Hairdressing Apprentice

Requirements and prospects

meet and greet customers
shampoo and condition customers’ hair
maintain a clean salon
provide refreshments to the customers
reception duties
prepare customers for the stylists to cut, tint hair, etc.
as you develop skills you may be given the opportunity to style hair and apply tint and colour

Your training will require you to demonstrate your competence in:

shampooing and conditioning
cutting hair
tinting hair
styling, setting, and dressing hair
reception duties

Desired skills

  • Hairdressing is a fast-moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, enjoy meeting people, and have loads of energy
  • Be a good communicator with excellent social skills

Personal qualities

  • Well presented in all aspects including clothing, hair, and personal hygiene
  • Practical and well organised
  • Attention to detail and cleanliness
  • A good sense of humour and amicable nature, whether dealing face-to-face with clients or speaking on the telephone
  • Willing to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract
  • A high degree of dexterity and co-ordination

Desired qualifications

  • You won’t need qualifications to apply but you will need the motivation and commitment to want to become a hairdresser
  • You don’t have to be the academic type and there are no set entry criteria for the hairdressing apprenticeship

Future prospects

Many apprentices are given jobs with the employers they trained with as Junior Stylists, others go onto further studies. Apprentices are often fast-tracked by their employers for promotion to more senior positions.

Things to consider
The apprenticeship programme will take up to 15 – 18 months to complete. During this time you will be expected to attend the academy one day a week and three to four days a week in the salon – you earn while you learn. It is often a fast-paced environment. You may be expected to work Saturdays.

Work remotely:

  • No

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Expiration date:7th June 2020
  • Location:London SW16
  • Job Title:Hairdressing Apprentice
  • Salary:£Competitive
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