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The Learning Curve Group Hair & Beauty Academy is a dynamic and innovative vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing and Barbering training. I want to become an Apprentice

Start your career in hairdressing today!

If you enjoy being around people and you’ve got energy, personality and creativity – especially if you’re always willing to learn and you’re prepared to work hard at your craft – hairdressing is undoubtedly the industry for you. I want to become a Hairdresser

Looking for a great career in Barbering?

Barbering is a fast moving, image conscious business. You need to have lots of energy, be creative and love meeting new people. Sound familiar? I want to become a Barber

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LHAA are now part of Learning Curve Group

Learning Curve Group Hair & Beauty Academy is a dynamic and innovative vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing training. We offer 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). 


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We find work placements for our Apprentices in salons 

  • We work with over 300 hairdressing and barbering salons 
  • We are recognised as a HABIA certified school for hairdressing and use L'Oreal Professional products
  • Learning Curve Group Hair & Beauty Academy 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? 

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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...

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 and Creative Hair Professional (NVQ Level 3 Diploma).

The Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard Level 2
Completed in 15 -18 months

Advanced and Creative Hair Professional at Level 3
Completed in 12 months.

All training at Learning Curve Group Hair & Beauty Academy 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.

Our Academies 
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 students are allocated a personal mentor to support them through the programme both at the Academy and at work.


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