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Opening time

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10.00 - 18.30
  • Wednesday 10.00 - 18.30
  • Thursday 10.00 - 20.00
  • Friday 10.00 - 20.00
  • Saturday 9.30 - 18.00
  • Sunday Closed

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Silk Trends, 202 Chingford Mount Rd, London E4 8JR
Phone: tel:0208 529 8000


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Silk Trends Hair Academy

Welcome to Silk Trends Hair Academy. There are a wide range of hairdressing courses on offer, from basic hairdressing to advanced cutting and colouring. Courses are designed to cater for all levels, from beginners wanting to develop skills for a new career in Hairdressing, to the more experienced hair stylists wanting to refresh their existing hairdressing skills.

New Hairdressing Courses now available at Silk Trends Hair Academy

One-day Intensive Masterclasses

These one-day intensive masterclasses are ideal for already qualified hairdressers returning to the industry after a long break, or newly qualified hairdressers wanting to build confidence and gain experience in specialist areas of hairdressing such as Natural Afro Hair Maintenance and Styling, Hair Braiding, etc. Max 6 students per class to ensure each student receives the right level of support.

You must already have NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing Qualification or equivalent to attend these one-day Masterclasses.

One-Day Intensive Masterclasses start from just £395!

One to One Courses

Our bespoke hairdressing courses offer training in a range of subjects on a one to one basis. If you prefer to learn on your own, these courses are ideal way to gain skills in specialist areas such as hair braiding, hair extensions, hair weaving, afro hair styling and finishing, etc.

One to one courses can also be designed to meet your specific needs.

One to One sessions start from just £795.00

Note:- You must bring your own basic hairdressing equipment kit for the course. See hairdressing kit list for guidance. All products and materials for use during the class will be supplied.

Here’s what some of our students had to say…

Happy Afro Hair Styling course student

Great knowledge and understanding in afro hair receivecd. A whole new experience for me One to one traing... Demonstrations and lots of practice to gain confidence. I really enjoy the day and I learnt everything I came for and more. Thank you x

Kim Hamilton

Simply Afro 12 weeks package course

This course is great for anyone wanting to gain skills in caring for, maintaining and styling Afro hair. The teaching is intense and very detailed.

Angela S

Happy braiding student

Glad I came to take this course, because I have learnt everything I wanted to learn. I have enjoyed learning cornrows the most.

Jenna M

Happy Cutting

Good training, not rushed... Learning at your own pace. Good guidance received to complete this course successfully. These new skills will benefit me a great deal and help me get more work in my career as a session stylist. It has been great fun.

Jerry C

One very happy student

Silk Trends provides a very well structured course. Relevant material in terms of information were provided as well as appropriate equipment and products.
Excellent learning pace in a very relaxed, friendly and professional environment.
Silk Trends has given me the incentive to build on the knowledge and the skills I have learned and to improve on what I have learned through further studies.

Maureen Hill

Simply Afro package Course

I really enjoyed this course. It was very well structured and thorough. Would definitely to study here again.


Course Trainer Qualifications

Our trainer is a qualified and experienced Lecturer of Hairdressing and NVQ Assessor, with over 7 years experience teaching hairdressing level 1 and level 2, as well as 30 years experience working in the hairdressing industry.

Course Trainer Qualifications:

NVQ Lvl 1 Hairdressing

NVQ Lvl 2 Hairdressing

NVQ Lvl 3 Hairdressing

City & Guilds 7307 Stage 1 – 4 Teaching Qualification

D32/D34 and A1 NVQ Assessor Award

NVQ Level 3 Award in Retail Management

All our courses have been designed to National Hairdressing Standards. On successful completion of your course you will receive a Silk Trends Academy Certificate.