Apprentice Hairdresser Swanky The Hairdressers

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Closing date: 18 Oct 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

    40 hours per week Tuesday-Saturday shift work

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Exciting opportunity to join a stylish, busy Hair salon in Gidea Park. Are you creative, and have good attention for detail? Do you like fashion and keep up with current trends and styles? Are you a people person?

Then look no further….

We are looking for you to join our team as an apprentice hairdresser. You will get on job training as well as a formal structured collage program. You will learn the following and much more:

  • Answering the telephone and making appointments
  • Reception greeting and booking clients
  • Maintaining salon - cleanliness
  • Supporting stylists
  • Shampooing
  • Cutting & Blowdrying
  • Colouring
  • People skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Creative thinking.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic English and Maths
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Polite telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Taking pride in personal appearance
  • Style conscious
  • Friendly
  • Willing to learn
  • Confident

Qualifications required

  • No specific qualifications needed

Future prospects

Once qualified you have the opportunity to work in the salon if a stylist position is available, or you will have a nationally recognised qualification to be able to find employment at another salon

Things to consider

You will be required to attend training at Chelmsford College one day a week as part of your Apprenticeship Course.

About the employer

Fantastic Unisex Hair Salon in Gidea Park Romford. Extremely busy and lively salon, with all aspects of hairdressing catered for. We pride ourselves on giving the best customer service and experience in our salon.


Swanky The Hairdressers


Balgores Lane



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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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Closing date: 18 Oct 2017