Hairdressing Level 2 Apprenticeship - West Midlands at Bad Apple Hair

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Hairdressing Level 2 Apprenticeship - West Midlands

An apprentice is sought to carry out salon duties whilst working towards your Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard.

Duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Providing refreshments
  • Answering the telephone
  • Booking appointments
  • Shampooing
  • Observing and assisting stylists
  • Attending training sessions
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy

Training to be provided

Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Desired skills

You need to have a genuine passion for hairdressing and be committed to learning all about the industry while working towards your level 2 hairdressing diploma.

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are:

  • Passionate about hairdressing
  • Creative
  • Willing to learn
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are necessary although it would be an advantage to have achieved GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

After completing the level 2 diploma, you may have the opportunity to move onto an advanced apprenticeship in hairdressing.

This gives you a higher level of hairdressing skills and the opportunity to obtain a level 3 qualification.

This advanced qualification will give you the opportunity to learn more about creative hairdressing as well as the chance to become involved in hair shows and photoshoots.

Things to consider

The salon is a fast-paced environment and can involve long periods of being active.

About Bad Apple Hair

Famous for our urban chic vibe Bad Apple are all about hospitality and cutting-edge talent. Over the last six years, Bad Apple Hair have grown the award-winning salon group from one salon to nine, as well as a Hairdressing Training Academy based in Wolverhampton.  

In 2017, the first part of a collaboration with the world-renowned fashion brand Topshop,  as we opened a salon in the Bullring store in Birmingham. As a fully functioning salon within one of their stores it is a first for the brand, Bad Apple Hair will now be opening throughout many Topshop stores over the coming years. 

Education is key for Bad Apple Hair. With both internal and external education being a major focus for the company. From working with external salons to train their apprentices, to ensuring all Bad Apple staff are trained on the Bad Apple Classics programme, their aim is to continuously push quality training throughout the industry. The Bad Apple Hair art team works together each year to create their own photographic collections which have been widely publicised.

The company is planning future growth and aims to grow into other towns and cities in the Midlands and the UK.

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