at our HOB Academy in Camden

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progress onto the HOB Graduate programme as a Stylist/Colour Technician
  • Work towards becoming a successful Stylist/Colour Technician, Assistant Manager or Salon Manager
  • Franchise salon owner
  • Educator or part of the HOB creative team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths Functional skills (Grade 4 or above, Level 1) Desired

Things to consider

Hairdressing is hard work and long hours.The role involves weekend working, at least one late night and one model night. HOB Salons expect high standards. You may need to further develop your maths and English skills depending on your GCSE or equivalent results.

About the employer

HOB Salons, founded in 1983, is an award-winning 22 salon group that has built its reputation on 5* quality hairdressing together with exceptional customer excellence. Our education programme will motivate and inspire you, giving you skills that link directly to your personal success. For us, education is about reaching your personal best and with low student to teacher ratios, you will reap instant rewards from your new skills.




5 Packhorse Road

Gerrards Cross



Alyson Abrahams


01923 854100

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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

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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