Complete Barbering For Beginners
Let us take you from absolute beginner to complete confidence that you know how to be a great barber. You’ll learn all the fundamentals and techniques of barbering in a hands-on environment. Once you've completed the course, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a master of the trade.
Our Practical Approach
This is a beginners’ course. You will learn techniques on training heads and progress to live models. Our experienced and creative tutors will guide you through various modules, including health and safety, how to look after your equipment, working with different hair types and how to cut pattern designs. With us by your side to answer any questions, you will build your confidence and develop your own creative style. It’s never too late to change career, start a new journey or discover a new skill you’ve always wanted to learn.
Depending on how well you complete the course, and the availability of roles we have in the salon, we may offer you a full-time position as part of our Work It Back scheme.
This course runs for 9 weeks, Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm.
2 days practical and 2 days observation/theory each week.
The course takes place at Decent Cut, located in the city centre in Manchester Arndale. There is easy access via train and tram, and plenty of parking on site.
• Introduction to barbering and hair insights
• Health and safety
• Live demonstrations
• Client assessment
• Practise sessions on dolls and live models
• Scissor cutting basics and intermediate
• Clipper cutting basics and intermediate
• Classic and creative cutting
• Shaving basics
• Styling techniques
• Finishing techniques
• Performance review
Please bring the following equipment for the course – scissors, clippers, combs, brushes and shaving blades. If you would like to purchase clippers, grooming tools or accessories from us, please contact us and we’ll be happy help.