Gershwins Hairdressing Newton Abbot Devon

Gershwins Academy

A career in hairdressing requires a great deal of training, which can be demanding but at the same time exciting, rewarding and fun. To become a FANTASTIC hairdresser you need : to be a team player, have an ability to listen and communicate, have physical stamina, be diplomatic and have commitment. Good hairdressers are passionate about their work. You can choose which route of training is best for you – either through a college or a reputable salon with a sound training ethos or a combination of both.


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GERSHWINS is a successful business.


Proud to continually hold the Investors in People Award from 1998 - 2012.

Winners of the National Training Awards 2006 & 2007

An accredited NVQ Centre and in partnership with South Devon College.

At GERSHWINS we provide NVQ LEVEL 2 in hairdressing.
GERSHWINS provide opportunities to gain ‘real life’ experience by learning within a busy, professional salon environment, giving you a competitive advantage at the same time as being stimulating and fun.
GERSHWINS also provide work experience placements for students still at school or on NVQ Levels 1 & 2 at college.


Master Classes: Individually designed to take advanced stylists to the next level using the lastest techniques.
GERSHWINS offers a limited number of apprenticeships each year, which can lead to employment as a Gershwins Stylist with continuation onto NVQ Level 3 and future opportunities to diversify into all aspects of the industry.