Sleek & Chic

Assist in the salon doing general housekeeping (cleaning), assisting clients, reception duties and learning Level 2 hairdressing skills on model clients.

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Closing date: 31 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


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

Max 40 hours per week

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

22 Months

Possible start date

05 Jun 2017

Date posted

23 May 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

  • An exciting opportunity to become a talented and highly trained stylist.
  • Your key responsibilities will be to assist in the salon doing general housekeeping (cleaning), assisting with clients, reception duties.
  • You will report directly to the salon manager for your daily duties and job role.
  • Your training and learning towards a NVQ Level 2 hairdressing qualification which will be on model clients.
  • This will included shampooing, treatments, blow drying, setting, applying colours and cutting practice.
  • You will be working as part of a team which will support your ERR and PLTS.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an interest in hairdressing.

Personal qualities

  • Confident and friendly personality.
  • People person.
  • Good listener.
  • Professional appearance.

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English C or above not required but desirable.

Future prospects

Qualified NVQ Level 2 hairdresser and to progress onto a NVQ level 3 Hairdressing qualification.

Things to consider

For this job you need to be confident and hardworking. You will be dealing with Clients and Colleagues and will need to do this in a professional manner. There will be a variety of responsibilities and you may often work a quite pressurized but very rewarding environment.
You will be expected to be professional, a good timekeeper and conscientious in all that you do. Being proactive, enthusiastic and able to take on new challenges will be seen as very important.

About the employer

All Hairdressing services male and female.


Sleek & Chic


Salisbury Street

Blandford Forum

DT11 7AY

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Training provider

Training in all NVQ Level 2 practical hairdressing. Including styling, cutting, colouring and perming. Build skills in customer services relating to the industry.
Also covering Level 1 functional skills maths and English if required, ERR and PTLS

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College


Mason Scott - 01202 205213

Other information

Your will be invited in for an interview at Bournemouth and Poole college prior to your interview at the salon.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applicants have been received.

The current 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