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Gainfort Academy

Gainfort Hair & Beauty Unit 7F Ardcavan Business Park, Unit 9 Tramore Rd Business Park, Tramore Rd, Waterford, Wexford, Ireland. Eircode: Y35 F5FK

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Gainfort Academy was established in 2007 by husband and wife Michael and Fiona Gainfort. The academy was opened as a subsidiary of Gainfort Hair and Beauty Supplies who are now 30 years in business. Gainfort Academy has won an impressive list of awards and accolades, including RSVP Leading Beauty School, The Irish Hair and Beauty Awards, The Irish Makeup Awards, Be Fabulous Hair Awards and most recently the HiStyle Tia Maria Award for Best Beauty Academy in Ireland. Gainfort Academy has also just been nominated for Best Training Academy in this year’s Irish Hair and Beauty Awards.

Our qualified team of tutors are experts in their fields with vast industry knowledge and participate in a programme of continued professional development to guarantee exceptional teaching practice. Sharon Sheehan, our artistic director successfully represented Ireland in Wella Trend Vision competition in the UK. Our Pro MUA team, include Instagram favourites such as Marie Murphy, Kat Von D MUA and former Disney MUA.

Gainfort Academy is the leading centre of excellence in the South East for training in Hairdressing, Beauty, Barbering, Teacher Training and Complementary Therapies. Courses offered are tailored to give their students the edge in the competitive job field. The Academy recognises the need to make their students education as commercially relevant as possible in order to ensure students leave with a great CV and are fully equipped to embark on a fantastic career. The structure of training at the Academy enables students to fit training in with other commitments such as employment and childcare. The Academy also accepts transition year students on their certificate courses.

Enrolments are under way now for the new Academic year. Today’s salons have become more diverse, now offering both hair and beauty services to their clients. We at Gainfort Academy recognise this, and in turn have developed unique packages giving students the qualifications and extra techniques they need to be sought after by top salons and spas.

With full time and part time options available in our hair and beauty courses, we can ensure there is something to suit everyone. “Our students are our first priority – there are no gimmicks and no hidden extras with our courses and every qualification is taught by an expert in that field” says Academy Director Fiona Gainfort. We care about our students and we are here to make them be the very BEST that they can be!”
For more information visit or call us on 0539123681.

Online Learning, Eyebrows Course

Brow Artistry techniques will teach you how to correct unruly, over-tweezed, greying and misshapen brows. The concept combines a scientific approach to brow shaping with treatments to sculpt, define, lengthen and thicken for a more natural, youthful appearance. Suitable for the complete beginner and those wishing to update their skills, Brow Artistry is simple to master…

Brow Lamination – ONLINE COURSE
Online Learning, Eyebrows Course

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN With the BLX Brow Lamination fix treatment you can achieve different results. Various techniques are used for this in our training. Learn to achieve Defined/ Microblading Look & Natural Bushy Look. With both techniques it is important to process the hair correctly, this can make or break the result. A comprehensive…

Online Learning, Nails Course

Learn to create luxurious long lasting (up to 15 days) manicures for clients and have polish that stays so perfect it’s like getting a manicure everyday. Choose between three fabulous brands Halo,Gelluv and Andreia to create the perfect manicure! Suitable for both beginners and nail technicians. Halo Gel Polish is manufactured to the very latest…

Online Learning, Threading Course

Avail of an evening Threading course with Gainfort Academy, threading is an ancient method of hair removal originating in India. In more recent times it has gained popularity in Western countries, especially with a cosmetic application (particularly for removing/shaping eyebrows).   WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Introduction to threading, Background information, Contra indications, Advantages of threading, Disadvantages of…


Gainfort Academy
Gainfort Hair & Beauty Unit 7F Ardcavan Business Park
Unit 9 Tramore Rd Business Park, Tramore Rd, Waterford, Wexford
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