Hairdressing - Hair Professional Apprenticeship UNDONE HAIR LTD

Undone hair salon located in Compton, Wolverhampton, has a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in the Hairdressing Industry as a Level 2 Hair Professional Apprentice . The successful candidate will be working towards a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining first-hand experience and working towards becoming a professional Hairdresser. Duties include: shampooing and treatments, blow drying and assisting other staff members.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Based on 30 hours at £5.28 PH the national living wage for apprentices from 01/04/2023.

  • Working week

    Days and hours are 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

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • 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 one of Francesco Hair's Academies located in either Stafford or Birmingham.

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 one of our state of the art academies in Birmingham or Stafford once a week. Our academies reflect the most up-to-date salons and have 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, Creative, Initiative, Smart appearance, Passion for hairdressing, Positive and friendly attitude, Dedication


Other No formal qualifications are 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. Please ensure you give as much detail as possible with your application and check your commute time/method.

About the employer

Phil established Undone Hair in 2019. After being in the Hairdressing industry for 15 years, gaining experience as a talented stylist, Phil placed as a UK and Ireland Wella Trend Vision Grand Finalist and has worked at the Cannes Film Festival. Phil has created a relaxed yet luxurious feel to the salon.




23 School Road

Tettenhall Wood



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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


Recruitment Team


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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