Hairdressing Apprentice

Associates Hair Salon

PLYMOUTH, PL1 1QA

Closes tomorrow (Friday 26 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 11 June 2024


Summary

Associates Hair Salon are looking for a Level 2 apprentice to join their amazing hairdressing team, training to cut, style and care for hair. The candidate needs to be enthusiastic with good social skills, someone who is creative, and really keen to learn.

Annual wage
£9,984 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
Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm with specific breaks and days and times to be confirmed upon offer of job. They may also have a late training night but this will be discussed with the employer in advance.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 29 July

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

  • Level 2 qualification in hairdressing
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required
  • You’ll study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection, alongside environmental and sustainable working practices
  • There’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types

Where you’ll work

25 FRANKFORT GATE

PLYMOUTH

PL1 1QA

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

SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

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:

    • English (grade 9-1 equals to A*-G)
    • Maths (grade 9-1 equals to A*-G)

    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

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    Associates is known for its wide range of services including ladies, gents, and children. We also specialise in colour corrections, cuts, perms as well as our wide range of foiling techniques. It’s safe to say you’ll leave feeling absolutely fabulous!

    After this apprenticeship

    Having completed the Level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards an Advanced Level 3 to further enhance your skills.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257031.

    Apply now

    Closes tomorrow (Friday 26 July at 11:59pm)

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