Take a once in a lifetime opportunity to join International Creative Director Mark Hayes for an exclusive 4-day course. 

Mark is one of the world’s most iconic educators; in demand for demonstrations and presentations around the globe. He will use his wealth of experience to ensure your experience is a memorable one.

Mark will guide you through detailed hands on work-sessions and deliver thought provoking demonstrations to ensure that you leave with a portfolio of new looks to inspire your clients and a repertoire of skills you can share with your salon team members.

He will inspire you as he recounts his 40+ year journey with Sassoon from his humble beginnings as an assistant to becoming one of only four Hair Professionals who have held the coveted position of ‘International Creative Director’ within the Sassoon organisation.

Be prepared to be inspired, informed and motivated.

Learning focus

  • Insight into the latest Academy Collection
  • Demonstrations by Mark and a member of the Creative Team
  • Latest collection and classic techniques in cutting
  • Practical cut sessions on live models
  • Understanding the creative process
  • Presentation on Marks career as well as other inspiring content


25 Jul 2022 Dates shown with an asterisk * denote a public holiday
4 Days
Cutting Hair with Mark Hayes 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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A deposit of 50% is required when booking

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Important Notice: Do not book your flight/accommodation until you have received a Sassoon Academy confirmation letter of your booking. Thank you

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abc Colour

Our abc colour course serves as your perfect introduction to this invigorating medium as selecting and applying colour is a skill that will add extensively to your earning potential.


Are you looking to experience Sassoon cutting education at every level?

abc Men

You will study classic barbering techniques of scissor over comb and clipper work together with layering, graduation and lines.

1-ON-1 Tuition

Do you want the ultimate in personalised hair education?