6 WEEK FAST TRACK BARBERING COURSE - LEVEL 4
The Barbering School Level 4 Fast Track Barbering Course is a certificated training programme for barbers 'to be' and was developed with professionals as the benchmark for the role of a Level 4 Barber.
This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work within settings offering barbering services. The course prepares you to understand and be able to treat customers without any supervision of a qualified barber, you will be able work completely independently.
This Level 4 Fast Track Barbering Course is made up of modules that blend knowledge and skills that allow you to contextualise your training to working in a barbers shop. This includes learning aimed at infection prevention and hygiene, treating customers who want various different styles of hair cuts, understanding contraindications and also use of equipment and tools that are standard in the barbering industry.
You will attend a mandatory 36 day (6 week) hands on practical barber training course where you will be taught the practical skills needed in a realistic environment.
Our certificated course is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.
Barbering is a customer focused treatment and you should enjoy working with members of the public and obtain a sense of satisfaction knowing you are able to make a positive difference to someone’s lifestyle with your barbering services.
The Barbering School Level 4 Fast Track Barbering Course is available for those looking to join the barbering industry. It is recommended by professionals for entry into the role of Level 4 Barbering within an environment offering barbering services.
By taking this course it shows as a sign of professionalism to your customers and colleagues.
What this training course could lead to:
On completion of this course, you may be able to gain employment, for example:
· TV/Film barbering department
· Work in higher end barbering shops
· Full time barber offered specialist services
· Open your own barber shop immediately
· Self employed mobile barber (specialist services)
Barbering School Level 4 Fast Track Barbering Course content and structure:
- Introduction to barbering
- Health & Safety
- Client assessment
- Scissor cutting basics
- Scissor cutting intermediate
- Scissor cutting advanced
- Clipper cutting basics
- Clipper cutting intermediate
- Clipper cutting advanced
- Fading/Blending basics
- Fading/Blending intermediate
- Fading/Blending advanced
- Longer hair basics
- Longer hair intermediate
- Longer hair advanced
- Traditional style haircuts
- Modern style haircuts
- Celebrity style haircuts
- Finishing products and techniques
- Styling products and techniques
- Hair colouring for men
- Shaving basics
- Shaving intermediate/advanced (hot towel Turkish shave/cut throat razor)
- Beard trimming/shaping
- Scalp/neck/shoulder massage
- Facial treatments with steaming machine
- Medical facial treatments for skin conditions
- Business start up advice
Primary learning objectives of the Barbering School Level 4 Fast Track Barbering Course training programme:
1. Be able to do basic, intermediate and advanced male hair cuts to level 4 standards
c, Be able to select, mix and apply colours to a basic and intermediate level
D Demonstrate proficiency in male grooming services e.g beard shaping, facials, scalp massage
P To demonstrate advanced shaving techniques (hot towel Turkish shave/cut throat razor)
2. Learn how to become a confident and competent barber
D Develop your knowledge of barbering products and services
5. Learn and understand barbering related terminology
6. Understand the importance of continuous professional development training
s Have the knowledge and skills to be able to open your own barber shop
Our programme has been designed in an easy to follow and understand format so learners from all backgrounds can benefit. We have determined the level of study for this course is level 4.
You will be continually assessed throughout the course by your tutor. Your tutor will review your progress and provide guidance and feedback to help you complete the course.
In addition to the continual assessment you will also be required to complete some haircuts without any assistance to demonstrate your abilities.
Barbering School focuses on hands on practice. We do not ask you to complete any written exams or assessments. 100% practical based training.
Certification – Barbering School Level 4 Fast Track Barbering Course
On successful completion of this training course you will be awarded our Level 4 Barbering Certificate. You will also receive a module summary certificate which lists all the modules you have completed as part of your course, this may be used to gain ‘recognition of prior learning’ for progression on to other courses/qualifications.
Before deciding to enrol on this course you must first contact our course advisers by calling 0800 118 5021 or filling out the form at the bottom of this page where you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. Once you have decided to enrol, let your course adviser know and be ready to make payment for your course fees.
- A good level of spoken English
- Ability to communicate effectively
- No previous qualifications required
- Complete beginners welcome