Hairdressing Apprentice at UnitFour Hair Colour Specialists UNIT FOUR COLOUR SPECIALIST

Join our colour specialist salon! Dive into the world of bright blonding and luxury low-maintenance colour techniques paired with beauty and on trend styling. Grow within UNITFOUR, build brand connections, build a social media presence and unlock amazing earning opportunities.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    Tuesday - 9am - 8pm Wednesday - 9am - 8pm Friday - 9am - 5pm Saturday - 9am - 1pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Helping with the day to day running of the salon
  • General cleaning
  • Regular attendance at JET Hairdressing Academy
  • Shadowing and assisting experienced stylists
  • Meeting and greeting clients and providing refreshments
  • Reception duties and answering the phone
  • Shampooing and conditioning clients
  • Work as part of a team
  • Attend regular training sessions

The training you will be getting

  • Training delivered in-salon by JET Hairdressing Academy and us
    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 if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Level 3 Advanced Hairdressing Qualification

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, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

We are looking for someone who is willing to grow within UNITFOUR, comfortable with social media skills and confident.

About the employer

We are a team of creative hair stylists heavily influenced by beachy lived in hair colouring and creating on trend looks! We prioritise healthy hair and scalp care, whilst educating our clientele on how to have the most luxurious hair between visits!




Unit 40, Barleylands Farm

Barleylands Road


CM11 2UD

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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

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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