Hairdressing Apprentice

Q Cut

An exciting opportunity has come about for an apprentice. A Hair & Beauty salon in Kew Gardens is looking to take on an apprentice. It’s a fun professional atmosphere with and exciting team and a bright future.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Tues - Sat 0830-1800 40 hrs per week

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

08 May 2017

Date posted

23 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Q CUT Hairdressing is looking for a full time apprentice, This person will need to be in there 1st year at college so they can work full time with us which will include your day at college.

We are looking for someone who we can grow and develop into a stylist with both great cutting and colouring skills.

Enthusiasm and commitment is needed no time wasters please.

Salon working times:

Tuesday – Saturday: 8:30am-6pm

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to resolve problems
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to meet targets
  • Have a genuine interest in working with and helping customers
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be able to handle complaints and difficult situations

Personal qualities

  • Professional and flexible
  • Driven and positive
  • Have a genuine interest in working with and helping customers
  • Ability to manage stress
  • Well presented, polite, tactful and friendly

Qualifications required

  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Clear and concise English

Future prospects

Once successful completion of the apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent position.

Things to consider

The student must fulfill the eligibility criteria as outlined by the Government. When submitting your application you are confirming that you are eligible and can provide proof of evidence where required:

Please only apply if you:

  • Are 16 years old or over
  • Are not in full time education at College, School or undertaking a course paid for by the Government
  • Are willing to work for at least 30 hours per week
  • Can provide proof of National Insurance number
  • Can learn and obtain English, Maths & ICT to Level 1 or 2

About the employer

Q Cut is a vibrant boutique salon in the heart of Kew Gardens offering a wide range of exclusive services in both Hair and Beauty. Q Cut is a family based salon currently run by David Hayes and Syd Hayes, The salon was established 28 years ago and is much loved!


Q Cut


Sandycombe Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Thames College


Elaine Esprit

Other information

You will receive an automated response to your application acknowledging we have received it. Upon the closing date of the vacancy, applicants are reviewed and if successful are invited to attend a Vacancy Screening Session at West Thames College. You may be contacted to take part in courses we feel would be beneficial to applicants interested in Apprenticeships such as Pre Employment training. If you are not interested in receiving invitations to these courses please send an email to clearly stating your name and your request.

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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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017