What is a Hairdressing Apprenticeship?

Yazz Hairdressing Academy recruting for 2016

If you’ve got a friend or family member who’s currently doing a Leeds hairdressing apprenticeship, you may well have wondered exactly what it entails. Maybe you’ve even thought about enquiring about a hairdressing apprenticeship yourself? Before you pick up the phone and chat to us here at the Yazz Academy Leeds, we wanted to give you a little information to help answer any of your immediate concerns. After all, there are so many options available to school leavers today; it’s difficult to know exactly what to do. But thanks to our special hairdressing academy, you can work alongside professionals and real clients in a Leeds hairdressing apprenticeship to gain the knowledge and skills you need for a career in hairdressing. But here’s the best part: you get to earn while you learn. Pick up tips and techniques from an experienced team of stylists in one of our training salons and ensure you have a steady stream of money making it into your bank. What could be better than that? While we realise it may be nerve-wracking to embark on something brand new, the Yazz Hair Academy is a great place to develop your styling skills and earn on the job. … Continue reading

WE NEED YOU! Hair models required at Yazz Hair Academy.

Hair models required at Yazz Hair Academy. Our Hairdressing students at the Yazz Hairdressing Academy have bags of energy and talent, however they need something more, and that is some customers to practice on! Being a Hair Model suits people who can get to our Yeadon Yazz Hairdressing Academy ( parking Available), have a little extra time to allow the to listen to guidance from their tutors, and a good eye for a bargain as all hair cut are charged at our student rate! Remember that we need Male Hair Models too for our Gents Barbering students! If you are interested Tel: 07961 226411 or email yazzhair@live.co.uk

Qualify As A Barber With Yazz Hairdressing Academy Barbering Course

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

We Want You! Apply for our Yazz Hairdressing Academy Barbering Course Ever dreamed of being a gents barber? Yazz Hairdressing Academy is now recruiting for 2017 – and we’re looking for keen young people ready and raring to become qualified barbers through our Academy Barbering course!. Our barbering course – NVQ Level 2 and 3 – is a private course held at our hair Leeds academy and suitable for anyone looking to become skilled in men’s hairdressing. Based in our Yeadon premises, Leeds, the course is taught by dedicated NVQ educators with a range of lessons on offer, including theory work, demonstrations, projects and workshops. So, what do you receive at the end of your course if you choose to study with Yazz Hair Leeds? All our courses are accredited to the highest levels by City and Guilds and VTCT. What’s more, nowhere is better to equip you with the confidence, skills and the right blend of qualifications and practical ability than our salons. As well as our hair Leeds barbering course, we also offer NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Hairdressing as an option for those looking to begin a new career or enhance an existing one. The course … Continue reading

Well Done To These Newly Certified Barbers

Yazz Hairdressing Academy Barber Students collect Certifications

A big well done to students who recently completed the Beginners Barbering Course. Samantha Rix, Stacy Ramsey and Sarah Jackson who have been presented with their certificates today by Academy Administrator Carolyn Jacobs. Also well done to Ameenah Kauser and Cameron Smithurst who could not be with us this evening to collect their certificates.

Pop Into Yazz and Learn More About Our Hairdressing Academy

Yazz Hairdressing Academy attends post 16 careers Evening

Well, thanks to our specially-trained tutors at the Leeds Hair Academy your dream of becoming a hairdresser can actually become a reality. If you pop into our salon, too, we’d be more than happy to give you all the details you need about applying for our very own hairdressing academy. Many of the stylists you see here have worked their way up as a result of starting out in our academy – and that could happen to you, too. Choose to take on a hairdressing apprenticeship and you’ll be given the time and skills to develop, as well as gaining real, paid experience in a salon while you learn. Working in a salon four days a week alongside one day per week at our Leeds hair academy, you’ll start as a complete beginner before later graduating and having the chance to apply for jobs all over the world. You may also decide to stay on home soil for your first job in the industry – and that’s fine too. We’re here to help nurture you and your skills in the hope of ensuring you achieve exactly what you set out to. It’s really all about having the right attitude to … Continue reading

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!!!

New 5 week Beginners Barbering Course at Leeds based, Yazz Hair Academy

New 5 week Beginners Barbering Course end of day results

Last night marked the start of the new 5 week Beginners Barbering Course at Leeds based, Yazz Hair Academy, Kirk Lane, Yeadon. This 5 week introductory hands on course into the art of Men’s Barbering is taught by Academy Educator Melanie Perkins who believes in making learning informative, interesting and fun. Last night was the first time students had cut hair with some very pleasing results.  

Yazz Academy announces Two 5 Week Barbering Courses

BARBERING COURSES Yazz Hairdressing Academy Cost: £200 Leeds Hair Academy, based in Yeadon are now offering 5 week Barbering Courses for both new and existing Stylists. This intensive 5 week, hands on course, is being taught by Academy Educator, Mel Perkins and is proving to be very successful amongst her students with some excellent reviews. One student quoted: ‘Fantastic as always……Did a blend from a grade 0 which I never do and feel so much better now. I love Mel our teacher too. ‘ The classes are small, personal and flexible to accommodate individual needs. Students are taken through both the necessary practical and theoretical skills they need to either work in a barbers shop or become a freelance hairdresser covering Men’s Haircutting Techniques, Facial Hair Cutting Techniques and Drying and Finishing Men’s Hair, highlighting on current men’s looks. Courses Duration: 5 week per course Two Courses – Beginners Course and Experienced Stylist Course For those who are looking for basic knowledge in Barbering and existing Stylists who want to be more confident in the art of cutting men’s hair. Who are these courses for? The Yazz Barbering courses are specifically designed to provide students with an intensive 5 week … Continue reading