Wet shaving is an art form that has rapidly come back into fashion and is an increasingly important skill to have if you already are a barber or are thinking about becoming a barber.

Suitability: Beginners, hairdressers, barbers, or non-barbers wishing to learn cut-throat wet shaving

Learners will receive personal, hands on training from qualified and experienced Barbers. If you are a beginner or just need to refresh your skills, then this is the course for you.

Live models will be provided for you to practice on – no training heads or balloons will be used on this course – and each learner will get to perform at least one full wet shave all the way through.

Each student will also get a shaving pack containing:

A Straight cut throat Razor

A packet of blades

A Shaving Brush and Bowl

A packet of styptic matches

Each pupil will also receive a certificate from us to say they have been on the course.

Course includes learning about:

  • Health and safety

  • Contra-indications

  • Client consultation

  • Hair growth patterns

  • Use of hot and cold towels

  • Step by step guide of cut throat shaving

  • Product care and advice

By the end of the day each learner should:

  • To be able to identify service objectives and contra – indications relating to the shaving service

  • Be comfortable dealing with minor cuts/nicks

  • Understand what products to use and how to apply each product to the client

  • Be able to handle and dispose of used sharps.

  • Confidently perform full hot towel and wet shave treatment


1 day

The course runs from 10am – 4pm.

We ask that you arrive 15 minutes before the start.

Price: £220

This is be paid in full before the course date.

For more information on available course dates, or other courses please contact us.