Vivid Hair Professional Apprenticeship – White & Jones (LS28 9JB)

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You will be trained by an award winning Vivid Hair technician and undergo a college course one day a week. You will be employed by White & Jones earning a wage and working as part of a team. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a Vivid colour expert and to develop into a permanent team member with future career development opportunities.


As a hairdressing apprentice with us, you’ll be trained by an award-winning vivid hair technician. This is a unique opportunity where you will be learning from an experienced professional in the industry. You’ll gain hands-on experience in all aspects of the craft from cutting and colouring to styling and customer care. Duties will include:

  • Meeting and conducting consultations with clients
  • Shampooing and conditioning hair and providing treatments, drying hair, setting hair and sourcing equipment
  • Assisting qualified Hairdressers with mixing colours, moving on to colour application and colour theory
  • Some cutting and styling will be involved in this role, which will become more complex throughout the training to include some advanced techniques
  • Assisting with reception duties and offering refreshments to clients, moving onto making new appointments for clients and managing the schedule
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Taking and posting images and videos to the salons social media

About the Employer

White and Jones are an award winning salon in Leeds specialising in vivid colour transformations.

Things to Consider

  • You can review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Training to be Delivered

During your apprenticeship you will be enrolled at Leeds City College (School of Hair and Beauty) and will complete the following programme:

  • Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship
  • This programme allows students to develop their skills, knowledge and behaviours through the practical period which can be delivered at college or in the workplace, as well as on the job training delivered in the workplace by your employer
  • The role overview of a hair professional is to provide a range of hairdressing services that meet client requirements, that are based on a comprehensive consultation, applicable industry tests, whilst maintaining exceptional client care skills, safe working practices, meeting legal, industry and organisation standards, procedures and protocols
  • Hairdressing Professionals are creative, passionate, and driven professionals who work without supervision. They provide a quality service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills
  • A Hairdressing Professional works in the hairdressing industry, which is one of the largest, most trusted and fashion forward professions. They take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, are proactive, flexible and adaptable, plan their work and time, they aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry
  • This is a 24 month apprenticeship (21 months for the practical period and 3 months for the end point assessment)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer Name

White & Jones

Employer Address

LS28 9JB

Expected Duration

24 Months

Working Week

Monday: College Day Tuesday: 0900 - 1700 Wednesday: 0900 – 1700 Thursday: Day off Friday: 0900 – 1700 Saturday: 0900 – 1700 Sunday: Day off

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount


What You Need

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Administrative skills

Personal Qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Team working
  • Creative, Initiative
  • Must be punctual
  • Willingness to learn

Future Prospects

  • Permanent position with White & Jones
  • Career development and future management opportunities

Date Posted


Leeds City College