London Academy

Birmingham Academy

Leicester Academy


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




foundation barbering training course




London - Leicester - Birmingham



London: £645 +vat - Leicester: £545 +vat



3 Days



10.30am - 4.30pm



Free Barbering Shears & Thinning Scissors


Class size:  

Max 5


Live Models:  




LHI Diploma- Suitable to obtain public liability insurance


The London Hair Institute's intensive and fully interactive 3 day foundation Barbering Course will teach you the skills, techniques and theory to become a competent and qualified barber with good earning potential and employability from the outset. This barbering course is designed for beginners, and so there are no pre requisites.

You will receive all the knowledge required to create sharp and stylish cuts for your clients using all of the Major Barbering Techniques.

Course Contents

Health and safety
Anatomy & physiology: the structure of hair, hair growth cycle
Tools & equipment
Product knowledge
Client consultation Contra-indications / contra-actions
Clipper cutting
Scissors over comb
Free hand cutting
Blending techniques
Texturizing & textured crop
Finishing & styling
Practical: gents haircut on live model


Student Barbering Kit

Wahl clippers
Barbering scissors
Thinning scissors
Neck brush
Cutting collar
Comb pack
Water Spray Bottle
Insurance and suppliers lists


You will learn the theory including health and safety information, common skin and scalp diseases and what to do if your client has one of these, contra indications, Structure of the hair, Growth patterns and how to carry out a client consultation.  You will then practice on both live models provided by us, and also mannequin heads under the watchful eye of our tutors to perfect your technique. There is a maximum of 4 clients per course so there is an excellent tutor to studio ratio.

The course is designed for beginners to barbering and therefore you do not need hairdressing experience to attend.  As such this is an ideal way to learn brand new skills if you are looking for a career change,or for those who have been away from the industry and need to refresh & update their skills.

You will leave this course fully confident and eager to get started on your barbering career using your new skills. If you dont you can take this course again completly free of charge. Call us NOW to book your space!

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