New Barbers in the making collecting their Barbering Certificates at Yazz Hairdressing Academy, Yeadon, North Leeds.

NEW BARBERS IN THE MAKING………. Yazz Academy, 5 week Barbering Course is designed to suit individual Barbering needs, whether you are a total beginner or more advanced. Well done to all the students who successfully completed a gents cut without guided instruction on the last week and received their well earned Yazz certificates for successfully completing the course. Wishing you all the best in your Barbering Careers! If you are interested in learning Barbering please either email or tel Carolyn Jacobs on 07961 226411 for more information. Please also contact myself if you would like to leave your details to be a model for the Barbering Course. What our Students said about the course: Absolutely wonderful course that I have gained a lot from. I have gained the confidence to cut my 3 sons hair and that is all I wanted to do! – Victoria Revans – Beginner The course has given me confidence to try the techniques I wasn’t sure about especially: – scissor over comb – clipper over comb – fading/blending – Kath Revans – Beginner   I really enjoyed this Barbering Course. I learnt a lot, gained a lot more experience and feel more comfortable cutting … Continue reading

Monday Evening Barbering Course Students Progress

Well done to our new barbering students! A great start…….. For the next five Monday evenings students will be mastering the art of Men’s Barbering. Follow their progress with our weekly Facebook posts. For more details on the next Barbering Course email: or tel: 07961226411.



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Yazz Academy Students attend the Woodhouse Grove School Careers Fair Yazz Academy NVQ Level 3 girls demonstrating some skills at Wood House Grove School, for their careers event last night. The event took the form of a market place style fair so that parents and students can walk round and talk to the professions they are most interested in. Woodhouse Grove Careers Fair was open to all pupils in years 9 to 13 and their parents on Monday 14 March 2016 from 4pm – 7.30pm.   This market style event gave them the opportunity to talk to representatives from numerous professions, colleges and Universities to discuss potential careers and the opportunities available to them. Karen Bunney, Academy Educator from Leeds based Yazz Hair Academy together with NVQ Level 3 students Stacy, Bethany & Aimee, were chatting with students and parents alike and demonstrated some excellent styling skills on Woodhouse Grove students hair. It was a very motivational and fun evening. Thank you to everyone who made this event the huge success it was. 🙂 If you need any further information please call: 07961 226411 or email

Julie Radcliffe on course to up-skill into Ladies Hairdressing


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Today at the Yazz academy was Julie Radcliffe’s first day , Julie is our gents stylist at our Rawdon salon and is taking a course to up-skill into ladies hairdressing. This was her first one length ladies haircut under the supervision of Karen Bunney Creative Director and Academy educator. Julie was learning all the terminology and skills from the Tigi Classic collection. Well done on your achievements! Julie said: Feeling happy as just achieved my first one length ladies cut. Very different to cutting gents but so excited to learn something new!

A Gents Cut Above The Rest, Stylists Become Certified Barbers


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Well done and congratulations to young Stylists and now qualified barbers Ashley Wallis, Ellie Scott, Olivia Whitby Eccles, Alice Petty, Fancesca Malcher, Yazz Ellis and Abigail Lawrence based at Leeds salon, Yazz Number One Hair Studio in Rawdon, Guiseley and Yeadon. Over the past 5 weeks Stylists have attended a 5 week hands on Gents Cutting Course run by Yazz Academy, course educator Mel Perkins to become certified barbers.  Each week students practised and perfected the art of cutting and using cut throat razors on models and have taken back to the salons their newly acquired and perfected barbering skills. Ashley Wallis spoke for all the Team Members saying: Tonight was the last evening of one of our barbering courses! The team would like to thank Mel for all her help and hard work over the past 5 weeks and for being patient! Congratulations everyone! Now certified barbers! Melanie Woods said: Well done to all the barbering students at the Yazz Academy. All passed with flying colours. Pleasure to teach you all!!!