• £120.00
    <style>.availability-notavailable, .availability, .variation-list { max-width: inherit; display: none !important; }</style> Find out how much this profession has to offer and get to grips with the basics through a combination of online guided learning and live one-to-one webinar sessions with the Multi Award Winning Mike Taylor Education Team. <br> <br> <b>Top Features</b><br> The course begins with a live one-to-one 30 minute webinar session giving you a thorough understanding of the course content and how to work through the online learning portal to complete the following:<br><ul><li> Introduction to Barbering Theory Lesson </li> <li> 5 step by step guided haircuts on a manikin head (longer to shorter so you only need 1 manikin head) </li> <li> A live one-to-one 15 minute webinar session to check progress </li> <li> Once completed you will attend another live one-to-one 30 minute webinar where a final haircut on the manikin head will be assessed</li> </ul><br> <b>Key Learnings</b><br><ul> <li> Detailed introduction into the barbering trade </li> <li> Full understanding of holding and palming scissors, clipper work and the rules for cutting men’s hair </li> <li> Introduction to the following haircuts: One Length, Square long layers, Uniform layers, Short graduation, 5 point cut, Flat top and Crew cut </li> </ul> <br> <b>Additional Information</b><br><ul> <li> Students must be at least 16 years of age </li> <li> Students are required to work on a human hair training head throughout the course, no model required </li> <li> Students must ensure they have a suitable work surface to secure the training head to or a free standing tripod </li> <li> You will have 3 months to complete the course from the date of your first live webinar </li> <li> Students are required to have access to their own professional tool kit and purchase any additional items required, please select and purchase any items listed below that you do not have already. <b>PLEASE NOTE that some of the items may already be salon essentials so there is no need to purchase more if you already own them</b> </li> <li>Students also have the option to use the following on the webinar if they choose to, Salon Services Adjustable Manikin Tripod with Bag though this is not essential </li> <li> Course Accredited by The Great British Barbering Academy, Upon completion you will receive an accredited e-certificate </li> <li> PLEASE NOTE this course offers an introduction to barbering, further study would be required to gain employment in the industry </li> </ul>

How do I enrol for online training?

  • 1. Purchase your course. You can browse all courses here.

  • 2. You should receive email confirmation of your enrolment onto your course from the course provider (this should be within 48hrs of booking, excluding weekends & Bank Holidays).

  • 3. For courses that include starter kits they will be posted out alongside an access code to the online learning platform by the provider. For all other courses your training provider will let you know when you will receive access to the pre-course work- it should be roughly a week before your course is due to begin.

  • 4. Complete all your pre-course work: this will include reading material, video content, step by step tutorial videos and quiz assessments.

  • 5. Attend your live webinar session

  • 6. You will receive notification of your result and an accredited certificate when you pass your course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Course provider: Mike Taylor Education

Please note courses by this provider are:
814372 Introduction to Barbering online course

Do you need any previous experience to sign up to the courses?

Students must be at least 16 years of age to take part in all barbering courses. No previous experience is required for the Introduction to Barbering course but students must ensure they have a suitable work surface to secure the training head to or have a free standing tripod.

Do the courses require you to have a model?

For the Introduction to barbering online course you are required to work on a human hair training head throughout the course with no requirement for a human model.

How are the courses structured?

This Barbering course begins with a live 1-1 30 minute webinar session with your professional educator to provide you with a thorough understanding of the course structure/content and how the learning portal works. You have 3 months to complete the course from the date of your first webinar.

Do I have to purchase the kit items to take part in the course?

Yes- all students need to purchase the relevant kit items to use during the live webinar. Please note that you may already own some of the items, so there is no need to purchase more if you already have them. The full kit lists for these courses can be found on page 18 of the prospectus available

Can I re-arrange or cancel the date of my live webinar?

If you need to change or cancel the date of your live webinar within 14 days of it taking place there will be a booking amendment charge of £20. If you are unable to attend due to legal restrictions as a result of the current pandemic or are unable to bring another person into your home as a result of COVID-19 or any other personal emergency out of your control, we will offer you an alternative webinar date with the booking amendment charge waivered. This is at the absolute discretion of Mike Taylor Education/Sally Beauty.


How do I add my new qualification to my insurance?

Once you have completed your course including your live webinar session you will receive notification of your result and an accredited certificate if you have passed. You will need to contact your insurance provider to provide them with a copy of your accredited certificate for them to update your insurance.

Please note when speaking with your insurance provider they will ask who the course is accredited by which is outlined on your certificate and not the company you purchased the course from.

Do you know when face to face courses will become available again?

Unfortunately due to the current climate we have no immediate plans to restart customer education in stores in order to keep our customers and staff as safe as possible. We will keep you as updated as possible with our plans and will take a lead from the accrediting bodies on how best to proceed with training.

Is it possible to hire out a training room in one of your stores?

Unfortunately this is not currently possible but we will keep you updated on when the service will be next available.

I am part of a college/salon interested in training on my premises, is it possible to arrange this?

Yes, this is possible, please contact UKCustomerServices@uk.sallybeauty.com

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