The Academies offer a flexible curriculum for government-funded students, including hands-on creative workshops and demonstrations in our modern, air-conditioned environment. Whether your apprentice is new to the hairdressing world or a qualified hairdresser or barber working towards NVQ Level 3, Alan d Hairdressing Education offers all levels of training.
We have a strong reputation for work-based-learning and have been delivering Government-funded apprenticeship training for more than 25 years. Every week your Level 2 apprentice attends the Academy their progress will be reviewed by one of our team. They will be happy to help them with any problems that may affect their learning.
Whether your apprentice is training to be a ladies hairdresser or barber, the system is the same. They will spend either one full week at the Academy for each month of their course or one day each week. Functional skills are fully embedded within the course.
Your apprentice will be cutting hair on their second day. The first week of the induction class is run jointly to ensure the Barber trainees receive the same basic cutting skills as the Ladies Hairdressers before they move onto specific Barbering techniques.
Alan d has a well-rehearsed Safeguarding Policy and is an Equal Opportunities organisation.
Terms & Conditions for Enrolment for Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing or Barbering)
- Work-Based-Learning training is fully funded for those under 19 by the ESFA.
- The employer will receive a grant of £1000 paid in equal amounts after months 4 & 13.
- The employer will be liable for the End-Point-Assessment (EPA) cost, presumed to be approximately £300.
- Those 19 and over at the start of their training are partly-funded, so a contribution of £25 per month is paid by the employer up to a maximum of £250, payable by S/O.
- The only other cost is the VTCT registration fee, currently £150, and the EPA as above.
Salon-owners, are you happy with the training your apprentice is getting?
We appreciate that finding the perfect apprentice is difficult enough and keeping them focused can be even harder!
Are you getting the training support that both you and your apprentice deserve?
Call us now to discuss transferring their training to either the London, Ipswich or our new Chigwell, Essex Training Centres.
Don’t forget, day release options are now available at all our the locations. Alan d and VTCT certification is awarded on completion of the course.
Your Apprentice will be cutting hair on their second day of training and during the 3 week (15 day) Induction class they will learn the 9 Alan d Foundation Haircuts together with a variety of finishing techniques before moving on to a further 4 (20 days) weeks of cutting, both on dummy heads and live models. Client care, shampooing and salon etiquette all form part of this module.
The classes then run as follows: 4 weeks (20 days) of setting together with long-hair & perming, 5 weeks (25 days) of colouring and a 5 week (25 days) finishing class preparing the student for the new End-Point Assessment (EPA).
During their time at the Academy your apprentice will work on live models, dummy heads and sit on-line tests towards the completion of their NVQ. In many cases, your apprentice may well complete their course in less than the prescribed 18 months.
At each stage they will be assessed to confirm their progress and it is our policy to fast-track those that perform particularly well and whom we consider to be ready for their End-Point-Assessment (EPA). Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification. Alan d & VTCT certification is awarded on completion of this course.
During the first week (5 days) of the Induction class, the barbering apprentice will learn the 5 longer Alan d Foundation Haircuts on dummy-heads. Over the remainder of the course the Apprentice will be cutting mens hair on live models and dummy-heads using the scissor-over-comb method, clippers, trimmers, beard and moustache trimming and wet-shaving. Client care, shampooing and Barbershop etiquette all form part of this module. They will also sit on-line tests towards the completion of their Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals and at each stage they will be assessed to confirm their progress.
It is our policy to fast-track those that perform particularly well and whom we consider to be ready for their End-Point-Assessment (EPA). Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification. Alan d & VTCT certification is awarded on completion of this course.
For enrolment or more information please call us on 0207 634 9400
BEGINNERS HAIRDRESSING COURSE DATES – 2019
August 5 / September 9 / October 14
November 18 / December 2
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 12