INDUSTRY EDUCATION DATES 2018

Education is the lifeblood of our industry, providing new skills, updated trends and techniques, and fresh inspiration. Here’s our handy guide to course info and education dates in 2018 from leading industry brands – making it easy and convenient to find, and book, for a course near you.

Click on the brand names below to go directly to their course dates.

Dark & Lovely Academy

Goldwell / KMS

Groomed Academy / MVRCK

Hands Down Academy

Indola

L’Oréal Professionnel

Matrix

Schwarzkopf

Wella / Sebastian

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DARK AND LOVELY ACADEMY

Johannesburg 

Catering for every skill level and budget, the Academy offers a variety of courses. Please contact us for the next available starting dates.

 

  • The 2-year Full Accreditation course is the most intensive – the gold standard of education. 

  • The 4-month Beginners Course gives valuable theory education and a thorough understanding of the industry.

  • The 8-week Advanced Course is tailored towards developing skills and introducing modern hairstyles and techniques, upstyling and colouring.

  • The 2-week intensive Trade Test Preparation Course is for experienced hairdressers who need to brush up skills and theory before qualifying.

 

Staffed by dedicated instructors who are invested in the empowerment and successes of their students, the Academy is an accredited Trade Test centre, so students can do their test on site. 

 

Contact: 061 698 5030 / 087 357 8686

Address: The Markade, corner President and Kruis Streets, Johannesburg.

Website: www.darkandlovelyacademy.com

 

GOLDWELL / KMS

Johannesburg Kao Academy

27 Aug - Goldwell Mastercolorist Level 1 Month of Mondays

3 Sep - Goldwell Mastercolorist Level 1 Month of Mondays

10 Sep - Goldwell Mastercolorist Level 1 Month of Mondays

17 Sep - Goldwell Mastercolorist Level 1 Month of Mondays

For more information contact your Kao rep or educator or phone 011 312 5070.

 

Durban Kao Studio

3 Sep - KMS Connect / Disconnect

For more information contact your Kao rep or educator or phone 011 312 5070.

 

Cape Town Kao Studio

3 Sep - Goldwell Color Trend + Lab

For more information contact your Kao rep or educator or phone 011 312 5070.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Goldwell Mastercolorist: 

Become a Colour Technician and true colour expert by integrating the Goldwell system into a holistic service your client will love. The course includes world class consultation skills, in depth product knowledge, creating a total look that is more than just hair colour, dimensional colouring, and inspirational, hands on sessions that build your skills while you have fun.

It includes:

  • Demi Permanent Colour Mastery including fashion shades, grey blending and shine enhancement.

  • Permanent Color Mastery including 100% grey coverage, durability and evenness while enhancing your clients’ natural beauty .

  • Lightening Mastery including top skills in every aspect of bleaching and blonding.

  • Foiling Mastery including classic highlighting techniques, colour placement, different effects and adding dimension.

  • Elumen Mastery including the ultimate creativity with dazzling shine, durability and evenness with this premium colour service.

 

GROOMED ACADEMY

MVRCK Look and Learn Hot Towel Shaving

 

Johannesburg

3 Sep - Morning Seminar at Twincare Premises

To book call 071 352 3202 or email info@groomedacademy.co.za

Durban

10 Sep - Morning Seminar at Twincare Premises

To book call 071 352 3202 or email info@groomedacademy.co.za

Cape Town

17 Sep - Morning Seminar at Twincare Premises

To book call 071 352 3202 or email info@groomedacademy.co.za

 

Course Description

A Look and Learn Luxury Hot Towel Shaving Course, using the new MVRCK shaving range. Learn how to make the most of the range with experts in male barbering.

