So you think that you may want to become a barber? Then come and learn with us! We have been there and done that….with bells on!
This course is the first step in learning the truth about the wonderful world of barbering, dispelling the myths and giving you a real insight into a career that is currently riding a wave of being a hip and fashionable subculture of choice, yet is also still one of the oldest, respected professions in the world.
You don’t need any previous experience or even possess a barbering kit. We will provide the knowledge and the tools for you to use. Should you wish to purchase any kit of your own at a later date, we will also be able to provide them for you to buy.
The course is purposely limited to just 4 learners. No large classes here. Just an intimate, informative and informal learning opportunity within a real barbershop setting, allowing you plenty of opportunity to ‘pick our brains’ , be part of a great, highly experienced team and eventually leave Savills with a valuable insight that will most definitely give you an upper hand in your career in barbering. As with all our courses, it will be delivered in a small group setting and you will graduate with an accredited Savills Academy certification. Our retained professional photographer will also provide you with a selection of high quality images of your work to start showcasing your skills with your very own professional portfolio
Course duration:- 16 weeks, 2 days a week (Thursday and Friday).
Learn within a working multi award winning barbershop to experience a real working environment and a supportive, experienced barbering family:-
- Classic Hot Towel Shaves
- Facial hair – beard, moustaches etc
- All aspects of men’s cutting and styling. Literally the long and short of it!
- Interpretation of customer requirements & consultation
- Health & safety
- Equipment knowledge
- Skin & bald fades
- Shaping & line ups
- Clipper over comb
- Traditional finishing with a cut throat razor
- Understanding hair
- Styling out & grooming products
- Advanced texturizing techniques
- 36 full days in total , 10am – 7pm.
Please note that all training will be carried out on live models and mannequin heads (long hair).We will support you in obtaining real models throughout your training.
Due to the small size of the groups of learners, the course content can and will be tailored to individual’s learning objectives.
Places are strictly limited and in high demand. Applications are taken via application form and informal interview.
Please contact us to be added to the waiting list and to enquire about the next start date.