We run a variety of barbering courses at the Academy in our award-winning gent’s department to cater for all requirements, from learning barbering techniques from scratch, to polishing existing skills or up skilling.
We operate a roll on roll off system for these courses so starts are available all year. Interview is required
We currently offer VTCT level 2 and 3 with the level 2 having a diploma option available, for more information please see the courses and course details below.
All our courses are fully accredited by professional bodies. Places are limited so prompt booking advised.
Master Fade Workshop Day
So you want to up your game on the fade market and increase your skills and confidence, then this is the course for you. We run a busy successful barbers shop at the Academy and we can help you to do the same. Spend the day with our level 3 qualified experienced barbering lecturers and let us help you reach your goal. Small classes of 4 students. Certificate on completion.
. AM – watch and learn
. PM – models
. Course cost: £180
. £50 deposit payable on booking to secure place. Balance due on the day. Free street parking.
Barbering Art of Scissor Cutting
Requirements: Minimum level 2 qualification or equivalent or 12 months of industry cutting experience, male head block, Scissors, thinning scissors, hair razor, cutting comb, and brushes, All other equipment will be provided.
. Course cost: £200
. £50 non-refundable deposit payable when booking to secure place.
. £150 balance due on the day
Clippers Confidence Training Day
Course Details: Are you a hairdresser, newly trained barber or are you returning to the industry? Would you like to cut gentleman’s hair but lack that confidence? Well, we can help. Come and spend the day in our Academy with our qualified lecturers /assessors qualified and experienced in teaching to level 3 barbering within our busy barber shop, and let us show you how.
Things covered in the course: Clipper cutting, Blending, Scissor/ clipper over comb, Thinning/ texturising, and razor use.
. head block
. thinning scissors
. Course cost: £180
. £50 non-refundable deposit on booking to secure place
. £130 balance due on the day
Hairdresser to Barber Course
Course Details: Are you a ladies hairdresser but lack confidence in gents hairdressing or maybe you would like to offer gents services in your salon, have you finished a barbering course still lacking confidence in cutting or maybe you’ve been out of the industry for a while and need a refresher? Well, this is the course for you. On this course, you will work through all cutting/ scissor techniques, angles, blending, clipping and neck cut throat shaving.
. Level 1/2 qualification or equivalent or industry cutting experience.
. This is an intense course that will require you to complete homework each week.
. Course cost: £400 can be payable in instalments
. Extended course cost £600 “extended complete beginner”.
. Course times – 28 hours spread over 6 weekly sessions.
. Required: male head block, Scissors, thinning scissors, hair razor, cutting comb, brushes.
Practical work/assessments will be on limited time spent training heads with real client sessions each week
Please Note: Small groups of 3 students. Limited space available so early booking advisable. £100 non-refundable deposit payable when booking to secure place.
VTCT Level 2 barbering/VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
We offer two routes for beginners at level 2, we currently offer a standard level 2 VTCT barbering certificate course or we can offer the level 2 VTCT barbering diploma, both courses are great value for money and will get you working in the field as quick as you complete the course.
With two different courses there will be two different course costs and two different course lengths.
. Course cost: £1220 for the VTCT level 2 certificate in barbering.
. Course cost: £2000 for the VTCT level 2 diploma in barbering.
. Course time – both course take place over a part-time 24 week period.
For more information on the VTCT level 2 course please click the link here: VTCT Level 2
VTCT Level 3 Barbering Certificate
For this amazing course we offer a low price, high skill-gaining experience, after completing this course you will walk away with a level 3 barbering certificate allowing you to work in the industry with the best achievements possible, on this course you will be brushing up on skills taught in earlier levels and experience, you will gain the confidence needed to work in the industry either for a company or yourself, you will be delivering high-quality barbering to all clients.
. Course cost: £1220
. Course time – part-time 20 week period
. Level 2 qualification or equivalent or industry cutting experience.
For more information on the VTCT level 3 course please click the link here: VTCT Level 3