Hair Professional Apprentice

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Hair and Beauty

Number of vacancies:

Company name:
Mannamead Hair Care

Company location:
1-3 Eggbuckland Road, Plymouth, PL3 5HF

Salary per week:
£117 - £156

30 - 40 hours per week


Mannamead Hair Care & Beauty are looking for a new apprentice to join their friendly and experienced team, starting early 2020.

Throughout your level 2 apprenticeship you will learn the basics of hairdressing and work with clients to build your confidence and communication skills.

You will undertake many duties which will include meeting and greeting clients, shampooing and removing colour, conditioning, drying and styling hair. With a combination of off-the-job training and on-site support within the workplace, you will learn many new hairdressing skills which you will be able to put into practice within the salon. This will support you to gain confidence to use your imagination and new skills to create different hairdressing styles. The successful apprentice will learn the technique of scalp massages when washing clients hair in preparation for the stylists. You will also learn how to interact with clients throughout this process to meet the individual requirements of clients.

You will learn many new skills including being able to colour, set and style hair practising on models throughout your training. Salons are becoming more reliant on technology to communicate with their clients, and to promote their salon services, styling team and latest offers, you will develop your skills to use social networks in a safe and professional way.

Throughout each day you will assist in keeping the salon clean and tidy, following all company processes and procedures, including health and safety in the workplace and making sure that all the equipment used is put back in its rightful place. This will help the salon run more smoothly and efficiently.



For the Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship you will attend City College Plymouth one day per week for taught sessions, theory based and practical. The apprenticeship is 23 months long and in addition to College you will have assessor visits at the workplace to observe you in your daily duties and confirm you are progressing and enhancing your skills.

Qualities and skills:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work well in a team
  • Be able to portray a positive friendly attitude to customers at all times

High standards of hygiene and appearance and a keen team player are essential for any salon apprentice, and you will learn how to demonstrate this consistently to ensure that you promote a positive image at all times. You must also be:

  • Motivated
  • Time management
  • Passion for the industry
  • Punctual
  • Team player
  • Hardworking
  • Good communication skills



There is opportunity to further your training and advance to a level 3 on completion.