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Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Company: Empire Hair Designs    Location: Sheffield S7
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about hairdressing and progressing within the industry, have a professional manner and great communication skills.

As an apprentice you will be required to assist the senior stylists and other staff in the day to day running of the salon, work with colleagues to complete tasks, learn and practise hairdressing techniques and treatments and understand knowledge of hairdressing treatments. You will also be required to fulfil general reception and cleaning duties.

Duties to include:
  • Client Consultation
  • Shampoo, Condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Colour and Lighten Hair using a range of techniques
  • Cut Hair using basic techniques
  • Style and Finish hair
  • General cleaning duties and stock taking
  • Off the job training at chosen training provider

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills The candidate:
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Can work individually if required
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has good customer service skills

Personal qualities The candidate must be:
  • Enthusiastic about the job they are applying for
  • Polite
  • Responsible
  • Punctual
  • Interested in Hairdressing
  • Willing to do an apprenticeship and do off the job training as well

Desired qualifications GCSEs or equivalent are not required but can be advantageous when it comes to decision on Functional Skills Maths and English Level.

Future prospects On completion Level 3 qualifications can be discussed and progression within the salon.

Things to consider Reality Check Please bear in mind that working within the Hair and Beauty industry you are required to work long hours and especially Hairdressing you will be active for long periods of time. You are more than likely going to be required to work Saturdays as this is a busy day for salons. Important Other Information: Funding arrangements: Training on the Apprenticeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age isnt always fully funded this will be discussed on your interview. Apprenticeship Minimum Wage: Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. All applications will come through to Oracle Training Consultants recruitment team who will then arrange for you attend an interview with them before sending you for an interview with the salon. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. Travel Link: