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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
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    SCQF Level:   05


This is an excellent course for students to learn the basic skills necessary to progress onto a barbering course. It will include preparing, maintaining and using electrical clippers and the skills to perform basic gents hair cuts.

Kit can be purchased from Platinum Salon on the night the course commences. Students should supply their own tunic. 

Start Date: 27/08/19
Days of Week: Tuesday
Time: 6.00 - 9.00pm
Duration: 24 weeks
Cost: £250 + £160 for kit -  A £20 non-refundable kit deposit is required at the time of enrolment

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • What the course includes

    This course will teach students client preparation, safe hygiene procedures,
    gents’ hair-cutting techniques and elements of preparing, maintaining and using electrical clippers.
    Students will be taught how to perform basic gent’s haircut incorporating clipper work or razor cutting and give aftercare advice. Students will also develop knowledge and understanding of the health and safety requirements of preparing, maintaining and using electrical clippers.

Why choose this course?

This course is suited to those looking to learn basic gents cuts, health and safety requirements of preparing maintaining and using electrical clippers.

Entry Requirments

•While there are no formal entry requirements, an interest in the subject is essential

• If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved ESOL Intermediate Level 2 (or equivalent)

  • Where it leads


    • Further barbering courses

Interview Requirements

There is no interview is required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding

ITA update

As stipulated by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), applications for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding for 2019/20 study are now on hold as of 26 April 2019. If additional funds are made available, this may be reopened. For up to date information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit

To discuss payment options for your course please call 01506 427558 or email

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