Hairdressing Apprentice

Sheridans Ltd for Hair and Beauty

An opportunity to work as an apprentice for a very busy hairdressers’ based in Braintree. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for hair and wants to be very skilled at all aspects of hairdressing.

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Closing date: 19 Jul 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

Mon – Saturday plus evenings shift work 35hr p/w

Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration

15 months

Possible start date

26 Jul 2017

Date posted

14 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Hairdressing Apprenticeship, duties to include:

  • Shampooing
  • Mixing colours
  • Stock – keeping it tidy
  • Retail sales
  • Learning all aspects of hairdressing on the shop floor
  • Answering the telephone and making appointments
  • Reception greeting and booking clients
  • Maintaining salon – cleanliness, sweeping, cleaning sinks and floors, mirrors
  • Supporting stylists – holding equipment
  • Make tea and coffee
  • Client care
  • Will need to learn perming

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a good idea about fashion and new fashions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time keeping

Personal qualities

  • Passion for Hairdressing
  • Presentable and trendy
  • Really keen
  • Positive attitude
  • Willing to take part in additional training
  • Local or ability to get to Braintree

Future prospects

Full time contract. Promotion to Level 3 Apprentice

Things to consider

You will be required to attend training at Chelmsford College one day a week as part of your Apprenticeship Course. You will have to work on a Saturday and  some late evenings.

About the employer

Combined Hair and Beauty Salon established for over 10 years has a team of dedicated professionals who also have the 365 in house training.

This is a very busy salon with many regular customers who enjoy the experience of being pampered!


Sheridans Ltd for Hair and Beauty


6 Market Street



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma In Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
  • Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chelmsford College


Fiona Byford-Smith

Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2017