Courses at Basildon 2014

Waxing

Warm Waxing Course

Date: Mon 28th May 2014

Price: £165 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day warm wax course. This course covers everything from the structure of the hair, preparing the client, to waxing legs, bikini line, lower abdomen, underarm, upper lip, chin, eyebrows, arms, nape of the neck and toes. You will also learn health and safety, consultation record cards, contra-indications and contra-actions.

Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Hollywood & Brazilian Waxing - For existing waxing practitioners only

Date: Wed 16th April 2014 / Wed 25th June 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT

To attend this course all students MUST HAVE previous warm waxing experience or have attended a Hairways warm waxing course. This ever increasingly popular treatment will remove even the coarsest hair in sensitive areas. You will learn how to use a specifically formulated wax to perform Brazilian and Hollywood waxing treatments. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Piercing

Studex Ear Piercing Course 

Dates: Thurs 24th April 2014 /   Thurs 26th June 2014 - Price: £20 + VAT 

(Please bring your own model)

No previous experience is needed to attend this half day course all products provided, 1 model required per person.

 

Tanning

Spray Tanning Course 

Date: Thurs 15th May 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT (airbrush gun required)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day tanning course. You will learn; How to strip down your gun to clean and maintain it, preparation how fake tan works, PSI, do's and dont's, the correct application of sunless spray tanning, the benefits of fake tan and marketing. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Facial Beginners Course 

Date: TBA

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course. 

Learn how to recognise and treat different skin types and conditions, recognise skin imperfections, disorders and infections, how to include neck and shoulder massage movements as part of your treatment, hygiene health and safety, relevant anatomy and physiology, products and equipment required, consultation procedures, contra-indications to treatment, skin diagnosis, cleansing, toning, moisturising, exfoliation, extractions, massage movements, face masks and their uses and aftercare. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Ear Candling Course

Date: Fri 25th April 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day training course. This highly relaxing and soothing complimentary therapy has many positive health benefits. It has helped many sufferers of various ear, nose and throat symptoms including the treatment of glue ear, sinusitis, rhinitis, headaches, migraines, earwax, earache and irritation of the ears including tinnitus and stress.

 You will learn everything from its ancient background, massage techniques, conditions of the ear, anatomy of the ear, consultation, contra indications, contra actions, frequency of treatments, preparation, procedure and aftercare. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 


Make Up 

Make Up Course

Date: Thurs 17th April 2014 / Thurs 19th June 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT - (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course, which covers the following aspects of cosmetic make up: working with different skin types and colours, good hygiene techniques, colour correction, highlighting and shading, selection and application of correct foundation colour, blending of make up, application of eye make up, client consultation techniques, superficial cleansing prior to make up application, colour correction make up for skin blemishes and concealing, use of contouring cosmetics and base make up application, day/bridal make up application and ideas to achieve a natural look, Evening make up application with use of stronger colours and glitz!. Skin colour and undertones and working with different face shapes and more. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Lashes & Brows

Party Lashes Course

Date: Tue 3rd June 2014 

Price: £80 + VAT

This one day course will show you how to achieve all current lash looks with the application of strip and cluster lashes. Accomplish dramatic & beautiful lashes to suit all clients. Benefit from quick application, various trendy techniques and simple, safe removal. All products are provided on the day and no models are required. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.   

Semi-Permanent Mascara

Dates: Fri 4th April 2014 / Fri 27th June 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided) 

NEW Semi-Permanent mascara thickens, lengthens, colours and curls. Waterproof, smudge-proof and smear-proof and lasts for up to 3 weeks. Suitable for the complete beginner or for those wishing to update their skills. On this course you will cover client consultation, contra-indications, treatment procedure, removal and aftercare. Students will work on each other unless otherwise stated. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Semi Permanent Lash Extensions Course

Dates: Thurs 10th April 2014 / Thurs 12th June 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided) 

On this one day complete beginners course you will learn how to apply Marvel -Lash Semi Permanent Eyelash Extensions. This course also covers health and safety, maintenance and removal, client consultation, contra indication and aftercare advice. Please note that a patch test will need to be done a minimum of 48 hours before the day of the course. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Hi Brow Course

Dates: TBA

Price: £195 + VAT (training only) £445 + vat (training and professional workstation)

Must have NVQ Level 2 or have relevant qualifications in eyebrow waxing and tinting. This course is delivered by an expert educator and is designed to teach all the skills required to perform Hi Brow treatments. Trainees will gain confidence and ability to design, shape, colour and style brows for every client. All products provided on the day. Certified by BABTAC.  

Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting Course 

Date: Mon 7th April 2014 / Tues 3rd June 2014  

Price: £80 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this half day course. The eyes are the focal point of the face; therefore any treatment which enhances them, makes an immediate, significant impact. Eyelash/brow tinting treatments are extremely popular within the beauty salon. Eye treatments take a short time to complete and use very little product. This makes them a very profitable treatment to offer. On this course you will learn: health and safety, eyelash tinting, eyebrow tinting, contra-indications. Please note a patch test will need to be done a minimum of 48 hours before the course commences. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Eyelash Perming/Lifting half day Course

Date:  Mon 7th April 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT - (products provided)

Students are required to provide 2 models to work on

No previous experience is needed to attend this half day course. Eyelash perming emphasises the eyes and offers a natural alternative to the daily use of mascara and eyelash curlers. The natural curled effect will remain, even when wet for up to 8 weeks. On this half day course you will learn the following: benefits of eyelash perming, precautions, contra-indications, application and aftercare. Please note a patch test will need to be done a minimum of 48 hours before the course commences. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Threading Course 

Date: TBA

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day training course. Threading is a form of temporary hair removal. It involves twisting a cotton thread between the fingers and then passing across the skin to trap the hairs which then 'pluck' them from their root.

Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Massage

Indian Head Massage Course

Date: Tues 20th May 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course. Indian Head Massage is having great effects to relieve modern day ailments such as stress, aches and pains. It's simple yet an effective therapy.

You will learn ; history of Indian Head Massage, physiological and psychological benefits, healthy breathing and relaxation techniques, anatomy and physiology, consultation procedures, preparing for treatment, massage pocedures, massage routine, aftercare advice, contra-actions, Chakras and Auras.  Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

PRIVATE Lymphatic Massage WORKSHOP - for experienced masseuse

Date: Mon 14th April 2014  

Price: £230 + VAT (products provided) 

You will need to provide a model to work on.  Please note models cannot have the following conditions;  Pregnancy, Epilepsy, Diabetes, a Heart Condition, Thrombosis or Cancer.

This one day course is for the experienced massage therapist only. You will learn the history of lymphatic drainage, contra-indications, client consultation, lymphatic ducts, lymph glands, lymph nodes, lymphatic organs, massage routine and aftercare. Lymphatic drainage is a delicate form of massage that stimulates the body's lymphatic system, improving the metabolism, helping the body to eliminate waste and toxins and providing a boost to the immune system. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course

Date: Thurs 1st May 2014 

Price: £145 + VAT - (products provided)

The one day course is designed to give hands on experience in the use and varied treatment opportunities of Stone Therapy. To do this course you must have a NVQ level 3 in body massage or have attended the Hairways Swedish massage course. 

Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Swedish Body Massage (2 day) course 

Dates:  

Day 1: Thurs 22nd May 2014 - Day 2: Thurs 29th May 2014

Price £250 + VAT - (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this two day course. You will learn health and safety, contra-indications, treatment plans, massage techniques, massage routine, timings, aftercare and more. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Body

Body Wrapping Course - Suitable for beginners

Date: Fri 20th June 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT - (kit needed)

No previous beauty experience is required to attend this one day course.You will learn health and safety, consultation, measurement, contour gel application, after treatment advice, contra-indications, bandaging and maintenance advice. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Nails

Manicure Course 

Date: TBA

Price: £145 + VAT (includes paraffin wax)

