Thursday, 11 April 2019

Hair, Beauty and Barbering Training Available at ALD

Hair, Beauty and Barbering Training available at ALD Academy





  • FREE Training for 16 to 18 years in Hair, Beauty or Barbering



Also - Funded Courses for 19+ Adult Learning 

  • Level 2 Hairdressing commencing Tuesday 30th April 

  • Level 2 Eyebrow Treatments & Eyelash Enhancements commencing Monday 29th April

  • Level 2 Barbering commencing Monday 29th April




All products and equipment will be provided 
All training based at ALD Academy, 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW


Email aldhairdressing@gmail.com for details 



Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Wet Shave Training Sunday 5th May 2019

Wet Shave Training at ALD with Darren on Sunday 5th May 10am to 4pm



1 Day Course -Sunday 5th May 2019 - 10am to 4pm only £180.00 or £150 Early Booking offer!


Discounts available for multi bookings - £20 discount per person if booked together!


This amazing course will cover  - Cut throat recommendations and blades, Alternative shaving techniques, Wet Shaving Techniques, Wet shave preparation , Waxing ears & nose.


Students will be required to bring a model to the session


Attendance certificate on completion



Training is based at ALD, 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW


Email aldhiardressing@gmail.com to book in or for any further information


(Min of 2 students to run the course and maximum of 4)

Hope to have you training with us soon!







Friday, 5 April 2019

Funded Level 2 Hairdressing Coming Soon!

VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing 

at ALD Training Academy 

Some funding may apply depending upon eligibility!




Course details - 
Course commencement : Tuesday 30th April 9.30am to 2.30/3pm - Induction to course with tutor Julie & Julia

Course timetable: to run every Tuesday 9.30am to 2.30/3pm for approx 12 months

Students are required to hold either level 1 hairdressing or the equivalent experience

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing course covers units such as, 
Colour and lighten hair, set and dress hair, Style and finish hair, cutting, etc

Check out this link for the full course information - 

VTCT Fully recognised certification on completion

Dress code: Black clothing

All products and equipment will be provided in the academy during your course however these can be purchased at excellent rates from ALD Wholesale at amazing prices

Students must note that models/clients are required for each session on this course. ALD will advertise however students must advertise which can be on social media, gum tree, etc

ALD will be closed any bank holidays however will be open over school holidays and attendance is essential

Based - 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW.  Parking is very limited at the academy.  Please note that parking is free and long stay up at the car park next to Morrisons.

Course fees
Course fee for this course is £2573.00 however you maybe entitled to funding...

Eligibility for funding of the course fee fully funded - To qualify you must be 19+ and one of the following at least one of the following must apply - 

Students to be claiming JSA or ESA or or Universal Credits or Income Support or WRAG (work related access group only), receipt of any other benefit (not child benefit or working tax credits)
or
to have a personal income of less than £15,736.50

Students are advised to subscribe/follow our blog to gain access to ALD Policies and procedures

Please contact us to advise if you meet the funding criteria and if you would like a space, please note that we have limited spaces and will be offered first come first served.  Limited funding spaces!

Drop us an email at aldhairdressing@gmail.com if you would like to join us and we'll sort your enrolment forms etc and get you started :) 

Looking forward to meeting our new students soon!


Certificate in Eyebrow Treatments and Eyelash Enhancements Training coming soon!



Certificate in Eyebrow Treatments and Eyelash Enhancements

at ALD Training Academy 

Some funding may apply depending upon eligibility!




Course details - 
Course commencement : Monday 29th April 5pm to 8pm - Induction to course with tutor Leanne 

Course timetable: to run every Monday evening 5pm to 8pm for a maximum 15 sessions

Level 2 Certificate in Eyebrow Treatments and Eyelash Enhancements, This course covers units such as, 
Eyelash Perming
Health & Safety
Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
Apply Individual Lashes
etc
Check out this link for the full course information - 

 http://www.itecworld.co.uk/qualification-category/beauty-therapy/?GenCategoryID=1&LevelID=2&Keywords=eye&search_type=qualifications

ITEC Fully recognised certification on completion

Dress code: Black clothing

All products and equipment will be provided in the academy during your course however these can be purchased at excellent rates from ALD Wholesale at amazing prices

Students must note that models/clients are required for each session on this course. ALD will advertise however students must advertise which can be on social media, gum tree, etc

ALD will be closed any bank holidays however will be open over school holidays and attendance is essential

Based - 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW.  Parking is very limited at the academy.  Please note that parking is free and long stay up at the car park next to Morrisons.