 

HANDS DOWN ACADEMY

13-14 Aug - Basic Introduction to Cutting Techniques Hands On: Long Layers

20-21 Aug - Basin Operators Course for Beginners

27 Aug - Dikson Colour Ranges: Hands on Workshop

3 Sep - Dikson Products Open Day

10-11 Sep - Basic Foiling for Beginners

17 Sep - Dikson Colour Ranges: Hands on Workshop

1 Oct - Diskon Colour DiksoBlondes Hands on Workshop

23-25 Oct - Basic Introduction to Cutting Techniques Hands On: Long and Short Layers

29-30 Oct - Basic Styling Techniques for Beginners: Hands on Workshop

05 Nov - Back to Basic Colour (Theory Only)

12 Nov - Dikson Coiffeur Colour Ranges: Hands on Workshop

19 Nov - Dikson Retail and Treatment: Hands on Workshop

26 Nov - Dikson Products Open Day

For more info or to book contact 021 944 8700 or email academy@handsdown.co.za or sales@handsdown.co.za

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Basic Introduction to Cutting techniques- Long Layers Hands-on Workshop:

This two day cutting workshop is designed to provide you with the necessary fundamentals and tips and tricks to help you accelerate your techniques in cutting basic long layer styles.

 

Basin Operators course for beginners Hands-on Workshop:

The course is designed for Basin Operators to be able to practice essential health and safety, client consultation, shampoo, condition and treatment application and basic massage methods

 

Dikson Colour ranges Hands-on workshop:

This hands-on colour workshop helps you to choose with confidence the right colour product for your clients. Learn key consultation skills to ensure correct client and hair diagnosis. Correct measuring; mixing, application and removing of colour will help you to gain the best end result.

 

Basic Foiling for Beginners Hands-on Workshop:

Learn the fundamental highlighting skills required for successful foiling. Increase your confidence in the application of foil or colour wrap methods.

 

Dikson Colour DiksoBlondes, Highlifters/Toner-Hands-on Workshop:

With this hands-on workshop get to know the Dikson products to create your perfect blonde shade that your client requires.

 

Basic Introduction to Cutting techniques Long & Short Layers -Hands-on Workshop:

This three-day cutting workshop is designed to provide you with the necessary fundamentals, tips, and tricks to help you accelerate your techniques in cutting basic long and short styles.

 

Basic Styling Techniques for Beginners Hands-on Workshop:

This Styling Course will help to enhance your skills and update you on the latest creative finishing techniques and basic up-styles with integrated plaits & braids. Ideal for everyday styling, parties, proms or nights out.

 

Back To Basic Colour Theory Only:

Back to basic colour theory workshop is designed to give you an in depth understanding of colour fundamentals as it relates to the colour wheel. This session is perfect for anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge of basic colour principles.

 

Dikson Coiffeur Colour ranges Hands-on Workshop:

This hands-on colour workshop helps you to choose with confidence the right colour product for your clients. Learn key consultation skills to ensure correct client and hair diagnosis. Correct measuring; mixing, application and removing of colour will help you to gain the best result.

 

Dikson Retail & Treatment Hands-on:

This hands-on workshop will help you to choose the perfect Dikson treatment and retail products to suite your client’s needs. Learn how to complement your Dikson retail with every client service done in your salon.

 

INDOLA

Johannesburg

17-18 Sep - World Of Indola

9 Oct - Street Style Collection Look and Learn

To book contact your Indola rep or educator or email michelle.jacobsz@henkel.com

 

Durban

29 Oct - Street Style Collection Look and Learn

To book contact your Indola rep or educator or email michelle.jacobsz@henkel.com

Cape Town

5 Sep - World of Indola 

16 Oct - Street Style Collection Look and Learn

To book contact your Indola rep or educator or email michelle.jacobsz@henkel.com

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

World of Indola:

This seminar will be a theory day. During this seminar we will discuss Science of Hair to Selling Retail, we will cover the “Family of Indola” theory on PCC/Blond Expert and Innova Care and Style. This seminar is ideal for the stylist who needs a refresher or as an introduction to the brand for a new user.

 

L'OREAL PROFESSIONNEL

Johannesburg

27-28 Aug - Advanced Colour Keys

10-11 Sep - D.O.P

17 Sep - Bleach and Tone

08 Oct - Digital Talent

22 Oct - Colourful Melt with Taryn

23 Oct - Business of Balayage with Shelene Shaer

12 Nov - Fundamental Colour

To Book: Contact your L’Oréal Professionnel rep or educator, or email tarryn.bloem@loreal.com

 

Durban

20-21 Aug - Advanced Colour Keys

03 Sep - Revisited Timeless Cuts 2

08-09 Oct - D.O.P

22 Oct - Men’s Barbering

To Book: Contact your L’Oréal Professionnel rep or educator, or email tarryn.bloem@loreal.com or message 082 802 5684.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Advanced Colour Keys

The famous Colour Keys course with additional advanced scientific content.

