Studio 57 Hair & Beauty - Hairdressing Apprentice

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

Employer: Studio 57 Hair & Beauty

Vacancy Location: 57 Station Road, Ainsdale, Southport. PR8 3HH
Vacancy Title: Hairdressing Apprentice Level 2 (Level 3 will be considered)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Working Week: From 30 hours per week

Wage: National Minimum Apprentice Wage - £3:50 Per Hour


Employer Description

Close to Southport, Formby and Freshfield, Studio 57 Hair and Beauty Ainsdale have a large team of highly experienced and fully qualified stylists who offer a professional, creative service and will listen and advise on cut, colour, perm or conditioning treatments.

Our team keep customers looking good by knowing the latest trends and using the very best products. We specialise in hair extensions and weddings as well as modern gents styles.

Our Wedding packages can cover a range of treatments and styling options that are guaranteed to make you and your bridal party feel amazing on your special day. We also offer special packages that are perfect for either a gift for friends & family or if you just fancy treating yourself. To see our current packages on offer visit our Special Packages page.

Studio 57 Hair and Beauty Ainsdale also offers a range of Wella products to purchase online or in our salon. Visit our shop page for more.

Our beauty therapists offer a comprehensive range of treatments that cater for all your requirements. Starting from body bronzing to non-surgical face treatments by Genie-Tech. All treatments conducted are carried out in complete privacy.


Just some of our treatments include:

Acrylic Nails
Perm Entrant reduction
Shellac Nails
Spray Tanning
Sports Massage
Eyelash Treatments


Vacancy Description   

This is a great opportunity for an aspiring hairdresser to gain experience through a Level 2 programme working with our professional  stylists. Combined with a study programme at The City of Liverpool College (one day per week) you will be working with our salon team to develop your skills as the business needs someone who has a passion to succeed as a hairdresser.

We are looking for a junior apprentice to develop their skills in hairdressing in our salon in Ainsdale 

At first, you will be expected to carry out tasks such as:

Greeting customers

Shampooing and conditioning hair

Making sure towels and supplies are ready for use

Keeping the salon clean and tidy.

As the apprenticeship progresses your work will include:

Some basic cutting 

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


Skills Required
Excellent interpersonal skills

Able to work with hands


Personal Qualities   
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 A-C in English and Maths but Level 1 in English and Maths Functional Skills is essential. 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.

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

From 30 hours per week

Opening hours are:

Mon to Wed     9am - 5:30pm

Thurs and Fri   9am – 6pm

Saturday         8:30am - 5:00pm

During term time, you will be attending The City of Liverpool College 1 day per week.
Important Information to be considered:

There could be the opportunity to gain experience in both of our salons if that helps with developing skills.
Must have good access to the salon  
Other 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.

Reality Check:

The role involves long hours, standing most of the day.

If you wish you apply for this vacancy please send you CV via email, stating the role you would like to be considered for, to  and answer the following questions:
Question 1:  Why would you like an apprenticeship in hairdressing?

Question 2:  Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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