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Salon Intensive Cut & Colour


Does your salon work need more inspiration?

This four week Salon Intensive course is designed for hairdressers wanting to focus on the skills needed to excel in today’s competitive salon environment.

This four week course will not only guide you through the world-renowned abc Cutting and Colouring Hair the Sassoon Way techniques, but also in creative cutting sessions where you will incorporate the use of disconnection, freehand and modern sectioning patterns. During the course you will also study colour chart theory, as well as total, partial and combination colour techniques through demonstrations and daily hands on work sessions. 


COURSE DATES Dates shown with an asterisk * denote a public holiday
2 May 2022 5 Sep 2022
4 Weeks
Salon Intensive Diploma

Week 1 + 2

women & men


  • Demonstrations
  • Practical cutting sessions on live models
  • Creation of geometric shapes
  • Lines, graduation & layering
  • Combining techniques
  • Finishing techniques  
  • Suitability lecture


  • Demonstrations
  • Practical cutting sessions on live models
  • Suitability, proportions and bone structure lecture
  • Layering techniques
  • Graduated techniques
  • Combining techniques
  • Scissors & clipper over comb technique
  • Disconnection techniques
  • Working with partings lecture
  • Finishing hair using product

Week 3

  • Demonstrations.
  • Practical colour sessions on live models.
  • Total colour techniques
  • Partial colour techniques
  • Combination of techniques
  • ABC colour lecture
  • Depth and tone colour lecture

Week 4

salon creative
  • Demonstrations 
  • Practical cut sessions on live models
  • Disconnection techniques and lecture
  • Combining techniques
  • Blow dry techniques
  • Finishing techniques
  • Salon collections lecture
  • Section patterns


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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To reserve your place on this course, a £500 deposit will be required.
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