Hairdressing Apprentice Chameleon Hair Design

Chameleon Hair Design are looking for a salon apprentice to join their friendly team.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 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

    Tuesday to Saturday 40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12-18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000793601

  • Positions

    1 available

Through your apprenticeship you will learn the basic skills by a qualified member of staff and gain the knowledge whilst you learn. You will be given duties such as booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring.

You’ll 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.

The salon experience generally starts at the hands of the apprentice; learning the art of scalp massage will help put your client at ease and ready for their cut.

Although safe working practices underpin the success of every salon, you will learn how to combine this with creative hairdressing and barbering techniques to meet the individual requirements of your client. You will master colouring, cutting, setting and styling skills through ongoing practice sessions on models in preparation for your assessment on clients.

You will also be required to attend college sessions weekly to undertake additional training which will enhancing your theory and practical elements.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal 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 and appearance and a keen team player are essential for any salon apprentice, and you will learn how to demonstrate this consistently to ensure that you promote a positive image at all times.

Future prospects

Once having completed the level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards an advanced level 3 to further enhance your skills.

About the employer

Chameleon Hair Design are a local hair salon based in Plymstock. They are a small salon but pride themselves on their attention to detail and offering a unique tailored experience for each client.

They strongly believe in the company’s ethos of delivering the best customer journey, with the most up to date and creative services in a relaxed but professional atmosphere. The salon has been established for over 15 years now and have stylists from the well trained to apprentices that are undergoing their qualifications.

The salon also offers extensive range of the latest styling equipment and products this includes award winning Schwarzkopf , Brazilian Blow out and Goldwell.

Employer

Chameleon Hair Design

Address

Radford Park Road

Plymouth

PL9 9DG

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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

Most aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 3 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

Your duties will vary from day to day, and throughout your learning process you will work closely with a qualified stylist from Chantell's Hair Advice Centre who will support you in your learning. The successful apprentice will also have the opportunity to attend the training academy for master classes if authorised by the employer.

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.

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

Skills Group

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

Contact

Chloe 01752 332426


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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017