 No previous beauty experience is required to attend this one day course. Students will learn how to carry out luxury manicure treatments including paraffin waxing and more. This course is also recommended as a foundation course to our Nail Acrylic Course.  Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Acrylic Nail Extension Course (2 Day)

Dates:

Day 1: Tue 6th May 2014 - Day 2: Tue 13th May 2014

Price: £250 + VAT (Kit required)

This course is suitable for complete beginners, it is advised that you have knowledge of manicure (available as a one day course).  Basic knowledge of natural nails will vastly maximise your future profitability, the course will teach you to recognised contra-indications such as nail diseases and disorders.   On this two day acrylic course, you will learn everything from health and safety, client record cards, consultation, contra-indications, contra-actions, nail preparation, tip structures, adhesive, natural nail shapes, workstations, tip application, comparison of different nail overlays, acrylic overlay application, maintenance and product information.   Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

On completion of the course you will be presented with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.   

Pedicure Course

Date: Thurs 8th May 2014 

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course. You will learn how to perform a pedicure that is very soothing and a deeply relaxing experience for your client, you will learn how to refresh hot tired and swollen feet, remove dead skin, soften hard skin, shape toenails etc. 

Gellux Gel Training Course

Dates:  Tue 22nd April 2014 / Mon 16 June 2014 (10am - 5pm)  

Price: £65 + VAT (products provided)

This course is suitable for complete beginners. Gellux is a new nail colour system which is a cross between normal nail polish and gel nails. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Nail Conversion Course - for existing Nail Technicians changing brand or system

Date: TBA

Price: £135 + VAT

On this one day course you will learn the application techniques used to successfully apply the two overlays to both nail extensions and the natural nail. This course is for existing nail technicians or students that have attended the Hairways two day acrylic beginners course and are now wanting to learn UV Gel and fiberglass overlays. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

UV Gel  Course - 2 day course 

Date: TBA -  Price: £250 + VAT - (kit required)

This course is suitable for complete beginners, It's advised that you have knowledge of manicure (available as a one day course). Basic knowledge of natural nails will vastly maximise your future profitability, it will teach you to recognise contra- indications such as nail diseases and disorders etc. On this two day UV gel course you will learn everything from health and safety, client record cards, consultation, contra-indications, contra-actions, nail preparation, tip structures, adhesive, natural nail shapes, workstations, tip application, comparison of different nail overlays, UV Gel overlay application, maintenance and product information. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

  

Vajazzle & Tint Course

Date: TBA - Price: £135 + VAT 

This course is suitable for beginners. All students will receive expert training incorporating demonstrations, theory and practical experience in vajazzle and tint application. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

 

Hair Courses

KERASTRAIGHT TRAINING DAY - EXCLUSIVE TO SALONS

Tuesday 8th April 2014

Tuesday 27th May 2014

Kerastraight Education Day. Learn the procedures and benefits of KeraStraight through practical demonstrations and theory sessions. Limited spaces available.  £15 deposit per student is required to book your place, refundable on the day when you buy any KeraStraight kit.

For more information about KeraStraight click here 

INTRODUCTION TO AFFINAGE - Featuring new colour dynamics

Only £10 (which is refundable on the day, when you purchase any Affinage product on the day)
10am - 3pm

Come along to this interactive workshop and theory session lead by Affinage Technical Educator Anna Rayner. Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to ask the experts any difficult or technical questions you may have regarding Affinage colour and learn the benefits and advantages of the range. 

 The day will cover, 

  • Full technical info covering all colour ranges, featuring New! Colour Dynamics
  • Demonstrations
  • Q & A session
  • Student participation
  • Colour Correction, Colour Conversion

Hair Up Courses

Hair Up (Advanced Course) 

Date: TBA

Price: £99 + VAT

This course is for existing hairdressers with experience in hair up or have attended the Hairways one day Beginners Course. On this course, students will be taught how to apply hair wefts to achieve the most current and popular styles and how to elaborate on them. 

