Offering the highest standard of salon consultancy, salon coaching and skills development


My qualifications

  • Cosmetology Association of BC Canada Professional Hairdressing License – Valid since 1997
    (Canadian re-certification of qualifications)
  • Advanced colouring and perming, Calypso, London, 1976(Level 3 NVQ equivalent)
  • Advanced cutting, Molten Brown, London, 1975
    (Level 3 NVQ equivalent)
  • Apprenticeship, Leonards, Mayfair, London, 1973-1975
    (Level 2 NVQ equivalent)

RECENT & CURRENT | Education and Sales

  • Back2myroots. Education and consultant focusing on all aspects of training and development of both business and staff
  • Affiliate to Salon Success business support and training program 2012 and ongoing
  • Hairdressing salon consultant & Educator 2009 and on going
  • Online education blog and network group management
    2009 and on going
  • Protocol visiting lecturer 2009
  • Independent educator & sales consultant – Key Beauty Systems Inc., W Canada, 2006-2008

ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND AWARDS

  • L’anza Belavance colour education and product knowledge workshops, Canada and the United States, 2001 – 2007
  • L’anza gold level educator course, Seattle, 1999
  • L’Oreal colour trophy, Silver Medal winner, 1998

EDUCATION AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE

  • Launched new L’anza colour line across western Canada and successfully achieved salon colour conversion rate of 95%
  • L’anza Western Canada education manager and sales consultant, 2001-2006
  • Developed and led individual workshops and comprehensive education programmes from basic colouring to advanced colour correction theory and practice
  • Provided professional and business skills training to salon owners and stylists
  • Created new education material
  • Opened new product and colour accounts
  • Delivered after-sale customer service and technical product support to salon owners and managers and responded to questions or issues that arise whilst transitioning to a new colour and product line
  • Taught free style razor cutting classes, demonstrating innovative techniques using many different types of unique razors including claw, crystal blade, and feather razors
  • Organized and conducted demonstrations and guest presentations in beauty colleges covering all aspects of hairdressing
  • Provided technical colour training to junior sales team members
  • Acted as a mentor and coach to team members in all aspects of education and sales.
  • Full list qualifications and Bio http://www.linkedin.com/in/mikevallanceb2mr