Body Beautiful - Hairdressing Apprentice Level 2

Salary: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:70 Per Hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 17-Aug-2018

Employer: Body Beautiful

Vacancy Location: 258 Walton Rd, Liverpool L4 4BE

Vacancy Title: Hairdressing Apprentice Level 2

Number of Vacancies: 1

Working Week: From 32 Hours

Wage: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:70 Per Hour

 

Employer Description 

We are a friendly salon based in Walton Road, Liverpool established for a number of years. We specialise in all aspects of hairdressing. You will be working with a qualified stylist who will act as your mentor.

 

Vacancy Description  

We are seeking a keen and eager junior hairdressing apprentice to work in our popular salon in Walton through a Level 2 apprenticeship programme. 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.

As a junior apprentice at our popular hair and beauty salon in Walton (near Spellow Lane) you will be expected to carry out tasks such as:

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

• Some basic cutting by the end of your first year

 

Future Prospects   

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

 

Expected Duration

Up to 18 months

 

Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Courteous
  • Some existing skills in styling and blow-drying hair will help
  • Able to work with hands

 

Personal Qualities of Candidate:

  • Personable and positive approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions within the salon
  • Able to deal with a wide range of customers

     

Qualifications Required:

Preferably, you will hold a Level 1 qualification in hairdressing and ideally a minimum of GCSE grades 4 and above, A-C OR Level 1 in English and Maths. However, a real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role and a positive attitude.

 

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 2 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/review.

 

Working Week

32 hours per week including one day per week in College

Thursday 10-6, Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-6 plus one day in College

 

Important Information to be Considered:

Must have good transport access to the salon.

As part of the selection process there would be an initial interview and a paid trial period before being confirmed as the salon’s apprentice.

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.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV via email tocraig.donaldson@liv-coll.ac.uk  stating the role you would like to be considered for.

 

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