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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship
Plymouth, United Kingdom
£3.70 per hour


1 Sefton Avenue
01752 296738
Vacancy Title: Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship


Working Week:

Tuesdays - Saturdays

Vacancy Short Description:

To work in a friendly established salon and to learn the art of hairdressing to become a good all round stylist as soon as you are able and to end up with a good standard of qualifications.

Vacancy Description:

Working with a friendly and professional team, your duties will vary to help the salon run smoothly. They will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Booking appointments
  • Shampooing & Conditioning
  • Drying & Styling hair
  • Mixing & applying hair colouring
  • Supporting senior members of staff
  • Help with the running and organisation of the salon
  • Cleaning the salon

Training to be provided:

You will receive specific on the job training from the employer in your work place. Off the job training will be provided by Achievement Training in the following areas:

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)

Skills Required:

  • Good telephone manner
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work both as a team and independently
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good social skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Polite and friendly to both customers and colleages
  • Professional manner
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Smart and appropriate personal presentation
  • Flexibility in order to support all team members
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic


Good standard of English & Maths GCSE's or equivalent

Future Prospects

Employment opportunities may be offered to the successful candidate on completion of the apprenticeship as you will have built a good relationship with the team and knowledge of the role.

Progression opportunities may also include advanced and higher apprenticeships, including which can equate to:

NVQ Level 3 equivalent – 2 A Levels

NVQ Level 4 equivalent – Higher Education Certificate/BTEC

NVQ Level 5 equivalent – Higher Education Diploma/Foundation Degree

Other Important Information

The initial training wage for a Hairdressing Apprentice is the National Minimum wage for Apprentices. The training which is given by the salon is delivered every minute of every day. You will be taught how to greet clients, how to give a a professional service - you will need to adjust to the daily routine of coming to work, all Hairdressers need to have a positive attitude and a good work ethic. A work ethic comes from within, but it can be developed through training. Once you have completed your training you can expect a salary of between £14,000 - £30,000 a year depending on your level and experience. After completing your training you could move in to a variety of areas from a salon environment all the way to working on TV or film sets in their hair and make up departments.

If this vacancy receives a large volume of applicants, the post may close early. If you’re unsure about applying or have any questions, please feel free to give the team a call for a chat 01752 202269.

From April 2018 the National Minimum wage for apprentices rises to £3.70 per hour. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. If you want any advice on your pay, you can contact the Pay and Work Rights Helpline on 0800 917 2368 or visit Otherwise, all learners come under your normal terms of employment ranging from holidays, to sick pay and disciplinary procedures. 

If you’re unsure about applying or have any questions, please feel free to give the team a call for a chat on 01752 202269.

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