Foundation Ladies Cutting & Styling

COURSE LENGTH: 5 weeks (25 days)

Take your first step into the world of hairdressing with this Beginners Hairdressing Course. You will learn the 9 Alan d Foundation haircuts along with classes on shampooing, blow-drying, cutting, styling, client care and salon protocol.

This course can be full or part-time.

The Alan d Foundation Ladies Cutting & Styling Hairdressing certificate is awarded on completion of the course.

Course Price:

£3,000 inc VAT



£600 deposit and 4 weekly payments of £600

Beginners Hairdressing Course Date


January 8 / February 5 / March 4 / April 2 / April 29
May 28 / June 24 / July 22 / August 19 / September 16
October 14 / November 11 / December 9

Our Hairdressing Academy

Located in Hayne St, EC1, Barbican, adjacent to Farringdon Elizabeth Line, Barbican exit, our London Hairdressing School is in the heart of the City of London making it easily accessible by public transport. You will learn in a realistic working environment using salon-professional only products.


Do I need any qualifications to apply for your Foundation Hairdressing Course?
No, you don’t need any particular qualifications to apply for this Beginners Hairdressing Course, however, spoken English is essential. It’s ideal for those who haven’t had any previous hairdressing experience.

Can I take this course part-time?
Yes, you can take our Foundation Hairdressing Course part-time. You will need to attend classes at least 3 consecutive days per week.

Is the Alan d Foundation Ladies Cutting & Styling Certificate industry recognised?
Yes, all our certificates are industry recognised, providing a great starting point for beginning your career in Hairdressing.

Could I become a professional Hairdresser after this course?
This course is a great first step to becoming a professional Hairdresser and will give you a basic understanding of haircutting and styling. To become a qualified, new hairstylist, you’ll need more training, so we would recommend taking one of our Diploma or NVQ Courses after this.

Which hairstyling techniques will I learn in this course?
We teach the 9 Alan d Foundation haircutting techniques from long hair to short, as well as blow drying & styling hair to suit each haircut.

What Hairdressing Course could I take after this to expand my skills?
We would recommend our Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing or our Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Courses. You can add Barbering to our Level 3 Diploma Course or our NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing and Barbering Course for those looking to grow their skills in both ladies and mens Hairdressing.

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