Fordham Hair Design
 

professional bridal hair training courses

only at

'The Secret Salon'

 

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Bridal Wedding Hair Training Courses...

Looking for the best Bridal Hair Training Course to learn new skills or refresh your knowledge? Learn how to create beautiful and creative Bridal Hair Styles from the UK’s leading Bridal Hair Specialist Chris Fordham. Having won 4 national awards as an EDEXCEL qualified trainer and a judge for ‘The Wedding Industry Awards’ 2018 Chris really is the ultimate trainer to teach this Bridal Hair Styling Course Collection. Stylists and Make up Artists travel across the UK to Fordham Hair Design 1 and 2 day Bridal Hair Courses to learn the skills that will take them further than ever and make their career soar!!.…there is only 1 reason they have become known as ‘Industry Famous’ courses!! 

 

Courses that are designed to take you places and help you understand techniques and to strengthen the skills that you already have....these are non judgemental courses where you will learn REAL techniques to create effortless, timeless but most of all enviable styles.

With three different courses held at 'The Secret Salon' there is something for everyone, whether you have been styling hair for years and need a refresher course or if you are a complete beginner you will come away with skills and techniques designed to help you create award winning bridal hairstyles. 

 

Choose your course!...

1 Day 

Vintage Inspired Course

 

2 Day 

Ultimate Core Skills Course

1 Day 

Classic Course 

 

the cotswold's highest awarded bridal stylist...

Award Winning hair stylist Chris Fordham is based in the Cotswolds close to the beautiful market town Stroud. Having won FOUR major national awards for his hair styling and now 'The Wedding Industry Awards' judge....you really can't learn from a more experienced & better stylist!

 
 

Training at 'The Secret Salon'

 
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the Classic one...

monday 16th april 2018...FULL

monday 9th July 2018

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Classic

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1 day
9.45am – 3.30pm
Cost £225 per person OR £200 if paid in full at time of booking!

An exciting and creative group session of up to 5 hours where you will receive 1‐2‐1 help and guidance, this One Day Classical Bridal Hair Course takes the following format…

 

 

Tools, Equipment and Product Introduction…
An easily digested talk and demonstration of the equipment, tools and products invaluable in styling bridal and red carpet hair styles. See what products Chris recommends, and uses to hold a bride’s hairstyle in place all day long! Learn how to produce different effects, creating timeless elegant wedding styles and find out how Chris produces award winning bridal styles. You will leave the course feeling confident in creating your own elegant bridal styles with success!

Style Demonstration and Hands-On Session
Chris demonstrates styles, and then you re-create the look. This is done ‘step-by-step’ so is incredibly easy to learn and understand. You will create current on-trend bridal hair styles, and be shown fool-proof ways to make lasting hair styles. You will be shown and create four bridal hair styles and learn ways to customise these styles to each individual bride. Once you have been shown and learnt these tips and tricks you will be able to create other styles easily.

 

 
  • CLASSIC 1/2 UP STYLE CURLED STYLE….THE CLASSICAL BRIDAL LOOK THAT NEVER DATES.
  • SIDE BUN/NAPE CHIGNON…..A TRULY TIMELESS ELEGANT HAIRSTYLE.
  • TOUSLED UP DO BRIDAL STYLE….A SOFT AND ROMANTIC CURLED UP DO, A HUGELY POPULAR BRIDAL AND RED CARPET LOOK.
  • SIDE SWEEP WITH VICTORY ROLL….LEARN HOW TO CREATE THIS CLASSICAL INSPIRED HAIR STYLE WITH EASE.

This is a great way to learn hints and tips to produce very wearable and current bridal hair styles, you will be shown ways to give variations to each look and how to fix veils, tiaras or headdresses correctly. This long hair course is full of skills and techniques that will help you improve and perfect your skill as a wedding hairdresser.

the Vintage one...

monday 14th may 2018

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Vintage

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1 day
9.45am – 3.00pm
Cost £225 per person OR £200 if paid in full at time of booking!

