Wow Academy


WOW Hair Academy offer Hairdressing and Barbering apprenticeships. This apprenticeship is for apprentices who work in either Hairdressing salons or Barber shops. We run bespoke roll on roll off training tailored to meet the apprentice’s needs as well as the employer. We can deliver flexible training both in Hairdressing salon or Barber shops, on a one to one basis, a day release format which the apprentice will come into the academy or a mixture of both to suit the employer’s needs.

The Apprenticeships run, 18 months for Barbering and 24 months for Hairdressing, in which time the apprentice will gain training in both theory and practical elements. The apprentices are supported throughout their apprenticeship and if required, additional support can be arranged to meet the needs of the apprentice.

Running alongside their qualification, functional skills Maths and English will be delivered if required by the apprentice. Furthermore, developing core skill of being a professional in the industry. Part of the Apprenticeship agreement is for the employer to support the learner with ‘off the job’ training in their Hairdressing salon or Barber shop.

We host specialist training days, carried out by professional in the industry. These training days include:

Hairdressing, creative cutting techniques, specialist colour training and colour correction.

For Barbers, Hot towel shaving, fading techniques and patterns methodology which are open to employers as well as apprentices.

All our trainers are qualified professionals who hold Hairdressing L2 and L3 NVQ qualifications in both barbering and Hairdressing, they are all industry trained. We also have colour master specialist who are experts in colouring techniques and colour correction.

As an extra provision we work with professional companies such as Wella and Label M who with the assistance of their colour experts and style directors give UpToDate training to both staff and apprentice throughout the year.
We also offer Wella competition and education trips to trade fairs.
WOW Hair Academy offer an up to date training salon with all the facilities you will need to take you through your apprenticeship.

Are you are looking for an apprentice?

You could do no better that contact the support team at WOW Hair Academy who will support in finding a placement. Speak to Kim on 07528616704 or email at

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