Wet shaving is an art form that has rapidly come back into fashion and is an increasingly important skill to have if you already are a professional barber or stylist, or are thinking about becoming a barber.

This hands-on course will get you cut throat wet shaving at a professional standard in 2 days. You will train in a group of 4 to 5 students. Our expert tutor will walk you through the steps of the traditional wet shave through demonstration and then provide guidance as you perform 4 to 6 real shaves and razor touch-ups on live client’s supplied by the school. By the end of the course you will have built your ability through repetition and be sufficient in cutthroat shaving at a professional standard.

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.

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
Shaving 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.


Highlights of our 2-day wet shaving course include the following:

  • Using a cutthroat razor
  • Facial massage techniques
  • Applying the right product to prepare the skin before shave
  • Using both hot and cold towels
  • Practicing on 4 to 6 real live clients, supplied by us

Course structure:

Day 1: You will learn the technique through demos and then will pair up to do real shaves under the support of our pro shaver.

Day 2: You will perform individual shaves. By the end of the course you will be sufficient in cutthroat shaving to provide the service at a professional standard.


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


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.


Beginners, hairdressers, barbers, or non-barbers wishing to learn cutthroat wet shaving.

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.



Please bring tapering clippers and mini trimmers if you have them to complete some beard trims. We will provide you with a cut throat razor and blades.

  • London School of Barbering Wet Shave Certificate
Do you have any recommended hotels?

Please send an email to [email protected] and request a list of recommended accommodation.

I live overseas. Can I take your course?

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.

How much experience is required for the course?

You do not need to have any experience for this course. We teach you from scratch how to perform the wet shave, and then get you practicing on real live clients.

Can I take this course if I am not a barber?

Yes you certainly can. In fact about 2 out of 4 students on the course are not barbers. We will take you through all the steps of the shave and have you giving great shaves by the end of the course.

Do I need to bring anything for the course?

You will not need to bring any other extra equipment with you.


Will I really be job ready after the course?

Yes you will be able to shave well enough to perform the shave as a paid service at a salon. Of course with more experience comes more confidence, so keep getting more shaves under your belt after our course!

How many students are there per group?

We limit each class size to 4 to 5 students. This ensures that you have lots of 1-on-1 support from the trainers and gain the expertise that makes you a great shaver for your salon.

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