Level 2 Hair Professionals Apprentice Black Orchid

Black Orchid Salon is based in Shifnal, they are looking to recruit a Hairdressing Apprentice in their busy salon. The apprentice will carry out various hairdressing tasks in the salon which will include supporting stylists and support with front of house greeting clients.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 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 - Saturday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting the client journey experience
  • Shampooing
  • Blow drying
  • General House keeping
  • Attend training sessions

The training you will be getting

Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Training will be one day a week, undertaken by the salon and Wow Hair Academy, and an assessor will assess your skills and knowledge in the following units.

  • Client consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair
  • Style and finish
  • Colouring Hair
  • Cutting Hair
  • One optional unit to choose
  • EPA(end point assessment)
  • FS in English and maths (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Advanced and creative Hair Professionals(L3)
  • Assessors qualification
  • To run a column in a salon

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2-4) Desired

Things to consider

In the Hairdressing Industry there will be weekend work, some late evenings and standing for long periods at a time

About the employer

Black Orchid is a luxury salon in Shifnal, with a highly qualified experienced team.


Black Orchid




TF11 8AZ

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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


Kim Cox



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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