Whether you're leaving school, unemployed or just looking for a career you are passionate about, our Hair, Beauty & Barbering Academies are here to give you the skills you need for your dream job in the beauty industry by learning in a real salon environment, not a classroom!
With a variety of programmes in hairdressing, barbering, make-up and beauty therapy all with progression and apprenticeship opportunities, now is the perfect time to find out more!
All of our Academies are equipped with high-tech training facilities and resources as well as a state-of-the-art training salon – giving real commercial experience with the highest quality technical training provided by an exceptionally skilled team.
We offer training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience and use professional teaching staff from within the industry to ensure that the curriculum meets the needs of the modern salon environment.
Study programmes and apprenticeships to funded courses for adults across a range of subjects such as hairdressing, barbering, makeup, nail tech and beauty therapies.
What courses do we offer?
Start your career in the Hairdressing industry. Learn how to style, finish, colour and lighten hair, and how to advise and consult with clients. Progress through the different levels available and learn how to creatively style and dress hair as well as cut hair using a variety of techniques.
Begin your career in a vibrant and creative industry, courses are designed to provide you with good knowledge of basic gent’s hairdressing and are designed for those who have a genuine interest in barbering. As you progress through the levels you will look at both the practical and theoretical sides needed to advance your career in Barbering.
If you are looking to embark on a career in make-up, we have a variety of courses designed to equip you with the knowledge, practical skills and industry-required qualifications to allow you to work in the media, fashion industry or for yourself.
Achieve your dream career as a nail technician with this Nail Technology Enhancement course. Learn a variety of skills, including manicures, pedicures and nail enhancement. Understand all the relevant health and safety procedures required, and learn about the application of gel and acrylic nails as well as nail art and design techniques.
Start your career in the beauty industry with our Beauty Therapy course. Learn about the various aspects of beauty therapy, including facial skincare, waxing, manicures and pedicures, and lash and brow treatments. You will get to work with products and equipment used in a modern beauty salon, studying units that focus on health and safety, body massage, aromatherapy, anatomy and physiology.
Find Out More About Our Academies
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions by students before enrolling on the course.
No. We will make sure that you work at a level that is suitable for you.
Yes, almost all of the training on offer is free due to the course being partly funded by the European Social Fund, Adult Education Budget and other associated funding streams. Some courses may not be funded but can be paid for with an Advanced Learner Loan. We know that can sound confusing, but we can help you figure out what's best for you.
For those aged 16-19 you may be eligible for a training bursary or allowance depending on which country you live in.
You will receive individual career advice whilst on the course to help you with your vocational choices.
Unlike traditional colleges, you can start anytime during the year. We have courses running across the entire calendar year.
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