An Education

An Education

Looking to pursue a career path within Toni&Guy or add to your existing skill set? Here’s a round-up of the best courses on offer

Beginner’s Colour

A nine-week beginner’s course designed for those wishing to learn fundamental colouring skills. The course integrates two modules of the NVQ Level 3 in Hairdressing and covers popular services, including tinting and highlighting through to pre-lightening and colour correction.

Beginner’s Cut & Colour

An 18-week City & Guild NVQ Level 3 Beginner’s course that equips students with all the essential skills needed to embark upon a hairdressing career. The course combines demonstrations, seminars and workshops on live models, and culminates in a final graduate presentation.

Salon Foundation Cut

This bespoke course, taught by Toni&Guy’s experienced educators, aims to enhance and refine core cutting techniques. From stylists in the final stages of training to aspiring salon staff trainers, the course reinforces confidence and helps develop skills via demonstrations and practical workshops.

Salon Foundation Colour

This short course has been created to deliver key techniques that will equip students to be confident in growing and developing a colour clientele. Students are guided through a variety of colouring skills including tinting, highlighting, balayage, pre-lightening and consultation skills.

Beginner’s Highlighting

Ideal for those at the beginning of their hairdressing career or experienced hairdressers returning to the industry, this course teaches the popular colour technique of highlighting. During the course students progress from block-work to live models creating beautiful, seamless highlights from the T-section to a full head.

Master Highlighting 2

For those who have completed Beginner’s Highlighting 1, this course concentrates on fine-tuning student’s skills. Starting with block-work, the course progresses on to working with live models to create seamless highlights with a focus on alternative angles and directions to produce fast and efficient results.

Balayage & Blend

Suitable for newly qualified hairdressers or those wanting to add to their portfolio, this course teaches the many variations of freehand techniques to give students the expertise to create multi-tonal colour finishes. Explore techniques such as Fundamental, Parisian, Illuminating, Microlights and Lumi-Ombrage.

Beginner’s Barbering

Master the basics of barbering with this 12-week beginner’s course. From razor techniques and skin fading to wet shaving and beard trimming, the award-winning Men’s Artistic Team guides students through the different stages of learning, leading to an NVQ Level 2 qualification and a Toni&Guy diploma in wet shaving.

Creative Men’s

For newly qualified stylists and barbers wanting to learn more about the classical aspects of scissor work, this course aims to develop a more advanced skill set within men’s hairdressing. The course includes demonstrations and workshops on shapes and textures, clipper techniques and fashion forecasting.

Creative Cut & Colour

Taught by Toni&Guy’s International Artistic Team, this creative course aims to expose qualified hairdressers to new ideas and approaches in hair fashion trends. Students will learn forward-thinking techniques in both cutting and colouring, and be able to express their creativity through workshops working on models.

Styling & Finishing

A two-day course created for those wanting to learn the art of dressing hair. Open to hairdressers of all levels, the course guides students through different blow-drying techniques including smoothing and straightening, setting hair, backcombing to create volume, and tonging and curling.

Session & Editorial

This fashion-led, three-day course aims to teach the art of editorial hair from our multi-award winning Session Team. From contemporary fundamentals to creative freedom, the course focuses on long-hair techniques, session skills and the key trends and techniques of the latest London Fashion Week.


Try different aspects of Toni&Guy’s globally acclaimed education with this bespoke course. From Men’s Creative to Salon Foundation Cutting, students choose three courses over three days and work alongside the award-winning Artistic Team to develop and strengthen their hairdressing skills.

Avant Garde

Stimulate your imagination with this inspiring course. Taught by Toni&Guy’s award-winning Avant Garde team, the two-day course is filled with an instillation of beautiful hairpieces, clothes and images intended to engage and evoke the senses. The team will share their insights for creating an Avant Garde hairpiece.

If you want to push your creative boundaries let Toni&Guy be your guide, discover our courses online at

  • Words: Lizzie Barron

  • Photography: Kurt Anniss, Jack Barton, Jack Eames, Alessandro Gennusa, Kevin Luchmun, Stella Morais, Andrew O’Toole, Sergio Spanu, Esteban Roca