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Apprentice Hair Professional - Sharp Cuts

Duties will include:

  • Reception (including booking appointments)
  • Meeting and greeting clients and providing refreshments
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Tidy and clean salon area as required

Until the candidate has passed the employers standards, they will not work on the client's hair.

Weekly Wage: £165.55

Employer Name & Location:

Sharp Cuts, 141,Main Street, Bradford, BD15 0AQ

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time: Full time

Monday at College 9:00am - 5:00PM , the remaining hours will be spread across four working days at the salon. To be discussed at interview.

Total hours per week: 38.50

Number of vacancies & closing date for applications: 1 – closing date 02/08/2021

Duration – Perm / temp: 27 months, perm

Qualification and educational requirements: GCSEs at A*-C/9-4 grades in maths and English or equivalent qualifications are preferable.

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: Yes

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.

Apprenticeship standard:

  • Hair professional
  • Level 2 (GCSE)

Additional benefits: Potential job offer upon completion.

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