Earn while you learn; apprenticeship program offered by Spa d’ Bune

Do you have a passion for working with people? For being creative? How about your attitude at work? Would it be considered positive?

D. BuneIf the answers to all those questions above is an emphatic “Yes,” and you have an interest in the beauty industry, then Dana Bune, owner and operator of Spa d’Bune has an opportunity that you won’t want to pass up.

Bune is offering an apprenticeship program that could lead to state registration and direct entry into the field of cosmetology. The apprentice will receive on-the-job instruction and experience while also getting paid during the two-year training program, which consists of 3,000 hours, or 18 months to two years.

After completion, the apprentice will be ready to take a state board exam for a professional license in the cosmetology industry in Washington state.

With license in hand, the one-time apprentice will be able to begin work as a fully certified professional cosmetologist at Spa d’Bune. A full-time stylists can earn $50,000 or more a year within the first few years after training, according to Bune.

Applicants for the Spa d’Bune apprenticeship program should inquire about the program at Spa d’Bune, 669 Mullis Street, Suite 101; 360-370-5027 (ask for Dana or Janie Ogle, spa director).

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a high school grade-point average of 3.2 or better. Applicants 18 or older must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, such as a GED.