Develop your skills further in styling ‘Vintage Inspired’ Bridal hair styles. Learn the foolproof way to create Finger waves with side tousled chignon, the ‘Gibson Roll’ and The French Pleat with Beehive. Styles that have been popularised by period films and dramas such as ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’. Three styles that will add great Vintage techniques to your portfolio of work on the ultimate vintage wedding hair training course.

 

 

Tools, Equipment and product introduction…
Chris will show you current styles and discuss the way vintage inspired looks are created and how to avoid easy mistakes in creating vintage hair styles. Learn how to produce vintage looks with ease. Once you have learned these techniques, you will be able to adapt them to create your own unique looks!

Style demonstration and hands on session…
Chris demonstrates styles, and then your will re-create the look. This is done ‘step-by-step’ so is incredibly easy to learn and understand. You will be shown and create three vintage inspired bridal hairstyles and learn ways to customise these to each individual bride. Once you have been shown and learnt these tips and ricks, you will be able to create other styles easily.

 

 
  • ‘FINGER WAVES WITH SIDE TOUSLED CHIGNON’…THE CLASSIC WAVED LOOK POPULAR THROUGHOUT THE 20’S, 30’S AND 40’S.
  • GIBSON ROLL’…THE ELEGANT ROLLED HAIRSTYLE THAT CAN BE SMOOTH AND CHIC OR TOUSLED AND BOHO.
  • THE FRENCH PLEAT WITH BEEHIVE…CLASSICALLY ELEGANT HAIR SEEN ON ACTRESSES SUCH AS AUDREY HEPBURN IN THE FILM ‘BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S’.

the Ultimate Core Skills one...

monday 10th & tuesday 11th september 2018

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Ultimate Core Skills

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2 days
9.45am – 3.30pm
 Cost £425 per person OR £400 if paid in full at time of booking!
Early booking is strongly advised! Perfect for complete beginners and more experienced stylists, this course is often attended by make up artists wanting to add hair styling skills to their services and also experienced hair stylists wanting to refresh their skills.

 

 


This really is the ULTIMATE in Bridal Hair Training Courses!! This 2 day course is a fantastic way to enter the exciting world of Bridal Hair Styling. Over 2 days you will learn core skills needed to set up as a bridal hair stylist. Learn all the tips and tricks of the trade and perfect the techniques that led Chris to become National Bridal Stylist of the Year. NO previous hair skills or experience are required! On this 2 day Bridal Hair Training Course will learn at least 6 different styles and leave inspired and ready to create bridal hair styles with ease!
Learn…

 

 
  • LEARN UP TO 6 DIFFERENT HAIRSTYLES (GHD CURLS, LONG HAIR STYLES, UPSTYLES, BRAIDS, STYLES WITH PADDING AND STYLES WITH EXTENSIONS)
  • HOW TO CONDUCT A BRIDAL HAIR TRIAL APPOINTMENT
  • HOW TO USE HEATED ROLLERS
  • HOW TO ADD VOLUME TO FINE HAIR AND HOW TO SMOOTH FRIZZY HAIR.
  • CURLING HAIR WITH STRAIGHTENERS (GHD’S)
  • PROPER USE OF TONGS AND CURLING WANDS
  • PLAITS AND BRAIDS…INCLUDING HOW TO CREATE A FISHTAIL AND WATERFALL BRAID
  • USING PADDING TO CREATE VOLUME IN UP STYLES
  • CLIP IN HAIR EXTENSIONS
  • BACKCOMBING TECHNIQUES
  • CORRECT USE OF GRIPS & PINS, HOW TO PIN STYLES TO LAST
  • FIXING HEADDRESSES, TIARAS AND VEILS
  • ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE

Trainees only need to bring a set of straighteners to this course, ALL other equipment is provided and a photographic step by step training manual is provided to take home.