Apprentice Hair Stylist HAZE HAIR BEAUTY LIMITED

Haze is a fast-paced environment; we require someone who is extroverted and willing to learn new skills. This role requires communicating with clients on a daily basis, so great transferable skills are key. You will start with admin and receptionist/customer service duties, moving on to styling/cutting as the apprenticeship progresses.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Haze offers employees a bonus based on services and retail products sold.

  • Working week

    Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00am - 5.00pm. Possibility of one late night finish at 8.00pm (start time will be adjusted).

    Total hours per week: 33.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Assisting qualified Hairdressers with shampooing, providing treatments, blow-drying etc.
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role. This will become more complex as your skills develop
  • Working on the reception desk and booking client appointments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Preparing refreshments for clients

The training you will be getting

This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work as a Hairdresser and will include:

  • Professionalism and standards
  • Behaviour and communication
  • Safe working practices
  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks.
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to achieve a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Perming hair

Observations and knowledge tests will be used to assess skills, knowledge and behaviours required for the Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals.

You will attend York College on a day release basis and the qualifications achieved will be Hair Professional Apprenticeship level 2 and Diploma for Hair Professionals – Hairdressing Level 2.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We expect the apprentice to move to full time Stylist on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent one other subject (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

You will be expected to work at least one late night (up to 8pm) each week, plus Saturday. After you submit your application, York College will send an email from You must reply, otherwise your application will be rejected.

About the employer

Haze Hair and Beauty was established in 2012 and has a workforce of 10 staff.






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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


01904 770368

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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