Our 12-week Beginners course consists of 12 weekly sessions, (1 session per week) and will prepare you with the skills to trade as a barber full time once you complete the course. Each student will have their station and chair to work from and can use the entire duration of the course. You will be able to gain essential practical skills with as much guidance as required from our master barbers. Any contact can be made via info@jaxbarbershops.co.uk - if you email us your name + contact information, we will call you back. There are 8 spaces available on this course. Each student will have their own station + chair to work from and use for the duration of the course.


This course will cover all aspects of men's haircut and styling experience. This will be from fades and shorter styles, through to longer scissor cuts.We will focus on advanced techniques and go through each hair cut with a fine-tooth comb to help iron out small issues that may not usually be noticed by the average barber.

What will I need?

You will need all of the usual equipment that you use but please ensure you have the following as a minimum: Clippers, Mini Clippers, Cut Throat Razor, Combs, Brushes, Gown, Water Spray, Hairdryer, Clipper Guards, Scissors, Neck Brush


Once you pass your course, you will be given a Jax Barbershop Advanced Skills certificate.

Non NVQ Price:


NVQ Price:


Starting Time: 6:30pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays. 1 Session per week.

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*please note that any courses that fall over christmas/ new years will skip a week and continue the following week*

Starting Time: 6:30pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays. 1 Session per week.

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What will I learn and how does this work?

You will learn all skills required to be a barber, including fades and cut throat line ups.

You will also be shown how to properly sanitise your work area and your equipment as well as health and safety, client consultations etc.

Where will the course be held?

At our Jax Academy HQ at 80 Street Lane, Roundhay , LS8 2AL.

How many spaces are available per course?

8 Spaces are available per course.

Will I be able to do the course if I have never cut hair before?

Yes! we have a lot of complete beginners attend our courses.

What if I struggle to get a model?

We can help by advertising on our Instagram, however its always better to cut someone that you know whilst learning. We can always offer manakin heads too but its extremely important to try your best to get a model.

Do you offer refunds if I can no longer attend that date.

We do not offer refunds, however we can accommodate by changing your chosen course date (we will not be able to do this once your course has started).

What if I fail my NVQ exam?

You will be offered 1x free resit opportunity.

What if I need help with my NVQ course work?

Message us or email us at info@jaxbarbershops.co.uk and we can arrange a meeting to chat with you.

I can't afford all the money at once what can I do?

We advise applying for PayPal credit- they offer 0% interest free credit for 4 months. We can also look at splitting the payment into more manageable chunks but the whole balance must be paid before you can start.

We also offer Payl8r finance options at the checkout page.

• The Owl Academy Limited t/a Jax Barbershops is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Social Money Limited t/a Payl8r
• Credit is subject to a creditworthiness and affordability assessment

Struggling with repayments?

Please contact Payl8r directly as your finance plan is with them.

How long does the course run for?

There will be 1 session per week for 12 weeks, all practical skills are covered in these sessions. Homework tasks (mainly haircuts) will also be given in order to build on your skills.

If you have chosen the NVQ option there will also be some theory workbooks to complete.