Hairdressing Apprentice

Urban Angels (Hull) Ltd

Hairdressing apprentice required for our salon based in Brough one of the top salons in the area. This is an ideal opportunity if you are leaving school this year and want to build a career in hairdressing

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

9am-6pm (40 hours)

Apprenticeship duration

24 months

Possible start date

28 Mar 2017

Date posted

01 Mar 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

In the first year of your apprenticeship your 'on the job' training in the salon will consist of assisting the qualified stylists on a daily basis to learn all aspects of the job and gain commercial experience. The duties will also include:

  • Shampoo and condition clients
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Providing the clients with refreshments if needed

*As you become competent some of the duties below will become part of your daily duties in your salon.

Practical and theory training will be carried out at our training salon once a week where you will gain hands on experience in:

  • Client consultation
  • Shampoo and condition hair and scalp
  • Colouring
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cutting
  • Perming
  • Plait and twist hair
  • Reception duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Confident
  • Creative Flair and an interest in fashion
  • Excellent personal appearance
  • A cheerful and outgoing personality
  • A willingness to train and attend courses
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Must WANT to gain a career in hairdressing

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • A cheerful and outgoing personality
  • Must WANT to gain a career in hairdressing

Qualifications required

Must have reasonable numeracy and literacy skills.

Future prospects

Suitable candidates will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship to become a fully qualified stylist after 2 years.

Things to consider

This job will entail standing for long periods of time and will require patience and commitment to gain a career in hairdressing.

The role will also include working on a Saturday and late night opening/training.

About the employer

Urban Angels has earned its reputation as one of the top salons in the area by always being aware of the ever changing fashion trends. To ensure all the stylists are at the top of their game, each member of the team regularly attends hairdressing courses, participate in photo shoots and are encouraged and fully supported in hairdressing competitions creating inspirational hairdressing, Co-owner Kirsty Lee has passed the Wella Master Colour Expert Program. This is recognised as the ultimate hair colouring course within the hairdressing industry. "A Wella Master Colour Expert (MCE) is a colourist trained by Wella to the highest standard, so you can be assured of getting the best colour results". Urban Angels are one of only a few salons in the East Yorkshire region to offer this ultimate colouring service to their clients.


Urban Angels (Hull) Ltd


Skillings Lane


HU15 1BA

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Training provider

The qualification framework is comprised of the following elements:

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
Integrated qualification combining competence and technical knowledge elements.

Functional Skills
Maths and English Level 1 working towards Level 2

Level 2 Award in Rights and Responsibilities in Hairdressing
(PLTS) Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Day release will be required once a week at the training salon.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chamber Training (Humber) Limited


Carol Gill

Other information

*Please note that this vacancy may close earlier than stated due to the high demand we are anticipating in response to the advert. We will therefore close the vacancy should the employer receive an adequate number of applications.

Additional to the on-line application please email a copy of your CV to:

Please ensure that you provide a current email address and contact number to enable us to contact you upon receipt of your application.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30. 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

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