TIGI – Classic Colour @ TIGI London Academy
Sep 16 all-day
TIGI - Classic Colour @ TIGI London Academy

Classic Colour focuses on the essential techniques that form the foundation for all salon colour work. Through theory, demonstrations and handson workshops, build your confidence and expertise in key colouring techniques, from classic through to progressive, including highlighting, toning, block colouring, freehand and new growth application. Using your new skills, you will be able to achieve quick, classic and commercial looks for every client


• Extensive knowledge working with the full TIGI copyright©olour range

• Confidence to perform fundamental colour analysis to identify the right shades for your clients

• Commercial and classic quick techniques for today’s salon clients

• In-depth knowledge of colour theory


Newly qualified colourists wanting to learn the classic colouring techniques, or any hairdresser looking to refresh their classic skills.

Schwarzkopf Professional – Colour Correction @ Peter Marcus
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day
Schwarzkopf Professional - Colour Correction @ Peter Marcus

Handle any colour correction challenge! Designed to remove the fear-factor, this 2 day confidence-boosting course explores a range of technically challenging processes.

Covering the likes of colour re-balancing and pre-pigmentation, this course involves hands-on sessions designed to grow your skills. You’ll leave feeling perfectly prepared to address any future colour challenge!

Introduction to Alfaparf Milano Step One @ Hilton Hotel, Belfast
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Introduction to Alfaparf Milano Step One @ Hilton Hotel, Belfast

Introduction to ALFAPARF Milano Step 1 aims to give each student a thorough understanding of the complete ALFAPARF Milano colour range, to increase the student’s confidence in its application

This course is designed to refresh and broaden the knowledge of colour application and theory  in general, and familiarise the student with the ALFAPARF Milano range specifically.

Format: Theory / Look and Learn

Intended for:  All stylists

Location: Hilton Hotel, Belfast

Schwarzkopf Professional – Progressive Styling @ Hunter Collective
Sep 30 all-day
Schwarzkopf Professional - Progressive Styling @ Hunter Collective

Learn from the very best! On this one-day styling seminar you will work with the award-winning Hooker & Young team.


Explore the world of contrasts and the duality of style. Learn how to play with different styles using your design abilities and challenge yourself to go beyond your creative boundaries.

Sleek vs. big hair, short vs. long, street-look vs. avant-garde, wavy vs. curly… Become the style expert and showcase your stunning and cutting-edge creations on social media.

Learn all there is to know about the Schwarzkopf OSIS and Session styling range. Inspire your customers and show them the full range of the latest inspiring style trends.

TIGI – Classic cutting @ TIGI London Academy
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm
TIGI – Classic cutting @ TIGI London Academy

Learn the fundamental principles of creating any classic shape, essential for all salon work. With an emphasis on TIGI methodology and terminology, this course covers the four key elements to create the perfect haircut: parting and sectioning, distribution, elevation and cut


• Confidence in perfecting TIGI’s core cutting techniques through demonstrations and practical workshops

• In-depth knowledge of TIGI methodology and terminology

• Increased confidence in fundamental, precision and transient cutting techniques for men and women

• Product knowledge to create the perfect finish and style for classic shapes


Newly qualified stylists wanting to learn the TIGI classic techniques, or any hairdresser looking to refresh their classic skills.

Alfaparf Milano – Essential Upstyling @ Hilton Hotel, Belfast
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Alfaparf Milano – Essential Upstyling @ Hilton Hotel, Belfast

We recommended that students take these Upstyling courses in order – level 1 followed by level 2, in order to maximise their learning, as one course builds on the other

We offer Essential Upstyling (Step 1) and Creative Upstyling (Step 2)

Essential Upstyling (Step 1)

We start from the beginning with the consultation process as the key to understanding what the client wants and what style will suit her, to learning the essentials of how to put hair up, build a style, create balance and structure, choosing the perfect upstyle and how to start the foundation section right through to finishing the fronts.

Intended for:  Stylists beginning their upstyling training. 

L’Oréal Professionnel – Develop Me In Digital @ Andrew Mulvenna Salon
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
L'Oréal Professionnel - Develop Me In Digital @ Andrew Mulvenna Salon

Everything you need to know about getting your salon online with actionable tips on how to drive footfall to your salon. Social media is just one touch point of your clients’ journey with your salon, they will also read a review or go to your website before booking with you. This course covers not just how to take good images but how to create a social media strategy and gain confidence in a large range of applications, including google reviews, websites.


How to convey a clear vision of your brand and audience

An understanding of a wide range of platforms and channels

How to prepare a plan for social media

Ideas on content creation

A hands-on look at lighting and taking images

The Coterie: Liverpool @ Scale
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Coterie: Liverpool @ Scale

It’s Creative HEAD’s last Coterie of 2019 and what better way to sign off for another year than with a new location?

Oh yes, on Monday 14 October, we’ll be taking the long and winding road to Liverpool and you better believe we will not be walking alone, as we have one EPIC line-up to show this fair city exactly what The Coterie is all about.

Joining us is expert colourist Nicola Clarke who counts Kate Moss, Madonna and Kate Winslet as clients, plus has been called to many a famous film set to work with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal and Gwyneth Paltrow. Then, our 2018 It Guy, Paddy McDougall and his mentor, session stylist Nick Irwin will allow us to earwig on their conversation, from collaborating with famous photographer Rankin and touring the world heading up shoots and shows to working with designers like Marni and Louis Vuitton, whilst juggling clients in salon.

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TIGI – Creative consultation @ TIGI London Academy
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm
TIGI - Creative consultation @ TIGI London Academy

Drive your colour business with our new extended Creative Consultation approach. The ultimate consultation model for all colourists, TIGI’s unique concept helps you identify your clients as individuals, creatively blending hair and complexion analysis and personal fashion tribes. Improve your services at every step of the client journey, from consultation, bespoke colour creation, customised treatment options and prescription take-home care. Achieve customer loyalty, upsell of services, creative freedom and a true wow-factor experience



• Confidence to carry out a full diagnosis for your clients’ care and colour needs

• Greater understanding of the principles of assessing skin tone, eye-level and complexion

• Creative intermixing of the TIGI copyright©olour portfolio

• Ideas to increase your revenue, client satisfaction and loyalty


Experienced colourists wanting to develop their colour services and consultation. Completion of Fundamental Colour is required prior to attending this course.

Ruffians – The Ultimate Shave Course @ Ruffians
Oct 27 all-day
Ruffians – The Ultimate Shave Course @ Ruffians


Three one-day courses at Ruffians, designed to upskill hairdressers. Courses can be booked individually at £275.00 including VAT, or as a package for all three courses for £750 including VAT (a total saving of £75).

The Ultimate Shave – Course 3
Educator: Jake Murphy (Ruffians Covent Garden)

Ready to take your cut-throat razor shaving up a notch? Want to become a true master of the art of shaving? Looking for a way to add extra value to your barbering services? Learn all the skills you need to deliver perfect shaves with total confidence. Ruffians’ one-day Ultimate Shave Course covers:

  • Understanding bone structure and face mapping
  • Getting to grips with your razor
  • Forehand and backhand shaving techniques
  • Understanding hair and skin types
  • Best products for the job
  • Ensuring comfort and safety for the client

Cost: £275.00 Including VAT.
Booking enquiries should be made to

Course 1: From Hairdresser to Barber Course
Date: Sunday, August 11th 2019

Course 2: Advanced Fade Course
Date: Sunday, September 8th 2019

Course 3: The Ultimate Shave Course
Date: Sunday, October 27th,, 2019