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Why Choose A Career In Hairdressing?

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Thinking of Becoming a Hairdresser?

At Hair Academy South West we are committed to providing the highest quality hairdressing training. The salon is operated and owned by hairdressers who have been, and are still, highly successful in the industry.

Our tutors, who are also winners of numerous awards, have been helping young people to become hairdressers since 1987 and are at the forefront of this exciting career with high achievement rates.

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Why Start A Career In Hairdressing


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Job Satisfaction

Hairdressing is regularly voted as being one of the most satisfying jobs as it provides both creative opportunities alongside financial security.

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Financial Rewards

There are over 50,000 vacancies in hairdressing with a qualified stylist starting at minimum wage through to established stylists earning on average between £20k to £50k.

No Restrictions

There are no minimum entry requirements into hairdressing just a passion to learn which offers a unique opportunity build your new career.

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Diversity In Career

You will find the world of hairdressing extremely diverse. Job opportunities are endless from working in a great salon in your town to working abroad.

Range of hair colours available

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Teaching Others

You may decide, further into your career, that you want to share your new skills and find yourself lecturing or tutoring in a salon, academy or local college.

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Film & TV

You could become a fashion hairdresser for photographic shoots for magazines or decide to work in television, stage or the film industry.


Becoming A Hairdresser

British hairdressing has long been considered some of the best in the world, but is important to choose your training provider carefully.

For more information, advice and guidance on becoming a hairdresser please click below for the Government's apprenticeship website.

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