Published: Feb 12, 2018
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic hairdressing apprentice to join the new team in Plymouth.
The Apprentice’s Role
Throughout your apprenticeship you will be given duties such as booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair. Along with mixing and applying hair colouring.
You’ll 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’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types.
The salon experience generally starts at the hands of the apprentice; learning the art of scalp massage will help put your client at ease and ready for their cut.
Duties are likely to include blowdrying, booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring. You’ll 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’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types.
Working Hours: The successful candidate will be working between 30 and 40 hours per week (5days).
Wages: £140.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any hours worked above 40 hours per week will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage, depending on age.
Holiday: You will be entitled to 28 days holiday, 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 email@example.com or call us on 01752 332442.
Hair Bar are a new hair salon based in Plymouth. They are a small salon but pride themselves on their attention to detail and offering a unique tailored experience for each client.
They strongly believe 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.
Once having completed your Level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 to further enhance your skills.
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.
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.
Qualifications required for this role include A-E in English and Maths or the equivalent such as functional skills.
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 3 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.
Your duties will vary from day to day, and throughout your learning process you will work closely with a qualified stylist from Chameleon Hair Design who will support you in your learning. The successful apprentice will also have the opportunity to attend the training academy for master classes if authorised by the employer.
As an additional qualification Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and certified Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.