Training Academy

Training Academy

At DEANE we are proud to provide a training academy at our premises. Please find some information in the course below, along with some frequently asked questions.

About the Course

The course consists of 16 months intensive training in all areas of hairdressing including:

  • blow drying
  • ghd curls
  • upstyles
  • colouring
  • cutting
  • salon etiquette

The first few months consist of the theory of hairdressing and practical work

on mannequin heads and other students. The academy is then open to clients

and students to learn more and gain experience on all practical aspects.

One day a week is spent in Deane Hair Design hair salon as work experience is optional.

This gives you an invaluable insight into the running of a hair salon.

Why Choose Hairdressing As A Career?

Hairdressing is a fun, vibrant exciting career that promises each day is different.

There are numerous career opportunities in the hairdressing industry such as

  • opening your own business
  • styling for fashion shows, photo shoots or television
  • working on a cruise ship
  • teaching hairdressing

It is a skill that you will have forever and with which you can travel anywhere.

About the Academy

Deane hair design opened its hairdressing academy in 2008 . Each year since we have taught hairdressing to the highest standard.
Denise ,our academy tutor, has over 20 years experience in the hairdressing industry and is very passionate about her role as a tutor .
We pride ourselves in providing the highest level of hairdressing training and endeavour to cater to every individual in their hairdressing journey.
All certs are acreddited by the Association of British and International Hairdressing Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q Why choose The Academy?

A It is located in a central location in Kildare Town which is in commuting distance from many neighbouring counties. Kildare has many rental properties at a much cheaper rate than cities.

The Academy promises a very high standard of training and will do it’s best to place every student in a job when they finish the course.

Q What qualification will I receive?

A You will receive a certificate from The Academy that will qualify you as a hair stylist. There will be a number of continuous assessment exams, as well as one final exam.

Q Do I need a leaving cert?

A You need to be over sixteen, a leaving certificate is not necessary.

The Academy is offering a free ‘trial day’ to any students who are interested.


Full time 16 month diploma, level 3 nvq
This course takes you through all aspects of hairdressing training qualifying you as a hair stylist after 16 months.
The course is intensive training incorporating theory and practical skills
including :
Health and safety in the workplace
Client consultation skills
Salon etiquette
Salon reception duties
Retail and product knowledge
Retail selling techniques
Scalp and hair diagnosis
Upstyling and dressing hair
Bridal hair
The theory of colouring hair
All colouring and highlighting techniques including balayge, ombre and colour melting.
Basic and advanced cutting techniques
Price: €8000
Fee can be paid in instalments over the duration of the 16 months.
Discount available if fee is paid in full before the course starts
Price includes equipment and tunic.
Requirements: No hairdressing experience is required. Students must be over 16 years of age.
Part time courses
The diploma course can also be completed part time in hours that suit you.
There are various options including attending two days a week or four mornings a week
Please call us to discuss your individual needs and we can tailor the course to suit you.
Price on quotation
Refresher courses
We can cater for any of your hairdressing needs or wants.
Perhaps you might have left the industry for a while and need to brush up on old techniques and learn new ones
Every individual has different needs so whether it's just one day or a few months you feel you need we will tailor the training you need to build confidence and be fully prepared to go back to the hairdressing industry
Prices vary on individual requirements
Finishing course
For hairdressing trainees that feel they need a boost to either finish their training or just concentrate on areas that they feel weakest in.
Courses can be tailored specifically for your needs and models will be provided
Prices vary on individual requirements
*qualification attained is from the association of British and international hairdressers -