Hairdressing Courses & Barbering Courses in London & Ipswich

Get your career back on track

Make yourself salon-floor ready

Got a qualification but not much practical training? We’ve got the perfect course for you!

Employers… grants up to £2000 now available

For new Trainees/Apprentices

Now enrolling for May 30th, July 4th & August 8th start dates for Hairdressing & Barbering courses.

We are one of the UK’s leading Hairdressing Schools offering Ladies Hairdressing & Barbering

With over 60 years of experience in the industry, both as salon owners and with hairdressing and barber schools, we know that practical training makes a great hairdresser or barber. We have also been involved in Apprenticeship training for nearly 30 years and partner with some of the leading Hairdressing Salons & Barbershops in London and throughout the UK. We are currently one of the highest achieving hairdressing and barbering schools in the country with an Apprenticeship success rate of over 90% at the EPA (End Point Assessment)

Our Private Hairdressing & Barbering Schools available in London and Ipswich

We currently teach from two locations in the UK. Our Hairdressing Academies are situated in the historic Smithfield area of London and Ipswich Town Centre in Suffolk. With 2 convenient locations and over a 90% pass rate at the End Point Assessment (EPA), we really are the number one destination for a Hairdressing course or Barbering course. Our Barbering and Hairdressing Schools are purpose-built using bespoke equipment and created to reflect the look and feel of a Salon or Barbershop.

I want to become a Hairdresser

Are you are looking for a Hairdressing course which will give you the skills you need to start your career? Our courses include a unique blend of practical training, demonstrations and theory classes which deliver results.

I want to become a Barber

If you are looking to learn Barbering in one of our bespoke Schools in London or Ipswich, you will learn at your own pace. With regular one-to-one feedback, your confidence will grow quickly.

I want to become an Apprentice

Our Hairdressing Apprentices will learn everything from shampooing and client care, cutting and styling, setting and long hair, colouring & perming hair leading up to their End-Point-Assessment.

Private Hairdressing Courses & Barbering Courses with a difference

Are you are looking for a Hairdressing course or Barbering course which will give you the skills you need to start your career? Our courses include a unique blend of practical training, demonstrations and theory classes which deliver results. We use models of all ages and backgrounds to ensure you learn in a realistic working environment that matches that of your chosen career. Whether you are learning Hairdressing or Barbering in one of our bespoke Schools, you will learn at your own pace, with regular one-to-one feedback so that your confidence will grow quickly.

Our courses are available at both our London and Ipswich Hairdressing Academies.

Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Hairdressing & Barbering Courses

Alan d Hairdressing Education offer a wide range of private Ladies Hairdressing and Barbering courses to suit all levels. We have Beginners Courses for those looking to enter the world of Hairdressing or Barbering, Intermediate Courses for those looking to build more confidence on the salon or barbershop floor and Advanced Courses for experienced hairstylists looking to learn advanced skills. All the Beginners’ Courses aim to get you work-ready, teaching you all the latest Hairdressing and Barbering techniques, whilst our Intermediate & Advanced courses will enhance your skillset. All our courses can be taken at both our London and Ipswich Hair Schools.

Private Hairdressing Courses and Barbering Courses in London & Ipswich

Advanced Learner Loans maybe available on some courses

Traineeship & Apprenticeship training in partnership with Central Training Group

Alan Hemmings has been part of the Hairdressing and Barbering industry for over 60 years and ensures that the highest standards taught to him are still met today. In 2010 his dedication to the industry was rewarded by the Fellowship for British Hairdressing with a Lifetime Achievement Award for services to Hairdressing & Education.

Creative Director & Director of Education Edward Hemmings left a career in Banking 30 years ago to train with the company. He now ensures the smooth-running of the Hairdressing and Barbering schools in London and Ipswich whilst looking after his numerous clients and running industry events as a host and compere.

“Together we’ve had over 90 years’ Barbering and Hairdressing experience. We know what Salons and Barbershops are looking for and we know how to create the next generation of Hairdressers and Barbers.”

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