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Apprentice Hair Professional - Training Provider: Keighley College

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Bottega/Claire Benson Hairdressing for someone just starting their Level 2 or Level 3 Hair Professional qualification.

Weekly wage
£172 per week

Employer name & location
Claire Benson Hairdressing Ltd

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time
Monday (College). Tuesday 7 hours (Tuesday is a day for in house training). Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 6 hours and Saturday - 7 hours.
40 hours per week.

Number of vacancies & closing date for applications
1 vacancy

Duration – Perm / temp

Qualification and educational requirements

GCSEs at A*-C/9-4 grades in maths and English or equivalent qualifications are preferable.
Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering).
All apprentices will complete the core skills and knowledge (Part 1) and will choose the occupational option route for hairdressing or barbering (Part 2) Part 1 - Mandatory core skills and knowledge for Hairdressing and Barbering.

Essential and desirable skills

Desired skills

  • Good customer service and communication skills are vital in this role
  • You must be able to follow instructions with a methodical approach
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail
  • Good co-ordination is vital for this role

Personal qualities

  • Helpful, friendly and an outgoing personality is essential
  • Be able to think quick
  • Willingness to go that extra mile and succeed
  • A professional appearance and style are essential
  • A desire to succeed and willing to learn
  • Punctual

Training provided

Standard title: Level 2 Hair Professional
Level: Intermediate
Length of Programme: 24-27 months
Mode of delivery: Day release at the Keighley Campus

Course content:

The Apprenticeship standard comprises of:

  • Work based assessment (NVQ Certificate QCF)
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights
  • Personal Learning and thinking skills
  • Functional Skills (project and tests)
  • VTCT Diploma in Hair Professionals level 2

Mandatory Units:

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks

Optional Units:

  • Hair extensions
  • Smooth and straighten hair
  • Perming
  • Knowledge based element

No stand-alone knowledge based qualification is required. The level 2 certificate for Hairdressing is a combined knowledge and competence qualification. An End Point Assessment will take place.



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