10 week

barbering NVQ 

cutting unit qualification

This course is about engaging in precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks. It is tailor made for individuals wishing to jump start a career in barbering or for those who want to advance on existing skills. your assessor will observe your performance on clients on numerous occasions to evaluate your theoretical and practical knowledge.


- Health & Safety

- Client Consultation

- Styling & Finishing Hair

- Geometry & Sectioning

- Product Knowledge

- Various Cutting Techniques (Scissor Over Comb Etc)

- Fading Techniques (Covering Skin Fading Etc)

- Core Shapes (Uniform, Square, Triangular layering)

- Clipper Techniques (Clipper Over Comb /Shaping & Lining up

- Client After Care (Advice & Recommendations)

- Working On Live Models & Mannequins

- Written & Practical Examination

- LBA and City & Guilds Certificate Ceremony


- Social Media Aspects/ Branding

- Building a Portfolio

- Advice & Guidance For Career Prospects.

- Business Consulting / Insider Knowledge

- Interactive Barbering Group

Price On Request

Includes full barbering kit 

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One day 


This course explores basic to advanced theoretical and practical barbering skills and is aimed at hairdressers and barbers of all abilities.


Classes will focus on how the fundamental skills can be adapted to suit different hair characteristics and will help build confidence of the various scissor and clipper techniques.


It will also bring awareness of current trends in the industry and will include demonstrations on live models.


- Health & safety

- Client consultation

- Geometry & Sectioning

- Creative & Classic cutting techniques

- Clipper techniques (Fading Etc)

- Styling & finishing hair

- Focusing on current trends

- Product knowledge

- Working on live models and/or mannequins

- LBA certificate on Completion


Per Person

One day 


This one-day shaving course offers an insightful experience into the traditional shaving service.


This course will allow participants to develop on various shaving techniques whilst maintaining high levels of health and safety.


Guidance will be given on how to assess client skin, skin preparation, product selection and the correct equipment to use to achieve the desired look.


- Health & Safety

- Client consultation

- Brief history of Shaving

- Assessing & preparing the skin

- Shaving methodology & techniques

- Beard shaping & outlining

- Client aftercare (advice & recommendations)

- Product knowledge

- Written & practical examination

- LBA certificate on completion


Per Person

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1-1 bespoke


Our one-to-one training days can be tailored to your learning wants and needs. We provide an in-depth perspective on techniques and methods by focusing on visual, practical, and theory-based learning.

Areas that you may want to focus on could include - fading/clipper work (zero fades) – scissor work (working with longer to shorter hair) - creative cutting – client consultation – business insight (building a strong client base) and much more.

The course will be taught with a mixture of mannequin heads and live models. We can accommodate you at a location of your choice or at our academy in Leicester.

If you have work commitments and need training sessions for a specific time, please enquire so that we can provide training that is suitable for your schedule.

An initial consultation can be arranged via a phone/video call or in person at the academy – please contact us via the submission form and we will get back to you shortly.


Per Person