Apprentice Hairdresser Renaissance Unisex Hair

The apprentice hairdresser will learn all aspects of hairdressing, cutting colouring ladies and gents hair using all the latest techniques. As an apprentice, you will also be required to handle telephone bookings.

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Closing date: 09 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The rate of pay is £7 per hour

  • Working week

    Actual hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Renaissance is a busy hair salon trading for 10 years, and are now looking for a dynamic and hungry applicant to join our friendly team.

They will be hard working and committed to excel as a hair professional, and will reap the rewards by building their own clientele once qualified.

Day to day duties include:

  • Greeting clients
  • Shampooing and conditioning hair
  • Ensure the salon is kept clean
  • Shadowing senior stylists
  • Reception duties
  • Offering refreshments to clients
  • Good time keeping is essential, as are good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills are a must as well as being able to follow instructions

The training you will be getting

  • Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Diploma for Hair Professionals - Hairdressing Level 2

What will I study?

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

Method of delivery:

  • Hairdressing apprentices attend College on a day release basis and work for their employer for the rest of the time. If required Functional Skills are delivered as a separate block release

How will I be assessed?

  • Continual assessment will take place throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. If required, the Functional Skills are assessed through on-line tests
  • The End-Point Assessment (EPA) will consist of observation and questioning whilst working on 2 models and will last a maximum of 6 hours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The applicant will reap the rewards by building their own clientele once qualified

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Able to stand for long periods


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

Things to consider

Saturday working. One late evening until 7pm (currently Tuesdays). Located in Haxby. After you submit your application, York College will send a screening email from Check your spam folder, too. You must reply, otherwise your application will be rejected.

About the employer

We have two senior stylists and cover all aspects of hairdressing


Renaissance Unisex Hair


35 Oak Tree Lane



YO32 2YL

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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



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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