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Apprentice Hairdresser

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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 is a small but 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 industry.

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

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 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: 09/10/2019

Possible start date: 23/10/2019

Skills required

Good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and 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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

* 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

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, UK clean driving license?

Second question
Do you have access to your own car?

Employer information

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.

Address details:

Acacia Hair Salon
The Hollows
The Hollows
Nottingham
NG14 7GS

Map data is calculated from the available employer geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001577441
Working week A range of shifts tbc
(Tues-Sat).
(38 hours per week)
Expected duration 24 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Hair Professional - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £148.20 (Weekly)

Wages explained

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