Urban Angel -Hairdressing apprentice

Salary: £135.05 per week
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 17-Aug-2018

Employer Name: Urban Angel 

Employer Address: 192 Derby La, Liverpool L13 6QQ

Vacancy Title: Hairdressing apprentice

Number of positions available: One

Employer Description: Situated in Derby Lane in Old Swan we have an experienced team of hair stylists and beauty practitioners.

Working Week (Days and Hours): 36.5 hours per week

Weekly Wage: £135.05


Short description:

We are seeking an aspiring junior stylist/hairdresser, who is eager to make a career in hairdressing, to work in our popular and busy salon in the Old Swan area (Derby Lane) through a Level 2 hairdressing 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.


Full description:

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

  • Styling hair through blow-dryin

  •  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.

Skills required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ideally, some previous existing skills in styling and blow-drying hair (e.g. hair ups)
  • Able to work with hands
  • Excellent customer service skills/courteous

Qualifications required:

Ideally a minimum of GCSE grades D-E OR Level 1 in English and Maths but 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 receive visits every 8 weeks for workplace assessment and review.


Two Vacancy Specific Questions set by the employer:

Question one:

 Why do want to work in the Hair and Beauty Industry

Question two:

Please describe and example of when you have worked well in a team.


If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your latest CV to Craig Donaldson at the City of Liverpool College on the following email address: craig.donaldson@liv-coll.ac.uk 

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