Mentor Managing Agents was established in 1984 and was incorporated in 1987 as Mentor M.A. (Scotland) Ltd.   The organisation is responsible for delivering vocational training courses and Modern Apprenticeships throughout Scotland,, to employees within companies committed to the training and development of their workforce.


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Mentor Managing Agents was established in 1984 with responsibility for providing vocational  education and training to school leavers and unemployed workers, under the flagship training initiative of the Government of the time.


The firm was incorporated in 1987 as Mentor M.A. (Scotland) Ltd. and the organisation has evolved to become one of the largest and most successful private providers of hairdressing education and training in Scotland.


The organisation has a growing network of over 300 hair salons registered to offer Modern Apprenticeships, many of which are owned by former trainees on its training programmes who are now providing training for the next generation of stylists, managers and new business owners.


Mentor M.A. also train and qualify key personnel within salons to effectively assess other stylists and apprentices to national standards.


The organisation is an approved centre with both City & Guilds and the SQA, a Habia endorsed Modern Apprenticeship Centre and is licenced by Skills Development Scotland to deliver Modern Apprenticeship and Employability Fund programmes.

Equality and Diversity

We operate a recruitment policy which does not discriminate on the grounds of either: ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, offender background, political or philosophical opinion.  Our Policy is available to view here.


Corporate Mission

Mentor M.A. is dedicated to the excellence and success of others through its quality training services, whilst building upon its own reputation and efficiency and professionalism.

Our Vision

We don't position ourselves to be the cheapest in the marketplace but we intend to be the best hairdressing apprenticeship provider in Scotland.

Mentor M.A. (Scotland) Ltd.    Registered in Scotland.    Registered No: SC107198

Registered office: PO Box 23940, 30 Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3HT, Scotland, UK.