Hairdressing Apprenticeship at Laura Leigh

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  • Reference: VAC001204213
  • Total Positions: 2
  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Salary: £136.50 per week
  • Hours: 39 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 30 June 2017
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Are you looking to start your hairdressing career in one of Cheltenham’s leading salons. Laura Leigh Hairdressing are an award winning salon based in the centre of Cheltenham who are offering a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to join their busy team to assist current stylists and train in all aspects of hairdressing within the salon.

You will be working towards your L2 Hairdressing apprenticeship by assisting in a range of duties relevant to your studies, you will also be set aside time to complete your learning.

Duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting stylists
  • Shampooing hair
  • Client care
  • Greeting clients
  • Gowning up
  • Making refreshments
  • Keeping the salon clean and organised and stocked up.


Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Willingness to learn new skills

Personal qualities

  • A personable nature
  • Keen interest in fashion and the latest hair trends

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English A* – D (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

Potential to progress to become a Stylist, technician, style director and even salon management.

About the employer

Laura Leigh is the Artistic Director and Head of the Artistic Team at Laura Leigh Hairdressing. Laura has achieved many accolades throughout her career with 17 years of experience within the industry. Laura opened her business in 2005. A boutique salon situated on Cheltenham’s fashionable promenade. Offering an extensive range of luxury, professional hair and beauty treatments for both men and women. Nominated as ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year’ by The Princes trust in 2006. Laura is renowned for her energy, passion and enthusiasm along with her warmth and approachable demeanour. Her professionalism, expertise and dedication to hairdressing has ensured an unrivalled reputation within her region.

Laura is a successful, award winning hairdresser, Specialising in advanced cutting techniques and hair extensions. Laura is highly recommended throughout the Cotswolds as a bridal hairdressing expert. Laura is passionate about inspiring young hairdressers and is committed to providing a continuous education and development programme within the salon. Laura was nominated for the female apprenticeship development award in 2013 for sharing her knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for hairdressing. Laura is ‘The Hair Doctor’ for The Cotswold Style magazine and writes a monthly column, advising readers on the latest news from within the industry.

The Laura Leigh philosophy is to provide the best salon experience imaginable for each client. Offering the latest hair and beauty treatments within an inspiring environment. Exceeding the client’s expectations, by combining a unique personalised customer care with expert technical skills.


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