JustCuts Franchising - Franchising News Details

Just Cuts and VERTO collaborate to address national skills shortage

26 May 2021

Budding hairdressers across NSW are set to benefit from an exciting new joint venture featuring Just Cuts and VERTO, which aims to attract more apprentices to a trade that is suffering from a national skills shortage.

The collaboration will see not-for-profit charity organisation, VERTO, exclusively sign-up and register all apprentices at Just Cuts. It is the first time in more than 30 years of operation that Just Cuts has employed apprentices Australia-wide.

Just Cuts CEO Amber Manning proudly launched the program in February which will see 50 apprenticeship positions available in NSW salons.

“I’m so inspired by this opportunity we’ve put together in partnership with VERTO,” Amber said.

“Just Cuts salon floor practical experience, combined with VERTO’s expertise in education and training gives these 50 NSW apprentices a pathway to salon success with the industry’s top employer.”

VERTO CEO Ron Maxwell said his organisation was proud to be working with Australia’s most iconic hairdressers to meet the needs of local communities, especially during a period of uncertainty because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“According to Australian Government predictions, the number of hairdressers employed Australia-wide grew from 57,400 in 2014 to 73,300 in 2019. Unfortunately, this figure is still nowhere near enough with an estimated 82,000 going to be employed in this industry by 2025,” Mr Maxwell said.

“Just Cuts, VERTO and the State Training Services identified the need to address this skills shortage, because many metro and regional locations are crying out for highly skilled workers as demand continues to increase.”

The term of the Just Cuts apprenticeships will be three years, including two years learning full-time at TAFE. Under the current Federal Government Apprenticeship incentive program, each apprentice will receive $1000 after completing the first 12 months of their apprenticeship, and a further $1000 at the successful conclusion of their apprenticeship as an incentive to work in a national skill shortage identified industry.

For more information about all upcoming Just Cuts apprenticeships, visit https://www.justcuts.com.au/careers/current-vacancies. For all other apprenticeship information, visit www.verto.org.au.

Downloadable Files


Recent News / Media

News Image

Just Cuts Hornby provides dream work opportunity for Christchurch youth

01 Jun 2021
JUST CUTS at The Hub Hornby has a new temporary team member for 8 weeks in 19 year old Kahlia Patu.   Just Cuts Hornby Owners Angela and Michael Turner were happy to help Kahlia gain valuable experience in the hairdressing industry with Ara (...)
View
News Image

Cut a Rama comes to West Wyalong this Saturday for the RFDS

01 Jun 2021
Just Cuts is once again ‘Doing it for the Doctor’, holding the annual Cut a Rama fundraising night this year in West Wyalong at the Metropolitan Hotel on Saturday June 5 to kick-off the Outback Car Trek and raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor (...)
View
News Image

Shopping Centre News: People Feature - Denis McFadden, Just Cuts

31 May 2021
Published by Shopping Centre News. See the original article here https://www.shoppingcentrenews.com.au/shopping-centre-news/feature-stories/retailer/denis-mcfadden-just-cuts/ Retailers play a vital role in creating great shopping centres and (...)
View
News Image

Retiring multi-salon Just Cuts Owners reflect on 13 years of small business success

06 May 2021
Just Cuts Owners Noel and Jenny Gregory have announced their retirement due to health reasons. “Leaving our franchise family has definitely left a hole in our hearts,” said Noel Noel and Jenny met through Just Cuts, with Jenny working in the (...)
View
News Image

ANNOUNCED: JUST CUTS WINS BEST LIFESTYLE FRANCHISE AWARD

30 Apr 2021
*** Just Cuts wins Best Lifestyle Franchise Award *** The Global Franchise Awards 2021 was the first year that this initiative had to take into consideration the effects of COVID-19 on the global business community. The winners of this year’s (...)
View