Looking to enter the hugely rewarding and rapidly expanding barbering industry, but have to fit your studies around a hectic schedule? Our fast track barbering course focuses on the key fundamentals of modern and traditional barbering.
A solid foundation from which to build upon is key to progressing and succeeding within our industry. The course is perfect for both beginners and those just entering the industry as either a barber or hairdresser.
The academy’s international education team share over sixty years of industry experience between them. Our Academy Director, Sid Sottung, has dedicated the last seventeen years of his career to educating for some of the biggest names around the globe. This year alone he has travelled nearly seventy thousand miles teaching his art. Each member of our team possesses a different signature style ensuring you have a wide range of inspiration during your time with us.
Our course is delivered via an exciting mix of lectures, in-depth demonstrations and practical sessions at our brand-new two-story academy in Nottingham’s city centre. After learning the key theories in the classroom, you will develop and hone your skills on models provided by the academy. Our educators will be there to guide and support you as your confidence grows.
On successful completion of the course, all students will receive our prestigious Sid Sottung Academy Diploma of Barbering Excellence. Our barbering course is fully accredited & insurable.
- The World of Barbering
- The History of Barbering
- Consultation & Client Care
- Salon Professionalism
- Equipment Knowledge
- Hair & Scalp Analysis
- Bone Structure Analysis
- Health & Safety
- Product Knowledge
- Scalp Massage
- Thinning, Balding, Receding Hair
- Maintenance of Barbering Tools
- Introduction to Cutting
- Introduction to Barbering Techniques
- Creating Dimension & Geometry
- Styling & Finishing Cuts
- Facial Hair Trimming Techniques
This course also teaches the following techniques:
- Use of clippers with or without guard
- Scissor over comb
- Clipper over comb
- Blending / fades / edging
- Use of professional trimmers
- Working with side partings
- Texturising - Including point cutting and slicing