Beauty Therapist Apprentice – Charlottes Academy

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Hair and Beauty
Full Time
£4.30 per hour

Here at The Isle of Wight College we work with a number of employers, in a vast array of industries. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for Charlottes Academy as a Beauty Therapist Apprentice.

Do you have a passion for Beauty and for making people look and feel amazing?

Charlotte’s Academy is a cornerstone of the Cowes business scene and has been providing clients with quality hair and beauty treatments for over 20 years. Created in 2001 by the owner and Creative Director Charlotte Stephan, the 5-star hair salon has come a long way from its small beginnings.

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In addition to the six cutting stations, the new salon was fitted out with top of line washing stations, three hair colouring stations, two beauty rooms for skin care, waxing, and massage as well as a spa including a hot tub, sauna, and shower room.

?Providing clients with professional hair and beauty treatments is only a part of how Charlottes Academy has grown year-on-year and survived many years of economic turbulence. The other key to their success is an ethos that has been instilled in the team.  

 When you visit Charlottes Academy for hair or beauty treatments, you can expect a 5-Star salon experience.

 Rather excitingly, the salon is now looking for an enthusiastic, friendly Beauty apprentice to join their team whilst working towards a Beauty Therapist Level 2 Apprenticeship programme.

Tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing a friendly service in a professional 5-star salon and spa environment
  • Learning valuable customer service experience and how to perform beauty and massage treatments

Personal, Essential Qualities:

  • Reliable, sociable individual with a passion for Beauty
  • Willing to learn and develop skills alongside a friendly and professional team in a fun and creative environment
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications Required:

GCSE grade C/4 or above in English & Maths (or equivalent qualification and/or ability to work towards these Functional Skills) 

Apprenticeship Framework: 

  • Level 2 Beauty Therapist Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required and if not previously achieved GCSE grade 4 or above
  • 15 – 18-month Apprenticeship
  • There is a requirement to complete 20% off the job training, College attendance will contribute but time spent either learning something new, other courses or any support work that is not in your usual role will also be counted
  • Weekly attendance at The Isle of Wight College

Working Week:

  • Between 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Weekend work will be included


£4.30 per hour

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit:

Once qualified and dependant on company needs at that time, there may be permanent positions available for the successful candidates.

So, if this sounds like the next step you want to take with your career, then please apply with a cover letter and CV telling us why you feel you would be the ideal person to take on this brilliant opportunity.

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