Heads Together - Apprentice Hairdresser Level 2

Salary: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:70 per hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2018

Employer: Heads Together

Address: 649 West Derby Rd, Liverpool L13 8AG

Role: Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Wage: From £3:70 per hour

Hours: Minimum of 30 hours per week

 Number of positions: 2

Employer Description

We are a popular salon serving regular and new clients, based on West Derby Road (near the junction with Muirhead Avenue) offering the latest styles.

Vacancy  Description

This is a great opportunity for 2 aspiring hairdressers to gain experience through a Level 2 programme working at our professional salon in Tuebrook. You will be working with experienced stylists in our salon as the business needs someone who has a passion to succeed as a hairdresser.

We are looking for 2 junior hairdressing apprentices to develop their skills in hairdressing.

As a junior apprentice at our popular salon in Tuebrook 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 & 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 cutting


Working Week

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

Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with hands

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum of GCSE grades A-E or a Level 1 in English and Maths Functional Skills would have to be gained by the end of the programme. A real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role.

Personal Qualities

  • Personable and positive approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions

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 3-4 weeks for workplace assessment.

Expected duration 

Up to 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

Important Information

Must have good transport access to the salon.

This role could be available on a part-time basis during summer prior to the apprenticeship programme officially starting

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 would like to apply for this Apprenticeship then please send a copy of your CV stating which role you are applying for to: craig.donaldson@liv-coll.ac.uk  and please answer the following question:



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