Hairdressing Programmes





Hairdressing Programmes

Are you looking for high quality flexible Hairdressing training with outstanding resources? Then choose Reflections Training Academy.

Reflections Training Academy meets the needs and interests of learners. Ofsted comments included: “Teaching, learning and assessment are outstanding. Learners benefit from excellent teaching in small groups. Lessons are fast paced and interesting, inspiring learners to participate fully. Tutors provide excellent role models for learners in both their expertise and standards demonstrated. They make good use of the high-quality equipment and resources available, including information and learning technology” 

“Success rates and the quality of Training improves year on year”

At Reflections Training, we endeavour to support all learners in achieving their individual qualifications. Learners at Reflections constantly achieve higher than the hairdressing national averages in apprenticeships. 

Hair Professional Standard

Awarding body: City and Guilds


You will gain the skills you need to start a successful career in Hairdressing and will learn about working in the industry. During your time at the Academy there will opportunities to participate in regional competitions where Reflections Training Academy have achieved many awards.

Functional skills in Maths and English will also be taught throughout your course unless you gained these qualifications in school.

Core skills and knowledge:

  • Professionalism and values

  • Behaviours and communication

  • Safe working practices

  • Consultation

The overall grade (pass/distinction) for the apprenticeship will be determined by an end-point assessment.


On-programme stage

On-programme training and assessment is carried out by achieving the Diploma for Hair Professionals, which consists of the units shown below:


Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

Cutting hair using barbering techniques to create a variety of looks

Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks

Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques

Options (choose one)

Perming hair

Hair relaxing treatments and techniques

Hair extension services

The end-point assessment tests the skills, knowledge and behaviours set out in the standards by:

1) A practical assessment

2) Oral questioning. It is the final stage of the Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing) which is required for completion of the Hair Professional apprenticeship

Professionalism and values, behaviours and communication, and safe working practices are embedded within the qualification units.