October Hair Education is an intensive and inspiring hairdresser education during 1,5 years you will learn the profession from the basics. You will also learn advanced techniques with a focus on hair quality, trends, colour creativity and cutting hair. The education is full-time in our salon/ premisses – you will get ready for the working life directly after your graduation, maybe on one of our salons in Hudiksvall or Stockholm. Or on one of our franchises by October Stockholm where we help you to create your company dream. Within our business we create hair care, make-up, hair colour and our concept – ”Be different, do good!” Have a focus on economic and ecologic sustainability with a minimal environmental footprint in everything we use and offer our customers. As a graduate of our hair education we offer a free full-day update on news, occupational safety, chemistry, environment and sustainability – everything you can use in your daily work as a hairdresser. This education is CSN entitled by center for education and learning Hudiksvall


  • Terminology, cutting, basic + advanced Pivot Point and Vidal Sasson.
  • Barber education
  • Beard cutting and shaving with knife
  • Permanent three different techniques
  • Colour changing treatments, chemical and ecologic herbal colour.
  • Education in colour techniques and different highlights, Air Touch and Balayage, etc.
  • Assist on October Stockholm shows and courses
  • Chemistry
  • Head massage
  • Hair updo/ evening/ party/ laying
  • Customer service and psychology
  • Working environment/ ergonomic
  • Design, styling, mold blowing, drying and inlay.
  • Knowledge about prodocts and tools
  • Industry subtest 1
  • Client- and model treatments
  • Colour analysis with style and form
  • Make-up
  • Salon knowledge
  • Extensions course, bonding, creatine and tape
  • Course ear piercing
  • Economy, cooperation in different arrangements, marketing, franchise and selling technique.


Completed education and completed partial exams and journeyman exams lead to a journeyman’s certificate, hairdresser’s license and the title of a qualified hairdresser.


You who have approved grades from Swedish1 or Swedish as a second language1 at upper secondary level and have the prerequisites to take advantage of the education. Merit is that you have an education or have worked in a creative profession or service profession. Are you creative have a sense of color and shape are responsive and enjoy working with people. A good physique is required as you stand a lot at work.


You will get to experience interesting events, and get acquainted with trend collections. After 1.5 years of study, you have learned the basics of the hairdressing profession as well as the latest trends in hair, design, color and fashion. It then becomes relevant to take the Hairdressers’ part-time test before you go on for about 2 years as an apprentice/trainee at one of our salons or at one of the salons we work with around the country or to someone in your area, then you can take a companion test if you have approved core subjects from previous upper secondary studies (math, Swedish and social studies). If it is missing, you continue as an apprentice / trainee for another 500 hours. October Hair Education arranges your partial test, but when it comes to the journeyman exam, you can contact the education committee yourself. The test takes place through Frisörföretagarna and trade unions, they will be given the opportunity in different places in the country.


SEK 145,000 incl. all educational materials and student packages Possibility of partial payment through Wasa Credit This education is CSN eligible via the center for education and learning Adult education Hudiksvall Link to the application CSN  Place of education: Stockholm & Hudiksvall

With Nina Holmgren who specializes in color and product development of color and who is a master of in-demand color and freehand techniques, your time with us at October Hair Education will be very exciting!

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