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).

1 week ago

The Link Training Academy

Come down and see us. We will be here today until 7pm #fireitup #apprenticeships #colnevalleyhighschool ... See MoreSee Less

Come down and see us. We will be here today until 7pm #fireitup #apprenticeships #colnevalleyhighschool

There are now spaces on our barbering courses which run either Monday or Tuesday!!!
-Co-funding available
-Exceptional teachers
-Real barbering experience

For more information call-01484 425500
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There are now spaces on our barbering courses which run either Monday or Tuesday!!!
-Co-funding available
-Exceptional teachers 
-Real barbering experience 

For more information call-01484 425500

1 week ago

The Link Training Academy

See you all there.Just a few of the companies that will be exhibiting at the Kirklees Apprenticeship Event at The John Smith's Stadium on 5 February. Drop in between 5.30pm and 8pm, meet them and over 30 other companies to find out about their apprenticeship vacancies. Take a look at the full list of exhibitors here bit.ly/2R1bS5i ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

The Link Training Academy

-12 week course
-£550
-Only 3 lessons in classroom! Includes online, phone and email support
-Starts 3rd March👨🏻‍🎓
For more information
Call-01484 425500
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