Apprentice Hair Stylist (L2)

Employer: Harvington Hair Salon

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Apprenticeship duration: 18 months

Possible start date: 20th March 2018

Working week: 5 days per week, college day release, 32 hours per week


  • Washing hair
  • Blow-drying
  • Straightening
  • Neutralising perms
  • Reception work
  • Customer service

Desired skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Happy to chat with customers and provide a great customer experience

Personal qualities:

  • Determination to be a great hair stylist
  • Good organisational skills
  • Willingness to learn

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE A-D in Maths & English or equivalent is preferable

Training provider:

NVQ L2 in Hairdressing

The units making up the NVQ can be selected to fit with your apprentice’s job role. This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is made up of a minimum of 54 credits, a minimum of 9 units, 8 mandatory units and a minimum of 6 credits from the optional Units

Mandatory Units - All 8 units must be completed

  • Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Advise and Consult with Clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and Dress Hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques

Sample Units Group A - Optional Units

  • Perm and Neutralise Hair
  • Fulfil Salon Reception Duties
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness

Apprenticeship framework: Hairdressing