FAQ’s

Hair Academy South West Frequesntly Asked Questions

What course is best for me?

—We will take the time to advice you of your best options.

When can I start?

—You can start at a time that best suites you, we constantly have new courses starting.

What equipment do I need?

—We recommend you start with the essential equipment which you can purchase from us in the form of kitbags. They start from £195 and include everything you need to get started.

What is work based learning?

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

What qualifications do I need?

—You do not need any qualifications to start  your course, just the desire to learn.

What do I wear?

—Professional looking black 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?

  • —Visit the salons in your area and leave a covering letter & C.V.
  • —Look at vacancies in your local paper
  • —Look at your local Job Centre Plus vacancies
  • —Call all the salons in your local Yellow Pages and ask if they have any vacancies
  • —Ask the Hair and Beauty Academy South West for current salon vacancies, telephone: 01823 350444
  • Ask friends and family if they know of any vacancies
  • —Look up www.apprenticeshipvacancymatchingservice.lsc.gov.uk,
  • Register your details and create a CV. You can then search  and apply for vacancies on-line

Got your own question to ask?

—Then contact us at the Academy we would love to help