Intro to Barbering
course

Learn the basic steps and start your own barbering career in 1 month
/6571 learners
4, 6
Cutting and Colouring
Intro to Barbering course
Learn the basic steps and start your own barbering career in 1 month
/6571 learners
4, 7
Cutting and Colouring

Training duration

4
classes
per week
practical lessons
week
course
3
12
4 hours each
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1. Hair cutting techniques
The foundational techniques used to cut men's hair, including how to fade, cut freehand, and create gradual and uniform layers.
You will learn to
2. Work with clients
How to use the correct products, tools and techniques to satisfy the client and provide them with aftercare advice.
4. Safe and hygienic
Maintain a safe and hygienic working practice.
3. Work with scissors, clippers, and hair colouring techniques
The basic techniques to use scissors and clippers to create a variety of different looks. Also you will learn the basic techniques of colouring.
Course programme
Participate in a virtual class
or watch it recorded
Ask and chat with the live expert
Study materials
your lecturer will answer your questions personally
We provide our learners with resources and recorded lessons. Keep them to refresh your knowlege whenever you need.
100% interactive course

Organising the workspace

1
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ How to set up your work area for carrying out a one-length cut

⦁ Sterilize equipment using the correct sterilization method.

⦁ Achieve cut a one-length look

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Health
and Safety
One-length cut
Product knowledge
Consultation
1. Health and safety
2. Legislations relevant to hairdressing/barbering
3. Tools/products and equipment that you need for barbering
4. Consultation techniques
5. Importance of body language
6. Procedure for cutting a one-length look
You will practice

Analysis

2
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Skin analysis, checking for contraindications

⦁ Achieve long graduation look

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Outline shapes
Cutting techniques
Contra-indications
1. Skin and scalp diseases
2. Record-keeping
3. Contra-indications
4. Cutting techniques
5. Skin analysis
6. Outlines shapes
7. Procedures for long graduation look
You will practice
Long graduation look

Shapes and cut looks

3
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Creating different neckline shapes

⦁ Achieve uniform layered cut look

⦁ Perform relevant hair tests

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Uniform layered look
Neckline shapes
Influencing factors
1. Influencing factors
2. Lifestyle and growth patterns
3. Hair tests
4. Aftercare advice
5. Procedures for uniform layered look

You will practice

Over comb technique

4
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Practice short graduation look with scissor over comb and freehand techniques

⦁ Perform short graduation look with scissor over comb technique

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Growth cycle
Skin & hair structure
Short graduation look
1. Hair structure
2. Skin structure
3. Hair growth cycle
4. Procedures for short graduation look
5. Procedures for scissor/clipper over comb technique
You will practice
Over comb technique

Facial hair
cutting

5
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Practice tapered beard

⦁ Practice full beard outline

⦁ Practice moustache and eyebrow shape

⦁ Achieve at least 1 facial cutting look

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Tapered beard
Full beard outline
Moustache
Eyebrow shape
1. Tapered beard
2. Full beard outlines
3. Moustache
4. Eyebrow shape
5. Procedures for cutting different facial hair looks
You will practice
Full head
colouring
6
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ How to set up your work area for carrying out a full head application of temp/semi colour

⦁ Apply a full head temporary/semi-permanent colour.

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Health
and Safety
Product knowledge
Temp/semi-permanent colour
1. Health and Safety (revisit)
2. Legislations relevant to hairdressing/barbering (revisit)
3. Tools/products and equipment that you need for colouring (revisit)
4. Consultation techniques (revisit)
5. Importance of body language (revisit)
6. Procedure for full head application of temporary/semi-permanent colour
You will practice

Preparation for
hair coloring

7
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Analyse skin for contraindications

⦁ Carry out relevant hair test prior to colour

⦁ Apply a partial colour

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Contra-indications
Skin analysis
Hair tests
Partial colour
1. Contra-indications revisit
2. Skin conditions revisit
3. Hair test for colouring
4. Procedures for applying a lightener
5. Procedures for a partial colour
You will practice

Colouring products

8
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Mix and use temp/semi products according to MFI

⦁ Practice slicing technique

⦁ Perform placed application using bowl and brush

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Colouring products
Hydrogen peroxide
Placed application technique
1. Types of colouring products
2. Strengths of hydrogen peroxides
3. Mix and use of colouring products
4. Procedures for slicing technique
5. Procedures for placed application
You will practice

Application & removal techniques

9
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Select and use the application method, products, tools and equipment to temporarily and semi-permanently colour hair.

⦁ Position yourself and the client appropriately throughout the service.

⦁ Mix and apply the colour using neat sections.

⦁ Monitor the development of the colour accurately, following manufacturer's instructions.

⦁ Remove the colour product thoroughly from hair and scalp.

⦁ Provide suitable aftercare advice.

⦁ Apply at least one technique full head, partial or placed application.

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Application techniques
Monitor development
Colour removal
After care
advice
1. Application techniques
2. Colour removal techniques
3. How to choose the most efficient way of removal
4. Monitoring development
5. Aftercare advice for clients
You will practice

Application techniques

10
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Select and use the application method, products, tools and equipment to temporarily and semi-permanently colour hair

⦁ Position yourself and the client appropriately throughout the service

⦁ Mix and apply the colour using neat sections.

