The Salon Academy

The Salon Academy is a 2 storey Hair & Beauty provision that is based at 580A Gorton Road, in Reddish. It offers pupils a glimpse of a realistic working Salon environment with hairdressing and barber stations, manicure stations and a beauty treatment room. Learners practice on a variety of training heads, hands, and feet and real clients.

Experienced tutors in the field of Hair & Beauty with specialist experience of working with young people who have experienced difficulty remaining in mainstream education. The staff has a proven success rate of learners successfully completing courses and continuing their studies after leaving with us. Making the next step in a pupil’s education can be very difficult and daunting experience. In hair and beauty, we offer a structed learning program through a variety of units which is delivered in small, individual-centered groups.

This vocational competence-based qualification will help pupils to become more employable, boots their confidence, and improve their self-esteem

Depending upon the learner’s interests, they will look towards the following units

  • Hairdressing
  • Barbering
  • Beauty
  • Nail
  • Make-up
  • Media

 

Pupils will study towards the following qualifications based on their ability

  • Gateway Entry Level 3 Award in Skills for the Hair and Beauty Therapy
  • Gateway Entry Level 3 Certificate in Skills for the Hair and Beauty and Therapy
  • Gateway Level 1 Award in Skills for the Hair and Beauty Therapy
  • Gateway Level 1 Certificate in Skills for the Hair and Beauty Therapy
  • Gateway Level 1 Diploma in Skills for the Hair and Beauty Sector Therapy