Barbering

NVQ Level 2 Diploma – Job Ready

 Suitability

Complete Beginners and Hairdressers

Content

Scissor work Clippering
Fading Facial Hair
Shaving Shampooing

 Duration

9 Weeks Full Time or 26 Week Part Time  

 Qualification

NVQ Level 2 Diploma  

This is one of our most popular barbering courses, you will not only be trained to NVQ standards but upon completion you will be able to start working straight away with your new skills.  

NVQ’s are qualifications based on national standards; they are designed to assess on-the-job ability and are recognised by employers as a hallmark of skill. NVQ’s are unit based, allowing candidates to gain credit for one unit at a time or working towards gaining the full qualification.  

We use a proven approach which uses primarily hands on skills and you will complete most of your practical work on live models supplied by the academy, in fact after the first week you will work solely on real people! Our team of dedicated trainers will be by your side to supervise build your confidence and ensure you fulfil your potential. You will learn the foundations of quality barbering including cutting men’s hair with clippers and scissors as well as shampooing, beard trimming and delivering a detailed client consultation. You will also execute advanced barbering skills including cut throat shaving, shape ups and skin fades  

NVQ Level 3 Certificate

 Suitability

Barbers holding NVQ Level 2 and Barbers looking to become Assessors/Tutors

Content

Scissor work Clippering
Fading Facial Hair
Shaving

 Duration

2 Weeks Full Time  

 Qualification

NVQ Level 3 Certificate  

The NVQ Level 3 Certificate is an advanced course for existing barbers that have already completed NVQ Level 2 or have at least 3 years barber shop experience. The course is broken down into three units including Health & Safety, Cutting Hair to Create a Variety of Looks, as well as Trimming and Shaping Facial Hair  

If you are looking at becoming an assessor or barbering tutor you will also be required to complete this course as a minimum standard along with your assessor’s qualification.

NVQ Level 2 & 3 Fast Track Barber

 Suitability

Complete Beginners, Hairdressers and Makeup Artists

Content

Scissors Clippers
Fading and Blending Client Consultation
Products Styling

 Duration

5 Days  

 Qualification

Accredited Certificate – Fully Insurable  

Our Fast Track Course is one of our most popular courses and is designed to teach you how to cut modern and classic barbering skills in just five days.  

In this intensive course, you will learn the secrets of creativity and the techniques to achieve high quality barbering skills and the foundations of quality barbering, the course will give you the ability to enable you to start cutting with confidence straight away.

The course combines demonstration; practical workshop sessions as well work on training heads and live models. All students are issued a workbook on their first day of training that covers each style or technique, a step by step guide and top tips  

You will learn the foundations of quality barbering including cutting men’s hair with scissors and clippers using a wide range of techniques, as well as this you will also learn how to style and apply products to the hair and deliver a thorough client consultation.  

Fast Track Barber + Wet Shave

 Suitability

Complete Beginners, Hairdressers and Makeup Artists

Content

Scissors Clippers
Fading and Blending Client Consultation
Products Styling
Cut Throat Shaving

 Duration

6 Days  

 Qualification

Accredited Certificate – Fully Insurable  

The Fast Track + Shave Course will teach you everything that is covered in the 5 Day Fast Track Barber Course as well as an extra day learning the art of cut throat shaving.  

Wet shaving is an art form that has become increasingly popular and is an important skill to have if you are thinking of becoming a barber, being able to wet shave will set you apart from competitors and other barbers.

We will teach you our full shaving technique that is proven and tested across our network of shops, including hot and cold towel treatments, face massage and the all-important shaving technique.  

All self-funded students enrolling on this course will receive a complimentary Bluebeards Revenge Shaving Kit.  

Elite Barber

 Suitability

Complete Beginners and Makeup Artists

Content

Scissors Clippers
Fading and Blending Client Consultation
Products Styling
Cut Throat Shaving Live model sessions.

 Duration

10 Days  

 Qualification

Accredited Certificate – Fully Insurable  

The Elite Barber Course is the complete barbering package. It is designed for students who would like to learn more in-depth skills, as well as gaining further knowledge of current trends, styles and work on further live models.
 

This course follows the same course content as the Fast Track + Shave Course ensuring you gain all the barbering and shaving knowledge and skills. On commencement of the second part of the course you will be working on live models to increase your confidence and get extra hands on experience.

Fast Track Private Tutor

 Suitability

Complete Beginners

Content

Clippers Fading and Blending
Client Consultation Products
Styling

 Duration

5 Days  

 Qualification

Accredited Certificate – Fully Insurable  

All about you! The private tutor course is designed to give you the tutor’s undivided attention and may be suitable for those that need to develop their confidence. It will cover everything that is included in the Fast Track course although you will be able to work at your own pace and tailor it to your needs, so if there are areas you find more challenging than others we can work on those to ensure you get to the required standards.  

The course combines demonstration; practical workshop sessions as well work on training heads and live models. All students are issued a workbook on their first day on training that covers each style or technique and a step by step guide and top tips

For more information about our courses, please get in touch via our Contact Page .