Apprentice Hairdresser at Kaos Hair Technicians

Kaos Hair Technicians are looking to appoint a motivated and creative individual to join their friendly team as a Level 2 Hairdressing apprentice.


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/ 4-9 grades in Maths & English or equivalent qualifications.

Desired skills

  • Good Customer Service and Communication skills are vital in this role
  • You must be able to follow instructions with a methodical approach
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail
  • Good hand co-ordination is vital for this role

Personal qualities

  • Helpful, friendly and an outgoing personality is essential
  • Be able to think quickly
  • Willingness to go that extra mile and succeed
  • A professional appearance and style is essential
  • A desire to succeed and willing to learn

Future prospects

Progression on to the Level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship. Possible full time employment for the right candidate.

Offering Code: 52547-01

Framework title: Hairdressing

Level: Intermediate

Length of Programme: 12 – 24 months

Mode of delivery: Day release at the Keighley Campus

Course content:

The Apprenticeship framework comprises of

  • Work based assessment (NVQ Certificate QCF)
  • Technical Certificate – Not required
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights (workbook)
  • Personal Learning and thinking skills
  • Functional Skills (project and tests)

City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 – Ladies Hairdressing

  • Mandatory Units
  • 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

Optional Units

  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Cutting gents hair

Knowledge Based Element

No stand alone knowledge based qualification is required. The level 2 certificate for Hairdressing is a combined knowledge and competence qualification.

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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