Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship at Josh Wood Colour Josh Wood Colour

Josh Wood: King Of Colour, has a great opportunity for an individual who is keen and motivated to train to be a hairdresser in a well-established salon. This is the perfect opportunity to become an apprentice and kick-start your hairdressing career.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 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

    40 hours per week. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be required to: 

  • Complete general salon duties  
  • Assist stylists 
  • Meet and greet clients 
  • Shampoo and condition hair 
  • Keep salon tidy 
  • Make teas and coffees for clients 
  • Attend training sessions within the salon to learn basic skills in hairdressing. 

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard, which includes: 

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing) 
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required) 
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA) 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Complete Hairdressing Apprenticeship at Level 2 and progress to junior stylist within the salon. Possible opportunity to further own skills by completing Hairdressing Level 3. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

This vacancy requires physical work, and you may be required to work on Saturdays as part of your working week. Training sessions in the salon on models for your college training. Please be advised Central Training Group will be managing all applications for this vacancy.

About the employer

Josh Wood’s genius at creating perfect hair colour has made him one of the most sought-after colourists in the world. His vision and technical ability with colour, along with his heart and roots in the Josh Wood Colour Atelier, has allowed him to shape the global beauty landscape for over three decades. Founded in 2011, the Josh Wood Colour Atelier is a unique ‘creative hub’ concept - and home to Josh and his dream team of experts with their extensive session and salon experience. In February 2018 Josh launched Josh Wood Colour, a salon-inspired approach to home hair colour that aims to redefine the industry and give every woman the hair colour she deserves. The only home hair colour range of its kind created by an expert colourist, the comprehensive system includes permanent colour with 100% grey coverage, a tool kit of root concealers and a colour preserving care range. Building on his unrivalled experience in shaping the global hair colour landscape, Wood and his team are now using digital as a platform to share his expertise around the world. Powered by this always-on digital landscape, Josh Wood Colour offers honest advice, education and inspiration every step of the way for home hair colourists and salon visitors alike


Josh Wood Colour




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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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