How do I contact Dare?
You can contact us by phone 01992 807 861 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does it matter what age I am?
No, we welcome students of all ages (16+) and all levels of experience.
When are you open?
7 days a week. 51 weeks a year (we close for 1 week over Christmas).
Where can I find your course dates?
Unlike most schools, we can be flexible with our dates and our courses run throughout the year. Please contact us for our next available dates. If you have specific dates in mind, let us know!
Can I visit the school?
Yes, but all visits must be booked in advance to ensure tutors are available. Please contact us to arrange a visit.
Can I study part time?
Yes, we offer flexible days and evening classes.
Am I ready to work within the hair industry on completion?
Upon successful completion of any course you will receive full certification from Dare which will allow you to go and find work within the industry.
Can I get insurance on completion of my course?
Insurance is available to purchase from a number of different insurance providers (details of which are located on our Courses page). We strongly advise students check eligibility, terms and conditions before booking a course as we accept no responsibility if students are refused insurance due to any circumstances.
Do I need to bring my own kit?
No, we have everything available at the school for you to complete your course. You are welcome to bring a pen and note pad if you wish to take notes during your course.
Do you provide accommodation?
No, but please contact us for information on hotels near to our school.
Do I need to bring my own model?
No, we will provide models, however on occasions you will be required to work on each other. You are more than welcome to bring your own model if you so wish
Are there any entry requirements?
No, we provide courses for complete beginners to advanced professional level. All of our courses are tailored to your abilities.
What are your class sizes?
We have a maximum class size of 5 students. In 2010, 98% of our classes were 1 on 1 tutoring. There is no other school in the industry providing this service.
Do you help with finding work after the course?
We ask all students to join our Facebook group (facebook.com/daresalonessex) where opportunities are constantly posted onto our wall by employers and private clients.
Do I pay VAT on the course price?
Yes, all courses are subject to 20% VAT.
How do I pay for the course?
Once you have decided which course you would like to book and read the terms and conditions below, please call us on 01992 763 122, or email us requesting a booking form. You will be required to make a 20% deposit at the time of booking. You will then be emailed confirmation details, along with an initial assessment form. Please complete and email this form back to us. You will also be sent a joining letter (this will be sent a week before your course commences if paying via bank transfer).
Can I enrol if I am an international student?
We welcome international students! Unfortunately we do not participate in the visa process. However, we can provide confirmation letters once we have received a deposit payment for your course. The enrolment process is the same for all students.
Can I get funding to help pay for the courses?
As we are a private training school, it is the student's responsibility to apply for funding. If you require information about different funding options, please contact us.