Image Hair & Beauty - Hairdresser Apprentice

Salary: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:50 Per Hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 17-Oct-2017

Employer: Image Hair and Beauty

Vacancy Location: 175 Grange Lane, Liverpool L25 5JY

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Hairdresser

Number of Vacancies: 1

Working Week: 30 hours (minimum)

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


Vacancy Description   

This is an ideal opportunity for an aspiring hairdresser in the Gateacre area to gain experience through a Level 2 programme. Working with experienced stylists the business needs someone who has a passion to succeed as a hairdresser.

We are looking for an apprentice to work in our salon and towards a Level 2 NVQ Hairdressing apprenticeship.

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, possibly some cutting.


Employer Description

The team at this beauty salon located at Gateacre in Liverpool create an environment where customers can escape the stresses of modern day living and enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. The team is committed to continuing professional development and attend training courses to keep updated about the changes and advancements in the hair and beauty industry. Late evening and Saturday appointments are scheduled for the convenience of busy customers.

Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with hands

Personal Qualities   

  • 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 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 have workplace visits every 8 weeks for workplace assessment.


Expected Duration

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 and/or progression on to a Level 3 programme.

Working Week

A minimum of 30 hours per week. One day per week will be in College supported by the employer.

Important Information

Must have good transport access to the salon.

Other 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.


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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