Published: Jun 17, 2017
Brook House Hair and Beauty are looking to take on a hairdressing apprentice to join their busy salon in Plympton.
The Apprentice’s Role
Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring.
You will study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection. There is also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types.
You will also be required to attend college sessions once a week to undertake additional training which will enhancing your theory and practical elements.
Working Hours: You will be working between 30 and 40 hours per week (5 days) between Tuesday – Saturday. Late night training will be provided, day yet to be confirmed.
Wages: £140.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.
Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.
Newly opened, Brook House Hair and Beauty have established a great reputation due to their years of experience in the industry. You will be working alongside qualified stylists who will teach you all they know!
The salon strongly believes in the company’s ethos of delivering the best customer journey, with the most up to date and creative services in a relaxed but professional atmosphere.
The salon is newly opened and therefore haven't taken on apprentices so this is a great opportunity to make your mark on this new employer.
Once having completed the level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards an advanced level 3 to further enhance your skills.
The ideal candidate must be friendly and approachable and have excellent communication skills. You will be able to work well in a team portray a positive friendly attitude to customers at all times.
Excellent communication, high standards of hygiene and appearance and a keen team player are essential for any salon apprentice, and you will learn how to demonstrate this consistently to ensure that you promote a positive image at all times.
Candidates will need to be enthusiastic about training, have a creative flair and a genuine passion for the hairdressing industry. Building good relationships with clients is a vital part of a successful salon so excellent interpersonal skills are required.
No prior qualifications are required, just a passion for hairdressing and ability to communicate effectively to clients and staff.
The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:
Some aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.
As part of your apprenticeship you will be expected to attend college one day per week, where you will improve upon your knowledge and practical skills.
As an additional qualification, Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.