Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship Francesco Hair Salon Leek

Francesco Hair Salon in Leek is looking to recruit an Advanced Creative Hair Professional to work in their busy salon. You must have achieved your Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification or equivalent before you can progress on to an Advanced Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship. Duties include: shampooing and treatments, blow drying and colouring.

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Closing date: 31 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

    You will work full time – Minimum 30 hours & Maximum 40 hours. You will be expected to work on Saturdays (The employer will confirm actual hours)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprentices will carry out some of the following duties

  • Shampooing and treatments
  • Blow drying
  • Colouring
  • Assisting other staff members
  • Front of House support
  • General salon duties

The training you will be getting

You must have completed the Hair Professional Apprenticeship or equivalent standard to progress on to an Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

The Course content will consist of the following;

  • Use fashion forward trends in hair, creative and precision techniques to create a collection of hairstyle looks:
  • Research fashion forward trends
  • Create a collection of hairstyle looks
  • Present a collection of hair looks

Smoothing and Straightening Services:

• Client consultation
• Smoothing and straighteningAdvanced Creative Colour Conversion:

• Client consultation
• Creative colour conversion
• Advanced colour conversion (colour correction)


At the end of the course, Apprentices undertake a mandatory End Point Assessment, carried out by a City & Guilds or VTCT independent assessor.

The assessment consists of three parts:

• Online knowledge Test
• Observation and questioning
• Professional discussion.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Stylist / Senior Stylist
  • Colour Technician / Colour Expert
  • Hairdressing Educator
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Franchisee Salon Owner
  • Product / Technical Rep
  • Trichologist
  • Session and Catwalk Stylist
  • Cruise Ship Hairdresser

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Smart appearance, Dedication


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Hair Professional Level 2 Diploma (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

You must 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.

About the employer

Francesco Hair Salons is one of the largest, award-winning hairdressing companies in the UK. Owned and run by the Italian Dellicompagni family; as with most things Italian the brand is stylish, luxurious, and unique in style.


Francesco Hair Salon Leek




ST13 5HH

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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

Advanced and creative hair professional

Level 3 (A level)

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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