Hello Gorgeous - Hairdressing apprentice Level 2

Salary: NMAW £3.70 per hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2018

Employer: Hello Gorgeous

Vacancy Location: 128 Queens Drive, Liverpool, L13 0AL

Number of Vacancies: 1

Working Week: From 30 hours per week

Wage: From £3.70 per hour


Employer Description:

Our new salon on Queens Drive offers a range of hair and beauty services – from the latest hair styles working with our in-house stylist to facial treatments and pedicures for a wide range of beauty treatments.


Vacancy Description:

We are looking for a junior apprentice to develop their skills in hairdressing in our new salon(s) in the Clubmoor, Queens Drive area:


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:

• 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.


Skills Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with hands
  • Some previous experience with blow drying an advantage


Personal Qualities required:

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


Qualifications Required:

Ideally, a minimum of GCSE grades D-E or grade 2 in English and Maths, although tuition will be given if required. A real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role.


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 be visited every 3-4 weeks for workplace assessment/review. There will also be in-house training in the salon from one of the co-owners.


Expected Duration:

Up to 18 months


Working Week:

From 30 hours per week


Future Prospects:

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


Reality Check:

The role involves long hours standing most of the day.


Important Information:

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:

To apply for this positon please email your CV stating which position you are applying for to craig.donaldson@liv-coll.ac.uk  and answer the following question:


Question one: Why would you like an apprenticeship in Hairdressing?


Question two: What do you see yourself doing in 3 years’ time?

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