Hairdressing Apprentice Hair Magic

An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at Hair Magic in Loughborough. We are a warm, friendly, professional salon looking for a hairdressing apprentice. You will train and achieve a level 2 hairdressing qualification through hard work and committment to the course and salon.

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Closing date: 20 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

    Monday at College, Tuesday - Saturday with Hair Magic: Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Offer refreshments and reading material to clients
  • Ensure clients are happy, comfortable and informed throughout their visit
  • Listening to the needs of guests, visitors and colleagues and informing others of any relevant information
  • Learn reception duties - accurately bill clients and take payments
  • Take telephone and face to face client appointments, booking the correct time for service required
  • Ensure all product displays are clean and tidy
  • General reception duties
  • When time available follow the weekly cleaning schedule
  • Maintain equipment and stock, reporting any defects or items that need replacing
  • Follow all H&S as set out in Company H&S Staff Handbook
  • In salon training will be provided with – running along side College course development plan
  • You will shampoo and prepare refreshments
  • Learn cutting and colouring
  • When trained and signed off carry out client blow dry’s and simple treatments within the salon

The training you will be getting


  • L2 Apprenticeship Standard in Hair Professional
  • L2 Diploma for Hair Professionals - Hairdressing
  • L2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required) 

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

  • End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that an Apprentice goes through to complete their apprenticeship. The Apprentice must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail 

On Programme Assessment Includes:

  • Regular formative assessment, development of a portfolio demonstrating learning and development activities with their application in the workplace and a work-based project. As part of the qualification, Apprentices must complete all units and be competent in real work environment 

Delivery Method

  • Weekly attendance to Loughborough College on Mondays
  • Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto the L3 in Hair Professional
  • Employment as a stylist on the shop floor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 3 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours in accordance to this apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before theend date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Hair Magic is a friendly curl specialist salon with hair stylists covering a range of services.


Hair Magic




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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


Sophia Cleaver

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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