Our training salon

Shears Academy

Offers ladies and gents Cut, Colour & Curls Mon. – Thurs at amazingly low prices and Barbering is FREE on alternate Tuesday evenings.

Ladies & gents are always required for our enthusiastic hairdressing and barbering apprentices and talented & creative advanced candidates; all work is closely supervised by expert hairdressing assessors.

Why not come and try us out? Simply call reception on 020 8461 3504 to book your appointment!

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Shears Training

If you are interested in in starting a career in hairdressing, Come and discover your potential at Shears Academy and BECOME THE NEXT GENERATION OF HAIRDRESSERS ….THE SKY'S THE ONLY LIMIT if you are motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy being part of a team and are prepared to work hard! Our courses have a very strong vocational focus with training designed to help you acquire the skills and qualifications needed for a successful career and working life. We offer 1-2-1 support to meet your training and learning needs, identify your individual learning style and recognise your own prior qualification, skills and experience.

  • * Apprenticeship in Hairdressing L2
  • * Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing L3
  • * Apprenticeship in Barbering L2
  • * Self-Funded City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing or Barbering
  • * Self-Funded Shears Hairdressing: Basic course and bespoke refresher courses - POA
  • * TAQA (Assessor) Award
  • * Salon Taster/After-School Sessions
  • * 14-16 Specialist Vocational Training for school students
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Safeguarding & Prevent at Shears Academy

We believe everyone is entitled to feel good about their training and at Shears Academy we work hard to provide a safe, happy and kind environment which promotes equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages learning, progression, enjoyment and achievement, free from the threat of exploitation in any form, including extremism and radicalisation. We hold Investors in Diversity accreditation and exemplify the four British values of: Democracy, The rule of law, Individual liberty and Mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs. We have specially designated Safeguarding and Prevent Lead who is available to support you or others you may have concerns for, and should you ever need someone to turn to during your academy training, and our team work actively to overcome abuse and discrimination on any grounds.

Shears Group


Shears Academy is part of the Shears Group and was joined by destination salon Claus & Co in 1995

231 Southborough Lane
020 8467 6200

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