Salon 2 is currently looking for a bright, enthusiastic Hairdressing Apprentice to join their team. This is an opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in hairdressing. As an apprentice, the successful candidate will be provided with hands-on experience in a professional environment.

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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 to Saturday (exact shifts to be confirmed and one day at college).

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Consultation
  • Ensuring safe working practices
  • Professionalism and values
  • Shampoo, condition and treating 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 create a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Receptionist skills
  • Assisting senior stylists
  • Customer service skills
  • Maintaining good housekeeping practices

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will work towards achieving their Apprenticeship Standard qualification in Hairdressing Professional Level 2.

A dedicated work-based trainer will be assigned to the candidate to provide them with support and guidance throughout the course. This is a prominently work-based programme with college attendance required once a month. All learning will take place at the candidate's place of employment/college and within their contracted working hours.

Course outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Employment and progression within the organisation may be possible upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 - E/2) Essential

Things to consider

The start date with the salon will be discussed after the interview process and the successful applicant will start College in September 2024.

About the employer

Specialist Salon for precision and creative cutting and colouring.


Salon 2


12 Burton Road



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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


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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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