Scissor Fundamentals – 1 week

1-week Mon-Fri 10:30-17:00 / £940 including VAT


Suitability: Hairdressers & Barbers with 1 or more years experience
Content: Scissor work on headblocks, hands-on cutting, demos, models provided
Goals: To advance your scissor skills on men’s haircuts and learn classic and modern hairstyles.
Location: St Pauls-Farringdon Academy
Duration: 1 week

This hands-on course is tailor made for barbers and hairdressers wishing to advance their scissor work by training the LSB way.

In 1 week you will be shown several hairstyles on headblocks after which you will practice them until ready to execute cuts on models provided by the academy.

Suitability & Entry requirements: This course is suitable for barbers and hairdressers with 1 or more years experience in cutting men’s or women’s hair. It is not suitable for complete beginners. We accept overseas students visiting on tourist visas and can provide housing options.


Monday to Friday, 10:30-17:00

  • 3 April 2017 (4 Spaces Left)
  • 15 May 2017 (5 Spaces Left)
  • 26 June 2017 (5 Spaces Left)
  • 21 August 2017 (5 Spaces Left)


  • London School of Barbering Scissor Fundamentals Certificate


Your tutor will assess your level and cover the following areas:

  • Sectioning and layering techniques
  • Building shape on the top with scissors
  • Scissor over comb
  • Texturising & refining techniques
  • Drying & styling
  • Point cutting

You will practice these techniques on real live models (provided to you) while having the support of our barber trainers next to you.



What equipment do I need to bring?

You will need basic barbering equipment including: tapering clippers, trimming clippers, scissors, combs, neck brush, hair dryer and water spray.

I have never cut hair, can I take this course?

You must have experience cutting hair as a barber or hairdresser to enrol. Individuals with zero experience should take our beginner course:

Payment Options

Booking online

If you wish to pay your fees in full upfront before your training, then please use the red BOOK NOW button on this page and pay in full. After booking you will receive a welcome email within 1 business day, in which we will include course materials and housing options.

Booking by financing instalments (UK residents only)

We are happy to offer payments by instalment to help spread your investment over a 24-month period. To qualify, you or the applicant representing you must have a source of income otherwise you will be automatically declined.

Payments consist of a deposit of either 10% or 50%, followed by 24 equal monthly payments starting within 30 days. The interest rate (APR) on the financing is 14.9%, which equates to £48.44 per month for every £1000 borrowed.

To apply, email the following information to

  • course name
  • desired course start date
  • name
  • mobile number
  • email address
  • deposit percentage (10% or 50%)

After sending this information, you will be emailed an application within 1 business day. If you are approved then your deposit will be taken immediately and the remaining monthly payments will start 30 days thereafter.

Financing can only be applied to courses starting 14 days or more in advance.

Payment methods

  • bank transfer (non-UK transfers please add a £15 international transfer fee to cover your bank charges)
  • cash
  • credit/debit card/paypal (adds a 3% processing fee)
  • financing instalments
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