Heavenly Scissors Hair and Beauty

£140.00 per week


Hairdressing Apprentice
Published: Oct 04, 2017
Ref: HS140SM

Heavenly Scissors Hair & Beauty are looking for a salon junior to join their friendly team in Plympton.

The Apprentice’s Role

Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, 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.

You will also be required to attend college sessions weekly to undertake additional training which will enhance your theory and practical elements.

Working Hours: The successful apprentice will be working 40 hours per week, over 5 days, between Monday and Saturday. Shift patterns will be arranged at the start of the apprenticeship.

Wages: £140.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any additional 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, which 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 apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332452.

Heavenly Scissors Hair & Beauty are a salon based in Plympton. They are a small salon but pride themselves on their attention to detail and offering a unique tailored experience for each client

They strongly 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. So whether you’re looking for a total wedding package, a whole new look or alterations to an existing look there is someone who will meet and exceed your expectations.

They have been established for over 3 years now and feel that the time is right for them to take on apprentice. The Owner has been a qualified hairdresser for many years which she is very supportive of her staff and always on hand to help.

They use an extensive range of the latest styling equipment and products this includes award winning Schwarzkopf , Goldwell and milk shake.

Past Apprentices

You will be Heavenly Scissors first apprentice where they looking to nurture and develop young talented stylists and set them up with the skills and ambition to go as far as they wish in a highly competitive industry.

Once having completed your Level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 apprenticeship to further enhance your skills.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to portray a positive friendly attitude to customers at all times.

Building good relationships with clients is a vital part of a successful salon so excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Personal Qualities

High standards of hygiene and appearance are essential for any salon apprentice. 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.

Prior Qualifications

No previous qualifications are required for this position however a keen interest in hairdressing is essential.

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

All 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.

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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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