Professional courses

Curl & Texture Techniques

At a glance

Student Level

All qualified hairdressers looking to refine their work with curl, kinks and coil.


Demonstration in the morning followed by practical session. One model required at 2pm.


One-day course
9.30am to 4:00pm

You'll Achieve

Increased confidence in working with curl, kink and coil.



All the ins and outs

Improve your skillset in working with curl & texture. Learning both Classic & contemporary cutting and finishing techniques, giving you more confidence in working with curl, kinks and coil.

You will learn how to deliver an in-depth consultation packed full of information, including how to prompt your clients to purchase different services from you.

Meet The Mentors


Salon Director (owner)

Adrian has been working in the industry for over 30 years, and his knowledge and expertise inspire every client who sits in his chair. Since he joined RRI in 1990, Adrian has attended numerous seminars in the UK and abroad, developing his skills to become one of our most respected hairdressers. His attention to detail is second to none and his full consultation will cover everything from your hair’s natural qualities to the end result you want to achieve. It’s this bespboke service that’s led to Adrian being awarded RRI ‘Salon Team of the Year’ six times in five consecutive years. Adrian has also been a finalist in ‘Manager of the Year’ at the British Hairdressing Business Awards.

Want to apply?

To find out more about our Professional Courses and how to apply, get in touch with our Training Academy.

Training Academy

Details, details...

Getting Here

You’ll find the Academy at 64 Howard Street, behind the St Enoch Centre in Glasgow. The closest transport is St Enoch Subway station, but we’re also just 5-10 minutes’ walk from Glasgow Central and Queen Street overground train stations.


Professional courses
RRI is an approved Individual Learning Accounts (ILA) training provider, and ILA can provide you with up to £200 towards any of our professional courses. ILA is also available for Assessors working towards Continual Professional Development (CPD).

Modern Apprenticeships
Skills Development Scotland contributes towards the funding of modern apprentices. Employers are also required to make a contribution to the student’s training.

Career Courses - Alternative Route
Extended payment plans are available for certain long-term courses.

For more information about ILA and our MA programme, please visit


For our SVQ courses, interviews are held once a month at the Academy. We’re looking for loads of enthusiasm and a genuine interest in modern hair trends.


You won’t need equipment for your interview, but you will need to purchase certain items before your apprenticeship starts. Please note that this list is inclusive but not exhaustive:

(Isinis, Denman, vent, paddle, roller, round (various sizes))
(detangling, cutting, barbering, tail/pintail)
(sectioning clips, scissors, thinning scissors, razor)
(hairdryer, straighteners, clippers/neck trimmers)
Appropriate-sized equipment bag
Mannequin head
Theory books – SVQ Level 2 and/or 3, depending on your course


You may need to provide your own models for your weekly Academy training days - just check the course details. Best start asking some friends and family now!