What will the apprentice be doing?
The objective of The Topiary Salon is to attract and maintain gifted hair stylists to complement the existing highly trained team.
Full training will be given by Saks Apprenticeships, which will lead to gaining Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals.
Duties include: reception, answering telephone enquiries, greeting customers, assisting stylists, shampooing and general salon duties.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training to be provided in salon and Level 2 training in Hairdressing delivered on site by Saks Apprenticeships. The Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing includes; consultation, shampoo/condition and treating the hair, cutting hair using a range of techniques, style and finish and colouring and lightening hair.
Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering) Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
After you have completed your Hairdressing Apprenticeship Standard Level 2 you will be a fully qualified hair stylist and will be able to work independently within your salon.
You will be able to develop your skills further by advancing onto our Diploma in Advanced and Creative Hairdressing, or choose any of our other apprenticeships each of which will allow you to increase your knowledge add to your skill set and become ever more valuable to your salon.
Reality CheckYou do not need any formal qualifications to start the apprenticeship however you will need to have passed English and Maths to complete it. Saks Apprenticeships will help you gain these functional skills alongside the apprenticeship with our bespoke learning modules.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Keen Interest in Hairdressing
Qualifications RequiredOther None Required (Grade None Required) Desired