Barber Foundation Non NVQ
London £2999 | Manchester £2699


Finance Option Available

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All bookings paid with a 10% deposit will be invoiced for the remaining balance which is due 3 weeks before the first day of training at the academy (4 weeks if paying via international bank transfer).


Full Time: 6 weeks – Monday to Friday 10:15 – 17:00

Don’t have 9 weeks to spare, but wanting to learn all the fundamental techniques in order to successfully cut men’s hair? Then this fast track barbering course is ideal for you!

LSB qualifies over 800 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 both genders.


          LEARN THE FUNDAMENTALS IN               6 WEEKS



(WORTH £200)


This Fast Track Barbering course includes:

  • Cutting techniques
  • Scissor work – scissor over comb, texturising, layering, and building the structure of a haircut
  • Clipper work – 2-back and sides, clipper over comb
  • Fading– zero-fades, 1-fades, 0.5-fades
  • Shampooing and conditioning the hair and scalp
  • Consultation skills
  • Health & Safety

By the end of the course you will be confident enough in the basic foundation of cutting men’s hair. We provide students all clients which means that you spend your time focused on developing your skill.

You also will have proprietary LSB step-by-step videos and textbooks to supplement your academy training.


We are closed UK bank holidays except for Good Friday. We are also closed for the 1-week period between 23-27 December 2019. This 1-week closure is added back onto all course end dates to ensure that no training is missed.

Note: All academies are open the 30th & 31st December 2019.


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:


0% Finance: Get 0% finance over 12 months on all 2019 courses. Over the phone applications only. Call us to apply.

10% OFF Early bird discount: You can receive a 10% discount off your course price if you book a course 3 or more months in advance. This will automatically be applied at checkout.


Booking with financing instalments (UK residents only)

We are happy to offer the ability to pay for your course in instalments from 12 months up to 48 months. Payments consist of a deposit between 10%-50%, followed by equal monthly payments starting 30 days thereafter. The finance APR is  19.9%. Barbering equipment and learning materials can not be included in your finance. Financing can only be applied to courses starting 14 days or more in advance.

To qualify, you or the applicant representing you must meet the following minimum requirements, otherwise you will be automatically declined:

  • a source of income
  • working at least 16 hours per week
  • 18 years or older
  • UK resident or citizen

If you are concerned about your credit rating and are not in full time work, then it is recommended that you apply for finance via a friend or family

To apply please select the “apply for finance of the full amount” option when booking your course on our website.

After you pay your finance deposit, the remaining monthly payments will start 30 days thereafter via direct debit. Your space on the course is reserved only after you make the initial deposit payment, after which you will receive our welcome email within 1 business day.

Our courses are not eligible for government funding, apprenticeship funding, or 24+ advanced learning loan funding.



There are no entry requirements for this course. It is ideal for those that are purely wanting to learn the basic fundamentals of a mens haircut.

This course would also suit make up artists/hairdressers that would like to reinforce these fundamentals without the need for a formal NVQ qualification.

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.



You will need a professional standard barbering equipment kit that can be purchased directly from our preferred supplier Coolblades. A discount of 15% has already been incorporated into the kit price.

This equipment is professional grade and is to be used on the job following your course. All items are hand-selected by the LSB team and are the best tools in the market for cutting men’s hair. Included in the kit are LSB’s proprietary textbook learning resources that supplement your daily training and help develop your knowledge and understanding much more rapidly.

You can purchase the equipment kit online from Coolblades using the link below:

Link: Full Professional Barbering Kit

**These items are mandatory and are to be purchased from Coolblades only in order to ensure that the correct standard is obtained

If you have some equipment, please check the list to ensure you have everything on the list and any items you do not have you can purchase individually through coolblades.

  • LSB Fast Track Certificate
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