Signature Hair and Beauty

£140.00 per week


Hairdressing Apprentice
Published: Oct 06, 2017
Ref: SH346AH

Signature Hair and Beauty are looking to take on an apprentice to join their team of experienced team.

The Apprentice’s Role

The successful candidate needs to be motivated and enthusiastic in order to assist stylists in delivering constantly high levels of service, and to ensure that company policies and procedures are carried out. The candidate will be managed by the Salon Manager, but will also work very closely with other stylists.

You will be assisting stylists in ensuring that all clients are given the highest levels of customer service with special attention to comfort and friendliness. You will also generate and promote a professional working atmosphere and assist stylists by informing clients of all services available, including products, tools and equipment available for retail purchase. You will also make sure that work stations are kept clean and tidy at all times. You will carry out a wide range of duties such as, colouring, cutting and shampooing.

By assisting the salon manger and the stylists, you will gain the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to help you to progress in this exciting career opportunity. You will be supervised by a fully qualified member of staff throughout your training, and you must follow health and safety procedures in the workplace at all times.

Working Hours: You will be working 30 – 40 hours per week between Monday – Saturday. Shift patterns will be arranged at the start of the apprenticeship.

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.

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

Signature is a well established salon in the centre of Dawlish with several stylists. The salon is busy and also has a beauty room on the upper level.

Past Apprentices

Signature currently have an apprentice working with them and is due to complete and qualify soon.

After successful completion of your level 2 apprenticeship, you will progress onto a level 3 qualification.

Skills Required

In order to be successful you will have excellent communication skills, approachable and hard working. You will have good team work skills and the ability to work on your own.

Personal Qualities

The successful candidate will be reliable, willing to learn and able to use initiative. You will be polite and bubbly with good people skills.

Prior Qualifications

GCSE grades A-E is desired.

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.

We recognise that salons are becoming more reliant on technology to communicate with their clients, and to promote their salon services, styling team and latest offers, and our apprenticeship training includes an ICT element that enables learners to develop their skills to use social networks in a safe and professional way.

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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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