Apprentice Haidresser

Altered Images

We are looking for exceptional trainee hairdressing juniors. You will train one day a week at our state of the art Training Academy & Salon in Loughton where you will experience the highest quality technical training in a brand new salon environment.

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Closing date: 28 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£105.00

Working week

Minimum of 30 hours a week including 6hrs training

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

12-15 months

Possible start date

29 May 2017

Date posted

21 Jan 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000771139

Positions

1 available


The job role within the hairdressing salons will be as a trainee hairdresser and you will be expected to:

  • Meet and greet customers
  • Shampoo and conditioner customers’ hair
  • Maintain a clean salon
  • Provide refreshments to the customers
  • Reception duties
  • Prepare customers for the stylists to cut, tint hair etc.
  • As you develop skills you may be given the opportunity to style hair and apply tint and colour
Your training will require you to demonstrate your competence in shampooing and conditioning, cutting hair, tinting hair, styling hair, setting and dressing hair and reception duties. Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in LHAA's training salon in Loughton or in your workplace.

LHAA will provide a personal apprenticeship mentor to support you through the programme both at the Academy and at your place of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Hairdressing is a fast moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, enjoy meeting people and have loads of energy.

You don’t have to be the academic type and there are no set entry criteria for the Hairdressing Apprenticeship, although an average level of English and Maths is important,. We are looking for Apprentices that are enthusiastic and motivated about training to be a hairdresser, together with the ability to take an active part in studying for your hairdressing qualification, as well as being prepared to work hard both in the hairdressing salon and in the Hairdressing Academy.

Please note that the above skills must be evidenced in your written application.

Personal qualities

  • You would also need to:
  • Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene.
  • Be practical and well organised
  • Be a good communicator with excellent social skills.
  • Have attention to detail and cleanliness.
  • Have a good sense of humour and amicable nature skills whether dealing face to face with clients or speaking on the telephone.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract.
  • Have a high degree of dexterity and coordination

Qualifications required

  • You won't need qualifications to apply but you will need the motivation and commitment to want to become a hairdresser

Future prospects

Many apprentices are given jobs with the employers they trained with as Junior stylists, others go onto further studies. Apprentices are often fast-tracked by their employers for promotion to more senior positions.

Things to consider

The apprenticeship programme will take 12-15 months to complete. During this time you will be expected to attend the academy one day a week and three to four days a week in the salon - you EARN WHILE YOU LEARN.

About the employer

At Altered Images our primary purpose is to lead in customer service, performance and professionalism whilst maintaining a relaxed atmosphere within our salon providing the best possible service.

Employer

Altered Images

Address

High Road Leytonstone

London

E11 3AJ

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Training provider

Apprenticeships combine on-the-job and off-the-job training. This means you'll spend time in a hairdressing salon working and learning the hairdressing skills to develop your competence in hairdressing. You will attend one day a week at our state of the art London Hairdressing Academy training centre and salon, learning the underpinning knowledge and practical skills associated with hairdressing as well as important skills such as:

  • Customer service
  • Teamwork
  • Retail skills
  • And including Maths and English
You will gain skills, insight and experience with real clients, real work, real hairdressers and real products. Apprenticeships are not qualifications in their own right. Instead they are a framework made up of many elements. An intermediate NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing which is a work based qualification that is designed to ensure the apprentice is job ready. This will include the following:
  • How to engage with customers
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Reception Duties
  • Cutting techniques
  • Appointment making
  • Styling techniques
  • Preparation of clients
  • Colouring techniques
  • Product promotion services
  • Key skills qualifications such as communication and maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

VISION WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited

Contact

Cerys

Other information

  • Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene
  • Have attention to detail and cleanliness
  • Be a good communicator with excellent social skills

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Closing date: 28 May 2017