Hairdressing Apprentice John Jenkins

A Hairdressing Apprentice is required for a busy and friendly salon in Chobham to carry out a number of duties from welcoming customers to assisting stylists and reception duties.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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 Monday to Saturday, times TBA

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Oct 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

Duties to include:

  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Reception Duties
  • Welcoming Customers
  • Supporting Stylists
  • Full training that will cover all aspects of hairdressing including, shampooing, cutting, treatments assisting stylists with colour application

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ideal candidate must be self motivated, confident, and passionate about the industry and should have good communication skills and able to offer exceptional customer service.

Personal qualities

  • For the right person, there is an opportunity to become a Junior Stylist with an increased wage.


Qualifications required

GCSE's A-C or equivalent are preferred although these are not essential.  However there is an opportunity to gain these qualifications on programme for the right person.

Future prospects

For the right person, there is an opportunity to become a Junior Stylist with an increased wage.

Things to consider

The ideal candidate will need to be cheerful, polite, happy and prepared to be standing for long periods of time.

About the employer

John Jenkins is a hairdresser with at least 50 years experience in the hairdressing industry.  He is the proud owner of two prestigious salons in Berkshire and one other in Surrey.

John is ahead with his cutting styles that are always top of the latest fashion trends.

He has a great Creative Team which consists of some top Stylists.


John Jenkins


High Street



GU24 8AD

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Training provider

Full training provided on L2 in hairdressing along with Functional Skills in English and maths if needed plus Employer Rights and Responsibilities..

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by UK Training & Development


Karen Strickland 01442 230130

Other information

We welcome applications from those aged 16-24 however recruitment will be on merit.

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 is a priority and fully funded by the government. Training for apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

From the 1 October 2015 a National Minimum Wage for apprentices aged 16-18 and those aged 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship is £3.30 per hour. The new NMW applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by the age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate to their age.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017