About

Nicky Oliver Hairdressing Academy Manchester, providing exceptional hairdressing training since 1990.

Do you dream of becoming a top stylist? With the Nicky Oliver Academy you can turn these dreams into reality by enrolling on a hairdressing course at our prestige, five storey hairdressing academy in Manchester's quirky and creative Northern Quarter.

 

Courses

Basic Taster Hairdressing Course for Beginners 

If you just want to ‘dip your toe’ in the wonderful world of hairdressing, and see if it could be your dream career, then this course is perfect for you! This Basic 6 day course will give you a taste of the work involved in training for a career in hairdressing, and should help you make your decision as to whether hairdressing is for you.

You will spend the six days experiencing selected aspects of hairdressing, with a variety of disciplines which may include any of the following:
Cutting, Blow-drying, Hi-lighting, Long hairdressing, Perming  and Curling hair

Duration: 2 weeks (3 days per week)
Experience: None required-this course is a decision maker
Fee: £695.00+ VAT @ 20% (£834.00 in total)

Beginners Classic Course NVQ Level 2 and Nicky Oliver Diploma + Level 2 Barbering

The Nicky Oliver Academy Beginners course is an intensive, practical course, designed to cater for students with little or no knowledge of the hairdressing profession, delivered over 2 or 3 days each week. You will learn basic and up-to-date hairdressing skills along with the theory and technical knowledge required to become a professional stylist. Classes are small to ensure each individual receives the correct amount of training according to individual needs. The aim of the course is to enable you to become a professional working stylist of a high standard.

You will be continually assessed throughout the course and will be working towards gaining your NVQ level 2 and the Nicky Oliver Academy Diploma in Hairdressing + Level 2 barbering.  Students must reach the minimum standards required to qualify for the Nicky Oliver diploma.

Your age and experience is immaterial. Your enthusiasm, an interest in the profession and your willingness to change your career, along with our proven teaching methods, which are delivered in a relaxed and friendly environment, will ensure that you progress towards gaining your qualification.

Level 2 Duration: 26 weeks (2 days per week) / 18 weeks (3 days per week)
Experience: None required
Qualification: NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing

Nicky Oliver Diploma Level 2 Barbering

Fee: £8500.00 + V.A.T.20% (£10200.00 in total)

Beginners Classic Course NVQ Level 2+3 plus Nicky Oliver Diploma and Level 2 Barbering

Duration: 36 weeks (3 days per week)
Experience: None required
Qualification: NVQ Level 2+3, NVQ Level 3

Nicky Oliver Diploma

Fee: £15,000 + VAT @ 20% (£18000.00 in total)

The Nicky Oliver Academy Combined NVQ Level 2 & 3, plus Nicky Oliver Diploma Beginners course is an intensive, practical course, designed to cater for students with little or no knowledge of the hairdressing profession. 

For the first half of the course, which is delivered over 3 days each week, you will learn basic and up-to-date hairdressing skills along with the theory and technical knowledge required to become a professional stylist.  Once completed, you will move onto the next level and learn more advanced techniques taking hairdressing to a higher level.  Small classes ensure each individual receives the correct amount of training according to individual needs.

The aim of the course is to enable you to become a professional working stylist of a high standard with a more in depth understanding and experience of the hairdressing profession. 

You will be continually assessed throughout the course and will be working towards gaining your NVQ Level 2, Level 3 and the Nicky Oliver Academy Diploma in Hairdressing. Students must reach the minimum standards required to qualify for the Nicky Oliver diploma. Your age and experience is immaterial. Your enthusiasm and an interest in the profession and your willingness to change your career, along with our proven teaching methods, which are delivered in a relaxed and friendly environment, will ensure that you progress towards gaining your qualification.

Refresher Course and Confidence Building  

The Nicky Oliver Academy Refresher course is delivered over 3 days each week, and can range from a 3 day course right up to 36 days for those people who think they require the extra updates to their skills. 

Students will learn current advanced fashion techniques, update their skills and gain the confidence that is required in today’s professional hairdressing environment.  The student will be taught techniques from traditional to contemporary.

The classes are small to ensure each individual receives the correct amount of training according to individual needs. Telephone advice will be given to make sure the course is the right course for you. Many students benefit greatly from the 3 day course but we also have students who wish to spend more time training and they are able to do so on this course.

The course content includes:

  • Advanced cutting techniques
  • Advanced colouring techniques
  • Avant-Garde Styling
  • Intensive Consultations

On successful completion of the course, students will receive the Nicky Oliver Academy Refresher Diploma
Duration: From 1 week to 10 weeks
Experience: Salon experience/Returners/Newly Qualified
Qualification: Nicky Oliver Diploma
Cost
3 Days - £ 695.00 +V.A.T
6 Days - £1200.00+V.A.T
9 Days - £1800.00+V.A.T
12 Days - £2200.00+V.A.T    
24 Days - £4400.00+V.A.T
36 Days - £6600.00+V.A.T

Classic Course NVQ Level 3 Combination 

The Nicky Oliver NVQ Level 3 combination course is an intensive, practical course, designed to cater for students who have gained an NVQ level 2 qualification in the hairdressing profession.

As part of the course, which is delivered over 2 or 3 days each week, your skills will be assessed and should there be any gaps in your level 2 knowledge we will address them.  For the first half of the NVQ Level 3 course you will learn advanced and current commercial hairdressing skills, along with the theory and technical knowledge required to become a level 3 professional stylist.  Once completed, you will move onto the next level and learn more advanced techniques.

The aim of the course is to enable you to become a more professional stylist working to a high standard with a more in depth understanding, and experience of, the hairdressing profession.

The classes are small to ensure each individual receives the correct amount to training according to individual needs. You will be continually assessed throughout the course and will be working towards gaining your NVQ Level 3, the Nicky Oliver Academy Diploma in Hairdressing.

Duration: 18 weeks (3 days per week) / 26 weeks (2 days per week)
Experience: NVQ Level 2
Qualification: NVQ Level 3, Level 2 Barbering certificate, Nicky Oliver Diploma
Fee: £8,500 + VAT @ 20% (£10,200 in total)

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