What will the apprentice be doing?
The objective of Loch Salon is to attract and maintain gifted hair stylists to complement the existing highly trained team.
· Answering telephone enquiries
· Greeting customers
· Assisting stylists
· General salon duties
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training towards a Hair Professional Level 2 qualification to be provided on a continuous basis by Saks Apprenticeships and your home salon team at your home salon and in some cases at one of our amazing academies.
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.
You 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.
The programme is ideal for those with no experience in the industry and wanting a successful and exciting career in hairdressing.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
After you have completed your Hair Professional 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 CheckOnce you have successfully completed the program you will be submitted for your End Point Assessment. The EPA is an assessment of all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you have learned throughout your apprenticeship, it confirms you are ready and competent in the career path you have chosen. These assessments have been designed and developed by employers in the hairdressing industry to reflect the daily work of a hairdresser. This makes them very sought after by employers across the industry.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Keen Interest in Hairdressing
Qualifications RequiredOther None Required (Grade None Required) Essential