Welcome to your training
This training is designed to help hair and beauty professionals to spot the signs that someone is experiencing domestic abuse and how to respond in the best way. We invite everyone to take the training again within 2 years to stay fresh and we will be keeping the training information up to date. It will always be free.
If you would like to take the training, please create an account so that you can claim your certificate of participation. Please Note: If you would like your certificate to display your name, please fill in the First and Last name boxes available. If you would like your salon, company or training school name on the certificate, please leave First and Last name blank and enter the name you would like into the ‘Nickname’ box. If you need to edit your account you can do so here: edit your profile.
The training takes around 22 minutes to complete and consists of three videos for you to watch, voiced over by our lovely Julie.
We highly recommend taking the course on a computer as not all mobile devices can view the certificates.
There are three options for you to choose below. The training utilises the same videos, but there are different certificates awarded for each. If you are unsure about the difference between a Participant and a Champion please take a look at our Champion page here.
The training school option is provided for if you run a training school and want to include it in your courses. There is a training school support book, E-badge and sample press release available for you to download.
Behind the Mask would like to thank many people for their help and support in making this happen. These include Ria-Jaine Lincoln who has been a fantastic champion and advocate, Ruth Mason from Women’s Aid, Dr Alison Gregory from the University of Bristol together with Bristol City Council and Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner for their work on THIS IS NOT AN EXCUSE, Tabatha Breame from Norfolk Domestic Abuse Change Coordinator NCCSP and to the amazing strength of those who have or are experiencing domestic abuse and have offered their views and support. Behind the Mask would also like to thank the hair and beauty for their support and enthusiasm of those who have embraced this. We know that together, we can change or save a life. Thank you