Be Fabulous Hair & Make-Up - Hairdressing Apprentice

Salary: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:50 per hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 27-Oct-2017

Employer: Be Fabulous Hair & Make-Up

Vacancy Location: 200 Saughall Massie Rd, Saughall Massie, Wirral, CH49 4LD

Vacancy Title: Hairdressing Apprentice

Number of Vacancies: 1

Working Week: From 30 Hours

Wage: £3:50 per hour - National Minimum Apprentice Wage

 

Vacancy Description  

This is a real opportunity for an aspiring hairdresser to gain experience through a Level 2 programme working with our professional stylist. Combined with a study programme at The City of Liverpool College (one day per week) you will be working with our salon team as the business needs someone who has a passion to succeed as a hairdresser.

We are looking for a junior apprentice to develop their skills in hairdressing in our salon in Saughall Massie.

At first, you will be expected to carry out tasks such as:

• greeting customers

• shampooing hair

• making sure towels and supplies are ready for use

• Keeping the salon clean and tidy. As the apprenticeship progresses Your work will include:

• shampooing and conditioning

• advising on minor hair and scalp problems

• making appointments and handling payments

• ordering materials

• Making sure that hair products containing chemicals are used and stored correctly

• Mixing tints and applying them

• Starting/Finishing blow dry’s etc

• Some basic cutting

Employer Description 

We offer the latest styles and beauty treatments at our popular salon in Saughall Massie, Wirral. Our head stylist, Tracey, will offer support and development for our apprentice alongside the College course. 

Future Prospects   

On successful completion of the apprenticeship the post will be reviewed and there may be the opportunity of a full-time position.

Expected Duration

Up to 18 months

Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Able to work with hands

     

Personal Qualities of Candidate:

  • Personable and positive approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions

Qualifications Required:

Ideally a minimum of GCSE grades D-E but a Level 1 in English and Maths Functional Skills would have to be gained by the end of the programme. A real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role.

Apprenticeship Framework:

Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Training to be provided:   

The Hairdressing Level 2 apprenticeship involves attending College one day per week (term-time only, near Duke Street) to gain the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hair and Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. IF GCSEs are already held then the apprentice will not need the Functional Skills.

The apprentice will also have workplace visits every 3-4 weeks for workplace assessment/review.

Important Information to be Considered:

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the Government for non-levy paying employers. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

NB Must have good transport access to the salon. Morton and Upton are nearest village centres.

The recruitment process will involve a paid working trial period, prior to the start of the actual apprenticeship.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV via email to nikki.smith@liv-coll.ac.uk, stating the role you would like to be considered for.

 

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