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mens hair cut

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This qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the creative art of cutting men’s hair. Within this unit you will cover the different factors you need to take into account when cutting hair, necklines into shapes and techniques to achieve modern and traditional barbering looks.  You will learn how to carry out a full consultation with the client, identify any contraindications to prevent or restrict the treatment.


Duration: 6 Weeks

Days: 1 day

The unit is about the precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks and neckline finishes for men using club cutting, scissors over comb, clippers over comb, thinning and freehand techniques. In this unit, razors will only be used for removing unwanted hair outside the outline shape.

The main outcomes of the qualification include:

  • Health & Safety /Hygiene
  • Creating a one length gents hair cut with scissors
  • Creating a square layer gents hair cut with scissors and clippers
  • Creating a uniform layer gents hair cut with scissors and clippers
  • Creating a flat top gents hair cut with clippers
  • Clipper maintenance.
  • Fringe cutting with scissors
  • Advice to clients


When you have successfully completed this qualification you will have the opportunity to progress to the following qualifications:

VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Barbering

Fee: £450 Starter kit required as an additional cost

Flexible payment options and Interest free instalment plans are available

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