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Basic Hair Cutting Course

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Basic Hair Cutting Course Information

Learn basic hairdressing cutting techniques with this FULLY ACCREDITED 3 day intensive cutting course. You will learn on a training head - we will provide the tools and equipment for you to use on the day.  Learn to do a classic cut, layers, graduations, texturing and more.

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Welcome to the SurePass basic cutting course..

You will be taught how to complete a:

* Straight club cut (enabing you to cut one length above shoulder & below shoulder)

* Cut short and long layers (enabling you to cut uniform layers & long graduated layer cut)

* Short graduated cut

* Add texture or soften a style.


You will need to continue with home practice to develop your technique on each cut.

This course is most suitable for those that have been out of the industry for a while and need a refreshment of hair cutting skills.   

We also welcome beginners, those without any prior cutting experience, this course can be a great taster for those considering entering the world of hairdressing.  Remember this is a very intensive course, and home theory and practice is essential.


On this 3 day FULLY ACCREDITED training course we will provide all tools and equipment for you to use on the day. You will be taught to analyse your clients hair, complete a consultation, give advice on hair styles to suit your client and follow through with a full hair cut. Your tutor will demonstrate each hair cut for you to then complete on a training head.


On completion of the course you will be required to build a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your competence, upon completion you will be issued with a professionally recognised accredited diploma certificate in basic hair cutting.  This certificate will enble you to gain insurance with ABT. 

Our trainers are on hand after your training to offer you support should you need it.


You will need: tool bag, cutting scissors, texturising scissors, cutting comb, wide tooth comb, tangle brush, styling brushes, client cape, apron, water bottle, sectioning clips.

We retail the above items which are available for purchase on the day. 



Course Information

Course Length: 3 Days
Qualification SurePass Beauty Diploma
Course Accredited By ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists
Entry Requirements: No previous experience
Model Requirements: No: Students work on a training head
Kit Included: Products & equipment will be available to use on the day

