Traineeship Agreement

This Traineeship Agreement is between the following parities:

Hairdressing/Barbering Traineeship

Responsibilities of the Employer:

Along with the trainee and academy, agree an lndlvidual Trainee Agreement based mainly on natonally agreed i
standards for hardressing and barbering as set out in the traineeship framework.

To provide high quality work experience opportunities along with the support and guidance necessary within an agreed timescale in order to meet the objectives of the Individual Trainee Agreement.

To celebrate and maintain records of all achievement gained by the trainee.

To fulfil all contractual and statutory responsibilities, in particular to take responsibility for prqviding equality of opportunity and the health, safety and welfare of the trainee whilst at work.

To participate in regular reviews with the academy and complete all action plans aimed at improving the work experience opportunity.

To provide and receive feedback to and from the trainee in order to establish an ongoing and constructive process of review and evaluation of performance.

To encourage continued employment and progression to an apprenticeship at the completion of the trainee ship framework

Responsibilities of the Trainee:

Along with the employer and academy, agree an Individual Trainee Agreement based mainly on nationally agreed standards for hairdressing and barbering and which includes subjects set out in the traineeship framework,

Comply with all rules of.the traineeship programme and the academy and salon work placement and be hard working, attentive, punctual and committed in both work and training in order to achieve the objectives of the Individual Trainee Agreement.

To focus on and work hard at acquiring the skills and knowledge set out in the Individual Trainee Agreemen! and underĀ­ take assessments and reviews, keeping all assessment records secure.

At all times to behave in a safe and responsible manner in accordance with the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act and the rules of the salon and academy.

To promote the best interests of the academy and the employer's business at all times and to work towards progressing to an apprenticeship on completion of the traineeship framework.

Responsibilities of the Academy:

Along with the employer and trainee, agree an Individual Trainee Agreement based mainly on nationally agreed standards for hairdressing and barbering and which includes subjects set out in the traineeship framework,
To ensure funding provided by the funding body is used in the most effective way possible to support the trainee's ambitions to complete their traineeship.

To ensure that the trainee is at all times placed in a working environment that promotes equality of opportunity and the health, safety and wellbeing of the triainee.

To ensure that all teaching, learning and assessment meet national standards of quality across all of the traineeship framework,

To ensure that regular reviews of the employer and trainee are completed and recorded.

In the event that the employer is unable to continue to offer work experience, to use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the trainee is offered an opportunity to transfer to a different employer under a similar Individual Trainee Agreement.

Probationary Period

This agreement is subject to a probationary period of up to two weeks during which involvement may be terminated by any party giving notice to both of the other two parties. At the end of the probationary period, the offer of a traineeship will be either:

  • Confirmed
  • Withdrawn
  • The probationary period extended in order for the employer to evaluate the trainee's suitability to continue a trainee ship

During the probationary period the trainee should evaluate whether hairdressing or barbering is an appropriate career for them and confinn this with the employer and academy before the start of the traineeship programme.