Keep up to date with the latest news from the Habia Skills Academy.
'Trailblazer' salons to shape the future of apprenticeships
Hairdressers, barber shops and beauty salons are to be at the forefront of the next wave of government apprenticeship "trailblazers".
Habia launches new course - Level 4 Ladies Hairdressing
Habia, through the Habia Skills Academy (HSA) have launched a new course at Level 4 in ladies hairdressing aimed at educators and industry professionals.
Professional Registers welcome new members
The new professional registers for the beauty, nails and spa industries are pleased to announce the newest editions to their membership base.
Beauty, Spa and Nail Services Standards Review
Habia are now recruiting experienced Therapists, Nail Technicians and Make-Up Artists to be part of the specialist working groups
Habia encourages the Beauty Industry to submit evidence as Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures are reviewed
Habia are supporting the work of Health Education North West London (HE NWL).
Habia at Professional Beauty 2014
Habia will be at Professional Beauty 2014 with awarding organisation VTCT, to provide salon and spa managers, industry professionals, educators and learners with lots of relevant information and solutions to keep them at the top of their game.
New Year's Resolution - get up to date on Health and Safety in your salon
Is your New Year's Resolution to get up to date on Health and Safety in your salon? Well now you can with Habia's Health and Safety Pack.
Have your say at Habia's Big Conversation: Manchester, 21 January 2014
After a successful Big Conversation in London, Habia are back on the road in Manchester.
Habia launches a series of National Occupational Standards (NOS) workshops
Training providers and industry professionals can get an update on the recent NOS changes in the Hairdressing and Barbering standards.
Habia's Big Conversation: London, 3 December 2013
Training providers in the south will be able to get updates and information straight from their industry authority as Habia hits London with its Big Conversation.
Habia's provides clarity on the development of Professional Registers.
In response to the recent press release which was critical of the imminent launch the new Nail, Beauty and Spa Registers, Habia (part of SkillsActive) would like to issue the following response.
Three new registers to further enhance beauty industry
Whether it is a spa, beauty or nail treatment, the experience should undoubtedly be enjoyable, with no need for concerns about safety and the abilities of those providing the service.
Habia promise an action packed line-up at this years Salon International
Habia will be at Salon International (stand A215) this October with all the latest in education, training and business solutions and promise an action packed line-up on the Habia stage.
MyHairDressers and Habia form partnership for students
Leading online learning provider MyHairDressers has formed a new partnership with Habia to provide a great new offer to students in the UK.
MD Rob Young departs Habia
Habia MD Rob Young has left the organisation.
Beauty industry bids to professionalise its workers
A new industry-led register of qualified professional nail technicians is being created as the beauty industry is rocked by recent reports.
Statement from Habia in response to the Sunday Times story regarding human trafficking in the manicure industry.
Any decent human who reads this article or learns of the trafficking and use of slave labour in UK Nail Bars will be appalled and abhor this practice.
ISA Training becomes latest HSA Centre of Expertise
ISA Training is the latest training provider to become a Centre of Expertise with the Habia Skills Academy (HSA).
140 pound discount on HSA male grooming courses this summer
The HSA has announced new dates for its next flagship Level 4 Male Grooming course, with a £140 discount up for grabs.
Northern Ireland style needed for new qualifications
Hairdressers and barbers from Northern Ireland can add their own style to new standards for hair and barbering this summer.
Win over 100 pounds worth of Comfort Zone products with Skin Cancer Awareness
Summer is here, and we've launched a campaign to encourage professionals to play their part in identifying the early symptoms of skin cancer
Employers and educators urged to have their say on standards
Employers and educators are being urged by Habia to make sure their voice is heard as the standards for hairdressing and barbering are put under review.
Wella Trend Vision success for Habia Skills Team member Ellenora Dean
Skills Team member Ellenora proves herself to be one of the UK's fastest rising stars by winning a place in the Wella Trend Vision finals
Way forward on Keogh possible say Habia
The beauty industry can and should play an active role in the development and implementation of any standards in injectable treatments.
New Inspirational Teaching course with Chris Moody
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) is offering educators the chance to find their inspirational side with a new course from Chris Moody.
HSA launches Skin Cancer Awareness campaign
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) is asking hair and beauty professionals to be skin aware this summer as it launches its Skin Cancer Awareness campaign
Employers' once in a generation chance to change Apprenticeships
Habia is employers to respond to the government's final consultation on the review of Apprenticeships.
£200 discount to mark first hair extension graduates
The HSA is celebrating the graduation of its first ever hair extensions students with a £200 on future courses for SRHs.
Your chance to win the Ultimate Salon Management Series by Hellen Ward
This April w're offering five of our members the chance to win a complete set of Ultimate Salon Management by business guru Hellen Ward.
British Barbers Association gives backing to HSA course
The British Barbers Association (BBA) has given its official backing to male grooming courses being run by the Habia Skills Academy.
Health and safety members - meet the team!
Each month, Habia's Health and Safety Club members get the opportunity to spend a couple of hours with our specialist team.
Habia and VTCT agreement to guarantee industry investment
Habia and the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) have agreed a partnership that will guarantee continued investment for the sector
Habia welcomes government response to Apprenticeship reform
Habia has welcomed the government's response to the Richard Review into Apprenticeships.
