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CLASSIC & ADVANCED HAIR

Ready to explore the wonderful world of hair?

Saks Trainings is not just any old hairdressing school. Our classic and advanced hair courses are developed and led by the world renowned Saks Art Team... who provide the absolute best in UK hair training. 

These short courses stimulate and excite hairdressing energy and are ideal for hairdressers of all levels including those seeking to fulfill CPD (Continuing Professional Development) or for those who just want to improve on their current skills.

Check out the latest hairdressing short courses at Saks Academies below:

CLASSIC

SIMPLY SAKS

THE ULTIMATE CLASSIC COURSE

The course shares the Saks signature haircuts and techniques that form the foundations of creativity and quality salon work. 

Are you looking to refresh your classic skills? Are you returning to hairdressing? Do you want to increase your confidence? Do you need to complete your training or are you newly qualified? Then this is the course for you!

Duration: This 5 day cut only course covers 10 female haircuts including graduations, layering and one length disciplines, 4 styling techniques for salon use and 3 fringe shapes including concave, side and square. You can attend 1 to 5 days (choose days according to your training needs).

A Simply Saks The Knowledge step by step book is also available, get in touch to find out more.

Next course dates : 2017

20th/24th March 2017 - Darlington

15th/19th May 2017 - London

22nd/26th May 2017 - Darlington

17th/21st July 2017 - Darlington

18th/22nd September 2017 - London

25th/29th September 2017 - Darlington

27th November/1st December 2017 - Darlington

SIMPLY SAKS THE KNOWLEDGE COLOUR

A FOUNDATION IN SALON COLOUR TECHNIQUES

Do you find colouring hair difficult? Do you want to learn classic and advanced colouring techniques? Do you want the confidence to deal with any clients colour needs? Do you want to have a complete understanding of how to colour hair?

Day 1 - Highlights #1 - Classic and advanced highlighting techniques- Hidden highlights - Correcting bleeding 

Day 2 - Highlights #2 - Partial highlights - Blend highlights - Diffusse highlights - Reversing - Progressive highlights

Day 3 - Balayage - Dip dye

Day 4 - Speedy colour techniques that your clients will love

Duration: A 4 day course

Next course dates: 2017

Day 1/2 - 13th/14th March 2017 - Darlington

Day 3/4 - 10th/11th April 2017 - Darlington

Day 1/2 - 20th/21st March 2017 - London

Day 3/4 - 24th/25th April 2017 - London

Day 1/2 – 19th/20th June 2017 - Darlington

Day 3/4 – 10th/11th July 2017 - Darlington

Day 1/2 - 12th/13th June 2017 - London

Day 3/4 – 17th/18th July 2017 - London

Day 1/2 - 11th/12th September 2017 - Darlington

Day 3/4 - 9th/10th October 2017 - Darlington

Day 1/2 – 4th/5th September 2017 - London

Day 3/4 - 16th/17th October 2017 - London

SIMPLY MEN'S

A FOUNDATION IN MEN'S HAIR

A foundation in men’s hairdressing that showcases both classic disciplines as well as the Saks Art Team's predictions on the latest trends which will excite our male clientele.

Do you want to learn how to cut a variety of men’s hair styles? Do you want to gain a full knowledge in men’s hairdressing? Do you want to build your confidence in cutting men’s hair? Then this course is just what you’re looking for.

Duration: This 1 day course covers creating square masculine shapes, scissor over comb, clipper work and a variety of 3 different lengths.

Next course dates: 2017

3rd April 2017 - London

17th July 2017 - Darlington

9th October 2017 - London

ADVANCED 

CREATIVE CUT AND COLOUR FEMALE 

CREATIVE CUTTING AND COLOURING

For experienced stylists looking for the ultimate inspiration. Advanced cut and colour with fun, interactive learning which will encourage you to translate trends from the catwalk, pushing your creativity to the max:

  • Increases confidence, skills and provokes creativity
  • Features a mixture of demonstrations and practical sessions
  • Relates to salon-based techniques, tailored to clients
  • Encourages individual crativity, incorporating the trend into cuts and colour
  • Saks Art Team regularly works alongside L'Oréal

Duration: 2 days

Next course dates : 2017

6th/7th March 2017 - London

8th/9th May 2017 - Darlington

26th/27th June 2017 - London

18th/19th September 2017 - Darlington

6th/7th November 2017 - London

SIMPLY BRIDAL 

A MASTERCLASS IN BRIDAL HAIR

For new and experienced stylists wishing to improve standards and skill. Perfect for those nervous of dressing long hair and also works really well as a refresher. 

Features a great selection of the most requested modern and fashionable bridal looks and gives great insight into the art of dressing long hair. Designed to increase confidence and quality and provoke creativity. Covers basic fundamentals including:

  • Building shape, tonging, waving, building height
  • Working with false hair pieces
  • Half up, half down
  • Working with sculpted waves and waves with hair nets
  • Recommending the best looks for the bride-to-be

Duration: 1 day 

Next course dates : 2017

11th April 2017 - London

13th June 2017 - Darlington

15th August 2017 - London

17th October 2017 - Darlington

SIMPLY CONSULTATION 

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GOOD AND GREAT HAIRDRESSER

A real confidence booster! Learn how to ask the right questions of your clients as an art that's equally important to your amazing hair skills.

Consultation techniques are important tools in the hairdressing industry and giving a thorough, expert consultation will elevate you from a good to a great hairdresser.

Covering:

  • Developing listening and understanding skills
  • Detailed explanation and communication skills
  • Recommending after-care products
  • Building your clientele

Duration: 1 day

Next course dates : 201

8th May 2017 - London

26th June 2017 - Darlington

11th September 2017 - London

23rd October 2017 - Darlington

SIMPLY FINISHING 

A FOUNDATION IN SALON FRIENDLY BLOW DRY TECHNIQUES

For new and experienced stylists wishing to improve standards and skill. Perfect for those nervous of dressing, styling and finishing hair and also works great as a refresher.

Designed to give you a complete understanding of all salon-based finishing techniques, from perfect sleek, straight hair to the sculpted wave... all the request from the modern-day client. You'll understand the skill of blow-drying and finishing hair. Designed to increase confidence and quality.

Covers basic fundamentals of finishing hair, including:

  • Setting, tonging and blow-drying
  • A salon-friendly Tjuz It blow-dry
  • Creating volume with a Bounce It blow-dry
  • Creating a modern Tousled casually finished look
  • How to get super-sleek hair with a Wrap It blow-dry
  • Hollywood glamour with a Sculpted Waves technique
  • Saks tips and tricks of working with different hair types

Duration: 1 day

Next course dates : 2017

10th April 2017 - London

12th June 2017 - Darlington

14th August 2017 - London

16th October 2017 - Darlington

Got any questions or ready to book? We're happy to help, so please get in touch.

ART TEAM

ART TEAM

The Saks hairdressing elite are in demand for shows, shoots, seminars, educational events and styling for catwalk and TV all over the world. (more)

ACADEMIES

ACADEMIES

Courses are delivered at our bespoke training facilities in London and Darlington, designed to feel like real salons. (more)

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