Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

284 Hair

Hair salon based in Sheffield are looking for a learner willing to learn new skills and work in a salon.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

40 hours maximum

Apprenticeship duration

12-18 Months

Possible start date

31 Mar 2017

Date posted

03 May 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



2 available

Duties to include:

  • Salon reception duties - making appointments, answering the telephone
  • Client Care - Customer service skills, communication
  • General Housekeeping
  • Assisting qualified stylist with services - e.g. cutting, colouring and perming
  • Shampooing clients
  • Stock taking

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Can work as part of a team
  • Can work individually if required
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has good customer service skills

Personal qualities


  • Be enthusiastic about the job they are applying for
  • Polite
  • Responsible
  • Punctual
  • Interested in Hairdressing
  • Willing to do an apprenticeship and do off the job training as well

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's or equivalent are not required but can be advantageous when it comes to decision on Functional Skills Maths and English Level

Future prospects

Possible progression onto Level 3 Hairdressing qualification.

Things to consider

Please bear in mind that working within the Hair and Beauty industry you are required to work long hours and especially Hairdressing you will be active for long periods of time.

You are more than likely going to be required to work Saturdays as this is a busy day for salons

About the employer

A hairdressing salon based in Sheffield, that offer treatments to the public are looking for a new learner willing to learn new skills and become a member of the team.


284 Hair


Ecclesall Road


S11 8PE

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Training provider

Training will be provided in the workplace or once a week in Oracle Training Centre (this is dependant on your salon owner) If it is decided you are in the workplace a trainer assessor will be visiting the salon for one to one sessions

You will be assessed on your competence in both practical and Theory

You will gain Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ Qualification, alongside this you will be required to do Functional Skills in Maths and English (dependant on any prior learning) Level will be determined on GCSE results or equivalent too.
We also include Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and Personal listening and thinking skills (PLTS) within the qualification.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oracle Training Consultants


Amber Mackintosh

Other information

Working Week:
This will be discussed with you upon interview/trial in the salon. However you will be expected to do a minimum of 30 hours and maximum of 40 hours to be eligible to carry out the apprenticeship. 5 of those hours will be off the job training.

Funding arrangements:
Training on the Apprenticeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age isn’t always fully funded this will be discussed on your interview.

Apprenticeship Minimum Wage:
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices is £3.30 an 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 NMW appropriate to their age applies. The wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

All applications will come through to Oracle Training Consultants recruitment team who will then arrange for you attend an interview with them before sending you for an interview with the salon. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2017