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Each year we see a growing number of adult applicants looking to start their new career in the Hairdressing Industry - the great thing with this industry is that age really does not matter and you can start the career you have always dreamed of whenever. We know that people may work towards a career for 10 years only to realise that it may not be entirely for them. LHAA is the perfect way to get a good insight to the industry and decide whether or not it is something you want to continue to pursue. Our courses will teach you everything from working on the reception at a busy London salon, to providing in depth consultations and recommendations to a wide range of male and female clients. If you are outgoing, friendly and enjoy be able to make people feel confident and happy with their new hair cuts than hairdressing could be for you. This post is here to explain a bit about the career options available once a qualified hairdresser, the different courses that are available and also the academies that we have in London. Why wait when you can work towards your certification and can move on with this great career.
If you have any questions about anything covered in this post or would like to speak to a member of the LHAA team directly then please get in touch with us today and head on down to an upcoming open day.
The are a variety of reasons why you should consider a career in the hairdressing industry and there a whole heap of different progression routes available for hairdressers. So, what are the main reasons that you should really start thinking about a career in the hairdressing industry? Firstly, flexible working hours - Once a fully qualified hairdresser you will be able to work around any family or personal commitments that you may have. This will keep you productive and motivated as you will be able to customise your working day. Secondly, the ability to become your own boss - You could set up your own salon or even decide to work from home or on the road. With a small clientele you will be able to create your own business and decide who to have as clients and who not. One of the main reasons that our students notice about hairdressing is that they are able to use their creativity on the job and come up with some really great haircuts and ensure that their creativity is not wasted!
The final and sometimes best reason is that you will always be meeting new people. You never know who will walk through the door which is perfect for the social butterflies among us as you will always be creating new relationships with the customers that come in. Some of your colleagues and clients will eventually become friends too.
We offer a diverse range of courses to our adult clientele to ensure that there is something suitable for everyone's needs and requirements - All of the courses offer real work based skills that will help you to succeed when your complete your course and start your first industry job. We will outline some of the main courses that we offer below.
Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing - This course is perfect for those who have never had any exposure to hairdressing and are looking to find out more about what is included in the day to day activities of hairdressers. On this course you will be exposed to all the different areas of hairdressing and also the latest equipment and technology available in the industry.
Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing - This course is for those who have had some form of formal training and is perfect for those who may have completed their level 2 diploma and want to learn more skills that are needed to work in a role that has more responsibility and potentially work towards the role of a senior stylist.
Level 2 Diploma in Barbering - Although barbering is technically different to hairdressing this may be something that will interest you. The level 2 course is perfect for any one who wants to find out what is included in the barbering industry and provides learners with a very good knowledge of the fundamentals of barbering .
If you would like to find out more about the different courses that we offer then head on over to the link provided and head on down to one of our upcoming open days.
As mentioned above the hairdressing courses that we offer are aimed at giving everyone a thorough understanding of the industry and also a good knowledge of the skills and techniques needed to excel in the industry. All of the academies have state of the art facilities allowing our tutors to train students in a great environment that replicates the layout, style and clients that a working salon will have. This means that once you secure your first job in the industry you will be prepared for any eventuality. In addition to learning all of this you will meet a variety of like minded people that have the potential to become good friends.
LHAA have academies across the entirety of London - You can check out our hairdressing academies by heading on over to the link provided. We look forward to helping you on your first step towards a career in the hairdressing industry.