£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Hairdressing Apprentice
Published: Jan 15, 2019
Ref: HR047SM

Hairotic are looking for a salon junior to join their friendly team. This busy salon is based in Woolwell and attracts a local clientele. The employer is looking for someone who is enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills.

The Apprentice’s Role

Duties are likely to include meeting and greeting clients, shampooing and removing colour, conditioning, drying and styling hair. With a combination of off-the-job training and on-site support within the workplace; you will learn Hairdressing skills which you will be able to put into practice which will help to build confidence to use your imagination when creating hairdressing masterpieces.

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. As part of your duties, you will participate in training sessions and work towards timely completion of your Level 2 qualification in hairdressing. 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 styling.

Working Hours: The successful candidate will be working 40 hours per week, over 5 days, between Monday and Saturday.

Wages: £156.00 per 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 or call us on 01752 332442.

The salon has been established for well over 18 years and is very successful. The salon has experience in working with trainees and have had many apprentices that have successfully completed their training and have remained in the salon.

This is a modern salon and they work in a very close friendly team and only use the best products in the industry.

Once having completed the level 2 qualification, they will have the opportunity to work towards an advanced level 3.

Skills Required

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 are required, just a passion for Hairdressing and a willingness to learn.

The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:

• Level 2 Hair Professional (Hairdressing / Barbering)
• Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing / Barbering)
• Functional Skills in Maths and English

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.

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.