Beginners Barbering Courses in London & Ipswich

Beginners courses start each month…….. you’ll be cutting hair on Day 2!
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Foundation Barbering Course in Cutting & Styling

Course period: 5 weeks (25 days)
Course Price: £1,800 (Was £2,250.00)

This course is aimed at those wishing to have a basic understanding of Barbering. Available at both our locations in London and Ipswich, it is an ideal stepping-stone to some of the longer-term Diploma & NVQ barbering courses.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn to cut & style utilising the 5 Alan d foundation haircuts before moving onto the practical elements of Barbering techniques including Scissor-over-comb, Clipper work, Beard & Moustache trimming, Client care, Shampooing, Styling & Barber-shop protocol. You will be trained on both dummy heads & live models.

Alan d certification is awarded on completion of the course.

Barbering Level 3 Certificate

Course period: 40 days-This is an ideal part-time course.
Course Price: £2,880 (Was £3,600.00)

This course is aimed at those looking for a part-time entry into the world of Barbering and is available in both London and Ipswich.

This VTCT Level 3 Certificate Course has all the practical barbering training you need to become work-ready. It can be part-time, a minimum of 2 consecutive days per week, leaving you free to work the rest of the week!

With a recognised qualification, this VTCT Level 3 Certificate course has all the practical work you need to be a work-ready Barber. After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn to cut & style utilising the 5 Alan d foundation haircuts before moving on to the practical elements of our Barbering training, incorporating all the latest techniques using scissors, scissor-over-comb, clipper work, beard & moustache trimming, client care, shampooing, blow-drying & barber-shop protocol. You may choose to add wet-shaving as an extra cost option. You will be trained on both dummy heads & live models.

VTCT & Alan d certification is awarded on completion of the course.

NVQ Level 2 Barbering Course

Course period: 12 Weeks (60 days)
Course Price: £4,320 (Was £5,400.00)

Available in both London and Ipswich, this course is aimed at those looking to be work-ready and have an internationally recognised Barbering qualification.

After an initial induction, on day 2 you will learn to cut & style utilising the 5 Alan d foundation haircuts before moving on to the practical elements of our barber training, incorporating all the latest techniques using scissors, scissor-over-comb, clipper work, beard & moustache trimming & wet-shaving.

Client care, shampooing, blow-drying & barber-shop protocol all form part of the course leading to completion of your NVQ Level 2. You will be taught on both dummy heads & live models.

NVQ courses include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification.

Alan d & VTCT certification is awarded on completion of the course.


BEGINNERS BARBER COURSE DATES-2018

June 25 / July 23 / August 20
September 17 / October 15 / November 12 / December 3

BEGINNERS BARBER COURSE DATES-2019

January 7 / February 11 / March 18 / April 23
May 28 / July 1 / August 5 / September 9
October 14 / November 18 / December 2

Intermediate Courses

#OntheFloor

Course period: 1, 3, 5 & 10 Days
Start Dates: By Request
Course Price: £215 (Was £270) for 1 day, £400 (Was £500) for 3 days, £600 (Was £750) for 5 days & £960 (Was £1200) for 10 days.

This is a bespoke barbering course created by you!

Aimed at those who’ve left college with a qualification but aren’t confident or skilful enough to work on the salon floor, or those needing to brush up on a specific skill.

Open to all ages, #OntheFloor is a Barbering training boot-camp. No theory, no exams, up to 10 days of practical training in blocks of 1, 3, 5 or 10 days, concentrating on all elements of Barbering. It will increase your skill levels & boost your confidence.

Wet Shaving

Course period: 2 Days
Start dates: Weekly
Course Price: £430 (Was £540.00) (inc VAT at the current rate)

This course is aimed at those wanting to learn the classic wet-shaving skill.

The 2-day course is split into 6 sessions including shaving theory, skin tensioning & lathering techniques prior to working on live models.

Alan d certification is awarded on completion of the course.

The Refresher/Confidence Builder

Course period: 5 days
Start dates: weekly
Course Price: £600 (Was £750) (inc VAT at the current rate)

This is the Alan d signature barbering course.

This course is for Barbers returning to the industry who would like to polish up their skills, or experienced Barbers who feel “bogged down” with their everyday routine & are looking for inspiration.

This confidence building course is also designed for young Barbers who have just completed initial training & wish to improve their confidence levels as well as basic techniques.

Courses begin weekly throughout the year.

Alan d certification is awarded on completion of the course.

Advanced Courses

NVQ Level 3 Barbering

Course period: 30 days
Course Price: £2,400 (Was £3,000)

Available at both London and Ipswich, this 30-day course is most suited to qualified ladies’ hairdressers looking to further their barbering skills, whilst working towards an internationally recognised qualification.

The course includes colour theory, practical colouring & colour correction, wet-shaving & the latest Barbering and cutting & styling techniques.

NVQ courses include VTCT on-line testing to complete the qualification.

Alan d & VTCT certification is awarded on completion of the course.


START DATES – By Request
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