Hairdressing professional apprentice

MISS TRACEY A POULTER STUDIO 72 HAIR & BEAUTY

BRIDGNORTH, WV16 4EP

Closes in 9 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 24 June 2024


Summary

Studio 72, based in Bridgnorth, has a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in the Hairdressing Industry. The successful candidate will be working towards a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining first-hand experience and working towards becoming a professional Hairdresser.

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
This will be arranged with the employer.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 13 August

Duration

1 Year 9 Months

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

Your hair professional qualification will be awarded by City and Guilds and is a nationally recognised qualification. You will receive the following during your apprenticeship:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in maths, English, and IT Skills at Level 1 or 2 (as required)

Your apprenticeship training will be conducted in your Salon and at the Wow Academy. You will be supported by receiving dedicated training sessions once a week, at Wow Hair Academy, .

Hair Professional Course Content:

  • Health and Safety
  • Shampooing
  • Styling and setting the hair
  • Consultation
  • Colouring
  • Cutting

Plus, one of the following optional units:

  • Perming Hair
  • Relaxing Hair
  • Hair extensions

Most of your training and assessments will take place at the academy, and some at your workplace. You will be required to attend Wow Hair Academy once a week. Our Academy has up-to-date salon and have lecture rooms with interactive presentation equipment and training resources to support you. We have laptops and internet access for independent learning and 1-1 support sessions to help you every step of the way. You will also have progress reviews every eight weeks carried out at your Salon, with your employer and a representative from the Academy.

Progression routes:

  • Progression onto the Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship
  • Progression into specialty areas such as Barbering or Colour Expert
  • Assessors Award Qualification / Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance Qualification (TAQA)

Where you’ll work

3 MOAT STREET

BRIDGNORTH

WV16 4EP

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

WOW HAIR ACADEMY 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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Standing for long periods

    About this company

    Studio 72 is based in Bridgnorth Town and has a highly qualified experienced team.

    After this apprenticeship

    Progression Routes:

    • Progression onto the Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship
    • Progression into speciality areas such as Barbering or Colour Expert
    • Assessors Award Qualification / Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance Qualification (TAQA)

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    WOW HAIR ACADEMY LIMITED

    Kim Cox

    kim@wowhairacademy.co.uk

    01902 864433

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258507.

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    Closes in 9 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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