Claim a £100 discount on laser and light hair removal courses
Anyone looking to boost their skills in laser and light hair removal this spring can now get a £100 discount on courses.
Come and see us at HairUK 2013
HairUK 2013 returns to the NEC Birmingham on Sunday 19th and Monday 20th May, and as well as a showcase of the latest professional products, the event will also host the Habia Educational Zone.
Building your future with Apprenticeships - Apprenticeship Week 2013
Did Apprenticeships make you what you are today? Or are Apprenticeships helping you to help others as an employer or educator?
Last chance to book places on first ever HSA scalp course
Hair care professionals still have time to book themselves a place on the Habia Skills Academy's (HSA) first ever scalp course and bag themselves a special discount
Industry responds to call for unity on injectables
Leading associations representing those involved in the delivery of injectable treatments have responded to calls for the sector to present a united front to government.
Habia launches health and safety qualification for salons
Habia has developed a new qualification in health and safety to help salon and spa owners, managers and industry professionals stay on top of complex UK and EU legislation whilst improving business practice.
Habia's Big Conversation - new dates and locations
Training providers will be able to get updates and information straight from the industry authority throughout 2013 as Habia announced more dates for its hugely successful Big Conversation events.
WIN - a day with the Habia Skills Team on a photoshoot!
We're offering one lucky Habia member the chance to win a day behind the scenes with the Habia Skills Team on a photoshoot.
Habia asks for sector input on injectable issue
Habia has asked that the views of the sector are taken into account as the government prepares to decide on the future of injectable treatments.
Professional Registers from Habia at Professional Beauty 2013
Beauty, nails and spa professionals can discover more about Habia's forthcoming professional registers at this year's Professional Beauty 2013 at stand L42.
Standards review - we need your input!
We're recruiting hairdressers to be part of a specialist working group to review the current standards for Hairdressing and Barbering.
Habia Skills Academy to launch professional beauty register
The Habia Skills Academy is to develop a professional register for the beauty, nails and spa industries to help raise professional and quality standards as well as boost consumer confidence.
HSA Laser and LHR courses for 2013
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) had announced another series of Laser and Light Hair Removal courses.
New courses and discounts from the HSA for 2013
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) had announced a new series of hair courses for 2013, as well as training discounts worth hundreds of pounds for State Registered Hairdressers (SRH) from founder sponsor VTCT.
New learning programmes for hair and beauty
Habia is urging employers to respond to a government consultation that could lead to new learning programmes called 'Traineeships'.
Habia kicks off exciting New Year with new Managing Director
Habia is kicking off what will be an exciting and busy 2013 for the organisation with a range of new projects and a new Managing Director at the helm.
Habia responds to Richard Review on Apprenticeships
Habia welcomes the findings of a wide-ranging government review into the standards and delivery of Apprenticeships in England.
Outlook positive despite recession threat to training
Industry optimistic about future, but the recession and government cuts have put its reputation for training at risk fnds Habia.
Habia issues clarification on health and safety legislation
Habia has issued clarification on new health and safety legislation, reiterating that salons are not about to be charged for inspections.
Put your views direct to the PM
HSA George Hammer will be meeting with PM David Cameron to discuss attracting more overseas students paying to be trained in the UK.
HSA seeks A Team of industry experts
The HSA is looking to recruit its very own 'A-Team' of top industry experts as it begins to roll out its Centres of Expertise network.
Habia Skills Academy launches Skin Cancer Awareness campaign
A campaign to raise awareness of skin cancer amongst industry professionals has been launched by the Habia Skills Academy (HSA).
Habia Skills Academy launches Centres of Expertise
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) launches Centres of Expertise - a network of specialised learning providers.
Habia hits Liverpool with Hair Live and Big Conversation
Habia is on the road again and will be in Merseyside on 19 and 20 November 2012 with Hair Live and the Big Conversation workshop.
Habia launches Skills Academy at Salon International
Habia launches Skills Academy at Salon International
Functional Skills replace Key Skills in hair and beauty Apprenticeships
Functional Skills replace Key Skills from 1 October 2012 for all government funded hair, beauty, nails and spa Apprenticeships in England
New high level courses announced by Habia Skills Academy
New high level courses announced by Habia Skills Academy
New hair courses announced by Habia Skills Academy for 2012 to 2013
Educators and stylists looking to take their hairdressing skills to the next level can now do so thanks to a new range of elite courses from the Habia Skills Academy (HSA).
Habia Skills Academy launches courses for Laser and Light Hair Removal
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) is launching high level courses for laser and light hair removal this summer as part of its ongoing intensive educator training programme.
Habia Conference in Scotland, 10 September 2012
Habia will be hosting an information packed conference just for educators in Scotland this September.
Habia Skills Academy appoints Chairman and Steering Group
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) - a central hub for training in the hair and beauty sector being developed by Habia with the support of founding sponsor VTCT - has appointed a steering group from across the sector representing some of the biggest names in the industry.
Habia launches online Apprenticeship Agreements
Habia has launched new online Apprenticeship Agreements that cover all the legal requirements for both learners and their employers, and comply with the Apprenticeships, Children, Schools and Learning (ASCL) Act 2009 in England.
Habia Skills Academy launches courses for hair extensions
The Habia Skills Academy (HSA) is launching high level courses for hair extensions this summer as part of its ongoing intensive educator training programme.