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 over 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 and Best Training Academy in Ireland. They have also proudly won 4 Wexford Business Awards
Training Awards in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. 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.
With centres in Wexford and Waterford and satellite locations in counties around the country, Gainfort Academy is fully equipped with the latest facilities and teaching technology. Our intimate classrooms and spacious amphitheatre are specially designed for a wide variety of courses, seminars and workshops for industry professionals and aspiring amateurs. Our satellite ETB contracts currently are in Dundalk and Edenderry.
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.