Customer Reviews

Review by Charlotte O'callaghan
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Didn't quite understand it to begin with, however Karen explained everything in detail and now I feel a lot more confident in doing cutting.. (Posted on 25/07/2021)
Review by Melina Shakiry
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Found the course very informative. Karen explained everything in a way to easily understand. I'm now more confident then I was at the beginning of the course. I'm very pleased I attended this course. (Posted on 14/06/2021)
Review by Jessica White
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I've loved my 3 days training with Karen. She been amazing with explaining everything and making sure we're comfortable with everything we're doing before moving on to the next cut. Looking forward to the next course. (Posted on 14/06/2021)
Review by Michelle Clarke
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Very informative & helpful. Karen very thorough & takes the time to explain until everyone is happy (Posted on 18/05/2021)
Review by Sophie
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Really good and useful. I now feel really confident. Karen was so lovely and patient. She is an amazing tutor and learnt so much. (Posted on 11/05/2021)
Review by Charlotte Facey
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I really enjoyed the hair cutting course. I felt as though I have learnt loads over the last 3 days. Karen was very amazing and patient. She is an amazing teacher, would deffo recommend. (Posted on 11/05/2021)
Review by Sandra Murphy
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Really enjoyed my course. I felt that I have learnt so much. Karen was amazing taking her time to teach us. (Posted on 11/05/2021)
Review by Laura Dunn
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Karen is amazing! Very helpful feel confident, was able to ask lots of questions and it was a lovely atmosphere. (Posted on 11/05/2021)
Review by Bonnie
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Thank you so much Karen for being a wonderful teacher. you were so patient with me and I have learnt so much. You taught us everything perfectly, step by step and I've enjoyed my 3 days! (Posted on 25/11/2020)
Review by Alisha
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Karen was amazing, very good teacher, genuinely learnt so much and would definitely recommend :-) (Posted on 25/11/2020)
Review by Steph
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Enjoyable basic foundation haircutting course. Karen was a lovely tutor. Encouraging throughout. (Posted on 29/09/2020)
Review by Anna Gomes
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I loved the 3 days of intense training and the teacher is wonderful! I recommend 100% (Posted on 08/09/2020)
Review by Anon
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Really really helpful. Have learnt a lot. Cream packed 3 days :) Thank you. (Posted on 21/08/2020)
Review by Hannah Walsgrove
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Really thorough and practised each cut until we all understood. (Posted on 21/08/2020)
Review by Jessica
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Definitely will be attending more courses! Lovely tutor- so patient and lovely little group size! Thank you (Posted on 21/08/2020)
Review by Chloe Downham
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Karen is a lovely teacher. Very patient, friendly and does the cutting techniques to what best suits you. Thank you :) (Posted on 21/08/2020)
Review by Elaine
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Lynn was an amazing teacher. I've learnt so much in such a short time. I now feel confident in my ability to cut hair. (Posted on 24/07/2020)
Review by Sharon
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Excellent course.Lots of 'one to one' guidance, due to the quality of teaching. Decided to book the hair colouring course too! (Posted on 20/07/2020)
Review by Melanie
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Fantastic! Learnt so much. Lynn explained everything. Went over things until it sunk in. Booked two more courses with her so very impressed and I can't wait for them. Highly recommended. Put me at ease straight away. (Posted on 20/07/2020)
Review by Anon
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Thank you! (Posted on 19/03/2020)
Review by Faye
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Amazing! Lynn was so helpful. Couldn't of had anyone better! (Posted on 19/03/2020)
Review by Makbule
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Love to be here! Thank you Lynn. (Posted on 19/03/2020)
Review by Hermione Kidd
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Brilliant course, amazing tutor! (Posted on 09/12/2019)
Review by Dovile
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Teacher explained everything very clearly to me. I am very happy about the service. Thank you (Posted on 09/12/2019)
Review by Martha Buchan
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Vicky has been such a brill teacher. Made an intense, hard course - fun! to learn. I will be back :) (Posted on 09/12/2019)
Review by Anon
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Vicky was fantastic, really lucky to have her all to myself. Lots of patience and good tips. Loved it! (Posted on 06/08/2019)
Review by Sandra P
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Very enjoyable - just what i needed. Claire was very good and patient :-) (Posted on 26/03/2019)
Review by Judith LyanJanice
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This was a fantastic course to build confidence and show the forward for other cuts. (Posted on 13/09/2018)
Review by Kelly Roberts
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Good Course (Posted on 30/08/2018)
Review by Kimberley Sieley
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Very good course , very helpful and supportive (Posted on 30/08/2018)
Review by Donna Allen
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Excellent course to get going again in the industry following a break. Excelletn tutors (Posted on 23/08/2018)
Review by Geri Cullen
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Brilliant course to help regain confidence by filling in gaps in technique. Jenny had loads of clear good advice. Thank you. (Posted on 29/05/2018)
Review by Kimberley Sieley
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Very good, learnt a lot. Support is excellent. (Posted on 29/05/2018)
Review by Vicki Bird
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Enjoyed course. I would hope basic extension cutting could get included on extensions course by making it 2 days as that is all I went on this course for. (Posted on 14/03/2018)
Review by Jenna Churchman
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Really good course, helped refresh my skills and recap on what I learnt in college. (Posted on 14/03/2018)
Review by Tara Innes
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Good course, a lot was covered and I like the fact I can come back for help if needed in areas I didn't feel confident. (Posted on 14/03/2018)
