If you are a salon owner, head of an educational facility or a newly licensed professional, the Comprehensive course offers the perfect training program for yourself and your team. Through six fascinating topics, the Sassoon methodology is explored in an engaging and informative format.

Week 1
Understanding Builds Confidence will help you to give structure to hair by creating the essential DNA of Sassoon, the line.

Week 2
Control Creates Efficiency
 is concerned with the creation of volume by balancing hair shape and bone structure with graduation.

Week 3
Finding your Sense of Touch shifts the attention to imparting freedom and flow in longer hair by accentuating texture through technique.

Week 4
Details Create a Signature Look explores fringes and hairlines in shorter hair to create that signature look. Study continues on suitability and bone structure, essential in any modern salon situation.

Week 5
Building a Hair Story features disconnection and combinations of lines, graduaction and layers.

Week 6
The Creative Process explores how to create new ideas, extend creativity and redefine the process. 

Learning Focus

-  Creating lines & structure to the hair
-  Understanding the principles of cutting hair
-  Natural finishes, blow drying & layering lines
-  Creating bespoke bob looks
-  Controlling graduation
-  Understanding width, volume & movement
-  Balancing the bone structure
-  Layers and long hair
-  Cutting hair to the right length for texture
-  Working with hair in its natural state
-  Layers and short hair Looks
-  Hairlines and fringes
-  Bone structure and choosing the correct length
-  Suitability theory
-  Salon creative | techniques - disconnection
-  Creating an individual look
-  Pushing the boundaries of technique


Beverly Hills
Aug 21, 2022 Dates shown with an asterisk * denote a public holiday
6 Weeks
Comprehensive Diploma


Sassoon training is globally recognised as the ultimate in hairdressing education, providing you with a passport to a successful career in the international world of hair.

For over 60 years, the reputation of Sassoon Academy has been built on developing and providing world-class education at our hair academies and education centres around the globe. Through an unparalleled system of training that has become definitive, our instructors deliver our hairdressing courses with passion and professionalism, inspiring generations of Hair Professionals of all levels of experience.

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of hairdressing courses designed to meet a variety of learning requirements in both cut and colour all completed with the coveted Sassoon Academy Certificate. From our world-renowned Beginners course, the start point of thousands of successful graduates to our acclaimed weekly Classic and Creative courses and the ultimate Seasonal Masters course, alumni of Sassoon Academy are building successful careers in all areas of the global hairdressing industry.

Training at a Sassoon hair academy will ensure that not only will you gain real commercial skills from our hairdressing courses; you will become part of the extended Sassoon Family and take away with you a piece of the culture that created Sassoon.


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