Barber Courses For Beginners

The world of barbering is a great career choice for the creatives among us - it provides a great creative outlet for people and also a clear and focused career. Barbering is something that can have a massive impact on the way your clients feel and it can drastically improve someone's self esteem and happiness. It is never too late to start a career in Barbering and a Barbering Course may be ideal for you. The main types of courses we offer here at LHAA are Barbering Apprenticeships, however, we also offer a variety of Barbering courses for Adult Learners who may currently work a job and may want to start a course during their spare time and potentially in the evening. The barbering courses for beginners that we offer here at LHAA are perfect for those who have next to no experience in cutting hair and are looking to get a feel for what their barbering career may look like and also look at the different techniques, styles and trends in men's hair. We welcome all ages!

If you have any questions about the different Barbering courses that are offered here at LHAA then please get in touch with a member of our expertly trained team today!

What can you expect from a barbering course?

Over recent years there has been a massive growth in the amount of people studying to become qualified barbers. Because of this there have been more and more salons opening and more and more men looking to get the best value for their money. From a barbering course you can expect to be immersed in to the world of barbering straight away. The course itself will go through all of the following

  • Explanation of all the health and safety practices and procedures that you will need to know to become a barber.

  • Consultation services for clients so that you can provide detailed recommendations when clients come in for haircuts

  • Shampooing the clients hair and also learning how to successfully condition both the hair and the scalp

  • Understanding how to accurately and successfully cut, style and colour mens hair and facial hair

  • Creating a client's image based on a certain theme

All of these things mentioned above will give you the building blocks to start your career in the Barbering industry and also allow you to decide if the industry is definitely for you.

How much do the barbering courses cost?

Some courses will cost different amounts and there may be changes since the posting of this article however at the time of posting a diploma in barbering is £2,787.50+VAT which comes to a total of £3,345.00 - If you are looking to go down the government funding route for this course; this is only applicable to those who are currently looking for work and currently unemployed. To find out more about this please contact a member of the team. 

What funding options are available for Beginner Barbering Courses?

The education and skills funding agency help to provide the general public with the skills needed to successfully and accurately work. Based on a variety of circumstances you may be eligible for support towards the funding of your barbering course - This is usually applicable to those who are aged between 19-23 and are also currently unemployed but actively looking for work.

What is the duration of the barbering courses offered?

If you work towards an NVQ level 2 degree then you will have one day a week of learning usually between the time period of 4-9pm which will continue for a period of 12 months - We are lucky enough to have interest throughout the year so our courses start regularly in the year and you also have the opportunity to choose which academy you would like to be based from. You can choose from either Borehamwood, Camden, Loughton, Chiswick and Croydon - please click through to the links provided to find out more about which location.

What careers can you head in to with Barbering?

You may be thinking about what you can do with your qualification once finished? With barbering you can head in to a variety of different careers such as regular salon work, working from home, setting up your own salon, theatrical hair and a variety of other avenues. Barbering is perfect for outgoing, friendly and confident people who enjoy helping others look and feel their best!

If you would like to find out more about the Beginners Barbering Courses we have available in London then please get in touch with a member of the LHAA team today or head on down to one of our up and coming open days!

Stay in touch

If you are interested in receiving more information about LHAA, our courses and events sign up here