Review by Hayley Snailum
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Loved the course. Claire is a great teacher with patience and advice, very helpful and made sure you understand before moving on to the next stage. Learnt loads! Good fun also. (Posted on 12/01/2018)
Review by Laura Harrod
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Good knowledgeable course, very practical which is an advantage. Would have maybe liked 1 extra day, as a lot to learn in two days for a beginner. Overall great start. (Posted on 12/01/2018)
Review by Samantha Gould
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Really in depth from start to finish. I feel a lot more confident. Thank you for your patience. (Posted on 01/11/2017)
Review by Lina Lindsay
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Really enjoyed this course. The tutor Claire was fantastic and really took her time to teach in a way for me to really learn my best. (Posted on 01/11/2017)
Review by Cassie Ellis
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I enjoyed every moment of the course. Michala is lovely and made my time here fun. I highly recommend this course. (Posted on 26/06/2017)
Review by Tammy Smith
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Michala was a very attentive teacher. a lot was learnt over 2 days and feel confident to go away and practice on some real heads. Would highly recommend. (Posted on 26/06/2017)
Review by Brygida
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I am very happy that i could attend this course. Michala taught me everything that i needed to know as a beginner. I will follow her advice. (Posted on 17/02/2017)
Review by Dani Mead
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This course was brilliant, just what i needed to gain confidence and get back into hairdressing.Thanks very much to Michala who made the course easy, enjoyable and fun. (Posted on 17/02/2017)
Review by Kerry Young
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Really good course, excellent tutor and time to go at your own pace to develop your skills. Michala's balance of instruction and encouragement of independent learning worked well. (Posted on 17/02/2017)
Review by Anon
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Great course to brush up on skills or learn the basics. Lovely teacher, very patient & explained very well. (Posted on 04/10/2016)
Review by Laura Nockolds
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Fantastic 2 day course and best teacher Michaela. Very thorough, knew the best bits to teach and kept us going when we got confused. (Posted on 22/09/2016)
Review by Ffyona Murphy
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Taught lots of easy ways, unlike college. Would recommend course. Shona is a brilliant teacher and really relaxed, really enjoyed this course. Also get taught more cuts than at college, here you get taught 5 whereas at college you only get taught 3. (Posted on 05/08/2016)
Review by Stephanie I Aniche
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Learned so much in such a short space of time. Shona was very patient showing me exactly what I needed to correct as I went along. Her knowledge/experience was evident in her method of administering the model cut which made it easy for me to copy and follow the style. I will highly recommend. (Posted on 05/08/2016)
Review by Louise Johnson
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I learnt so much from the master. I can't wait until next week. (Posted on 14/07/2016)
Review by Toni Christmas
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Absolutely loved the course. Jess is a fab tutor. I feel a lot more confident thanks to Jess, can't wait to do my next course. (Posted on 14/07/2016)
Review by Giulia Maio
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Im very happy , and a very nice teacher. (Posted on 14/07/2016)
Review by Anonymos
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Helpful and approachable. (Posted on 13/06/2016)
Review by Alice Edwards
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Very good! I really enjoyed it. (Posted on 13/06/2016)
Review by Lucy Harding
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Brilliant teacher, and I feel ive made great progress. (Posted on 09/05/2016)
Review by Anonymos
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The teacher was on point, she knew what she was doing. she answerd all questions asked. I will do another course with her again, Thank you very much. (Posted on 09/05/2016)
Review by Nicole Fisk
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Great course, I have learnt so much in just two days, Jess is a supurb teacher. Highly recommended. (Posted on 09/05/2016)
Review by Veronica Wilde
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Very good relaxed atmosphere, ansd well taught. (Posted on 28/04/2016)
Review by Haley Garrod
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Really enjoyed this course. Jess made it look so easy, put me at ease straight away. Jess was very helpful, patient explained the different techniques very well. I am very keen to book the next after lots of practice on the head i purchased. (Posted on 28/04/2016)
Review by Debbie Banbrick
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Fantastic course - really fun, lovely people, and great teacher- Thank you. (Posted on 10/03/2016)
Review by Michelle Daughtrey
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Brilliant teacher, really relaxed atmosphere. (Posted on 10/03/2016)
Review by Marselle Fisher
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Excellent course i loved it. Teaches not only basic hair cutting but also aspects of hairdressing (eg how to deal with customers). Jess is absolutley lovely. I will deffinatley recommend it! (Posted on 03/03/2016)
Review by Molly Sugarman
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Feel confident aftyer finishing course, very informative and fun, Jess was brill ! (Posted on 29/02/2016)
Review by Jane Aldred
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Lovely tutor, loved the course Thank you. (Posted on 22/02/2016)
Review by Rachel Long
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Jess is a really good trainer, shes so good at explaining things as well as making you feel comfortable and welcome. I will be doing more courses in the summer. (Posted on 22/02/2016)
Review by chloe Gilyeat
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Brill course 10/10 well explained and easy to follow. (Posted on 22/02/2016)
Review by Monique Keddie
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I found the course very informative and professional. Jess was amazing I will definatley be booking more courses over the coming year. (Posted on 15/01/2016)
Review by Tia Islam
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Jess has been very thorough and informative, I would be happy to come back. I feel confident on this course , I was reassured, advised continuously. Jess is the ideal teacher and the best at what she does! And she has an amazing personality. (Posted on 15/01/2016)
