Level 3 Hairdressing Apprentice Foran & Blake

Foran & Blake are an award winning hair and beauty salon based in Chorley, Lancashire. With over 8 years in business and a strong team of 22 team members, we represent the highest levels of quality, service and creativity.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The candidate will focus on all aspects of hairdressing. Your role will include on-the-job training with hair treatments including shampooing, conditioning, styling and blow drying.

You will have excellent Communication Skills. A basic understanding of sciences, have a strong and bubbly personality. You will need to be a good listener, diplomatic and understanding. You will have some cleaning responsibilities and be expected to make refreshments for clients. You must show a keen interest in all areas and be committed to progressing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The suitable candidate must be able to work as part of a team and conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times.


Personal qualities

  • Must be well presented
  • Reliable
  • Must be motivated and interested in all aspects of Hairdressing.


Qualifications required

  • Must have already achieved Level 2 Hairdressing
  • At least 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English and Maths and be able to work towards Functional Skills at Level 2 or equivalent. 


Future prospects

Possible progression within the company.

About the employer

Hair Salon.

As a salon we strive daily to make sure we deliver first class service & that all our clients receive the highest level of technical work & customer care.

Foran & Blake prides ourselves on the people we employ. Everyone is very special, with great hearts and this shines through to all our clients. We continue to grow through our client's recommendation.


Foran & Blake



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Training provider

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework
  • NVQ Technical Certificate
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.


Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Vicky Prendergast

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour). This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2017