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3rd/ 4th Floor

Clarence Chambers

Humberstone House

337 City Road

39 Corporation Street

81-83 Humberstone Gate

London, EC1V 1LJ

Birmingham, B2 4LS

Leicester, LE1 5WB

Tel: 0207 096 1321

Tel: 0121 270 6209

Tel: 01162 166 566




afro barbering training course




London - Leicester - Birmingham



London: £845 +vat - Leicester & birmingham : £745 +vat



4 Days



10.30am - 4.30pm



Full Kit inc Professional clippers,


Class size:  

Max 4


Live Models:  




LHI Diploma- Suitable to obtain public liability insurance


LHI’s Afro Barbering Diploma course combines traditional African Caribbean barbering and creative and contemporary European barbering techniques. On this training course you will learn the basics of cutting European hair and you will the go on to learn how to cut this hair type using scissors and clippers.  You will then be taught the foundations of African Carribean barbering. From the traditional afro to ultra-modern skinfade with freehand channelled design you will be taught both the technical and creative haircutting skills needed to excel.  Creative styling and finishing of the haircuts is included.  

On this course you will develop and build on your own individual style using real live clients provided by us.  This will give you the opportunity to practice your scissor and clipper work techniques such as layering, texturising, visual cutting, sculpting and finishing – from traditional afro barber cuts and styles to more current freehand cuts such as skin-fade and channelled designs. 

Course Content

Hair theory and health & safety,

Anatomy and physiology,

Client consultations

Common scalp diseases and contra indications,

Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

Scissors over comb/ Free hand cutting

Skinfade with freehand channelled design

Create basic patterns in hair

Develop and enhance creative hairdressing skills

Products and aftercare

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If you want to truly excel as a barber you can with practical one to one client & barber sessions throughout the four days. You will need the very best quality of training to establish correct techniques, and you will be given full and through knowledge in the art of barbering.  Here at the London Hair Institute our highly skilled tutors are the very best in the industry to ensure that you receive and excellent standard of training.  This part time course is also available at weekends. Our London Hair Institute guarantee also provides that if you do not pass this course first time around you make re-take the course again completly free of charge.

After completing our Afro Barbering Diploma 4 day training course you will be ready, both in terms of experience and skill level, to take on paying clients in your own business, and will be able to produce excellent creative contemporary cuts. You will recieve Full certification and a free kit with this course. Email us for more details and for course dates.

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Our LHI no risk guarantee provides that if you do not pass this course you can retake it again COMPLETELY FREE OF CHARGE!- Click here for more Details