Course funding

Eligibility for funding of the course fee fully funded - To qualify you must be 19+ and one of the following at least one of the following must apply - 

Students to be claiming JSA or ESA or or Universal Credits or Income Support or WRAG (work related access group only), receipt of any other benefit (not child benefit or working tax credits)
or
to have a personal income of less than £15,736.50

Students are advised to subscribe/follow our blog to gain access to ALD Policies and procedures

Please contact us to advise if you meet the funding criteria and if you would like a space, please note that we have limited spaces and will be offered first come first served.  Limited funding spaces!


Drop us an email at aldhairdressing@gmail.com if you would like to join us and we'll sort your enrolment forms etc and get you started :) 

Looking forward to meeting our new students soon!


Thursday, 4 April 2019

Exciting news....New funded level 2 Barbering Certificate Course coming soon!

Super Excited to announce ALD Training Academy will be running a Level 2 Barbering Training Course

Some funding may apply depending upon eligibility!




Course details - 
Course commencement : Monday 29th April 4pm - Induction to course with tutor Darren 

Course timetable: to run every Monday 4pm to 8pm for a maximum 20 sessions

Level 2 barbering (current) qualification -  https://qualifications.vtct.org.uk/finder/qualfinder/qual.php?qual=AH20045 

VTCT Fully recognised certification on completion

Dress code: Black clothing

All products and equipment will be provided in the academy during your course however these can be purchased at excellent rates from ALD Wholesale at amazing prices

Students must note that models/clients are required for each session on this course. ALD will advertise however students must advertise which can be on social media, gum tree, etc

ALD will be closed any bank holidays however will be open over school holidays and attendance is essential

Based - 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW.  Parking is very limited at the academy.  Please note that parking is free and long stay up at the car park next to Morrisons.

Course fees 
Course fee : £1200.00
Eligibility for funding of the course fee fully funded - To qualify you must be 19+ and one of the following at least one of the following must apply - 

Students to be claiming JSA or ESA or or Universal Credits or Income Support or WRAG (work related access group only), receipt of any other benefit (not child benefit or working tax credits)
or
to have a personal income of less than £15,736.50

*****Failure to provide this information will result in the space becoming unavailable*****

Students are advised to subscribe/follow our blog to gain access to ALD Policies and procedures

Please contact us to advise if you meet the funding criteria and if you would like a space, please note that we have limited spaces and will be offered first come first served.  Limited funding spaces!

Drop us an email at aldhairdressing@gmail.com if you would like to join us and we'll sort your enrolment forms etc and get you started :) 


Looking forward to meeting our new students soon!




Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Benefits of becoming a qualified hairdresser

It's always an exciting time for us at ALD commencing new courses at the academy and having new groups of students ready to have their potential discovered. 

Once they have enrolled onto their chosen vocation we can commence building new relationships as tutor and student as well as developing group interaction.  

It's amazing to be able to offer the students all of the knowledge we have gained over the 20+ years we have been working in the industry.  

Our training academy offers the full VTCT level 1, 2 and 3 training requirements which covers units such as., shampoo & blow dry, Styling women's, hair, dressing hair, short graduation cuts, and so many more.


Benefits of training and becoming a fully qualified hairdresser-


1. Job flexibility - Booking clients around a busy lifestyle, working around childcare etc.
2. Job satisfaction - Seeing the finished results and being recommended to new clients
3. Continuous learning development - Always new styles, trends to keep up with, etc.
4. Social Aspect - Meet lots of new clients and characters.
5. Employment growth - From mobile, salon employment to self employment
6. Earning potential - Good hairdressers are always wanted and have the potential to make good earnings 
7. The opportunity to rent a salon chair so no big costs of owing own salon
8. Wholesale prices access and opportunity for colour training etc
9. An opportunity to venture into barber cuts
10. An opportunity to increase skills to move into teaching 



We can offer training for Pre 16 Alternative provision, Free Training for 16-18 Year olds, Adult Learning Students, Bespoke Programmes, Traineeships and also Apprenticeships.

If you would like any further information about ALD or the courses we can provide please don't hesitate to contact us.

We'll help you reach your goals of becoming a fully qualified hairdresser!

ALD Hair, Beauty & Barbering Training Academy 
109-111 Blythe Terrace
Birtley
DH3 1DW
Tel: 0191 4111730
Email: aldhairdressing@gmail.com