Yoke the Salon

Yoke the Salon

£144.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Hairdressing Apprentice's x2
Published: Apr 26, 2019
Ref: YO123SR

This is an exciting opportunity for two enthusiastic hairdressing apprentices to join a Salon in Plymouth.

The Apprentice’s Role

Yoke the Salon are looking for two apprentice’s to join their friendly team. This salon is based in Plymouth’s Highly desirable area of the royal William yard, and is easy to reach by surrounding bus routes. The employer is looking for someone who is enthusiastic with good social skills,creative and keen to learn.

Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair also mixing and applying hair coloring. 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: 37 hours per week (5days) between Tuesday – Saturday. Possible late night training session once a week.

Wages: £144.00 per week based on a 37 hour week.

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 apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

The word YOKE means to join two things together.
Our ethos is one of collaborative and creative work that yields uncompromisingly good results.
Run by a highly experienced husband and wife team, YOKE is a hair salon based in
The Royal William Yard, Plymouth. YOKE is a sustainable, ethically focused hair salon
dedicated to creating beautiful hair without compromising on condition, or on the environment.

YOKE is an ethical, environmentally aware salon, with a focus on sustainability and using
eco friendly products. Where possible, we avoid using harsh chemicals that could damage the environment, and your hair. We recycle as much as we can, and we use Eco-towels, which mean
that energy consumption in washing and drying is cut by up to 40%, and water use by around 15%.

YOKE exclusively uses the very best L’Oreal products, and our head colourist Jo holds the highly
sought after L’Oreal Colour Specialist qualification, which you won’t find anywhere else in the city.

YOKE have a long history of developing young apprentices into highly competent Hair stylists, they have a wealth of experience which they wish to share with the right candidate.

Once having completed the level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards an advanced level 3 to further enhance your skills.

Skills required

The ideal candidate 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.

Personal Qualities

Excellent communication skills, high standards of hygiene and appearance are essential. Being a keen team player 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. Building good relationships with clients is a vital part of a successful salon so excellent interpersonal skills are required.

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

Some 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 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.

You might also like