Session Stylist / Hair Styling Certificate

Mon - Sat, 6 days, Hair, Personal Shopping, £800
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  • Overview

    This course builds from our Freelance Certificate in Professional Makeup and Advanced Makeup Techniques into the world of hair styling. More than ever, it has become important to be able to offer more skills than just make-up. This course is perfect for a make-up artist wanting to learn added skills giving you the opportunity to gain more work on photo shoots, at catwalk shows or weddings.

    This 6 day course is suitable for the absolute beginner with no previous experience and there is no entry requirement necessary. It would also benefit someone with hair styling experience who may feel they need a refresh on the latest styles.

  • Details

    In this makeup course you will be taught by a selection of freelance hair stylists, all of whom are very well known in the fashion industry and represented by top agencies. The artists who teach this course work on major fashion shows in London, Paris, New York and Milan as well as magazines such as Glamour, Vogue and Harpers Bazaar.

    Our session stylists will give you a thorough insight into working on bridal, backstage shows and editorial photoshoots and will teach you the latest on-trend styles. You will learn basic styling skills to understand the structure of the hair and how to change, mould and create it into a style.

  • Syllabus

    Creative Hairstyling

    Hair Product Selection
    Before creating a style, learn how to select the right product. In this section we will guide you through products and their uses.

    Tools and Equipment
    You will find out what tools are needed for a session stylist’s kit.

    Sectioning
    Lean how to section the hair, keeping it clean and tidy before beginning your desired style.

    Blow Drying
    Learn how to blow dry hair in to simple styles adding volume and body.

    Setting Hair
    Learn how to set hair into styles using both heated rollers and classic wet-setting techniques.

    Creating Curls with Hot Tools
    Most session stylists work with tongs whether it’s back stage or on a shoot. Learn how to create body curls, flicks and other tonging tricks.

    Hair Pieces and Extensions
    Our stylist will help you understand and teach you how to work with hair pieces and creating styles using extensions

    Bridal Hair-Up
    Learn how to create stunning styles for Brides. including the correct technique for securing hair with pins.

    Fashion Editorial and Catwalk
    Our stylist will help you understand the set etiquette for photographic and magazine shoots. You will also learn effective styles for catwalk as well as the speed that is required for working backstage.

  • Tools and Products

    AOFM will supply all products and tools required for this course. On the first day each student will be given a basic hair kit to work from. AOFM only supplies our students with current products and tools that are used by industry professionals and are salon quality.

    Included in this course is AOFM exclusive shopping day. You will be given the opportunity to purchase hair products at a discounted rate. What a great opportunity for you to start building your hair kit!

  • Fees & Dates

    Course Fee: £800

    Payment Plan:

    • The academy will accept a 50% deposit to hold a students place at the time of booking.
    • All fees must be paid in full no later then 5 weeks prior to the course start date.

    Course Dates:

    NOVEMBER:  20th November 2017 – 25th November 2017

    JANUARY:  22nd January 2018 – 27th January 2018

    FEBRUARY:  26th February 2018 – 3rd March 2018

    MARCH:  26th March 2018 – 31st March 2018

    JUNE:  28th May 2018 – 2nd June 2018

    JULY:  2nd July 2018 – 7th July 2018

    AUGUST:  6th August 2018 – 11th August 2018

    NOVEMBER:  19th November 2018 – 24th November 2018

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