Apprentice Salon Assistant – Jefferson Buckley

Jefferson Buckley is looking to recruit a Apprentice Salon Assistant to work in their Ilkley Salon. Jefferson Buckley opened its doors in 2008. The stylists and staff at Jefferson Buckley have previously worked at and managed some of the country’s leading salons and major chains. They all came back together, equipped with their expert knowledge and skills to be able to provide an excellent level of service and superior level of hairdressing without pushiness or pretentiousness.


Apprentice hairdresser

Jefferson Buckley is a local salon looking to grow their team and welcomes anyone to apply for this vacancy with an interest in the industry or who has already achieved a Level 1 in Hairdressing, and wants to progress onto a Level 2 Apprenticeship. Duties will include:

  • Reception (including booking appointments)
  • Meeting and greeting clients and providing refreshments
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo and condition hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Tidy and clean salon area as required

Until the candidate has passed the employers standards, they will not work on client’s hair.

GCSEs at A*-C grades in Maths & English or equivalent qualifications.

Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

Personal Qualities:  You will have good verbal communication and bright and enthusiastic personality.

Skills Required: You will need to be friendly, reliable and punctual and have a smart appearance.

VTCT NVQ Level 2 – Ladies Hairdressing

Length of Programme: 12 – 24 months

Course content:

The Apprenticeship framework comprises of

· Work based assessment (NVQ Certificate QCF)

· Employee Responsibilities and Rights (workbook)

· Personal Learning and thinking skills

· Functional Skills (project and tests)

Units include:

· Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety

· Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation

· Advise and consult with clients

· Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

· Change hair colour

· Style and finish hair

· Set and dress hair

· Cut hair using basic techniques

· Promote additional products or services to clients

· Fulfil salon reception duties

· Cut gents hair

· Perm and neutralise hair using basic techniques (optional)

To apply, click here.

If you have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our apprenticeships team on apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk or call us on 01535685035.


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