Encourage

Providing you with the support & encouragement you need to reach your goals.

Inspire

We utilise a wide range of creative teaching methods to inspire you to achieve.

Achieve

We believe that with the right support & guidance there is nothing you cannot achieve.

Our story

The Link Academy is an independent, work based learning provider situated in the centre of Huddersfield, easily accessed by bus and train from a wide area, engaging with students from the north of England.

We are passionate about training and developing learners with a core focus on skills that will prepare them for working in the industry they have chosen, as well as upskilling learners already working in the industry.

INDUSTRY APPROVED

Our friendly, experienced hairdressing and barbering educators deliver practical, industry-approved courses to suit your individual training needs. Whether you are still at school and considering a career in the industry, a salon apprentice embarking on a new career or a seasoned professional looking to raise your skills or those of your team; the Link Academy has a flexible course that is perfect for you.

PASSIONATE ABOUT OUR INDUSTRY

What makes us different is that we are not only passionate about our industry, but all our staff are still working in the industry with real, up to date knowledge of what’s coming next. We also offer support to our employers with business planning, identifying skills gaps in their companies and offering a matching service to ensure we have the right learner, on the right course with the right employer.

off-the-job training

We have a rigorous recruitment and selection process engaging with all our students, ensuring equality of opportunities and diversity of provision to offer bespoke training, individually created to suit your personal learning goals. Our impressive, contemporary facilities boast two fully equipped working salons, utilised for training and commercial work, two large computer rooms and a canteen for our learners to network and relax during break times. We offer both off-the-job training and in the workplace training to ensure we can suit all requirements.

OVER 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Established in 2011, our director has over 35 years experience in the industry and with her knowledge and leadership qualities, we have gained recognition as an excellent, high quality training provider. We have a reputation for caring for our students and celebrating all successes and career achievements we have supported. We are recognised by Ofsted for our excellent work on traineeships, preparing our young people for work.

Prospectus Download

Find out more about why you should choose The Link Academy and download a copy of our prospectus. Download a copy of our new prospectus (PDF document, 9.5MB).

24 hours ago

The Link Training Academy

Fabulous night at our awards event! Thank you so much to everyone who came. ⭐️⭐️🥂⭐️🕺🏆🙌👏🥇💇🏼‍♀️SO THIS HAPPENED LAST NIGHT. My extremely talented stylist Bethany received an amazing award for all her outstanding hard work. We had a fantastic night and I can honestly say I’m Soooo proud of her. I know all our brilliant clients will agree Beth really deserves this award. A massive thankyou to all the fantastic team at The Link for your continued outstanding support. Well done Beth and keep up your award winning great work. We love you lots ( Thankyou Sara for helping us to celebrate I’m suffering this morning as I’m sure Mandy is too 🙊) 🏆🥇🙌👏🎉🥰xx ... See MoreSee Less

Fabulous night at our awards event! Thank you so much to everyone who came. ⭐️⭐️🥂⭐️🕺

A massive thank you to everyone who joined us last night for our first awards evening! It was a brilliant evening! Thank you again to the team, our amazing students and fantastic employers - they make The Link Training Academy what it is! ... See MoreSee Less

A massive thank you to everyone who joined us last night for our first awards evening! It was a brilliant evening! Thank you again to the team, our amazing students and fantastic employers - they make The Link Training Academy what it is!

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Thank you so much Jill. 👍👍🙂

What a brilliant evening Mandy. You and your team should be so proud of what you’ve achieved. Bethany Sara and I had a great time. So proud of Beth and I’m sure all your students are proud of their amazing achievements too. Keep up the good work 💇🏼‍♀️💇🏻‍♂️🥰xx

2 days ago

The Link Training Academy

So looking forward to seeing everyone this evening at our very first awards ceremony. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

The Link Training Academy

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