Hairdressing Apprenticeship Opportunity

Rusa Hairdressing

Apprenticeship summary

Are you an aspiring stylist with a passion for creativity? Enthusiastic and eager to learn with good communication skills? We are looking for someone like you to join our team! Refine your skills and discover your talents with us. We offer a supportive working environment and salon training. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! Apply now

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Closing date: April 22, 2024

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Date posted:
February 22, 2024
Possible start date:
May 22, 2024
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During the apprenticeship, the Hairdressing Apprentice will engage in a diverse range of tasks on an average day or week:

Client Interaction: Apprentices will interact with clients, assisting with consultations, offering refreshments, and ensuring a welcoming salon environment.

Practical Skill Development: Hands-on learning is vital. Apprentices will practice cutting, styling, and colouring techniques on mannequins and real clients under supervision.

Product Knowledge: Learning about and recommending haircare products, helping clients choose the right products for their hair type and style.

Throughout the apprenticeship, a typical week will involve a mix of client service, skill refinement, and product knowledge development, providing a well-rounded foundation for a successful career in hairdressing.

The Hairdressing Professional Apprentice will undergo comprehensive training, leading to a Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals via day release college training.

Qualification: The apprentice will achieve a Level 2 Hair Professional qualification, recognised and accredited within the industry at the end of the apprenticeship. They will also complete a Functional Skills qualification in English and maths if required.

Training Details:

Location: The training will primarily take place at our salon, where you’ll receive hands-on experience and mentorship from our expert stylists. Additionally, you will have day-release sessions at college.

Training Schedule: Apprentices will typically follow a one-day-a-week training schedule, ensuring a balanced approach to learning that combines practical salon experience with classroom-based education.
This comprehensive training program is designed to equip our apprentices with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for a successful career in the hairdressing industry.

Upon successful completion of the Hairdressing Apprentice program and obtaining a Level 2 Hair Professional qualification, numerous exciting career paths open up:

  • Junior Stylist: Begin your career as a full-fledged Junior Stylist at our salon, continuing to build your skills and clientele.
  • Senior Stylist: With experience, you can advance to a Senior Stylist role, handling more complex client requests and taking on leadership responsibilities.
  • Specialisation: Explore specialised areas like colour correction, bridal styling, or becoming a certified hair extension expert.
  • Salon Management: Develop your leadership skills and transition into salon management or ownership.
  • Educator: Share your expertise by becoming an educator, teaching the next generation of hair professionals.
  • Fashion or Editorial Stylist: Venture into fashion, media, or film as a stylist for photoshoots, runway shows, or productions.

The possibilities are diverse and exciting. We’re committed to nurturing your talent and helping you achieve your career aspirations within the beauty and hairstyling industry.


Rusa Hairdressing

At Rusa Salon, we are more than just a hair salon; we are a community of passionate professionals dedicated to enhancing the beauty and confidence of our clients. Our mission is to provide transformative hair services that celebrate individuality, empowering our clients to embrace authenticity. With personalised care, education, and sustainable practices, we craft hairstyles that reflect the client's unique essence. We believe great hair should be accessible without compromising valuable time. By blending artistry, top-quality products, and expert techniques, we unlock the potential of hair's health, manageability, and beauty.


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Apprenticeship standard:

Hairdressing professional (level 2)