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Apprentice Hairdresser


Job description

This a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to begin their career within the hairdressing industry. Whilst learning the industry you will have the opportunity to be mentored by Sid Sottung and his team. You will have the opportunity to attend and work on hair shows, photo shoots and fashion shows throughout your apprenticeship.

This is not your average hairdressing apprenticeship vacancy - Before applying for this role please research the Sid Sottung Barbering Academy and the Haus of Sottung.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Performing reception duties such as answering telephone calls and making appointments
  • Meeting and Greeting clients, making refreshments
  • Maintaining client records
  • Selling and recommending retail products
  • Cleaning the salon work areas and equipment
  • Talking to clients about their requirements
  • Academy Duties- Haus of Sottung has a barbering academy. You will be required to undertake certain roles within

Carry out hair-styling functions such as:

  • Dry and style hair using brushes, combs, straightening irons and other equipment
  • Shampoo, Condition, Treat Hair & Scalp
  • Change Hair Colours
  • Set and Dress Hair
  • Style and finish Hair
  • Basic Hair cutting using clippers, scissors or razors

Throughout your apprenticeship you will attend college once a week, once you are competent and have been assessed by an assessor in the workplace you will be given more responsibilities, this does take time and patience. it usually takes 4 years to complete both the level 2 & level 3 qualification.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer’s address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre for initial assessments, enrolment and once a week on a Monday for training.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 08/11/2019

Possible start date: 22/11/2019

Skills required

  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Work as part of a team
  • A desire to learn

Qualifications required

A*-D/(9-3) maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Candidate requirements

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Training provided

Practical and Theory training at our City Centre Wheeler Gate Salon 1 day per week.

  • Level 2 Hair professional standard
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills English and maths (Level 1 or Level 2 is required)

Future progression

Potential opportunity for progression onto level 3 on completion of the level 2 apprenticeship.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Do you have a full, clean, UK driving licence?

Second question
Do you have access to your own car?

Employer information

Haus of Sottung is an eco-friendly and fashion-forward hair salon in the heart of Sherwood, Nottingham. Sid Sottung also owns and teaches in his own barbering academy based from the two sites.

Address details:

Mansfield Road

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Reference number VAC001566987
Working week Tuesday - Saturday, Hours TBA

(35 hours per week)

Expected duration 24 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Hair Professional - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £136.50 (Weekly)

Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).