Friday, 26 July 2019

A HUGE well done to our students at ALD Hair, Beauty & Barbering Training Academy

Well done to our students that have fully completed and achieved their qualifications!

Fantastic work to all our current and completed students in their hair, beauty & barbering training at our academy.

Excellent work from all our students!

Our students have been exceptional this year on our courses in Hair, Beauty & barbering on the following - 16-18 Years Study Programme, Apprenticeships, Adult Learning 19+ 

It's been so rewarding watching their confidence grow and seeing their skills progress and for ALD to be a part of their journey and helping them achieve their full potential.

For anyone interested in hair, beauty or barbering please feel free to contact us at

We can offer the following training-

FREE Hair, Beauty or Barbering Training for anyone aged 16 to 18 years. Full or part time available.

Carers/parents can still claim child benefits etc while students remaining full time learning
Travel, Daily Bursary and lunch allowance maybe available. 
No experience required and no joining criteria to meet
Work towards a VTCT fully recognised certification 
Excellent progression routes
Level 1 or level 2 training available 

19+ Adult Learning Training  Part time training- Funding may apply!

Level 1 Hairdressing (no experience required) 1 day per week 9.30am to 3pm - approx 5 month course

Level 2 Hairdressing (L1 or previous experience required) 1 day per week 9.30am to 3pm - approx 12 month course

Level 2 Barbering (no experience required) 20 sessions either Monday's 9.30am to 2.30pm or 4pm to 8pm

Level 2 Eyelash & Eyebrow Treatments (no experience required) *evening course Monday's 5pm-8pm (15 session course)

Funding will apply for the course fee to be fully funded if one or more of the following meets criteria-
Claiming JSA. ESA, Universal Credits, Income Support or if working and earning under £16009.50 per year.
If any one of these or more apply them students can qualify for the above course fees fully funded leaving them nothing to pay.

ITEC Level 3 Nail Technology Training with Student Loan access

L3 Nail Technology training - 26 sessions attending Tuesday's 9.30am to 3pm 
Student loans available

FREE Taster Sessions Available 

Contact us to arrange a FREE no obligation taster session!

All training based at
ALD Hair, Beauty & Barbering Training Academy
109-111 Blythe Terrace
Tel: 01914111730

Please feel free to contact us for more details!

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FREE Training for anyone aged 16 to 18 years in Hair & Beauty or Barbering

FREE Training for anyone aged 16 to 18 years in either Hair & Beauty or Barbering

Amazing training delivered at ALD Hair, Beauty & Barbering Training Academy, 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy or barbering Training available FREE

FREE, no obligation taster sessions are available where potential students can come along, meet the team, view the facilities and chat with us about the course.

VTCT Fully recognised certification on completion
Full training support from our amazing tutors
Progression routes
Fantastic facilities

Excellent success & retention rates

Daily bursary, travel and lunch allowances may apply!

For more information please contact with any queries

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Thursday, 25 July 2019

ALD's Last student intake for Level 3 Nail technology 30th July 2019

Don't miss out joining our Level 3 Nail Technology Training group 30th July

Level 3 Nail Technology Training last group intake 

VTCT Fully Recognised L3 Nail Technology 

The course will run Tuesday's 9.30am to 3pm 

for approx 20 sessions

Fully recognised VTCT certification on completion
Search VTCT AB30130 in your google browser for full course details

Units covered -
Monitor and maintain Health & Safety Practice in the salon
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Maintaining Personal Health & Well-being
Apply and maintain Nail enhancements
Provide Manicure treatments

All products and equipment provided in the academy to use during your course
Dress code is black

Kits are provided

Uniforms maybe provided*

Course fee: £3345.00 however students can tap into student loan funding and apply for the student loan for this course.  Application is carried out online (we can support)
 Plus there's no credit checks etc and the application does not affect any mortgages or current loans etc
Students will repay the loan if they begin earning over £25,725.00

Student loan link for more information or to apply -

Courses will run over the Summer holidays

If you're interested in joining drop us a message and we will get back to you to arrange for you to call in and complete our enrolment forms :)

Training Based ALD, 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW

Limited spaces!

Contact us 
Tel: 01914111730
Facebook message - ALD Hair, Beauty & Barbering Training Academy

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

16 to 18 Study Programme with Learning Skills

New 16 to 18 years Study Programme available at ALD with Learning Skills

New 16 to 18 years Hair, Beauty or Barbering training available

Hairdressing, Beauty therapy or Barbering training now available for 16 to 18 year olds at ALD and Gateshead Learning Skills.

Vocational training (Hair, Beauty & Barbering) based at ALD Birtley
Maths, English & Employability based at Learning Skills, Gateshead Interchange.

No previous experience or qualifications are required to join!

Travel expenses provided. 
£2.50 Lunch allowance (full day attendance required)

Firstly on joining students will go into a Maths and English workshops on a Tuesday morning 9.30am – 11.30am  to do initial assessments and diagnostic assessments for 3 – 6 weeks depending on the learner.  

For any students who don’t attend this 3-6 weeks assessment period will be exited from the course (even if they attend 100% on their vocational course).
Once completed and the student levels have been assessed the timetable will be as follows 

Maths 9.30am – 11.30am        English 1.30pm – 3.30pm
ALD Barbering  4pm to 8pm
Maths  9.30am – 11.30am (This is a high level L2 class)     
Employability 11.30am – 4pm (with a 30min break)
Employability 9.30am -12.30pm
ALD Hair & Beauty 9.30am to 3pm
Friday & Saturday – TBC

For any students that already hold a grade 4/C English and Maths they only need to attend Employability and ALD however they will be required to provide evidence of their Maths & English certificates.

Course total length approximately 6 months

Maths, English and Employability will take place at -
LearningSkills Interchange Centre, Gateshead Interchange, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 IBH - Tel: 0191 4338535 

Vocational training - Hair & Beauty and Barbering will take place at ALD Hair, beauty & Barbering Training Academy, 109-111 Blythe Terrace, Birtley. DH3 1DW  Tel: 01914111730

If you would like more information or would like to enrol please call Errin on 0191 4338761
or ALD on 01914111730

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Hairdressing Level 1 Training available!

Hairdressing Level 1 Training available!

New Level 1 Hairdressing Training available Monday 15th July 

NEW *Funded Level 1 Hairdressing Training Course available 

Start date - 15th July 

Course will run Monday's 9.30am to 2.30/3pm for approx 5 months

VTCT fully recognised certification on completion
Qualification - VTCT Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing…/qualfinder/qual.php…

Progression to Level 2 hairdressing available

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

Dress code- black clothing

All products and equipment provided

*Fully funded if aged 19 or over and match any of the following criteria
Claiming JSA, ESA, Income Support, Universal Credits or have a personal income of less than £15,736.50
If any of the above meets your criteria then the course fee will be fully funded leaving you with nothing to pay

Proof of benefits and ID are required

Please dm or email for more details