Employers Grant Available!


The AGE 16 to 24 is aimed at helping eligible employers to offer young people employment through the Apprenticeship programme, by providing wage grants to assist them in recruiting their first apprentice.

The National Apprenticeship Service is committed to working closely with our strategic partners including AoC, AELP, colleges and training providers across the country to deliver our ambition for the AGE 16 to 24… Read More

British Hairdressing Business Awards


We are proud to announce that we have won a top 5 nomination for the British Hairdressing Business Awards in the category of, Independent Salon – Business Newcomer. With the judges commenting on the number and quality of entries getting better every year we are particularly proud that in our first year of business we have been chosen out of the 1000’s of entries and received a top 5 nomination.

Learn the Art of Hairdressing


Hair Academy South West is at the cutting edge of hairdressing training and education. From Work Based Learning Apprenticeships, City & Guilds NVQ qualifications, barbering, diplomas, creative colouring and short or long term courses.

We have the perfect solution for you to start or enhance your career.

Creative Careers


Beauty Therapy through both Practical and Theoretical applications.

The Hair Academy South West stresses the commitment of excellence in hairdressing training. It is operated and owned by hairdressers who have been and are still successful in the industry. Our tutors, who are 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.

Coming soon in Sept 2011 Beauty Therapy

From September 2011 we will be offering Beauty Therapy training in the Hair & Beauty Academy. You will be taught by qualified Beauty Therapists who will help you learn the essential art of Beauty Therapy through practical theoretical applications. We offer both government funded apprenticeships and private funded courses all built around your individual needs. For more information please click here.

Rewarding prospects for Apprenticeships

Hairdressing offers you a creative career that is financially secure.

It’s a happy profession which regularly turns up in surveys as being one of the most satisfying jobs with opportunities to work as stylists both in the UK and internationally.

There are over 50,000 vacancies in hairdressing with a qualified stylist starting at minimum wage to established stylists earning on average between £20,00 – £50,000. There are no entry requirements into hairdressing just a passion to learn which offers a unique opportunity with no restrictions.