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Apprentice Hairdresser


Job description

Joshua Tree are offering a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice hairdresser to join their thriving salon based in West Bridgeford. Joshua Tree were the first Aveda salon in Nottingham and have since gone on to win awards for their outstanding services.

Joshua Tree is a busy and successful salon. They are looking to offer an exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship candidate wanting to take their first steps into a career within the hair industry.

Day to day duties will include:

  • 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

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

Other elements to consider:

  • Taking part in Avedas education plan and training
  • Selling of retail products

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 approximately 3 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: 09/09/2019

Possible start date: 16/09/2019

Skills required

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Be willing and able to follow instructions from others

Qualifications required

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

Candidate requirements

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Happy to attend college one day a week in Nottingham City Centre.

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

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 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 employer's 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

Opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer information

Welcome to the Joshua Tree Aveda Concept Salon & Spa. The first Aveda salon to open in Nottingham, the Joshua Tree Aveda Concept Salon and Spa is the premier location to experience the Aveda brand in its entirety, from complementary rituals to the personal touch you receive from our expert stylists, colour technicians, spa therapists and retail advisors. This award winning salon and spa is based next to Roko Health Club, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford.

Address details:

Joshua Tree Aveda Concept Salon & Spa
Wilford Lane

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Reference number VAC001555602
Working week A range of shifts between Tuesday - Sunday
hours TBC.
(35 hours per week)
Expected duration 24 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Hair Professional - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £136.50 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates