Established 2012

clipper & fading fundamentals
5 days (£1000)

UK'S LEADING BARBERING ACADEMY

What Makes LSB The Best Training Provider?

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E - Learning platform

Students are given access to propriety LSB step-by-step videos to supplement your academy training.

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real clients

You will practice on real live clients that are provided to you by the academy.

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barber jobs

We work with over 2000 barbershops and salons that recruit our grads directly through our online barber jobs platform.

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hands-on practical training

Our pro educators will be at your side at all times to supervise, build confidence, progress your skill level and deliver exceptional results.

COURSE SUMMARY

This hands-on course is tailor made for persons wishing to learn or advance their clipper work and fading abilities by training the LSB way. It is also ideal as a refresher before a trade test or to help you get back into the game after some time away, and for Hairdressers or Make-Up artists who have hair cutting experience.
You will be taught all the core fundamental short men’s hairstyles and techniques. These are essential for anyone wanting to cut men’s hair. You will have our pro trainer at your side giving direct feedback and support through each haircut that you perform. We will also use trainer demonstrations to break down advanced cutting methods so that you learn the core LSB way of cutting hair including graduated cuts and fading.

By the end of the course you will be confident after completing up to 10 real live haircuts. We provide students all clients which means that you spend your time focused on developing your skills.


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COURSE STRUCTURE

You will cover the following skills:

We use a practical learning approach in our barbershop academy, meaning that you will practice each technique on real clients provided to you by us. With each cut you will have a pro trainer at your side giving direct feedback and support. You will be provided educator demonstrations to break down our methods into easily learnable steps.

We will show you how to combine different skills and techniques to become proficient in haircuts and be to create any hairstyle from bacis fades to advanced skin fades.

*Skin fades are not part of the course that runs in Manchester

We will push you creatively to think outside the box on how to combine different skills and techniques to produce a unique style that is personal to you as a men’s stylist. You will use advanced clipper, fading and scissor techniques.

We will push you creatively to think outside the box on how to combine different skills and techniques to produce a unique style that is personal to you as a men’s stylist. You will use advanced clipper, fading and scissor techniques.

You will be taught all the core fundamental short men’s hairstyles and techniques. These are essential for anyone wanting to cut men’s hair. You will have our pro trainer at your side giving direct feedback and support through each haircut that you perform. We will also use trainer demonstrations to break down advanced cutting methods so that you learn the core LSB way of cutting hair including graduated cuts and fading.

LSB qualifies over 500 barbers every year. Our results-driven training approach is PROVEN and entirely hands-on practical training. This means you won’t be spending all your time in books studying theory.
Our pro educators will be at your side at all times to supervise, build confidence, progress your skill level and deliver exceptional results. Classes are between 6 to 9 students, with students of all ages and genders.

bank holidays (PUBLIC)

We are open all bank holidays excluding Christmas.

international students

We accept overseas students visiting on tourist visas and can provide housing options. If you are from a country that is part of the European Union then you likely will be able to travel to the UK without obtaining a separate visa. If you are from outside of the EU then you will need to apply for a tourist travel visa form the UK government, which you can do here: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

Course Duration

1 week Monday to Friday

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Job opportunities for graduates

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.

EQUIPMENT

All you Need to Get Started

For the 1 week course you need: Your barbering equipment including: Wahl tapering clippers including guards, trimming clippers, scissors, combs, neck brush, hair dryer and water spray. You can purchase these items online at Coolblades using the link below.

You need to have the following guards —#0.5 (Lime), #1.5 (Plum), #5 (Yellow)

PLEASE NOTE: For those training in Manchester for this course You must have 1 female manikin head (100% human hair) which you can also buy from our supplier coolblades.

Barbering Kit

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.

E-LEARNING ACCESS

LSB step-by-step videos to supplement your academy training.

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

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Suitability

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, or for Make-Up Artists who have hair cutting experience. 
It is not suitable for complete beginners.
We accept overseas students visiting on tourist visas and can provide housing options.
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.

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You must have experience cutting hair as a barber or hairdresser to enrol. Individuals with zero experience should take our beginner course: https://www.londonschoolofbarbering.com/barbering-courses-and-training/nvq-barbering-courses/

Please send an email to info@londonschoolofbarbering.com and request a list of recommended accommodation.

Yes all foreigners are welcome to take our courses. The course is taught in English, so it is best that you have a basic understanding of English, or you are welcome to bring along a translator.

CERTIFICATION

A Certified Offering

Upon completing your course with us, you’ll receive London School of Barbering Clipper & Fading Fundamentals Certificate

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