Published: Jan 11, 2019
March Hair are looking to take on an apprentice to join their busy team in Yelverton.
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: £156.00 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01752 332442.
March Hair are a local hair salon based in Yelverton. 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 successful candidate will have good communication skills and be able to work well in a team. They will need to have a genuine passion for the hairdressing industry in order to succeed in this exciting position, with a positive approach to all of the duties that you carry out.
The successful candidate will need to be polite and courteous to interact well with clients and colleagues. You must also be able to follow instructions in order to assist the stylists throughout the day, this will help you to gain the knowledge and skills to be successful in your chosen career.
You must also have the enthusiasm and desire to learn new skills, and to progress through your training in order to become a fully qualified stylist at the end of your apprenticeship programme.
Qualifications required for this role include A-E in English and Maths or the equivalent, for example functional skills.
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.