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hairdressing training

We offer a range of courses in hairdressing, beauty and barbering. Contact us to start your apprenticeship

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A wealth of experience

Our award winning team offer high quality training in a real salon environment.

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Contact us to find out about any of our courses.

Delivering high quality, flexible hair and beauty training to meet the needs of learners and individuals across the South West.
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Hairdressing Employers


Do you own a hair & beauty salon and need to train your apprentices or are you looking for hair and beauty apprentices to work in your business?

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Hairdressing Apprenticeships


Are you looking to start a career in Hairdressing, Barbering or Beauty? Get real salon experience and earn while you learn.

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Course Information

Interested in learning how to become a beauty or hair stylist? We have a variety of short and long term courses available.

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Which course is best for me?

We will take the time to talk through your options and give you the best advice

What equipment will I need to buy before I start?

We recommend that you start with the essential equipment, which you can purchase from us in the form of kit bags.

How much is a kit bag?

Our kit bags start from £195 and include everything that you need to get started.

When can I start?

You can normally start at the time that best suits you, we have courses starting throughout the year.


What is work based learning?

It is a Government funded course; if you are eligible for this our Academy will discuss this with you.

What qualifications do I need?

You do not need any qualifications to start, just the desire to work hard and learn.

What should I wear?

You will need to dress in professional looking black coloured clothes.

Who benefits from the Academy?

Salon employers, school leavers, schools, pupils, mature students, models and everyone aged 16 and above.


How do I find a salon for an apprenticeship?

There are lots of different ways to find a salon to start your apprenticeship.

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How much will it cost?

Please have a look at our prices page for more information on costs.

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Where are you based?

We have an academy in Taunton.

Anything else that you would like to know?

Please contact us via the website, email or phone, we would love to help.

Attention all Employers

The incentive for hiring a new Apprentice, a minimum of £3000, has been extended until 31st January 2022.

Please contact The Hair Academy South West to discuss this opportunity further – [email protected]

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