Barbering Training with The Man Shack

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Barbering Training with The Man Shack Course Overview

This course offers hopeful barbers the chance of a new career with each 12 week course. Each week will focus on a different skill, you will practice on dolls heads for the first 4/5 weeks before moving on to live models. The course will include a kit with everything you need to get started.

The Kit: Full barbers kit – BBA Kit Bag, Dolls training head, cutting scissors, thinning scissors,  clippers, trimmer, Selection of brushes and combs, hair dryer, water bottle, hair brush, gown, clips and defuser.

Barbering Training Course Duration

This course will take place every Monday & Tuesday evening 18.30-21.30 for 12 weeks. You will need to attend every session to achieve the course.

Training Provider:

The Man Shack

Barbering Training Course Content

The first night will cover H&S and equipment, 2nd night scissors, clipper maintenance and demonstration. The following 4/5 weeks we will review different hair cutting methods such as lines, square, graduation, scissors over comb whilst practicing on dolls heads. This is an intense cutting course, all aspects of cutting our covered.  You will then move on to live models.  During the 12 weeks there will live demonstrations.

Additional 6 days training: You can work in one of the man shack branches over the last 6 weeks to gain experience in a barber shop.  There will be a lot of watch and learn and the getting to grips with the general running of a shop.  If you can provide models, you can cut they’re during this time.


You do not need to have any previous experience or qualifications to enrol.

Progression Opportunities

You could progress on to another course, move in to employment or avail of the additional 6 days training mentioned above.

Employability Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Health & Safety skills
  • Wide variety of up to date and current barbering skills

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  • **Please note this programme cannot support people in employment or full-time education**