Join us on this 2-day hands-on skin fade course that is tailor made for persons wishing to learn or advance their fading abilities by training the LSB way in order to carry out skin Fades. This course solely focuses on skin fades only.


Each of the 2 days of training will start with an expert demonstration from your educator. From then you will put to practice immediately what you have seen on 2 real live clients provided by the academy each day.  You will be taught how to do a skin fade haircut step by step.  Our pro educators will be at your side at all times to supervise, build confidence, progress your skill level and deliver exceptional results.

By the end of the course you will be confident after completing up to 5 haircuts (depending on student speed), under the support of exceptional barber trainers. We provide students all clients which means that you spend your time focused on developing your skill. Classes are between 3 to 6 students, with students of all ages and both genders.

Course Duration

2 days Monday to Friday

08:30 – 12:30  Morning Session


13:15 – 17:15 Afternoon Session

Why are LSB qualified barbers the best?

A proven step-by-step methodology
Industry leading LSB standards
Cutting on real clients to qualify
E-learning platform at your fingertips
Over 2000 shops recruit LSB grads

Finance Option Available

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All bookings paid with a 10% deposit will be invoiced for the remaining balance which is due 4 weeks before the first day of training at the academy.

*5% OFF Early bird discount: All courses booked 3 or more months in advance receive a 5%discount off automatically applied at checkout.

WANT TO APPLY FOR 0% INTEREST FINANCE (LOAN) Please contact us via email [email protected] or call us on 02074040998 for more information or for an application link.


We qualify over 500 barbers every year using our PROVEN results-driven hands-on practical training approach.


We provide support to help you find a job. We are here to help you not only learn the skills but to succeed in employment. This involves helping you build a photo portfolio of your cuts. We also give you access to our network of barbershops who recruit from our graduates. After the course, our students go on to getting jobs at barbershops, and some even have since opened their own shops and are doing well.


You also will provided free access to proprietary LSB step-by-step videos to supplement your academy training.


This course is suitable for students who have graduated from our NVQ courses wishing to focus on skin fading techniques or to refresh their skills.

Hairdressers & Barbers with least 1 or more years experience cutting men’s hair in a shop setting and be able to complete basic clipper cuts.

Make up artists on film sets who may already have strong scissor work but wanting to learn fade work.

It is not suitable for complete beginners.

To take this course you must have a basic understanding of English in order to converse with your educator and to read and write in English.

We accept overseas students visiting on tourist visas and can provide housing options.


Please bring your barbering equipment including: Wahl tapering clippers including guards, trimming clippers, scissors, combs, neck brush, hair dryer and water spray. We require that you use Wahl tapering clippers on this course.

You must have a foil shaver and clipper guards for this fading course.You need to have a #0.5 (Lime) and a #1.5 (Plum). These items can be purchased in advance directly from Coolblades using the links below.

Link: Clipper Guards

Link: Andis ProFoil Lithium Titanium Foil Shaver

Link: Cut Throat Razor 

Link: Styling brush

Link: Clothes brush

Link: Neck brush

Link: Fade brush 

Link: Clippercide spray

Link: Mist spray bottle

*These items are mandatory and are to be purchased from Coolblades only in order to ensure the correct standard is obtained. If you have some equipment, please check the list above to ensure you have everything on the list and any items you do not have you can purchase individually through coolblades.

You are welcome to bring any brand of clippers, foils etc if you have them, as long as they are in good condition.

*** If any items state out of stock on the coolblades website, please contact them directly about alternatives.


  • London School of Barbering 2 Day Fading Certificate
I do not have any experience fading, can I take this course?

Yes this course is suitable for you so long as you have 1 year or more experience in cutting men’s hair with clippers.

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