Milton Keynes College

Hairdressing Assistant Apprenticeship (L2)

Olney, Buckinghamshire
£148 per week
11 Dec 2018
30 Jan 2019
Subject Area
Hair and Beauty
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Working Week: Tues - Sat

Duration: 24 Months

Possible Start Date: 11/02/2019

Brand new salon just opened in Olney looking for a creative, friendly person to join them in their new salon.

The successful candidate will be part of the team to:

  • Assist stylists within the salon
  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Shampooing
  • Head massage during conditioning
  • Booking appointments and maintaining the reception desk
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Be aware of the Health & Safety policy within the salon
  • Stocking the retails shelves
  • Laundering towels and cleansing salon equipment
  • Ensuring clients are attended to, offering refreshments, etc.
  • After some experience, drying hair, colouring, cutting will be introduced

Things to consider

  • Please ensure you are able to travel to the employer’s location
  • This is a busy friendly salon
  • Hairdressing is an occupation which will require you being busy for long periods of time
  • It is important that you look smart and professional at all times
  • Your hours of work will include evening work and Saturdays
  • As an Apprentice you will be able to apply for the NUS Apprentice extra card. This will allow you to gain discounts on travel, food on over 200 high street and online retailers
  • You will receive an hour’s lunch break (unpaid) and two 15 minute breaks, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Entry requirements

  • Ideally, GCSEs Grades A-C or 4 – 9 in English & Maths

Skills Required

  • Willing to be flexible
  • Creative
  • Work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills, face to face and on the phone
  • Committed to the apprenticeship programme
  • To be punctual, professional and approachable at all times
  • To have good practical, organisational and social skills
  • Able to finish tasks in a timely manner.

Personal Qualities

  • Desire to become a fully qualified hairdresser
  • Smart and well presented
  • Reliable
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Pleasant personality
  • Hard working
  • Energetic and driven
  • Positive approach

Qualifications taken

Full Apprenticeship Standard in Hairdressing Professionals:

  • Teaching assessments and observations in the workplace
  • Ongoing training and support from the employer
  • College attendance to Bletchley Campus
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills along with safe working practices
  • End point assessment

Employer Description

Who We Are? Thomson and Lamb are dedicated to providing an exceptional service and experience to all of our guests. Our aim is to provide the highest level of care to each and every individual without exception. Our top priority is to build a long lasting relationship of trust, honesty and integrity. Our expertise and professionalism allows our guests to be provided with the ultimate hairdressing experience.

What Next?

The employer is looking to offer a permanent position to the candidate on successful completion of their probationary period and Apprenticeship programme.

Please apply via the link.