Cox and Co Salon

£140.00 per week


Hairdressing Apprentice
Published: Feb 03, 2018
Ref: CC364SF

Cox and Co Salon are looking to recruit a hairdressing apprentice to join their skilled team of stylists.

The Apprentice’s Role

The successful candidate will begin with tasks such as blow-drying, booking appointments, shampooing and conditioning. You will gradually progress onto 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.

Working Hours: The working hours will be 40 hours per week, over 5 days. Shifts will be arranged at the start of apprenticeship.

Wages: The wage will be £140.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above 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.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address or call us on 01752 332452.

Cox and Co Salon are a team of dedicated hairdressers and beauty therapists who want clients pamper days to be a first class experience from the moment they walk through the door. They have an extensive treatment list for both hair and beauty and also have a beautiful cocktail bar for their events nights and ladies evenings. From hot waxing to hair extensions they are sure we have something on their menu for everyone.

Past Apprentices

This is the first time Cox & Co have taken on an apprentice through Skills Group.

After successful completion of your level 2 apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the level 3 qualification in hairdressing.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate must be friendly and approachable, will have excellent communication skills, be able to work well in a team and to be able to portray a positive friendly attitude to customers 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.

Personal Qualities

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.

Prior Qualifications

No prior qualifications or experience is required as full training will be provided.

The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

Most 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 an additional qualification Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

Once you have submitted this information a member of the recruitment team will be in touch to arrange your first interview with Skills Group. You do not need to apply for other vacancies at this stage, as you will be considered for all suitable vacancies.

Please tick if you do not wish to receive any further information from Skills Group.


About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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