Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Browns Hairdressing- Stony Stratford

Browns Hairdressing are looking for a hairdressing apprentice to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience. The role includes shampooing client's hair, advising clients on shampoos, conditioners and treatments and assisting and observing stylists, applying colours, blow drying, styling, etc.

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Closing date: 26 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

    You will be working 4 days per week with 1 day per week of training. Days will be between Monday - Saturday. Hours to be discussed at interview stage with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Cleaning and tidying salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing client's hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos, conditioners and treatments
  • Assisting and observing stylists, when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained, the tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours, blow drying, styling etc.

We work closely with L’Oreal so each student is given extensive colour and retail training and we also offer in-house cutting and styling education. Our assessors and educators work alongside our students to provide them with an individual learning plan, to make sure they progress through their qualifications effectively and thoroughly.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Hairdressing Professional Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals - Hairdressing
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required
  • Apprentices visit one of the training schools once a week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • 95% Of our apprentices, on completing the NVQ qualifications, stay working within Browns and move onto the salon floor in one of our salons, where they get the opportunity to carry on with their education and career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Presentable, Committed, Self-motivated, Strong work ethic


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

You must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an apprentice in the hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with tasks such as cleaning and reception. You need to be willing to work Saturdays and at least one late evening before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the hairdressing industry.

About the employer

Browns Hairdressing Group was founded in 1980 by Sally Brown and swiftly gained recognition in the surrounding areas. Today there are 9 salons within the Browns Hairdressing group in Olney, Buckingham, Harpenden, Stony Stratford, Stamford and two salons in both Market Harborough & Towcester.


Browns Hairdressing- Stony Stratford


33 High Street

Stony Stratford

Milton Keynes

MK11 1AA

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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


Rachel OConnor



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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