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Councillors in hot seat as new salon launched

Published Thursday, 19 February 2015

Yesterday, (Wednesday 18 February), Cllr Alan Sitkin, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Cllr Ayfer Orhan, Cabinet Member for Education, Children’s Services and Protection paid a visit to the HEAT hair salon in Enfield to see for themselves how this modern hairdressing academy is creating opportunities for local people to train in the profession.


The HEAT salon, based in Church Street, Enfield, offers apprenticeships and training to people of all ages to earn hairdressing qualifications. Overseen by experienced hairdressers with years of experience in the industry, it gives trainees hands on experience in a real life work setting with customers.

It is fully open to the public and offers competitive prices compared with other local salons. All trainees are fully supervised and trained to work on all ethnic hair types, i.e. Afro-Caribbean, Caucasian and Asian. So why not give it a try?

After visiting Cllr Sitkin said “The HEAT salon is truly inspirational, it has seen over 60 people a year receive training to gain vital qualifications in hairdressing, so is the place to go if you are interested in a career in the industry.

“Enfield Council is always looking at new and exciting ways to train residents who are seeking to learn new skills to help them into jobs. This salon truly leads the way in preparing people for work in the popular hairdressing profession.”

Cllr Orhan said “This salon offers unique training opportunities for our residents, post 16, to learn a skill and find permanent employment. There is increasing interest in the hairdressing profession and by working at the HEAT salon all trainees will be learning a vital skill which will set them up for the future.

“This is a modern salon, professionally managed, which boasts the latest hair styling techniques. So if you want to visit a hairdressers that offers fantastic value for money and a great service, and helps Enfield residents develop their skills, why not go to HEAT?”

HEAT salon is located at 59 Church Street, Enfield, EN2 6AN. Telephone – 020 8366 9546

If you would like to be an apprentice please contact the salon or apply through the National Apprenticeship Service:  Link

All new and existing clients will be entitled to 10% off any service on their first visit when quoting this code - H-E-A-T-1

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