Bridal & Occasion Hair Course in Bolton

With our bridal hair courses, you can create wedding styles that will fill both you and your brides with confidence. A bridal and occasion hair course from RJL Education will teach you valuable skills to style bridal hair, get clients and ultimately further your career. Given the number of weddings and special occasions taking place every year, this is certainly a skill worth mastering.

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  • Course overview

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    In our fast track bridal and occasion hair course, you will learn a range of elegant hairstyles that range from classical bridal hair to gorgeous prom updos in half the time of a regular course. Learn three looks of your choice, focusing on the styles and areas that you want to work on most. After you complete our bridal hair course, you will feel confident consulting, prepping and styling your clients. Take a look below at the modules that this course covers, as well as additional information on course fees, start dates, and more.

    Important information

    • No experience or qualifications needed to take our bridal hair courses
    • This course will last two days for those with no experience. For experienced hairdressers, a one-day course is available at a lower price
    • Learners can provide their own model
    • Doll heads provided as required
    • Lunch will be provided
    • Private 1-1 training is available. Prices may vary, so please enquire for more information
    • Secure one of our bridal hair courses today with a £99 deposit


    • The price of our bridal hair courses includes hairdressing tools and kit. Finance options are available to make completing your bridal hair training as affordable as possible.
    • Two-day beginner bridal and occasion hair course: £399
    • One-day experienced hairdresser course: £199


    Our bridal hair courses run on the following dates:

    Two- day beginners:

    • 5th & 6th March
    • 10th & 11th April
    • 9th & 10th May

    One-day experienced hairdressers:

    • 6th March
    • 11th April
    • 10th May

    All bridal hair courses take place from 9am to 4pm. Those choosing to do the experienced hairdressing bridal hair course will attend the latter of the two days available.

    Our modules

    During our bridal hair course, not only will you learn how to prep and style hair for a bride-to-be, but you’ll also learn how to market yourself to get regular clients and build a stream of income. Here’s what to expect:

    Day 1 is all about learning to prep bridal hair, this day will focus on shampooing and conditioning the hair in salon, blow drying techniques including leaving in the brushes and pin curling, dressing out the curls, product knowledge and how to take the perfect photographs. (Essential for a beginner in hairdressing)

    Day 2 is where we focus on creating a selection of different bridal looks, from learning a classic up do to boho festival hair up, and then onto vintage waves.

    Once you’ve successfully completed all modules of your bridal and occasion hair course, you will be offered the chance to take part in a Q&A session with our experts. This will give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about bridal hair, special occasion styling, and more.

    Our kit

    Our bridal hair and occasion course includes a full kit of everything you’ll need:

    • Sectioning clips
    • Tail comb
    • Backcomb brush
    • Kirby grips, (blonde & brown)
    • Straight pins
    • Mini elastic bands

    If you are a beginner and are attending the curly blowdry training on the first of the two days you will need a kit. Ask an adviser for more details.

    20″ Doll heads can be purchased into your kits for an additional £80

    What's next?

    Completing our specialist, fast-track bridal and occasion hair course can open up many career opportunities. Whether you enrol in our courses to learn how to style wedding hair full time, or as a profitable second career, there are countless valuable skills to be learnt from this course. 

    Plus, our bridal hair courses can launch your career into many different industries too. Style bridal hair for themed photoshoots, or work your craft on set for TV and film. You can even travel the world on a cruise ship, creating stunning occasion hair on board. Plus, the skills you learn on this course can be taught to others, which is perfect for anyone who wants to choose a career in hair education. Want to advance your hair career further? Check out our NVQ Level 2 in hairdressing course, or supplement your bridal hair services with one of our fast-track beauty courses in Bolton.

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    your future turnover

    We estimate that your potential turnover as a bridal hair artist to be around £500 per bridal party

    ** Some regions will charge more or less, this is RJL’s guide to pricing


    • 1
      • Day 100
      • Week 500
      • Month 2,000
      • Year 24,000
    • 3
      • Day 300
      • Week 1,500
      • Month 6,000
      • Year 72,000
    • 5
      • Day 500
      • Week 2,500
      • Month 10,000
      • Year 120,000


    At RJL Education, we support your learning and personal growth. We are different from normal college courses, offering a range of exclusive benefits that you won’t find elsewhere. From ongoing learning support, to access to discounts and on-site accommodation, our education site is in a league of its own when it comes to the experiences of our students.

    How much does training at RJL Education centre cost?

    The cost of our courses vary. To find out the specific prices you can take a look at our courses page.

    How long do your courses take?

    The length of our courses varies slightly depending on the qualification you are enrolled on. To find out specific information, you can take a look at our courses page.

    How big are your classes?

    We only have small groups to ensure that every learner gets the hands-on personal tuition that they deserve. This means that we have limited availability, so make sure to enrol as soon as possible.

    What is the best course for me?

    Our courses are ideal for a range of experience levels, so be sure to check out our courses page to determine which ones you would be eligible to apply for. Whatever the ultimate goal is for your career in beauty or hair, we can offer you the attentive and supportive training to help you on your journey. As long as you are above the age of 16, you can begin your training with us.

    Can I study at RJL education if I don’t live in the area?

    Yes! Our education centre features luxury accommodation for our learners. Click here to take a look at our available accommodation and their costs.

    Can I apply for finance on your courses?

    Yes you can apply for a range of finance options with us. Check out our finance page here.

    Is there any funding available to me?

    Yes, there are a range of funding options available for our learners. To find out more about the potential funding you can get to support you through your learning journey, click here.

    I don’t have any experience, can I still apply?

    Yes. Our Level 2 courses are designed for those who are just beginning their career. With us, you can learn critical foundational skills that will help you to progress later down the line. To find out more about our level 2 NVQ courses, click here. Our microblading course, our fundamental machine brows course, and lip blush course also require no previous experience. Find out more about these semi-permanent makeup courses here.

    Luxury accommodation

    Don’t live in the area?

    We have luxury accommodation situated right above the education centre in Bolton. This means that you can study in comfort instead of having to do punishing commutes every day if you don’t live in the area. You can find out more about our accommodation here.


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    "I came to RJL educational centre completing a curly blow drying course and I absolutely loved it. Ruby was so lovely and made sure you knew every little detail also making sure we had a good experience and so are models, the centre is absolutely gorgeous and would highly recommend for anyone who wants to complete a course with a hardworking atmosphere the hard work the team have put in is tremendous well done ruby and the team x"
    "Ruby and her team are just brilliant! The courses and tutors are 5*, friendly atmosphere, 100% knowledgeable in their field and training to the highest standard. Whether starting your career from scratch or wanting to build on your skills I would definitely recommend RJL Education."


    Bridal & Occasion Hair

    Course Length:
    • 1 Day
    • 2 Days
    • Included

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