⦁ Monitor the development of the colour accurately, following manufacturer's instructions

⦁ Remove the colour product thoroughly from hair and scalp

⦁ Provide suitable aftercare advice

⦁ Apply at least 2 techniques: full-head, partial or placed application

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Application techniques
Monitor development
Problem solving
Aftercare advice
1. Problem solving (skin staining, etc)
2. Recap on application method
3. Recap on monitoring development
4. Full head application
5. Partial or placed application
You will practice
Participate in
a virtual class
or watch it recorded
Ask and chat with the live expert
Study materials
your lecturer will answer your questions personally
100% interactive course
We provide our learners with resources and recorded lessons. Keep them to refresh your knowlege whenever you need.
You want to change your job
The course will be suitable if:
You want to improve your practical skills
You want new experience
You want to develop your own business
Once you're qualified in our Intro to Barbering course, you can begin your self-employed career in men's hairdressing. If you train in other barbering techniques, it will open up even more opportunities, such as working in hotels and spas. You can work close to home, in a hotel abroad, or in a barbers on a cruise ship - wherever you prefer!
Once you have completed our Intro to Barbering course, you might be interested in our other beauty courses: women's hairdressing, brow lamination and threading depilation, lash extension, massage therapy, and more.
Barbering is an exciting area to professionalise in because there are so many specialist areas. You could even choose to go into hair salon management, teaching or work on your own business.
If you would like to learn new barbering skills and turn them into a hobby, try this course. You will learn how to cut and colour the hair of your male family members and friends.
The eLearning platform



How are classes delivered?
Virtual classes
Home tasks
During your course, you will get practical and written tasks to complete outside of the scheduled lessons (home study). Our expert tutors will check your work and give you regular feedback, which will go towards your accredited certification.
Community


We keep our students constantly motivated by providing them with regular feedback and a direct channel of communication with each other and our practising experts. Live tutors share professional up-to-date information and will help you keep on track to complete your qualification with confidence.
As soon as your course starts you'll get access to the educational platform where you will find your study materials. You will also be able to communicate with tutor and other learners in your class.
You do virtual face-to-face training with a tutor in a small group. You ask questions and get answers. Training is also available in the recording if you miss the class but the live participation stimulates your progress.
Student reviews
Really informative and understandable course, improved my knowledge and skill. Nice staff and good training.
Csaba P.
Very relevant to where I want my career to go and the tutor explained things in a brilliant way. All information given was perfect.
Jayson R.
Quick, easy and from the comfort of my own home so no childcare issues to sort out! Our tutor was good! She was really professional and discreet and made sure we were all understanding her at every step of the way.

Natalie H.
Was easy going and covered lots during such a short time. Everything ran smoothly and efficiently.
Tracey B.
Study and earn
You will be able and qualified to offer basic haircut treatments as soon as you complete the course. You might choose to develop your skills by completing other barbering/hairdressing courses.
Be self-employed: check some rates for freelancers
Beard and moustache trim
Men's hair cut
Full head colouring
£28
£20
£40
1450
£32800
Vacancies are open in UK
Barber earns first year
£0
Manage to get a discount on the course
£150
if you match criteria
if you don't match
To get this course free you must be eligible for the UK Government funding:
⦁ You are 19 years old on the first day of the course

⦁ You are either a citizen of UK / EU / EEU countries or have the residentship of one of them.
Get this course at £37.5 per month:
⦁ We offer secure payment plans with equal payments split over 1-4 months.

⦁ Service provided by Paypal inc. 100% acceptance rate for our courses.
Course fee
A Personal Certificate would be presented to you after you have completed the course.

Qualification

Personal certificate
Your CV right after the course

Key competences:

Contra - indications for cutting and colouring

Maintain safe and hygienic working practices throughout cutting and colouring services

Structure of the hair

Anatomy of the skin

Hair tests for cutting and colouring services

4 fundamental cutting looks and facial hair outlines

3 Application techniques of temporary and semi-permanent colour

Colour problem solving

Correct colour removal techniques
Job opportunities



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Course schedule
Dates
6-9 p.m
4 weeks
Timing
Days
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Virtual training with recording
FAQ:
How do you deliver your course?
Most short courses are delivered online via interactive Zoom sessions. Level 3-4 courses have a blended model delivery: it means you will have in-class sessions for practical modules and online sessions for the theory. Please read carefully the course description. During Zoom sessions you will practise your new skills with experienced teachers. They will give you feedback about your home assignments. Once you are enrolled in the programme, you can access all lessons and study materials on the ICS eLearning platform. To login into your Zoom session, use the links available inside the lesson block.
How to sign up to the course?
There is only one way to do it. Proceed to the sign-up form and submit your credentials. Then follow the instructions.
How to enrol on this course?
Once you sign up for the course, you'll get access to our eLearning platform. There you can choose the right course for you. Once you make sure that the start date and time are convenient for you, proceed to the payment option and follow the instructions. You can pay with a debit/credit card or Paypal. All payments are secured and processed by either Paypal or Stripe systems. Remember, we tolerate a 100% refund policy. You can claim a refund anytime before the course starts.
What if I miss my class?
  • If you are attending one of our online short courses:
Don't worry. We provide class recordings. You can watch your lesson later. In case you have any unexpected circumstances preventing you from participating in your classes, please, let us know by contacting our support team via the eLearning platform so we can talk about solutions.

  • If you are attending Level 2 or 3 VTCT courses:
Your attendance is monitored and required for successful completion. In case you cannot attend an online session, you will be able to catch up by watching the class recording.

How can I take advantage of the instalment plans?
We propose flexible payment schemes for fees exceeding £400. If you would like to pay in instalments, please, contact our recruitment team into the eLearning platform
Will I get a certificate after the course?
Yes, at the last day of your classes, you will receive a certificate or diploma of completion. It will confirm your qualification.
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