Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Invictus Hair Design

DONCASTER, DN3 1BY

Closes on Friday 13 September

Posted on 13 June 2024


Summary

The candidate will be enthusiastic about hairdressing and progressing within the industry, have a professional manner and great communication skills. You will be required to assist the senior stylists in the day to day running of the salon, learn and practise hairdressing techniques and treatments and understand the knowledge behind this.

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
Shifts to be confirmed

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Saturday 14 September

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 be required to do one day per week ‘off the job’ training at one of our specialist centres in either Doncaster or Rotherham dependant on the area you live in. Whilst at Oracle you will do a full day with both practical and theory input included
  • You will be assessed on your competence in both practical and theory on the units selected on your course
  • You will also be required to do an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will provide a snapshot holistic assessment of your practical skills, similar to an industry trade test. You will demonstrate you can complete a range of services on a number of models to industry standards and within commercial timings
  • You will gain a Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ Qualification on completion of your apprenticeship and end point assessment.  You may be required to complete or re-do your maths or English GCSE, dependant on your prior learning. The level will be determined on GCSE results or equivalent too
  • We include Employments Rights and Responsibilities, British Values and Equality and Diversity which are embedded throughout your qualification

Where you’ll work

ROKEBY GARDENS

QUEEN MARY CRESCENT

KIRK SANDALL

DONCASTER

DN3 1BY

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

ORACLE TRAINING CONSULTANTS 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 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    Please bear in mind that working within the Hair and Beauty industry you are required to work long hours and especially Hairdressing you will be active for long periods of time. You are more than likely going to be required to work Saturdays as this is a busy day for salons. Funding arrangements: Training on the Apprenticeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age isn’t always fully funded this will be discussed on your interview. Apprenticeship Minimum Wage: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates All applications will come through to Oracle Training Consultants recruitment team who will then arrange for you attend an interview with them before sending you for an interview with the salon. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

    About this company

    Invictus Hair Design is a Doncaster based hair salon with a focus on providing a feel good service at affordable prices for everyone. Ladies & Gents services are available, utilising all modern techniques of colouring and cutting with over 20 years industry expertise.

    https://www.invictushair.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • On completion Level 3 qualifications can be discussed and progression within the salon

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    ORACLE TRAINING CONSULTANTS LIMITED

    Oracle Training Consultants

    01302813900

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257694.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 13 September

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