Course Title

5 Day SESSION HAIR with Kevin Fortune Hair Styling Academy

Course Dates

12/08/19 - 16/08/19

5 Day (32.5 hours per week)


Cost: £950
Deposit: £190



This 5 days hair styling course covers advanced session hair styling techniques required to be a stand-out hair stylist in today’s fast-moving industry.

Internationally renowned Hair & Make-up Artist, Kevin Fortune, has designed and structured this 5 Day Intensive Course to see you become an image maker, a confident player within creative teams – ready to make strong style statements with hair. This course provides in-depth training in essential signature hair styling skills, such as advanced blow-drying, waving and curling techniques, working with hair extensions and braiding through live demonstrations and practical lessons on high-quality mannequin practice heads.

The aim across the 5 days is to empower you with a strong technical and creative foundation to build upon as you step-out or elevate your path in the world of SESSION HAIR STYLING.


This course is designed for make-up artists, hairstylists and hairdressers from all industry backgrounds passionate about hair. Whether you are new to the world of Session Hair Styling, or boosting your career by expanding your skills – The course is structured as a series of Masterclasses – packed with Kevin’s most loved and trusted techniques, to see you confidently deliver upon the technical & creative demands in our fast-moving Hair, Make-Up & Beauty industry.

Kevin Fortune

Celebrity Hair and Make-up Artist

The most joyous part of teaching is being able to pass on knowledge of important core-techniques, so students discover a sense of freedom in combining classical period styling methods with modern fashion & catwalk trends and their personal artistic vision. Here at the K.F.H.S.A. our teaching ethos is to always help develop and build up students’ confidence in articulating and translating inspired ideas into sophisticated & memorable styles.

Kevin has worked with many international high-profile personalities & artists, such as Alexa Chung, Kelly Osbourne, La Roux, Margot Robbie, Fergie, Serena Williams, Kim Cattrall, Sienna Miller, Michaela Coel and Jameela Jamil to name a few.


A full set of hair brushes is required for this course –Hair Brushes are NOT included. You can buy our “Full Professional Brush Kit” when booking a course online or you can purchase on the course day.

Equipment and accessories requirement list:

  • Tail Comb
  • Large Tooth Comb
  • Paddle Brush
  • Cushion Brush
  • Small Paddle Brush (7 Row)-Denman / Kent Salon Staggered Styling Brush
  • Small Bristle Brushes
  • Medium Bristle Brushes
  • Small Ceramic Brushes
  • Medium Ceramic Brushes
  • Sectioning Clips
  • Water-Spray

All hair products and electrical tools are provided for use duration of course:

Leading Fashion hair brands are provided for our classrooms, including Philip Kingsley, Label.M, L’oreal Professional, Design Essentials and more…

  • Professional Hairdryer – including Nozzle & Diffuser
  • Straightening Irons
  • Curling Tongs

Please note: The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years

  • The Science of Hair & Products
  • The concept of Visual Ideas
  • Current Hair Trends
  • Assessing Hair
  • Session Sectioning
  • Session Tools
  • Curl Direction
  • Movement
  • The Perfect Session Blow-Dry
  • Modern Setting Techniques
  • Editorial Finishing
  • Articulating Ideas
  • Creative Briefs
  • Making Confident Style Statements
  • On-Trend Waves & Curls
  • The Catwalk Ponytail
  • Editorial Braids & Twists
  • Session Extensions Techniques
  • Root-lift, Volume & Texture
  • ‘Wet Hair’ Look
  • On-Set Etiquette & Time Management
  • Hair Design Presentation Skills

This course is awarded a 5 Day Intensive Course SESSION HAIR with Kevin Fortune attendance certificate. The Kevin Fortune Hair Styling Academy and our graduates enjoy an international reputation of the highest industry standards.









‘ESSENTIAL SESSION BRUSH KITS’ for students who require a kit on the SESSION HAIR Course:


Kent KS01 – Cushion Brush: £21.75
Kent KS05 – Paddle Brush: £21.75
Kent KS09 – Staggered Styling Brush: £21.75
Kent KS11 – 45mm Ceramic Brush: £25.75
Kent KS12 – 35mm Ceramic Brush: £21.75
Kent KS15 – 42mm Curling & Straightening Brush: £21.75
Kent KS16 – 52mm Curling & Straightening Brush: £25.7
Tail Comb £7.00
Large Tooth Comb £7.00




Do you accept overseas student?

Yes we take students from outside of the European Union, An overseas student is someone who lives outside of the EU and requires a visa.

Do you offer student visas?

No we do not offer student visas as our courses are less than six months long. You can undertake a course for up to 30 days in duration with us providing it is part of your visit using a visitor’s visa. You will have to apply independently for this visa from your own country.