Hairdressing Apprentice – Exeter, Devon

Hairdressing Apprentice


Exeter, Devon


Hairdressing Apprentice

Meraki Lifestyle Salon and Spa are looking for a Level 2 apprentice to join their friendly hairdressing team in Exeter. The employer is looking for someone to join the team and begin their learning by greeting clients, cleaning the salon, washing hair. You would then progress to cutting, styling cutting and other salon services.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

Annual wage


Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

The successful candidate will be working 30 – 35 hours per week (5 days) between Monday – Saturday. Possible late night training session once a week. The specific days and shifts will be confirmed with the salon upon initial meeting.

Total hours per week: 30

Expected duration

24 Months

Possible start date

30 Apr 2023

Date posted

02 Mar 2023


3.5 miles

Apprenticeship level


Level 2 (GCSE)

Reference number



1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Meeting & greeting clients
  • Reception duties, which involve answering the phone and booking appointments
  • Shampooing, conditioning, blow drying and styling hair, also colour and lightening using a range of techniques
  • Housekeeping duties and supporting other stylists will also be part of your day

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Hair Professional Standard
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Having completed the Level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards a Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Standard, to further enhance your skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired

About the employer

The owner of Meraki Lifestyle Salon and Spa, Hayley Williams, has worked in the Hairdressing Industry for 26 years. She became a partner in the business in 2013. Fast forward to 2022 and Hayley is delighted to now have sole ownership. The beautiful, ambient environment that has been created by the highly skilled Meraki team, proudly partnering with the leading high performance, plant based hair and skincare brand Aveda, invites you to choose from the most current and innovative Salon and Spa services.

Maintaining their status as industry leaders, the incredibly talented dual trained Aveda Stylists and therapists, are constantly evolving with ongoing education and investment in developing their skill set.




74 Queen Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional
Level 2 (GCSE)

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