Salon Apprentice

Rush Hair

CAMBRIDGE, CB1 1EW

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

Rush Hair is looking to introduce a new member of the team. We are looking for an individual who is passionate and driven to work in a busy working environment. You will be assisting professional stylists and maintaining the organisation of the salon whilst speaking with clients and fulfilling their needs.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Hours
Half day in salon training weekly, 1 day at college. 4 working days in salon. Shifts to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 15 August

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

2

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 achieve at Hair Professional NVQ level 2, one day a week at college and 4 days a week training in the salon with a mentor. 

Where you’ll work

22 FITZROY STREET

CAMBRIDGE

CB1 1EW

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

CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE

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

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 3/D)
    • Maths (grade 3/D)

    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
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    A beautiful hairdressers on the cobbled streets of Cambridge, this branch is run by Heather– an expert stylist with years of experience to offer. Whether it’s a curly blow dry, haircut and finish or a full head of highlights, you’ll be in safe hands at our salon.

    https://www.rush.co.uk/salons/cambridge (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Once qualified the apprentice will be offered a stylist position in the salon, they will have opportunities to work up the different levels in the salon.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE

    Camilla

    01223418778

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261150.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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