Careers in Hairdressing

Careers
There are a number of options available for those wanting to explore careers in hairdressing. A qualification gained at Andrew Collinge Training will open many doors.

  • Stylist in a Top Salon
  • Photographic Session Work
  • Film & Television
  • Freelance work
  • Work abroad & on cruise liners or hotels

Will careers in hairdressing suit me?

Hairdressing is a fast moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, have artistic ability, enjoy meeting people, have a natural aptitude and plenty of energy.

What qualifications do I need to work in Hairdressing?

You don’t have to be the academic type, although an average level of English and Maths is important, together with the ability to take an active part in studying for your hairdressing qualification.

Further opportunities

Andrew Collinge is recognised in countries all over the world. Many of our students are now working as stylists in salons as far afield as Australia and the USA. As you progress as a Hairdresser and gain further experience, there are opportunities to work your way up in the company and become a Senior Stylist or Salon Manager. There are also opportunities to take teaching qualifications and you could use your hairdressing skills to train new starters or become an assessor. Perhaps you want to open your own hair salon? Hairdressing is one of the few professions where you can have your own name above the door.