In accordance with the government guidelines all LHAA and LBTA academies will close for teaching until further notice.
Can I still apply for a course with you?
Yes, please send in an enquiry if you’re interested in our courses. We will keep your details on record and get in touch when our academies reopen and we have new start dates available.
What do I do if I was due to start a course in the next couple of months?
As our academies have had to temporarily close, we have had to delay the start of most of our programmes. We are planning to start new courses in July and September, subject to advice from the government regarding learning establishments. We will have your contact details on file, and will get in touch with you as soon as the situation changes and we can confirm start dates.
What do I do if I am in the application process for a course?
We are planning to start new courses in July and September, subject to advice from the government regarding learning establishments. If you have already in the application process, please be assured we are keeping your details on file and will be in touch as soon as the situation changes and we can confirm start dates.
What can I be doing whilst I am waiting for the course to start?
Whilst you are waiting for our start dates to be confirmed, here are some things you can do to get yourself ready to enrol:
- Create a CV and personal statement that you will be able to give to salons (for apprentices)
- Follow us on social media @theLHAA and @theLBTA to keep up to date and get some hair and beauty inspiration
- Read industry websites such as Hairdressers Journal and Professional Beauty
- Create a hair, barbering or beauty Instagram account that you can use as your portfolio – follow some popular accounts and get inspired
What if I am a current learner on one of your courses?
If you are currently enrolled on a course, you will be receiving regular contact and set tasks by your tutor. We will be in contact with any news or updates with regards to our academies reopening.
What do I do if I am an apprentice employer?
If you are a salon, you will have received further guidance from us. We will be in contact via email with the latest news and updates. For all queries or concerns, please contact 0208 953 9344.
If you need anything or have any further questions, please do get in touch with us on 0208 953 9344 or [email protected]
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WE ARE LONDON'S TOP HAIRDRESSING APPRENTICESHIP ACADEMY
The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA) is a dynamic and innovative vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing training. The LHAA offers NVQs and Apprenticeships at our state of the art hairdressing academies based in Borehamwood (Hertfordshire), Camden (London), Chiswick (West London), Croydon (South London) and Loughton (Essex).
THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING WITH THE LHAA
We find work placements for our Apprentices in salons
- We work with over 300 hairdressing and barbering salons
- We are recognised as a Wella Centre of Colour Excellence and a HABIA certified school for hairdressing
- LHAA have state-of-the-art hairdressing salon training facilities and high quality learning resources
- We have small class sizes with high quality training
We offer training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience and use professional teaching staff from within the industry to ensure that the curriculum meets the needs of the modern salon environment.
Our innovative Apprenticeship will also offer key employability skills such as customer service, commercial salon awareness and product sales’.
Is hairdressing right for me?
Hairdressing is a fast moving, image conscious business, so you will need to be very presentable, creative, enjoy meeting people and have loads of energy - sounds like you?
What do I need to do to become a barber?
Barbering can be a hugely rewarding profession. If you are enthusiastic, motivated and have the willingness and passion for the industry then barbering is the right choice for you.
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What We Offer...
The LHAA offer Government funded Hairdressing Apprenticeship training on the Hair Professional Apprenticeship standard (Hairdressing) Level 2 and the Hair Professional Apprenticeship standard (Barbering) Level 2 and the Advanced Apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3 Diploma).
The Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard Level 2
Completed in 15 -18 months
Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3
Completed in 12 months.
All training at the LHAA takes place in one of our training Academies in Borehamwood (Hertfordshire), Camden (London), Chiswick (West London), Croydon (South London) or Loughton (Essex). We can support you with finding work in a hairdressing salon as we have contacts with over 300 hairdressing salons across London, Essex and Hertfordshire.
Equipped with high tech training facilities and resources as well as a state of the art hairdressing training salon – giving real commercial hairdressing experience with the highest quality technical training provided by an exceptionally skilled team.
Personalised learning is completed in small intimate classes providing a customised training programme for each individual Apprentice. All students will be provided with high quality learning materials that reflect current industry practice to support your training and achievement. All our Apprentices are also trained in employability skills such as customer service, communicating effectively with customers and salon product retailing. All LHAA students are allocated a personal mentor to support them through the programme both at the Academy and at work.