Learn basic haircutting and barbering techniques in this two week intensive introduction course.
Our 2 week beginner’s Haircutting and Barbering course gives you a great introduction to hair cutting techniques. Learn the vital skills you need to cut hair in today’s media industry in this course that covers a range of cuts for men and women.
During this course you’ll learn the basics of haircutting and barbering on practice heads, the industry health and safety guidelines and how to correctly use your products and tools. This course also gives you experience of beard trimming, long hair trimming, cutting long and short layers, and cutting a bob. You will also cover men’s hair styles including a textured cut, short back and sides and continuity requirements. Throughout this course you will be assessed on all skills.
At the end of the 2 week short course you will have learnt the basic skills required to move forward to the next step of haircutting.
Entry requirements: Must be aged 18+
Course Payment: A full payment is required to secure a place on any makeup course. We have several options to help fund your makeup course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.
Included: All the tools and materials needed to complete this course will be provided during each lesson.
At The Iver Makeup Academy, you don’t just benefit from the best tutors in the industry; our placement agency helps students find real industry work experience and placements once they have finished their chosen course. Your placements will be relevant to the skills you have learned. This is a free service that is available to all graduates of our courses.
Visit our aftercare page for more information on the ways we can help students find vital hands-on industry experience.
Please note that we regrettably have limited places for this course, so it is advisable to apply for your course early to avoid disappointment.
Formal training is a must if you are serious about a career in Media Makeup, Hair and Special Effects. Once you have decided which course is right for you, take a look at the options below. If you need any more information or advice we are here to help.
- BAFTA Scholarship
- ScreenSkills Bursaries
- IMA Interest-Free Payment Plan
- IMA Bursary
- Financial Help for Adult learners from Northern Ireland
- Other Grants and Benefits
- Princes Trust
- CSN-Student Funding
- Overseas students
- Graduate Advice
Find out more here about funding