Review by Anonymos
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Very good, enjoyed it, Good teacher. (Posted on 16/11/2015)
Review by Vicki Hogg
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Absolutely Fantastic!! Highly recommended. (Posted on 16/11/2015)
Review by Stuart Shaw
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Coures absulutely brilliant, tutor was amazing.
Made me more comfotable and made sure i was confident. (Posted on 16/11/2015)
Review by Nicole Mcdonald
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Excellent course and brilliant teatcher who really takes time to make sure you understand the techniques a really interesting and informative day.
I knew nothing about haircutting when i arrived on this course, I now can produce several different cuts and looks.
Thank you Jess what a fabulous teacher and great fun person to be around. (Posted on 17/08/2015)
Review by Anonymous.
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I loved the course. Jess is lovely and put me at my ease straight away. I feel that I have gained the confidence I hoped to gain. I have been hairdressing for a long time, but have had a long break. So learning all the new techniques has been great. I shall be putting them into practice. (Posted on 14/04/2015)
Review by Valdirene Nunes
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I love to do the course, lovely teacher. Note 1000%, I hope come back. (Posted on 14/04/2015)
Review by Francesca Howard
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A very informative and professional course with lots of practical hair cutting skills of popular styles. Jess was a friendly and highly skilled tutor who offered one to one instruction and practical advice. (Posted on 13/03/2015)
Review by Michelle Goulding
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Jess is lovely, the course was terrific & really helpful. It was good how you didnt just sit and watch her, you actually got to do yourself & the video along with paperwork/handouts are really informative. Would highly recommend this, especially with Jess. (Posted on 13/03/2015)
Review by Helen Pendregaust
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Thankyou so much. I thoroughly enjoyed this course. A lovely patient teacher. Learnt a lot, taken at a steady pace. Excellent course would recommend anyone to come here; Teacher is very understanding and encouraging. Came in clueless and come out with a clue. Taught in a great atmosphere. Nice small goroup (Posted on 13/03/2015)
Review by Francesca
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A fantastic course, informative and with plenty of practical cutting, Jess was brilliant and I cant wait to do the next course! (Posted on 08/03/2015)
Review by Kellyann Darling
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Loved the course. Excited to get started. Also my teacher is so nice, and explained everything very well (Posted on 17/12/2014)
Review by Trish Russell
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Great day, learnt lots
Too much to take in so handouts - GREAT
Jess great tutor, very friendly and approachable (Posted on 17/12/2014)
Review by Kayleigh Ablett
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Great pace, lovely girls. Amazing
Will be returning ! (Posted on 17/12/2014)
Review by Sam Cooper
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Brilliant ! Fantastic teacher very relaxed, and learnt a lot. Thank you (Posted on 17/12/2014)
Review by Stephanie Cotton
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I'm so glad I did this course. I learnt so much about cutting. Fab teacher, fab course and fab price.
So happy to go away and cut people hair now after the cou (Posted on 03/11/2014)
Review by Nikki Breen
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I love this course, friendly & helpful, I've learnt alot and had a brilliant time !!
I am definitely coming back to do further courses !!
Kirsty you are awesome!! (Posted on 03/11/2014)
Review by Nicole Burch
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amazing how much you can learn in just 2 days ! Enjoyed it and 100% recommend to anyone thinking about doing it x (Posted on 29/08/2014)
Review by Julie
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Thanks ! Learned far more than expected ! Very informal atmosphere meant I wasnt worried about asking questions. Small groups meant that we all got lots of specific advice on our own progress (Posted on 29/08/2014)
Review by Evie Hollan
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Was great !. Worked fairly fast so probably could have fit into one day but may have just been a fast group. Felt very welcome and comfortable making is easier to ask for help if needed. Really enjoyed the 2 days ! (Posted on 29/08/2014)
Review by Alex Darton
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I have learned so much, was very well presented and laid out. Lovely teacher very helpful and easy to understand. Would recommend to others and will be looking into doing more classes with Surepass,
Thank you so much (Posted on 29/08/2014)
Review by Chloe Farrow
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Always polite and friendly
Clear teaching
Nice enviroment (Posted on 25/07/2014)
Review by Carly Rooke
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Kirsty is very very good and I've learned so much in just two days" I've gone from not knowing how to cut hair to knowing so much. I'd highly recommend this course to anyone who is looking to get into hair cutting or a career change. I've enjoyed it so much, thank you ! (Posted on 25/07/2014)
Review by Steph Barber
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Really good course. 2 days training was perfect and lots of practising and help. Learnt loads
Would be great to do a hair colour course. (Posted on 15/07/2014)
Review by Katie Preston
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Small Classes. Learnt lots in only 2 days. Would love more hairdressing course to do - eg colouring (Posted on 15/07/2014)
Review by Annika Akerland -Wheble
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Loved hands on practice, great beginning for a new profession. (Posted on 15/07/2014)
Review by Lucy Ellis
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1 tutor to 2 students was brilliant. All cuts learnt will be ideal for starting points for all cuts. Kirsty was a fab tutor - really good approach and generally great atmosphere. (Posted on 15/07/2014)
Review by Jill Scott
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Personally I think I would of preffered the training over 2 days
Facilities were fine
The course tutor was clear and timing was appropriate (Posted on 30/08/2013)
Review by Jade Campbell
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I enjoyed this course very much & my trainier was great, will most definatly be returning for firther courses.
I think the course was just right in timing & covered everything well.
I now have a very clear understanding of Basic Cutting. (Posted on 30/08/2013)

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