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Education- Hairdresser to Barber Course

Hairdresser to Barber


Are you a hairdresser wanting to break into the ever-growing men’s grooming market? Want to understand how to transfer those skills you already have to becoming an expert barber? This one-day course will give you a solid overview of all the necessary skills and techniques and a taste of life in the barbershop. The Ruffians’ From Hairdresser to Barber Course covers:

  • Barbering techniques and terminology
  • Refining your clipper skills
  • Scissor over comb and clipper over comb
  • Texturising techniques
  • Techniques for cutting different hair lengths
  • Hairline tapering and fading
  • How to cut using ‘masculine’ angles
  • Sectioning patterns
  • Working with different head shapes and hair growth patterns


/ set yourself up for the day with a breakfast of delicious coffee and pastries
/ meet the Ruffians team and get an overview of the day’s training program
/ live step-by-step demo from Ruffians’ own hairdresser turned master barber, Matt Gavin
/ lunch is on us - grab a tasty fresh sandwich and a chance to chat with the trainer and trainees
/ roll your sleeves up and get started on your model’s haircut. Our educators will be on hand to provide one-on-one guidance to help you perfect your technique
/ Ruffians in-house photographer will be on hand to capture you at work and your model
/ finish the day toasting your new found skills with Ruffians’ very own pale ale

And it doesn’t end there - after the event we will slide into your inbox with head sheets and notes from the day so you have all the content you need to keep up those new skills, as well as your pics to show off your great work on Instagram!     

Course details and how to book

Ruffians Educator: Matt Gavin (Ruffians Covent Garden)

Next Course Date: Sunday 11th August, 2019
Course Location: Ruffians Marylebone
Cost: £275.00 Including VAT
Booking Enquiries:

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Discount Package: Book this course + our Advanced Fade Course and Ultimate Shave Course for £750 including VAT (a total saving of £75). Buy now

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