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Hair and beauty training academy


A.L.D Hair and Beauty Training Academy deliver hair and beauty NVQs on behalf of the council's Adult Learning & Skills service. Hair and beauty

A.L.D Hair and Beauty Training Academy is a purpose built salon equipped with all the latest facilities. The salon is situated in Gateshead, adjacent to the Jobcentre Plus building less than five minutes walk from Gateshead Interchange for busses and Metro. 

A.L.D provide courses in both hairdressing and beauty therapy from tasters to NVQ levels 1 and 2. There is help available with course fees and no experience is necessary before you start a course. The team can provide additional help if you need one to one support or if English is not your first language.  

The courses are designed to introduce you to the working practices of the hair and beauty industry, and give you hands on experience applying these techniques on real models. The academy gives you the knowledge and experience of working with recognised brand names such as Dermalogica, Thalgo, St Tropez, L’Oreal, Swarzkopf and Clynol. 

Feel free to visit the academy for a look around or an informal chat about what is on offer.  

If you would like to to enrol on a course with A.L.D, you must be able to provide your own models as assessments cannot be simulated and must be performed on real models. The academy endeavours to provide some models however it is essential that you are able to provide models of your own for the course. 

Attendance is strictly monitored in order to achieve a certificate on the course.

If you require any further information please contact the academy on 0191 477 7764 and ask to speak to Tracey between 9.30-1pm Monday to Friday, or visit the website for more information.