Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Toni & Guy

Toni & Guy Hair salon are looking for a salon apprentice to join their friendly team in Plymouth.

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Closing date: 31 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£140.00

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 (5days) between Tuesday-Saturday

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12-18 Months

Possible start date

05 Jun 2017

Date posted

11 Feb 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000783740

Positions

1 available

You will be assisting stylists in ensuring that all clients are given the highest levels of customer service with special attention to comfort and friendliness. You will also generate and promote a professional working atmosphere and assist stylists in advising clients regarding all aspects of services available, including products, tools and equipment available for retail purchase. You will also make sure that work stations are kept clean and tidy at all times.

You will also be involved in booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring. You will study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection – there’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types.

You will also be required to attend college sessions weekly to undertake additional training which will enhancing your knowledge and develop your skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work well in a team, and to be able to portray a positive friendly attitude to customers at all times.

Candidates will need to be enthusiastic about training, have a creative flair and a genuine passion for the Hairdressing industry. Building good relationships with clients is a vital part of a successful salon so excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Personal qualities

Excellent communication, high standards of hygiene, appearance and a keen team player are essential for any salon apprentice. You will learn how to demonstrate this consistently to ensure that you promote a positive image at all times.

Qualifications required

No prior qualifications are required, just a passion for Hairdressing and a willingness to learn.

Future prospects

Toni & Guy strongly believes in the apprenticeship programme and the opportunities this brings, therefore there will be an opportunity to either progress onto the level 2 in barbering or the advanced level 3 in hairdressing on completion of your apprenticeship.

About the employer

TONI & GUY has remained at the forefront of the hairdressing industry, pioneering the professional hairdresser and exceeding all industry standards to make expertise available on a global scale.

TONI & GUY opened in Plymouth in 1998. As a salon we pride ourselves on friendly and professional service. Our strong team of talented Stylists and Technicians are on hand to nurture talented young hairdressers break into the industry.

Employer

Toni & Guy

Address

Cornwall Street

Plymouth

PL1 1LP

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

All aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

As an additional qualification, Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

We recognise that salons are becoming more reliant on technology to communicate with their clients, and to promote their salon services, styling team and latest offers, and our apprenticeship training includes an ICT element that enables learners to develop their skills to use social networks in a safe and professional way.

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd

Contact

Chloe - 01752 332426

Other information

From October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 31 May 2017