Full-Time Course

Next Dates9th March 2020
22nd June 2020
14th Sep 2020
DaysMon - Thurs
Times10 - 4pm
Duration6 weeks
(includes the cost of professional equipment provided)
VTCT Exam Fees€120

Part-Time Course

Next Dates2nd March 2020
DaysTue & Thurs
Times6pm - 9pm
Duration10 weeks
(includes the cost of professional equipment provided)
VTCT Exam Fees€120

1 Week Intro / Advanced

Next Date17th Feb 2020 (Mid-Term)
DaysMon - Fri
Times10am - 4pm
Duration5 Days
VTCT Exam FeesNot Applicable

1-Day Intro / Advanced

Next Dates12th Jan 2020
19th April 2020
21st June 2020
Times10 - 4pm
Duration1 Day
VTCT Exam FeesNot Applicable

Note: Deposits and fees paid are non-refundable. We reserve the right to vary dates according to demand 

Signature Hair is proud to be Dundalk’s first VTCT Approved Training Centre for barbering. We have based our training techniques on many years of experience and qualifications, rivalling the best training centres in the country. Ours is a comprehensive training course that provides the fundamentals for a successful career in the industry.

Psst. our hiring policy is graduates of our academy Courses. let your creative side show and who knows where our courses may take you.  T&Cs: it is our policy to hire from our academy, however, we do not guarantee or promise ANY student a job but our academy is our main source of hiring.

Looking for a career in barbering?

Take the first step and book our beginner & introduction barbering course into one of the biggest markets in the world.

Limited places available.

What's on our courses:

  • Haircutting techniques
  • Use of scissors and thinning scissors
  • Use of razor (clippers) and attachments (blades)
  • Appropriate Health and Safety
  • Correct Shampooing technique
  • Customer Service and Client Consultation
  • Blending and Finishing
  • Styling hair
  • Texturising
  • Beard Trimming



Participants in the Introduction to Barbering Course will work towards a VTCT certified Level 2 qualification.

Our Introductory course does not require any previous experience or qualifications. People of all ages and from all over the country with a wide variety of backgrounds are eligible to take the course. We welcome anyone with a passion for barbering. Our course could be the stepping stone to a lucrative career in the industry.

Signature Hair Academy is located on Dundalk’s main Clanbrassil Street which is a great central and accessible location. The Academy is an extension of our main Signature Hair Barbers, which has an excellent reputation for a high standard quality of service and renowned for its innovation in the field.

Terms & Conditions

Please note - Your place is only secured when a deposit or full amount is paid. 

The following is a list of guidelines we require all students to adhere to in order to promote a professional environment in which everyone is given the best opportunity to advance. We require all participants to behave appropriately towards their colleagues and clients.


  1. Our Full-Time Barbering Course starts at 10.00 am and ends at 4.00 pm Monday – Thursday inclusive. Part-Time Barbering Course starts at 7.00pm and 9.00pm Tuesday and Thursday Evenings. Punctuality is vital to get the most from each session.
  2. The dress code is all black. A Signature Hair top will also be provided for each student.
  3. Students are expected to have good personal hygiene and a professional appearance.
  4. Students will be learning in a working salon which must be kept clean at all times. This is a key responsibility in any salon.
  5. For insurance purposes, any customer complaints must be dealt with appropriately, including a record of the nature of the complaint and details of all involved, then signed by the student.
  6. Any equipment provided which is left in the school is at the student's own risk.
  7. Students under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be immediately expelled without any refund.
  8. Disruptive behaviour that interferes with the smooth running of the classes will also result in expulsion without a refund. This includes harassment or bullying of any kind as decided by teachers or management.
  9. Confrontational or aggressive behaviour will not be tolerated and will also result in expulsion without refund.
  10. Signature Hair advertises for models but students must also be prepared to source their own models as required.

Note: Deposits and fees paid are non-refundable.

Please note - There is minimum person entry requirement. We require a minimum of 5 students per course. If we don't meet this, all students will be refunded accordingly or the students have the choice to defer to next available date.