Hairdressing Courses In London & Ipswich

Hairdressing Courses for Beginners

Your New Career, Our Great Training

With over 60 years of experience in the Hairdressing & Barbering industry, both as salon owners and as Hairdressing and Barber school owners, Alan d know that practical training makes a great Hairdresser or Barber. If you are looking for a hairdressing or barbering course that gives you the skill you need to start your career, our courses include a unique blend of practical hairdressing training, demonstrations and theory classes which deliver results.

Our Beginners courses run from only 5 weeks for a basic introduction to haircutting up to 26 weeks for our nationally recognised and Diploma certificated Ladies & Mens Hairdressing Course. For those Hairdressers & Barbers already qualified, our Intermediate & Advanced courses run from 1 day to 30 days, including a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing. These courses can be taken in either our City of London or Ipswich Academies.

We encourage models of all ages and backgrounds into our bespoke Academies to ensure you learn in a realistic working environment, matching that of your chosen career. Whether you are learning Hairdressing or Barbering on one of our unique courses, you will learn at your own pace and with regular one-to-one feedback, your confidence will grow quickly.

Foundation Ladies Cutting & Styling

Course Price: £2,250
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £1,910
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £437.50

Course length: 5 weeks (25 days)

 

This is a first step into ladies hairdressing for beginners.

The course is aimed at those wishing to have a basic understanding of Ladies haircutting and finishing. It is available at both our London and Ipswich hairdressing schools. It is an ideal stepping-stone to some of the longer-term Diploma & NVQ hairdressing courses.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques. Included in the hairdressing course is training in shampooing, blow-drying, cutting & styling, client care & salon protocol. You will receive hairdressing training on both dummy heads & live models.

This course can be full or part-time.

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


BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2020

January 6 / February 10 / March 16 / April 20 / May 26
June 29 / August 3 / September 7 / October 12
November 16 / December 7

8 Weeks Comprehensive Cutting & Colouring Course for Beginners

Course Price: £4,800
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £4,080
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £614.00

Course length: 8 weeks (40 days)

 

This course is for those new to the industry who want a completely practical hair cutting and hair colouring course. It can also be for those whose basic hairdressing training was not comprehensive enough in both cutting & colouring techniques.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques as well as shampooing, blow-drying, cutting & styling, client care & salon protocol. After 4 weeks (20 days) you will then move on to a 4 week (20 days) hair colouring course covering basic product knowledge, root coverage, full-head colour, foils, meche and 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 hairdressing Certificate is awarded on completion.

You can take our 8 weeks Comprehensive course at both our London and Ipswich hairdressing schools.


BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2020

January 6 / February 10 / March 16 / April 20 / May 26
June 29 / August 3 / September 7 / October 12
November 16 / December 7

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

Course Price: £4,500
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £3,825
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £445

Course length: 10 weeks (50 days) This is an ideal part-time course

 

This hairdressing course is aimed at those looking for a part-time entry into the world of Ladies Hairdressing.

This VTCT Level 3 Certificate course has all the practical hairdressing training you need to become work-ready. Available in both London or Ipswich, it can be part-time, a minimum of 3 consecutive days per week, leaving you free to work the rest of the week!

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques. Moving on, the units included in this exciting course are promoting & selling products & services to clients, monitoring & maintaining health & safety practice in the salon, cutting women’s hair to create a variety of looks, colouring hair to create a variety of looks, styling & dressing hair, hairdressing consultation, support for colleagues, hair & scalp specialist services & creative hairdressing design skills. You will be trained on both dummy heads & live models.

VTCT & Alan d Level 3 Diploma in hairdressing certificate is awarded on completion of the course.


BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2020

January 6 / February 10 / March 16 / April 20 / May 26
June 29 / August 3 / September 7 / October 12
November 16 / December 7

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing & Barbering

Course Price: £6,750
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £5735.50
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £446

Course length: 15 weeks (75 days) This is an ideal part-time course

 

This course is aimed at those looking for a part-time entry into the world of Ladies & Men’s Hairdressing.

This VTCT Level 3 Certificate course has all the practical barbering and hairdressing training you need to become work-ready. It can be part-time, a minimum of 3 consecutive days per week, leaving you free to work the rest of the week! You can train at either of our hairdressing schools in London or Ipswich.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques. Moving on, the units included in this exciting qualification are promoting & selling products & services to clients, monitoring & maintaining health & safety practice in the salon, cutting women’s hair to create a variety of looks, colouring hair to create a variety of looks, styling & dressing hair, hairdressing consultation, support for colleagues, hair & scalp specialist services & creative hairdressing design skills.