Business of Balayage

For hairstylists with 3+ years experience. Evolution of the Balayage and how to practically perfect it, working on mannequins.

Colourful Melt

For hairstylists with 5+ years experience. Learn how to seamlessly melt colours into each other for a stunning result, working on your pre-lightened model.

Digital Talent

How to build communication and relationships through Facebook, E-learning, Instagram, You Tube and Google. Digital dos and don’ts and business advice.

D.O.P

Theory and practical on how to deal with each unique client when darkening, lightening, and combating porosity and sensitivity. Advanced colour course for colourists who have completed Colour Keys and Colour Change. 

Fundamental Colour

All about the basics of L’Oréal colour including pigments knowledge, reflects, colouration, undercoat, neutralisation and numbering.

 

MATRIX

Johannesburg

20 Aug - Shape Me Experienced

3 Sep - Shape Me Foundation

17 Sep - Color Correction

8 Oct - Color Correction

15 Oct - Upstyle Experienced

29 Oct - Trend Session

12 Nov - Color Correction

19 Nov - Color Correction

To book contact your Matrix rep or educator or email Shelley.adams@loreal.com

 

Durban

27 Aug - Shape Me Experienced

3 Sep - Upstyle Foundation

15 Oct - Color Correction

29 Oct - Trend Session

To book contact your Matrix rep or educator or email Shelley.adams@loreal.com

 

East London

20 Aug - Upstyle Experienced

22 Oct - Trend Session

To book contact your Matrix rep or educator or email Shelley.adams@loreal.com

 

Port Elizabeth    

10 Sep - Upstyle Foundation

12 Nov - Trend Session

To book contact your Matrix rep or educator or email Shelley.adams@loreal.com

 

Cape Town

13 Aug - Color Me

20 Aug - Trend Session

8 Oct - Shape Me Experienced

15 Oct - Upstyle Experienced

29 Oct - Trend Session

19 Nov - Color Correction

To book contact your Matrix rep or educator or email Shelley.adams@loreal.com

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Upstyle Foundation / Experienced

Covers a range of classic, beautiful upstyles. Gain timeless skill and learn to create a variety of classic looks on long hair. Bring your heat and styling tools.

 

Shape Me Foundation / Experienced

Basic cut theory and hands on training as well as retail training and consultation with color app. Bring your heat, cutting and styling tools. Mannequin supplied and model required.

 

Trend Session

Basic theory and hands on colour and retail training and consultation with color app. You will recreate trend looks including cut and colour, on live models and mannequins. Bring your heat, styling and cutting tools. Model required.

 

Color Correction

Advanced colour theory and hands on training using SCB and Light Master, retail training, and consultation with color app.

 

SCHWARZKOPF

Johannesburg

20 Aug - Retail Therapist

3 Sep - Silver Whites Colour Craft

10 Sep - Blonde Specialist Theory

1 Oct - Colour Foundation

8 Oct - Meet the Family

15 Oct - Colour Craft (2)

22 Oct - Boot Camp

29 Oct - Operator Excellence

12 Nov - Gents Expertise

To book contact your Schwarzkopf rep or educator or email angela.smith@henkel.com

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Colour Foundation Theory

Interactive sessions will explore how to use different colour products and their shade charts, illustrates to you how and where the colour products work on the hair and the different ways depth and tone can be used to create the perfect color – from consultation and product choice for your clients through a stunning final result. 

Colour Craft

Explore the ultimate level of Colour Education. Dive into a Colour Journey to Inspire, challenge and Grow your Colour excellence while taking creative inspiration from the worlds of multimedia, fashion, textiles and arts. You will learn to re interpret viral trends, to create your own Professional looks and how to apply. Explore commercial opportunities and your ideas on your clients using social media. Practical, all hairdressing tools required.

