The ultimate introduction to hairdressing - our Beginner’s Course is available at NVQ (National Vocational Qualifications) and a non-NVQ level. You will learn the core hairdressing techniques that have been the foundation upon which many hairdressing professionals have launched their careers. To fast track yourself to success, all you need is vision, creativity and an enthusiasm to learn.

Course focus

Cutting & Styling

  • One length cuts
  • Fundamental layering techniques
  • Precision cuts
  • Transient – Our Signature Cuts
  • Men’s
  • Setting and blow-drying
  • Hair up

Colouring & perming

  • Temporary colour
  • Semi-permanent colour
  • Quasi colour
  • Tint application
  • Highlights
  • Perm winding and neutralizing


No previous hairdressing experience.

Equipment Needed

All equipment is provided

Duration & cost

30 week programme

Combining Cutting & Styling, Colouring & Perming, £13,000 + VAT

26 week programme

combining Cutting & Styling, Colouring & Perming (Designed for students outside of the EU, £11,500 + VAT

18 week programme

Cutting & Styling only, £8,085 + VAT

9 week programme

Colouring & Perming only, £4,740 + VAT

5 days

Beginners Highlighting only, £715 + VAT

Interest free payment plans are available on this course.

*Also available at our Edinburgh and Manchester Academies.

NB: We can guarantee that all information necessary to pass the NVQ will be passed onto the students; we do not guarantee that every student will be awarded an NVQ – this is dependent on the hard work and determination of each individual.