8 Weeks Comprehensive Hair Cutting & Hair Colouring Course for Beginners

COURSE LENGTH: 8 weeks (40 days)

Ideal for those wanting a completely practical Hair Cutting and Colouring Course. You’ll learn the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts along with finishing techniques, shampooing, cutting, styling, blow-drying, client care and salon protocol. After 4 weeks (20 days), you will then move on to a 4 week (20 days) colour class covering basic product knowledge, root coverage, full-head colour, foils, meche & Balayage. You will be taught on both dummy heads & live models.

This course has minimal theory and no online testing.

The Alan d Comprehensive Cutting & Colouring Course for Beginners certificate is awarded on completion.

This course can be taken at both our London and Ipswich Hairdressing Schools.

Course Price:

£6,360 inc VAT
PROMO PRICE: £2,500 inc VAT


£1,000 deposit and 5 weekly payments of £1,072


Pay in instalments with Knoma

Beginners Hairdressing Course Dates:


November 20 / December 4


January 8 / February 12 / March 18 / April 22
May 28 / July 1 / August 5 / September 9
October 14 / November 18 / December 2

Our Hairdressing Academies

Our 8 Weeks Comprehensive Hair Cutting & Hair Colouring Course can be taken at both our London and Ipswich Hairdressing Schools.

Located in the heart of London, Barbican, adjacent to Farringdon Elizabeth Line, Barbican exit, our London Hairdressing School is the perfect learning environment for those starting their career in Hairdressing. You’ll be learning in a fully fitted salon environment and use salon professional products and tools.

Our Ipswich Hairdressing School is in Queen Street, Central Ipswich, making it easily accessible by public transport or car. As Suffolk’s leading Hairdressing and Barbering Academy, you will receive excellent training using the latest hair colouring products, treatments and styling and cutting tools.


Do I need any qualifications to apply for your Comprehensive Hair Cutting and Hair Colouring Course?
No, you don’t need any qualifications for this Beginners Hairdressing Course. However, spoken English is essential.

Can I take this course part-time?
Yes, you can take our Comprehensive Hair Cutting and Hair Colouring Course part-time. To complete the course, you’ll need to attend classes at least 3 consecutive days per week.

Is this course suitable for someone who hasn’t done any previous Hairdressing training?
Yes, this course is ideal for newcomers as well as those who’ve had some basic training in cutting and colouring but felt this training wasn’t comprehensive enough.

Is the Alan d Comprehensive Cutting & Colouring Course for Beginners certificate industry recognised?
Yes, our certificate is industry recognised and a great way to start your Hairdressing career.

Which hair colour products do you use in this course?
We use salon-only professional brands to ensure you learn with the products used by professional Hairdressers. This will allow you to have experience using these products and gain vital product knowledge.

Will I be work-ready after completing this course?
You will have the basic knowledge to work on the Salon floor. However, you could expand your skillset and take one of our Level 3 Diplomas or Level 2 NVQ Hairdressing Courses. These courses can help you work towards becoming a fully qualified new stylist.

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