Careers

Hairdressing is a great career with excellent prospects. A qualification gained at Andrew Collinge Training will open many doors.

What sort of work can I do with a Hairdressing Qualification?

Stylist in a Top Salon
Photographic Session Work
Film & Television
Freelance work
Work abroad & on cruise liners or in hotels

Will hairdressing suit me?

Hairdressing is a fast moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, have artistic ability, enjoy meeting people, have a natural aptitude and plenty of energy.

What qualifications do I need?

You don’t have to be the academic type, although an average level of English and Maths is important, together with the ability to take an active part in studying for your hairdressing qualification.

What skills will I need?

The creativity to design and interpret hairstyles
Customer service and people skills
An awareness of fashion and current trends
Willingness to learn new hairdressing techniques and methods

Further opportunities

Andrew Collinge is recognised in countries all over the world. Many of our students are now working as stylists in salons as far afield as Australia and the USA. As you progress as a Hairdresser and gain further experience, there are opportunities to work your way up in the company and become a Senior Stylist or Salon Manager.

For those who enjoy academic learning along with developing your creativity, you may decide in the future to take teaching qualifications. Then you can use your skills and learning to train up new apprentices either in the salon workplace or within a training company.
Or perhaps you want to open your own salon in the future? Hairdressing is one of the few professions where you can have your own name above the door.