4 Weeks Comprehensive Colouring Course

COURSE LENGTH: 4 weeks (20 days)

This 4-week course is for newcomers to the industry or those who have been trained to cut but have no colouring experience. It’s mostly practical with some theory. On day 1 you’ll have an initial induction before moving onto basic product knowledge, foils, root coverage, full-head colour, meche and balayage.

This course has minimal theory and no online testing. 

Alan d Comprehensive Cutting & Colouring certification is awarded on completion.

You can take this course at both our London and Ipswich Hairdressing Schools.

Beginners Hairdressing Course Dates:


January 10 / February 14 / March 21 / April 25
May 30 / July 4 / August 8 / September 12
October 17 / November 21 / December 12

Course Price:


Less 10%: £265
Cost of course with promo: £2,385

Our Hairdressing Academies

Our 4 Weeks Comprehensive Hair Colouring Course can be taken at both our London and Ipswich Hairdressing Schools.

Situated in West Smithfield, Farringdon, our London Hairdressing School offers first-class training in a realistic salon environment. Learn from some of the best Hairdressing trainers in the industry, practicing on both dummy heads and live models.

Our Ipswich Hairdressing School is ideal for those living in East Anglia who want to learn from some of the best Hairdressing trainers in the industry. You will learn all the latest colouring techniques whilst learning in a realistic working environment.


Do I need any qualifications to apply for your Comprehensive Hair Colouring Course?
No, you don’t need any specific qualifications for this Beginner’s Course. However, spoken English is essential. It’s ideal for those who’ve had some basic Hairdressing training such as cutting and styling but have no colouring experience.

Can I take this course part-time?
Yes, you can take our Comprehensive Hair Colouring Course part-time. You must attend classes a minimum of 3 consecutive days a week to complete the course.

Is Alan d certification recognised across the Hairdressing industry?
Yes, our certification is recognised across the Hairdressing industry and is a great asset to your Hairdressing CV.

Which hair-colouring products do you use in your Hair Colouring Courses?
We use salon-only professional brands to ensure that you learn with the type of products that you would use in a professional Salon.

What will this course allow me to do on the Salon floor?
The aim of this course is to help you learn all about hair colouring, including product knowledge, application techniques, root coverage, full-head colour, foils, meche and balayage.

Do you have a more Advanced Hair Colouring Course?
Yes, our Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing and Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Courses include hair colour training. If you already have a Hairdressing qualification and are looking to brush up on your hair colouring skills, take a look at these Intermediate Hairdressing Courses. Our most advanced Colouring Course is our Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing.

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