Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Francesco Hair Salon Winton

BOURNEMOUTH, BH9 2HN

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 May 2024


Summary

Francesco Hair Salon in Winton Dorset has a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in the Hairdressing Industry. The successful candidate will be working towards a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining first-hand experience and working towards becoming a professional Hairdresser.

Annual wage
£9,984 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
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)

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 9 September

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

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

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 your apprenticeship training will be conducted in your Salon, working as part of the Salon team. You will be supported by receiving dedicated training sessions at Francesco Hair Academy in Poole

Hair Professional Course Content:

  • Client care and consultation.
  • Shampooing, conditioning, and treating the hair.
  • Ladies cutting.
  • Hair colouring.
  • Styling the hair.

Plus, one of the following optional units:

  • Perming Hair
  • Relaxing Hair

Most of your training and assessments will take place in your Salon in dedicated training sessions. You will also be required to attend  our state-of-the-art academy in Poole 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.

 

Where you’ll work

292 WIMBORNE ROAD

BOURNEMOUTH

BH9 2HN

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

FRANCESCO GROUP (HOLDINGS) 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

    NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent in:

    • No formal qualifications are required (grade None)

    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
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Smart appearance
    • Passion for hairdressing

    Other requirements

    The reality of working as an apprentice isn’t all glamorous, there are jobs that we all must 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 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 this company

    Employer information 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.

    https://francescohair.salon/salons (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Progression onto the Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship.
    • Progression into speciality areas such as Barbering or Colour Expert.
    • Assessors Award Qualification / Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance Qualification (TAQA)

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    FRANCESCO GROUP (HOLDINGS) LIMITED

    Recruitment Team

    apprenticeships@fgapprenticeships.co.uk

    07791077487

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000240614.

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    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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