Yazz Hairdressing Academy Open Day May 2017

Yazz Hairdressing Academy Yeadon, Leeds, Open Day 23 May 2017

Looking to enter the exiting world of Hairstyling? Then Yazz Hairdressing Academy, one of the top styling academies in the country, are holding an open day for enthusiastic school leavers that want to learn real world skills in the fashion and beauty industry, and get paid to do so at the same time! For more details on the Open Day or about our world class hair salon training please ring Carolyn on 07961 226411

Our Barbering Course is In Full Swing!

Psst! Did you know that we teach hair styling and cutting skills via our Yazz Training Academy? Well, our latest barbering course is now in full swing – and our new students are more than ready for the challenge of the next few weeks. The Advanced Barbering course costs £200 and started on Monday, February 20. Taking place over five weeks – from 6pm to 9pm each Monday night – the course will teach those students who want to take cutting men’s hair to the next level. It’s been designed for creative people who want to learn the necessary practical and theoretical skills to either work in a barber’s shop or go self-employed. And who better to teach the course than our Yazz Hair Leeds stylists? Here are just some of the skills our students will learn along the way: Angles How to interpret clients’ wishes Graduating How to provide a good cut based on the density and thickness of the hair Natural growth patterns of the hair How to use razors, combs and electric clippers Tapering Square and rounded necklines Intrigued? Keep an eye on the Yazz Hair Leeds website for details of more courses just like this one. … Continue reading

Hairdressing Academy Recruiting 16 – 18 years olds for exciting career

Training for Hair Salon Jobs at Yazz Academy, Yeadon, North Leeds

We are Currently Recruiting for Hairdressing Apprenticeships for 2017 (ages 16 – 18 years) Your Career Starts Here… Are you creative, friendly and hard working? Enjoy talking and getting to know people? Do you like fashion and beauty? If so, a hairdressing apprenticeship could be for you! Hairdressing apprenticeships give you the opportunity to earn money while working in a salon and gaining a qualification at the same time. You’ll be in the salon four days a week and at college for a day too. Our NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Hairdressing courses enable you to become fully qualified, giving you a great foundation for your career in hairdressing. Yazz Hair Academy Leeds is an industry-accredited training academy that provides a passport to jobs worldwide. You can look forward to working under expert tuition and in the company of like-minded students. The course is taught by dedicated NVQ educators and accredited to the highest levels by City and Guilds and VTCT. Lessons include theory work, demonstrations, projects and hands-on workshops, so you’ll graduate with the right blend of practical skills, theory and qualifications.

Yazz Stylist Rosie Binns at TIGI Inspirational Youth 2010

The TIGI Inspirational Youth training program is an intensive 6 month training program run by TIGI. There are only a limited number of places each year and competition to be awarded a place is intense. In 2010 Yazz stylist Rosie Binns won a place on the training program. This is the TIGI video from that year. If you are 16 to 18 and you are exited about a career in hair styling, visit our Yazz Academy page. Based in Yeadon, North Leeds, the Yazz Hairdressing academy provides a limited number of places for training the next generation of stylists. If you have that burning desire, we have the training to make you the very best you can be.

One Day Taster Day Course Places Available

Not sure about opting for hairdressing as a career? Would you like to know more? Are you still at school ? Invites are open from students aged 13 and above. A limited number of places available on out One day Taster Course. This taster day will give you an insight in to the what it involved in working in a salon as well as teaching some basic skills that you can use whatever you decide! Course: Taster Day Course Date: Monday 13 February 2017 Cost: £45 Location: Yazz Number One Hair Studio, New Road Side, Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6HN Contact: email yazzhair@live.co.uk or ring 07961226411

NEW BARBERS IN THE MAKING

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 yazzhair@live.co.uk 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

Paul Magazine Q&A Session

Our own Paul Shakeshaft has recently been interviewed for a magazine article and her are some of the interview questions and answers revealing Paul’s vision for the Yazz brand and guidance for new business start-ups. How did you get the idea for your concept? I was already a hairdresser, my goal was to build a strong and identifiable brand in the area which would deliver exceptional service to all of our customers, bringing modern and bang up to date trends and colouring techniques to a local town, without having to travel into the City. Describe your style and concept. Yazz is a thoroughly modern Award Winning Hair Salon; we actively listen our customers and address their needs on a one to one basis. Making them the very best version of themselves. What was your mission at the outset ? To deliver exceptional service to all of our customers ,ensuring we have the best  and most educated teams to do this, this remains today. To what do you attribute your success? Our customers first and foremost both loyal and new, the amazing feedback we get and recommendations to visit our Salons are outstanding. Of course the team who always give 100% … Continue reading

Our Ashley Does the Yazz Team Proud at TIGI Inspirational Youth UK 2016!

It’s been an exciting time for our stylist, Ashley Wallis, who’s recently returned from the prestigious TIGI Inspirational Youth UK event. And of course, our talented hairdresser didn’t let us down, appearing live on stage and confidently displaying the hair style he’d created following a gruelling 5-day bootcamp. The event, at London’s Cafe de Paris Club, showcased the creative experiences gained during a TIGI bootcamp, with doors opening at 7pm and the show closing at 12am. Marking the 14th anniversary of TIGI Inspirational Youth, this year was just as successful as previous shows. Created by Anthony Moscolo to give ‘the next generation of hairdressing stars’ a great opportunity to hone their skills, the event recognises young talent and the course itself is viewed as one of the best in the industry. Taking part in a five-day bootcamp, Ashley then appeared at the live show and got the chance to experience a fun photo shoot with his hair model, and TIGI photographer, Alex Barron-Hough. Speaking after the event and photoshoot, our Ashley said: “Inspirational Youth has opened my eyes to hair, fashion and beauty trends, and a different world of hairdressing. It’s helped me look at how we work with hair.” … 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: yazzhair@live.co.uk or tel: 07961226411.