Hairdressing Apprentice

The Studio Manchester

MANCHESTER, M1 1FB

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 7 June 2024


Summary

The Studio is recruiting for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their successful team based in Manchester. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and become a fully qualified stylists in a vibrant, exciting, and successful salon.

Annual wage
£11,980.80 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Hours
One 7-hour day in college, with 2 days off (the role includes weekend work). Days and times to be confirmed.

36 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 October

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

You will train with Michaeljohn Training School, a multi-award-winning training provider with over 40 years of experience in the hairdressing and barbering industry. Our team of dedicated educators are highly skilled hair professionals who continue to work in some of the industry’s most reputable salons. You will achieve Level 2 Diploma for Hairdressing Professional and Functional skills in Maths and English (if needed).

Our academy – with 4 floors of salons and learning zones – is the ideal environment to learn hairdressing and barbering; you will attend one day per week on day release from your employer. We only work on live models for training and assessments purposes, giving you real life salon experience.

Where you’ll work

10 STEVENSON SQUARE

MANCHESTER

M1 1FB

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

MICHAEL MCCORMACK

Your training course

Hairdressing professional (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Adhere to legal and organisational requirements for the safe use of products, tools, materials and equipment.
  • Apply safe, hygienic, and effective methods of working and infection control, while completing hairdressing services.
  • Use communication and etiquette that meets industry requirements, suits and is appropriate to the organisation.
  • Maintain the client’s confidentiality and comfort (modesty, privacy) at the start and during the service.
  • Advise clients (new and regular) pre, during and after service on the maintenance of the look, complementary services and retail products available in the salon.
  • Promote yourself, your organisation, products and services via a variety of social channels.
  • Carry out wider salon duties to support the salon business (e.g. services, bookings, payments, retail, upselling and sales).
  • Use a range of products, tools, equipment used in Hairdressing services in accordance with legal organisational requirements.
  • Complete and maintain client records in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.
  • Work as part of a team to support the salon businesses.
  • Use working methods that promote environmental and sustainable working practices.
  • Carry out a consultation, examine and analyse the hair, skin and scalp and complete relevant industry tests (e.g. hair classification type and characteristics tests).
  • Identify (question/observation) any contraindications or limiting factors that are likely to affect or influence the service.
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
  • Dry and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a range of looks, that meets the intended shape, direction, balance and volume agreed with the client.
  • Use current setting and dressing techniques to create a range of looks that meets the intended shape, direction, balance, and volume agreed with the client.
  • Cut hair using a range of technical skills and cutting techniques to create a range of looks, considering weight distribution, cutting angles, balance and degree of graduation, and the natural growth patterns of the hair, length of the hair ( club cutting, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, texturising, freehand, thinning, layering and razor cutting).
  • Restyle hair to create a personalised short or medium (above the shoulder) length hair cut, changing the shape, length and style hair using a range of cutting techniques.
  • Complete a range of hair colouring and lightening services to change the depth and tone using current colouring techniques (e.g. freehand techniques, woven highlights or lowlights, root re-touch, half head and full head application, temporary, semi-permanent, demi- permanent, quasi-permanent, permanent colour and lighteners).
  • Evaluate the results of the service.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths & English (grade 9-1)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Creative
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment, and sharp scissors – we will train you to work safely and practically. If you are short-listed for this role, you will have to attend an interview with the training school before we send you to the salon. The role may include weekend work depending on your salon, and possibly one late night.

    About this company

    A vibrant and friendly salon located in Manchester City Centre, The Studio is an established business which prides itself on providing excellent services. Their highly experienced and friendly staff pride themselves on the quality of their work and their diverse clientele.

    After this apprenticeship

    This is a perfect opportunity to get into hairdressing, earning (on average) salaries of £25,000+ once qualified.
    Potential of securing a permanent job within the same company on completion of your qualification.
    Opportunities to become your own boss, work mobile, work abroad, work on model runways and cruise ships – the opportunities are endless!
    Progression to a Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional or Level 2 Barbering Professional Standard.
    Progression on to a Teaching Qualification.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    MICHAEL MCCORMACK

    Michaeljohn Training School

    info@mj-training.co.uk

    0161 819 2552

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000256489.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

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