Training & Education

The Online Hairdressing Education Courses to Know About for October

by charlottegw / last updated October 15, 2020

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As online education continues to gain momentum thanks to the continuing pandemic restrictions, it’s worth getting the following online hairdressing courses on your radar for October.

Chris Appleton 2020 World-Wide Virtual Master Class

When: 19 October, 10am (PST), 1pm (EST) and 6pm (UK time)
What: Chris says, “Time is money so we need to make sure we are using it wisely. As a celeb stylist I have to work super fast without sacrificing results. Join me while I share my secrets to achieving optimum results in record time.” The class will cover big, bouncy blow dries, cool curls, face framers + money pieces and insights, inspiration and income.
How to join: Email your name, location and cell number to [email protected]
How much: Free for all stylists


Balayage Bootcamp with Brooks & Brooks

When: 25-26 October
What: A two-day course to push you outside your colour comfort zone. Day one will see balayage specialist Marlon Hawkins take your freehand hair painting to the next level, sharing commercial techniques with multiple uses to take back to the salon and transform your everyday client. From 100% freehand highlights to heavy saturation paints, to face framing and colour contouring, Marlon will cover all the fundamentals to raise your confidence levels. Grace Dalgleish will take over on day two, talking all things trends – through the latest colour trends and what’s next for balayage in 2021. Talking in depth about tone, placement and forward-thinking colour palettes, learn how to personalise each paint to the individual client to make your balayage and colour services stand out.
How to join: To book email [email protected]
How much: £300+VAT


Revlon Professional Online Academy

Bite-sized two hour seminars are delivered by Revlon Professional Brand Master Educators and designed to refresh your knowledge, engage with our experts and find colour, care and styling solutions for each and every client.
Here’s a list of the classes taking place in October:
Magnet, 5 October, 10-11:30am
Nutri Colour Filters, 7 October 2-4pm and 26 October 10am-12pm
Totally Toned, 12 October, 10am-12pm
Greys Award, 19 October, 10am-12pm
Colour Removal, 13 October, 10am-12pm
Colour Restoring, 20 October, 10am-12pm
Restart, 14 October, 2-4pm
Caring for Colour, 6 October, 10am-12pm
Style Masters, 27 October, 10am-11:30am
Light E-Motion, 19 October 11am-3pm and 26 October 11am-3pm
How to join: To join any seminar, please email [email protected] & [email protected] including the following details: NAME, EMAIL ADDRESS, SALON, SALON ACCOUNT NUMBER, REVLON ACCOUNT MANAGER, SEMINAR NAME and SEMINAR DATE.

Great Lengths Virtual Education

Transforming their traditional two-day certification course into bite size modules,, Great Lengths are allowing greater flexibility for students to work in their own safe space. Each aspiring hair extension student will work one on one with a dedicated Great Lengths educator throughout their training, working through each module together for an even more comprehensive education experience, with scheduled time to discuss theory elements and receive practical demonstrations, tutorials and hands-on experience via video call.
To complete the certification course, each Great Lengths student will receive:
• A Theory pack which includes a manual covering everything from consultation, application, cutting and blending, pricing and business start-up information.
• A Practical pack which includes a head block, training hair, application accessories, salon and training equipment.
• Business Kickstart Pack – with the latest POS items to help promote Great Lengths
How to join: To become aGL certified stylist or want to find out more, email: [email protected] or call +44 (0) 113 278 1292
How much: Prices start from £306+VAT


OSMO Colour Courses

Wild About Colour
For all colourists wanting to develop their advanced colouring and vivid colour techniques with OSMO IKON® Color Psycho and Colour Revive.
Date: 12 October 2020
Place: Wilkins & Stroud Hair & Beauty, Unit 1, Newport South Business Park, Middlesborough, TS1 5QN
Price: £25

Colour Discovery
For beginner colourists wanting to gain greater confidence using OSMO IKON® permanent hair colours.
Date: 13 October 2020
Place: Wilkins & Stroud Hair & Beauty, Unit 1, Newport South Business Park, Middlesborough, TS1 5QN
Price: £25

Colour Techniques
For all colourists to continue mastering modern colouring techniques and personalised finishes.
Date: 25th October 2020
Place: Hair & Beauty Supplies, Unit 11, 31 Coatbank St, Coatbridge, ML5 3SP
Price: £25

Colour Correction
For experienced colourists to gain understanding of performing corrective hair assessment.
Date: 26th October 2020
Place: Wilkins & Stroud Hair & Beauty, Unit 1, Newport South Business Park, Middlesborough, TS1 5QN
Price: £25

L’Oréal Professionnel’s Getting Started

What: The brand has created a new series called ‘Getting Started’ with their expert in-house education team. These courses are all about teaching you technique rather than full looks. These courses answer the question of how to get started with learning a new skill. They are also ideal for juniors or college students.
There are three new courses for October…

This course teaches you the differences application methods and a key sectioning pattern. It will help get your comfortable in the world of highlighting.
Skills covered:
• How to do a babylight, weave and slice
• How to use foil
• How to use easi meche
• Sectioning for T-Section
• How to do T-section section application
• Half head application pattern

Rather than teaching you a full look this training gets you comfortable with the foundation skills for balayage applications. The perfect place to start your journey into balayage
Skills covered:
• • Sectioning
• Slice vs weave
• Key balayage application shapes: V, Full Meche, Diagonal
• Key placement areas introduction: hairline, crown, parting
• Product choice

A great blow dry is vital for finishing any cut or colour and is the foundation of most styles. Go through the core staple techniques for getting started with blow drying.
Skills covered:
• Equipment
• Foundation and finishing products
• Smooth and Straight technique
• Movement and curl technique
• Natural curl technique


Organic Colour Systems

organic colour system online education

Image courtesy of Brooks & Brooks.

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