Cutting Education

Our cutting courses will give you the confidence to excel in consultations, ensuring your client will, not only receive a cut they love but allow you to customize cuts to suit an array of individual clients needs such as; lifestyle, face shape and hair type through the art of cutting techniques and sectioning patterns.

Over the past 14 years, William Patterson has developed his skills to become a highly driven hair cutting educator, educated in the world renowned Sassoon Academy London, William has built a reputation as a skilled educator throughout the U.K and internationally.

Now located in Australia, William’s highly acclaimed cutting courses will very quickly help you to take your cutting skills to the next level.  “You will understand that within my education there is a reason for everything that I do!”

William has two exciting and interactive courses, perfect for any level of hairdressing!

The Fundamental Cutting Course

Perfect for newly qualified stylists looking to obtain more knowledge and confidence in cutting, or for those who seeking to mentor or refresh in educating others!





Contemporary Cutting Course

The contemporary cutting course is designed to help expand your skills, focusing on disconnection, advanced cutting methods and sectioning patterns. This course will unlock your imagination and creativity, allowing you to create more bespoke haircuts for your clients!



Academic Calendar

* All courses can be tailored to meet your requirements from half a day upwards. Within the course contents you can request lectures, demonstrations and work sessions.

Colouring Masterclass

Caterina Di Biase four time Australian Hairdresser of the Year and three time educator of the year has been a pioneer in colour contouring both nationally and internationally as well perfecting different balayage techniques for within the salon.

With her contouring and balayage courses you will be able to perform balayage and free hand techniques as well as how contouring can work to enhance your Best features clients features.


We are taking a expressions of interest for 2018

Session Bootcamp

Session styling is being able to work within a brief, under pressure, improvise to create looks from runways to photoshoots. With years of experience across all forms of session work, from directing Melbourne Fashion Weeks, Spring Racing Carnival to photoshoots for The Journal, Hearald Sun and Marie Claire; Caterina di Biase will share her knowledge and secret tips over this two day bootcamp.

This bootcamp is like no other course.


Taking expressions of interest for 2018

Hair Extension Education

This course is about

Hair Extension technology has evolved and with quality improvements over the last few years, the range of applications have increased and client demand continues to grow it is important to learn correct technique, consultation and use of products.

Heading Out Extension Specialists are Showpony Educators and will guide you through the consultation, colour match and application process.

This course leads to


Being able to introduce Hair Extension services in your Salon. You will be able to offer your clients a variety of different hair extension methods

This course covers

Consultations, Colour match, application of micro-beads and tape extensions, after care and maintenance.



Taking expressions of interest.

Job Start

This course is about

Are you here on a working holiday visa
and looking for an English program with a
difference? Job start program in hairdressing
– English Internship program
Step out with Heading Out Academy
this summer when we will kick start your
hairdressing career in Australia.
10- 20 weeks with industry placement in
a Hair Salon (Subject to students English

This course is for

People from the following countries:
Belgium, Canada, Republic of
Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,
France, Germany, Hong Kong Special
Administrative Region of the People’s
Republic of China (including British
National Overseas passport holders),
Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic
of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,
Sweden, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

This course covers

— Telephone skills
— Customer service skills
— Conflict and aggression management
— Problem solving skills with clients
and staff
— Cross cultural awareness
— Understanding the industry
— Resume and interview techniques
— Writing skills
— Listening skills
— Reading skills
— Speaking skills


Local intake: Monthly
Internatinal intake: Quarterly