Hairdressing Apprenticeship at Saks Hertford

Saks - Hertford

UK, SG14 1AB

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 5 July 2024


Summary

Kleek have an outstanding opportunity to start an exciting career as a hairdresser to provide hair services for men and women. Saks - Hertford in Hertfordshire have an amazing apprenticeship vacancy in their excellent salon for an enthusiastic and motivated individual looking to start their hairdressing journey.

Annual wage
£13,312 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
Working times will be discussed with successful applicant.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 30 October

Duration

1 Year 6 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

  • You will be training towards a Hair Professional Level 2 qualification, supported by Kleek Apprenticeships and the team at your home salon.
  • The level 2 qualification in hairdressing includes consultation, shampoo/condition and treating the hair, cutting hair using a range of techniques, style and finish and colouring and lightening hair.
  • You do not need any formal qualifications to start the apprenticeship however you will need to have passed English and maths to complete it.
  • Kleek Apprenticeships will help you gain these Functional Skills alongside the apprenticeship with our bespoke learning modules.
  • The programme is ideal for those with no experience in the industry and wanting a successful and exciting career in hairdressing.

Where you’ll work

98-100 Fore Street

Hertford

UK

SG14 1AB

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

KLEEK APPRENTICESHIPS 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

    Other in:

    • None (grade N/A)

    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
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Once you have successfully completed the program you will be submitted for your End Point Assessment. The EPA is an assessment of all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you have learned throughout your apprenticeship, it confirms you are ready and competent in the career path you have chosen. These assessments have been designed and developed by employers in the hairdressing industry to reflect the daily work of a hairdresser. This makes them very sought after by employers across the industry.

    About this company

    This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Hairdressing Apprentice at Saks Hertford, a stylish, contemporary salon located in Hertford.

    After this apprenticeship

    After you have completed your Hair Professional Level 2 you will be a fully qualified hair stylist and will be able to work independently within your salon.

    You will be able to develop your skills further by advancing onto a Diploma in Advanced and Creative Hairdressing or choose any of the other apprenticeships available at Kleek Apprenticeships each of which will allow you to increase your knowledge, add to your skill set and become ever more valuable to your salon.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    KLEEK APPRENTICESHIPS LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262832.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

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