Hairdressing Apprentice at Mack Hair

MACK SALON (II) LIMITED

Essex, CM2 0JN

Closes in 13 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 24 April 2024


Summary

At Mack we do our own in house training working alongside our highly experienced stylists. We offer the opportunity to work on London fashion week assisting backstage. We have regular training throughout the year from L'Oréal, GHD educators.

Annual wage
£12,812.80 a year

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

Training course
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Saturday - shifts to be agreed with salon

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

3

Work

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

  • Training delivered in-salon by JET Hairdressing Academy and Mack
  • Attending regular training sessions in salon and at JET Hairdressing Academy to achieve the diploma in Hair Professional Level 2 qualification
  • Functional Skills English and maths at Level 2

Where you’ll work

114 Moulsham Street

Chelmsford

Essex

CM2 0JN

Training

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

J & E TRAINING CONSULTANTS LIMITED

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.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade (Grade 4-9 or C - A*))

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

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Number skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    Standing for long periods of time, ability to think on your feet! Possibly one late night working in the salon. Work based learning apprenticeship. Would be advantageous to live within the local area to the salon.

    About this company

    We have a very large, modern salon with 25 stylist units. A large team of up to 20 staff members. We work with L'Oréal products as a portfolio salon therefore can work on L'Oréal events ie London Fashion Week and graduate fashion week shows. We specialise in all services, including smoothing treatments and hair extensions.

    http://www.mackhairdressing.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Progression from apprentice to Level 3 as a graduate stylist

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    J & E TRAINING CONSULTANTS LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000240148.

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    Closes in 13 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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