Our Yazz Leeds Rawdon Stylist, Ashley Wallis, on stage for the TIGI Inspirational Youth Awards

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Ashley Wallis, Stylist at Yazz Number One Hair Studio,Rawdon,Leeds on stage at Café de Paris, London for the TIGI Inspirational Youth Awards 2016…………. After been selected as one of the TIGI Inspirational Youth Team members for 2016 and successfully completing Bootcamp. Ashley was back in London on Monday for the finale of TIGI Inspirational Youth UK. Ashley and the other TIGI Inspirational Youth team members were amazing. The show was at at London’s Café de Paris in front of press, VIP… guests and the Team’s very own salon supporters who came down from here at Yazz Rawdon, Leeds. This truly was an amazing celebration of the amazing work of Ashley Wallis and the 12 other young hairdressers in TIGI Inspirational Youth 2016. Well done all of you and enjoy!

Enjoy the Latest Colour Trends – Direct from Italy – at Yazz Number One Hair Salon

Tigi colour Trip Range Training

The Yazz team’s jetting off to Italy tomorrow morning (Saturday) to experience the latest  colour trends and cutting styles in 2017 and beyond! The Matrix haircare company has invited our stylists along to Rome for two exciting days of training and evening events in the city. We’re dusting off our passports as we speak, as well as charging our phones and packing our bags! Arriving at the Sheraton Parco de’ Medici Rome Hotel following the short flight, we’ll be collecting our Matrix Destination 2016 badges and welcome pack and heading out to meet the talented team. We’ll then have chance to see and work on some of the latest trends in hair care, before bringing our newfound skills and experience back to our Leeds hair salon for our loyal customers. That’s right; you’ll be amongst the first to benefit from the tips we pick up over in Rome when you book in with us for a cut or colour. Watch this space as we’ll be bringing you another blog very soon, letting you in on how we got on and maybe sharing a few pictures too. Until next time… PS: Don’t forget to get booked in for your usual cut and … Continue reading

A Yazz Barbering Course Place Has Become Available!

Student learning Barbering Skills with Yazz Academy Begining Barbering Course

Due to a last minute cancellation a place has become available on our next 5 week barbering course starting Monday 7 November 2016. The cost of this evening course is £200. 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. You can find more details about the course on our Barbering With Yazz page For more details or to enrol: Tel: 07961226411  

What is a Hairdressing Apprenticeship?

What is a Hairdressing Apprenticeship? If you’ve got a friend or family member who’s currently doing a Leeds hair 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 hair 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 … Continue reading

Award Winning Hairdressing Apprenticeships

Are you 16 to 18, and planning to leave school in Summer 2015? We are Recruiting Hairdressing Apprentices Choose an apprenticeship in Hairdressing with the Yazz Hairdressing Academy! Yes, you can leave school at 16 and go straight in to and exciting career in hairdressing! If you are creative, passionate about a career in hairdressing, enthusiastic about learning and want to join a dynamic, innovative and friendly team, we are waiting to hear from you! Yazz’ Training Academy in Leeds, will equip you with the world-class cutting skills and styling techniques you need to cut it in the dynamic and rewarding world of hairdressing. Discover Your Potential – Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced – Expert Win-Win as a Yazz Apprentice: – Get your foot on the career ladder at 16 to 18. – No more school! Money in your pocket and skills for life. – Earn while you learn – All fees are covered. – No student debts. Vacancies For Apprentices We have salons in Leeds who are recruiting for apprentices to come to our Leeds Hair Academy. If you are interested in working in a salon while you are gaining your NVQ qualification please get in touch with us. … Continue reading

Rockcliffe Hall – March 2014

Six lucky members of staff at Yazz Number One Hair Studio received a wonderful afternoon and overnight stay at Rockcliffe Hall Spa in appreciation of all their hard work. Jemma Leach, Sam O’Hara, Julie Radcliffe, Olivia King, Charlotte Newsham and Sam Doyle were greated with five star treatment, beautiful surroundings and their bags taken to their rooms. They changed into robes and slippers and made their way through to enjoy the spa facilities which included a beautiful swimming pool, sauna, steam room and constant fresh fruit and drinks were available. The rooms were amazing, tea, coffee and a drinks, a television in the bathroom and fresh towels beautifully laid out. The view out of the bedroom window was amazing and looked all over the grounds which are spectacular. Evening meal was taken at the Golf Club which was excellent and the staff were very friendly. The girls had a driver pick them up from the Hall who drove them to the Golf Club for their evening meal and afterwards drove them back to the hotel. Breakfast was served in the Orangery. A full English breakfast, all the fresh fruit imaginable, croissants and a large assortment of cereals. After breakfast when … Continue reading

Parents Information

If your son or daughter chooses a career in hairdressing an apprenticeship is the most common training route. They’ll be gaining real, paid work experience in a salon whilst they learn. Your child will be working in a salon for four days per week and attending training at our Leeds hair academy one day per week. Yazz Hair Academy Leeds is a private training provider; we take great pride in the selection and training of our staff in order to ensure your child is safe and educated to the highest standard. This includes CRB checks and references, a practical safeguarding policy and stringent health and safety rules. The majority of the apprentices we train go on to be offered full-time employment – often in the salon they have been training in. It doesn’t stop there though; apprentices give students the opportunity to progress onto other courses, such as barbering and the advanced apprenticeship or move on to roles that can take them all over the world! About our academy Our staff are highly qualified and continue to work in salons, and attending training themselves, as well as training apprentices in order to be able to provide students with the most … Continue reading

Salon Employers Information

Leeds Hair Academy Apprenticeships are a cost-effective way to develop your business. As an employer you know how important it is to grow and improve you business, and investment in staff is essential to gain an edge over the competition. Apprenticeships are designed to deliver exactly what your business needs, giving you the skills for the future. They can help you to develop specialist or niche areas of the business, keep up with the latest technology and standards or train your existing staff in new skills. The benefits of apprenticeships go beyond that though; staff who have time and faith invested in them will find they get a morale and confidence-boost, making them a happier employee and one who is more likely to stay with you. Apprenticeships give you control over how your future staff are trained – they are learning their core skills and customer service in your salon so there’s no need to coach them out of bad habits. It’s a great option for the apprentice too as they get to earn as they learn and gain vital work experience. If you’re still not convinced of the benefits to your business, take a look at these facts about … Continue reading

Academy Location

Yazz Hairdressing Academy Salon Unit 1 Regency House Kirk Lane Yeadon Leeds LS19 7EP Tel:  07961 226411 E-mail: yazzhair@live.co.uk Directions if traveling by car to the Leeds Hair Academy: A1 APPROACH (from the South) Proceed up the A1 to the intersection of the M62 (near Pontefract). Take the M62 turning – (WEST BOUND/Manchester) At Junction 29 take the M1 (NORTH BOUND/Leeds) M1 APPROACH (from the South) (becomes M621) Follow Leeds City Centre signs. Take City Centre exit and keep following signs for Leeds City Centre, you will go past Hilton International on your left, go under a railway viaduct until you reach a set of traffic lights (by Leeds Railway Station), turn left and follow signs for A65 SKIPTON & AIRPORT. Follow the A65, through traffic lights and various roundabouts for approximately 7 miles until you come to a largish roundabout with the JCT 600 Chrysler in Rawdon on the right hand side of it. Go straight on at this roundabout (A65 still) past The Woolpack Pub on your right, continue for approx ½ mile until you see the Enterprise Car Rental (on your right) by a set of traffic lights, and TURN RIGHT at the lights onto KIRK LANE. … Continue reading