Blond Specialist Theory

The perfect introduction to the World of Blond. Become the ultimate Blond Specialist in this progressive seminar. From Blond conversions to corrections we explore the challenges you face in your salons. We teach you how to gain confidence in colour choice, application and technique. 

BlondMe Boot Camp

Enroll in our Blond Specialist Bootcamp to transform yourself into a Master of Blond by showcasing your version of the Icon Blond Collection. Practical, all hairdressing tools required.

Operator Excellence

This Seminar is designed for Schwarzkopf Professional & Indola Professional salons and exclusively only to Operators. As Operators are the heart of the salon let us inspire and educate them to be the best they can be. You will be equipped with the fundamentals including greeting the client, colour application and removal, shampooing, different massage techniques as well as communication skills and basic salon ethics. 

Gents Expertise

Enhance your practical knowledge about men’s contemporary haircut and embrace the male clientele in your salon. Grooming tips, in-salon services and HERO styling products will be covered in this class.

 

WELLA / SEBASTIAN

Johannesburg Studio

13 Aug - Look & Learn with Patrick Cameron

27 Aug - Couture Blondes

3 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 1

4 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 2

10 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 3

11 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 4

17 Sep - Sebastian Cutting Day 1

30 Sep - Backstage Pass with Aubrey Loots Day 1

1 Oct - Backstage Pass with Aubrey Loots Day 2

22 Oct - Mixxology

29 Oct - Sebastian Cutting Day 2

12 Nov - Master Colour Expert Day 1

13 Nov - Master Colour Expert Day 2

3 Dec - Master Colour Expert Day 3

To book contact your Wella / Sebastian rep or educator or phone 011 268 0447.

 

Durban Studio

27 Aug - Couture Blondes

3 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 1

4 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 2

10 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 3

11 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 4

22 Sep - Mixxology

15 Nov - Sebastian Cutting Day 1

26 Nov - Master Colour Expert Day 1

27 Nov - Master Colour Expert Day 2

3 Dec - Master Colour Expert Day 3

To book contact your Wella / Sebastian rep or educator or phone 031 566 4550.

 

Cape Town Studio

14 Aug - Look & Learn with Patrick Cameron

27 Aug - Couture Blondes

5 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 1

6 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 2

12 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 3

13 Sep - Master Colour Expert Catch Up: Day 4

22 Oct - Mixxology

5 Nov - Sebastian Cutting Day 1

19 Nov - Master Colour Expert Day 1

20 Nov - Master Colour Expert Day 2

10 Dec - Master Colour Expert Day 3

To book contact your Wella / Sebastian rep or educator or phone 021 590 3700.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Couture Blondes

  • Identify clients for whom blonde is not simply a colour but a way of life.

  • Characterise the full blonde spectrum from cool to warm, summer to smoky.

  • Create the perfect personalised blonde colour equation during consultation and define the colour products and techniques needed to achieve couture blondes.

  • Present a tailored maintenance and home package to keep blondes looking beautiful and your appointments diary full.

  • Train your salon team on your return with your Couture Blonde expertise.

 

Master Colour Expert

  • The Master Colour Expert Programme is a comprehensive business building course strategically developed to grow your skill, mastery and creativity.

  • Join the four-stage programme and you will be on your way  to earning one of the best recognised colour accreditations in the industry. Starting out with the essentials, you will go on a journey of intense learning to develop your creative and corrective colouring skills to the highest level.

  • This outstanding programme combines face-to-face coaching with Wella Professionals certified colour master trainers, resulting in one of the industry’s most recognised certifications. 

  • Expand your colour business, develop your skills and push your boundaries to the highest level, and be ready to change your life.

 

Mixxology

  • An exciting education session that looks at creativity with colour, Mixxology helps you achieve fantastic personalised results by expanding your colour choice in a visual way. The session encourages you to stretch your creative skills.

  • Ceate new colour mixtures and palettes to create personalised colour for every client.

  • Gain an understanding of new seasonal colours and be inspired to adapt the palette to suit each client.

  • Learn the rules, then break them to create bespoke colour.

  • Put your new skills into practice during a creative workshop.

 

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