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Hairdressers and Barbers

Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.

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About this Career

£9,849

Average salary

New workers start around £5,495.64. Normal pay is £9,849 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £18,614.73.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Critical Thinking
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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