Hairdressing Apprentice The Wonderlab

Join our busy, friendly, award winning salon in Chorleywood. We have an opportunity for a candidate with a passion for hair and a desire to work hard to gain valuable one to one training alongside the daily role of Salon Assistant as well as day release to West Herts College. Salary above minimum wage.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mondays at college. Wednesday 9.00am to 6pm Thursday 9.45am to 7.30pm Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm Saturday 8.00am to 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Washing hair
  • Cleaning sections for stylists
  • Assisting stylists
  • Keeping salon clean and tidy
  • Reception duties

The training you will be getting

  • Working towards a Level 2 Diploma for Hairdressing Professionals
  • This is a 27 month course
  • Much of the learning is on the job training, but there will be one day a week (Mondays) at college and additional in salon training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Training to become an all round salon stylist.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

We are a small, busy, friendly, award winning salon based in the village of Chorleywood.


The Wonderlab


6 Main Parade







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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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