This beginner's barbering course is suitable for those with no hairdressing or barbering experience and are looking to train as a barber. It includes an insight into the latest trends in men's barbering and how techniques can be adapted to suit different hair textures. It is a practical, entry level course that will help build confidence of men's barbering techniques and help you become a 'shop-ready barber'.
We use a training approach that is entirely hands-on. You will complete up to 150-real haircuts on real clients, with our educators by your side always to supervise, build confidence, progress your skill level and deliver exceptional results. You will learn the foundations of barbering including cutting men's hair with clippers and scissors, fading, shampooing, beard trimming and delivering an in-depth consultation. You will learn advanced hair styles like zero-fades. You finish the course cutting hair at a premium standard sufficient to work as a graduate barber.
Perform up to 150 haircuts on real live clients
Learn techniques such as scissor-over-comb, clipper work, fading, layering and texturizing, beard trim
Small class sizes taught by professional barbers.
Open to all ages and both genders.
Stage 1 – Learn cutting techniques on training headblocks and watch expert demos; deconstruct the steps of haircuts; completion of artist access theory work
Stage 2 – Transition haircuts from headblocks onto real live clients – focus on techniques such as scissor-over-comb, clipper work, fading, layering and texturising; educator support with common mistakes and challenges. At this stage you will be assessed on your haircuts to be completed to standards sufficient to graduate barber level
Stage 3 – Become proficient in haircuts, learn tricks of the trade, and personalise haircuts; educator support with refining cutting techniques; focus on finishing and cutting speed. You will be assessed on the overall quality of your haircuts that must be passed to Mr Dun barbering standard & certification will be issued.
Complete beginners wishing to become a shop-ready barber or men's stylist. There are no entry requirements.
Payment of £3500 is due prior to starting the course