 

Hair Up One-Day Beginners Work Shop 

Date: Tuesday 10th June  - Price: £99 + VAT

This Hair Up Course is for existing hairdressers only. Hair up is in high demand due to the increase of School leavers Proms & other lavish affairs. On this course you will be taught 4 styles & how to elaborate on them.  Styles will consist of Classic French Pleat, Classic Barrel Curls, High Bun and the Low Twisted Chignon. 

Hair Up Workshop For Non Hairdresser’s

Date: Tuesday 10th June  - Price: £99 + VAT

This one day complete beginners course is aimed at people such as Make-Up Artists, Nail Technicians or generally people within the trade who have an interest in hair up.  (Basic skills in using heated rollers and blow drying would be an advantage but not essential)

Balmain Double Hair Extension Course  

Date: TBA 

Price: Starts from £181.05 + VAT advance

Balmain double hair strips enable you to do full length hair extensions in about 35 minutes, they are re usable and 100% human hair. To do this one day training course you must have previous experience in wax bonded hair extensions or have done the first Balmain Colour and Design training day. Balmain recommends that you have a level 2 in hairdressing.

Balmain Hair Extension Training Colour and Design Course 

Date: Tues 13th May 2014  

Price: £293.00 + VAT (price includes training kit)

This one day course is an introduction to hair extensions. It will teach you how to put in 'Balmain Hair Extensions which are 100% real hair. You will spend the day working on tuition heads, learning how to create trendy up to date styles using the latest Balmain hair extensions. We recommend that you have a NVQ level 2 in hairdressing. Once successfully completing this course, you can progress onto our 'Balmain Double Hair Extensions course' which are used to lengthen and thicken the hair. Please note you will need to bring your hairdressing equipment with you on the day.

Balmain Fashion Fusion Education - Soft Ring and Tape Application  

Date: Mon 2nd June 2014 

Price: £224.95 + VAT (price includes training kit). 

Level 2 in Hairdressing is required to attend this course.

This one-day course in Fashion Fusion will teach you Extension application using Soft Rings (micro ring) and tape.  (This method is knon as cold fusion.)  You will learn colour and volume panels using Fill-In extensions with Soft Rings and Colourflash.  These partial application techniques are perfect for solving client provlems where they need extra colour and extra help with their overall style.  It's also perfect for those clients who want more hair, longer hair or big hair! 

 NEW FROM TRAINING SOLUTIONS - HAIR & BARBERING WORKSHOPS

Plaits Styling Workshop  

Dates: Tues 15th April 2014

Price: £45 + VAT  (products provided) 

10am - 2pm

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or Hairdressers wishing to update their skills. Learn how to master various techniques of plaiting, including fishtail plaits and rope plaits. Ideal for parties, proms and special occasions. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Celebrity Hair Styling Workshop

Date: Tue 15th April 2014  (2pm - 5pm)

Price: £45 + VAT (products provided) 

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or Hairdressers wishing to update their skills. Learn how to create the latest styles of the celebs, including BIG hairdoo's & catwalk trends, using rollers and natural waving. Upon successful completion of the course, Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists” .

Vintage & Retro Hair Styling Workshop  

Dates: Tue 24th June 2014 (10am - 4pm)

Price: £75 + VAT (products provided) 


This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or Hairdressers wishing to update their skills. Learn how to roll it, set it, style it using modern techniques to create the classic looks of the golden vintage age hitting on the latest fashion trends in hair styling and up doo's. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

BARBERING BEGINNERS WORKSHOP 

Date: TBA 

Price: £120 + VAT (products provided) 

10am - 5pm 

This course is suitable for Hairdressers with a minimum of 1 years cutting experience/NVQ Level 2. Through interactive demonstrations and practical learning students are taught in-depth Barbering techniques. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.


Barbering Advanced Workshop  

Date: Wed 21st May 2014 

Price: £120 + VAT (products provided) 

10am - 5pm

This course is suitable for hairdressers with a minimum of 2 years cutting experience/NVQ Level 2 or hairdressers wishing to progress from the Barbering Beginners Course. Through interactive demonstrations and practical learning students are taught the latest advanced techniques in Barbering. This course also covers various aspects of male grooming within the barbering industry. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.