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Apprentice Hairdresser

Job description

Are you looking for a rewarding and creative career in hairdressing? Acacia are looking to recruit an apprentice hairdresser to join their busy salon based in the village of Thurgarton.

Acacia are looking to offer an exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship candidate wanting to take their first steps into a career within the hair industry. If you are passionate about pursuing a career as a hairdresser or stylist, this a fantastic opportunity to apply for!

Day to day duties will include:

  • Performing reception duties such as answering telephone calls and making appointments
  • Meeting and greeting clients, making refreshments and providing hospitality
  • Maintaining client records
  • Selling and recommending retail products
  • Cleaning the salon work areas and equipment
  • Talking to clients about their requirements

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

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: 24/09/2021

Possible start date: 29/09/2021

Skills required

  • Good communication skills
  • A genuine interest in pursuing a career in hairdressing
  • Punctual
  • Works well as part of a team

Qualifications required

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

Training provided

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

Level 2 Hair professional standard - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/hair-professional/

Functional Skills English and maths (Level 1 or Level 2 is required).

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the 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
Why do you want to work for this company?

Second question
Do you have a full UK driving licence and access to your own car?

Employer information

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Acacia Hair Salon in Thurgarton Nottingham, near Southwell.

Address details:

Acacia Hair Salon Ltd
The Hollows
Thurgarton
Nottingham
NG14 7GS

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Reference number VAC001718630
Working week Full range of shifts Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 7pm

(35 hours per week)

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

Wage explained

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

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