Couture Hair Design - Apprentice Hairdresser

Salary: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:50 Per Hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 06-Nov-2017

Employer: Couture Hair Design

Vacancy Location: 9 Woolton Street, Liverpool, L25 5NH

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Hairdresser

Number of Vacancies: 2

Working Week: 30 - 35 Hours Per Week

Wage: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:50 Per Hour

 Vacancy Description   

Based in Woolton Village this is a real opportunity for an aspiring junior hairdresser to gain working experience through a Level 2 apprenticeship programme with a team of experienced stylists. You will also study one day per week at The City of Liverpool College (Duke Street site) to gain the underpinning knowledge whilst working at our salon 4 days per week. 

Established for over 10 years with an excellent reputation we are seeking a junior apprentice to join our team:

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
• Starting/Finishing blow dry’s etc & Some cutting


Employer Description

Our salon in Woolton Village has an excellent reputation having been based here for 10 years. Our lead stylist, Alan Salmon, and his team have a regular clientele and have previously trained and developed apprentices in partnership with The City of Liverpool College. Please see our Facebook page for further information.


Skills Required

Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with customers

Able to work with hands

Excellent customer service skills/courteous


Personal Qualities   

Personable and positive approach

Willingness to learn

Passion for a career in hairdressing

Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions


Qualifications Required

Ideally a minimum of GCSE grades D-E OR Level 1 in English and Maths. A real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role.


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 1 in English and Maths. IF GCSEs are already held then the apprentice will not need the Functional Skills.

The apprentice will also receive visits every 8 weeks for workplace assessment and review.


Expected Duration

12-18 Months


Future Prospects   

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


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.

Other Important Information

Must have good transport access to the salon.

The interview process will involve a short interview and if successful, a trial working day.



If you wish you apply for this vacancy please send you CV via email, stating the role you would like to be considered for, to

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