Even in difficult economic times people still need to get a haircut. In terms of job security, hairdressers are almost guaranteed a job for life! Keeping your training and education up to date, stay up to speed with trends and grow your social network, and you’ll never be short of work.
Our curriculum is designed to meet the diverse needs of the demographic area. We continually observe and expand new and emerging trends. We challenge ideas and forge links with employers and influencers in the industry. Most people think they have an ‘idea’ of what Hairdressing is about?
Interesting fact: The founders of the development of hairdressing are the ancient Egyptians. They dyed their hair with henna and bleached it, and made a perm on the Kalamis iron rod.
When qualified as a hairdresser or Barber you join one of the largest clubs in the world! Hairdressing is a way of life and each day will be a different learning experience.Most of our hairdressing students would say that ‘the learning experience with us has changed their life’
When embarking on our courses, you’ll have the opportunity to develop a range of skills, not only in hair but also life skills for example;• Communication• Retail development• Promotional services and product knowledge• Customer engagement skills You will have the opportunity to study on many levels in the discipline of hairdressing, Level 1 through to Level 4 will take you on a journey of discovery and realisation that knowledge and skills go hand in hand.
Barbering services will give you the tools to compete in a fast-paced industry enabling you to gain full-time employment.
• Skills are measured by a number of assessed practical assignments• Knowledge is assessed by online multiple-choice examination
To experience realistic working practice in our state-of-the-art salons. Work with industry experts and collaborate with market leaders.
You will have the opportunity to build your portfolio to boost your online presence.You will be trained and prepared to compete at a high level and most of our students can work independently and go on to own their own businesses.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. Student Services
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For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01709 362111.
- 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify.
“I enjoy coming to college and learning new skills to further my hairdressing career.”Ellie Reek Level 2 Hairdressing Former student at Swinton Academy
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2024-25. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.