Nicky Oliver opened the doors of his spacious five storey Manchester hairdressing school back in 1990 in Manchester’s eclectic Northern Quarter. Now firmly on the map as one of country’s leading salons, the hairdressing school and the team have won many awards, Hairdressers of the year ,Styling team of the year, Best salon of year are only a few of the numerous awards achieved by Nicky Oliver and his team. Nicky Oliver enjoys both national and international acclaim; he is invited to many countries around the world to show his work in seminars and to perform shows. He is a favourite on radio and has appeared as a leading profile hairdresser on various television programmes. Nicky Oliver hair collections are gracing the page of magazines around the world. Nicky Oliver’s personal determination has driven him forward throughout his career, which he himself describes as a journey towards excellence. He believes strongly in motivating and encouraging his hairdressers Manchester team, realising that success within the hairdressing school is a direct result of quality training and management. The Nicky Oliver Academy is part of the Award Winning Nicky Oliver Hairdressing group and welcomes everyone to come and experience a whole new level of training. From complete beginners, who are either looking for a career change or have decided to realise their dream of becoming a hairstylist or barber, to qualified stylists who need their confidence building or to more advance stylists who would like to refresh their skills or learn a new skill or fashion. We are able to offer courses that will match the needs of both the individual, and that of a large group of hairstylists. From the heart of Manchester, Nicky Oliver has built a reputation as a leading salon and has evolved into an international brand synonymous with excellence in quality education. Training within our Academy will be motivational and confidence building. You will be working in a mature atmosphere, working on live models on a regular basis; and as the classes are small, you are guaranteed direction and help throughout your time with us. So come and do something for yourself and join one of our courses and you may change your life.