For the final part of the hairdressing course you will join our barbering class which incorporates all the latest techniques using scissors, scissor-over-comb, clipper work, beard & moustache trimming. Client care, shampooing, blow-drying & salon protocol all form part of the course. You may choose to add wet-shaving as an extra cost option. You will be trained on both dummy heads & live models.

VTCT & Alan d Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing & Barbering certificate is awarded on completion of the course.


BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2020

January 6 / February 10 / March 16 / April 20 / May 26
June 29 / August 3 / September 7 / October 12
November 16 / December 7

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

Course Price: £9,000
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £7,650
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £447

Course length: 20 weeks (100 days)

 

This course is aimed at those looking to be work-ready on completion of their hairdressing training and have an internationally recognised qualification. It is available in both our London and Ipswich hairdressing schools.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn to cut & style utilising the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques before moving onto roller-setting, long hair, colouring & perming. Client care, shampooing, blow-drying & salon protocol all form part of the course leading to completion of your NVQ Level 2. You will be trained on both dummy heads & live models.

NVQ courses include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification.

Alan d and VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing certificate is awarded on completion of the course.


BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2020

January 6 / February 10 / March 16 / April 20 / May 26
June 29 / August 3 / September 7 / October 12
November 16 / December 7

The Masterclass Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing & Barbering

Course Price: £11,700
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £9,945
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £448

Course length: 26 weeks (130 days)

 

This hairdressing course is available in both our London and Ipswich academies. It is aimed at those looking to be work-ready on completion of their hairdressing training and have an internationally recognised qualification.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn to cut & style utilising the 9 Alan d foundation haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques, before moving onto roller-setting, long hair, colouring & perming.

For the final part of the hairdressing course you will join the barbering class, which incorporates all the latest techniques using scissors, scissor-over-comb, clipper work, beard & moustache trimming & wet-shaving.

Client care, shampooing, blow-drying & salon protocol all form part of the course leading to completion of your NVQ Level 2. You will be trained on both dummy heads & live models.

NVQ courses include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification.

Alan d and VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing & Barbering certificate is awarded on completion of the course.


BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2020

January 6 / February 10 / March 16 / April 20 / May 26
June 29 / August 3 / September 7 / October 12
November 16 / December 7

Intermediate Courses

Our Intermediate Ladies Hairdressing Courses are ideal for those with previous experience in hairdressing, who want to brush up on their skills and get back on the salon floor

#OntheFloor

Course Price: £270 for 1 day, £500 for 3 days, £750 for 5 days & £1200 for 10 days.
Course length:
1, 3, 5 & 10 Days
Start Dates: By Request

 

This is a bespoke hairdressing course created by you!

The course is aimed at those who’ve left college with a qualification but aren’t confident or skilful enough to work on the salon floor, or those needing to brush up on a specific skill.

Open to all ages, #OntheFloor is a hairdressing boot-camp course. No theory, no exams, up to 10 days of practical hairdressing training in blocks of 1, 3, 5 or 10 days. Concentrating on cutting, colouring or barbering. It will increase your skill levels & boost your confidence.

The Refresher/Confidence-Builder

Course Price: £750
Course length:
5 days
Start dates: Weekly

 

This is the Alan d signature hairdressing course.

This course is for hairdressers returning to the industry who would like to polish up their skills, or experienced stylists who feel “bogged down” with their everyday routine & are looking for inspiration.

This confidence building course is also designed for young stylists who have just completed initial hairdressing training & wish to improve their confidence levels as well as basic techniques.

Courses begin weekly throughout the year.

The Alan d Hairdressing Refresher certificate is awarded on completion of the course.

Advanced Courses

Our advanced hairdressing courses

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

Course Price: £3,000
Less 15% discount for payment in full prior to starting… £2,550
OR
£500 deposit and weekly payments from only £500

Course length: 30 days

 

This 30-day hairdressing course is aimed at qualified stylists who wish to develop more advanced skills whilst working towards an internationally recognised qualification.

Following an induction, you will work on units including creative cutting, advanced colour techniques, colour correction & long hair work, concentrating on the creative side of the industry.

NVQ courses include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification.

The Alan d & VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing certificate is awarded on completion of the course.


COURSE DATES – 2020

January 13 / February 17 / March 23 / April 27 / June 1
July 6 / August 10 / September 14 / October 19
November 23 / December 7

Hair Extensions Course

Course Price: By quotation
Course length:
2 days
Bookings: On request

 

This hairdressing course is aimed at qualified stylists looking to include hair extensions as part of their services, or those already offering hair extensions but wanting to update their skills. We can arrange training with some of the industry best.

Please call us for more details.

The Alan d Hair Extensions certificate is awarded on completion of the course.

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