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Location: Blackburn

To apply, click here: Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship (Level 3) (blackburn.ac.uk)

Job Description

Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals are creative, passionate, and driven professionals who work without supervision, managing themselves and others when required. They provide a quality service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills. 

Applicants must have a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification. 

You will be expected to:

  • Meet and greet clients
  • Basic Styling
  • Reception
  • Cleaning duties
  • Training

Training from the college

  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Provide client consultation services
  • Hair colour conversion services
  • Smoothing and straightening services
  • Plan and create hairstyling portfolio

An Advanced and Creative Hair Professional:

  • demonstrates professionalism by maintaining confidentiality and discretion
  • researches fashion forward trends, using the results to create, plan and promote a collection of hairstyle looks that reflects their own individuality
  • analyses the factors that influence the design and creation of the collection of hairstyle looks, including the target audience
  • designs a range of looks to create a fashion forward collection of hairstyle looks
  • maintains effective and safe methods of working
  • uses and adapt a range of sectioning and cutting guidelines, creative and precision techniques and technical skills to create and enhance the collection of hairstyle looks
  • carries out precision and personalised cutting tailored to individual client characteristics
  • formulates imaginative creative advanced colour conversion services to change the depth and tone of the hair
  • uses a range of creative finishing and dressing techniques, advanced creative colouring techniques to enhance the collection of hairstyle looks
  • presents, showcases and promotes their skills though their collection of hairstyle looks via a variety of media types and platforms
  • provides a smoothing strengthening service to clients
  • carries out in-depth consultation and complex analysis of the hair
  • uses and applies the products, tools and equipment, in accordance with legal requirements, manufacturers' instructions and salon policy
  • provides advice on future services and products
  • evaluates the results of the service to improve further practice

Person Specification

Skills

Good communication skills

Friendly

Confident

Organised

Able to use own initiative

Flexible

Personal Qualities

Good time keeping

Smart appearance

Team player

Qualifications 

Will need to pass an initial assessment at Blackburn College

Must have a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification

Things to Consider

There may be at least one late night per week and Saturday work.

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

Future Prospects

Full time position with your own clients in a salon

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

18 months

Training to be Provided

All aspects of L3 Hairdressing will be trained both at college (one day per week) and in salon

Contact Name and Number

Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500

Apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

 

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