Can you already cut men's hair? Do you already trade as a barber but want to refresh or advance your skills? If so, this is the course for you.Please note, we do not recommend this course to beginners and advise that you contact us prior to purchasing to ensure your skill level is adequate for an advanced skill set. Any contact can be made via - if you email us your name + contact information, we will call you back. There are 6 spaces available on this course. Each student will have their own station + chair to work from and use for the duration of the course.

So what will I learn?

This course will cover all aspects of men's haircut and styling experience. This can be on any hair type of your choice, and will differ depending on which model you bring as to what type of haircut they have. We can focus on any style you prefer, and will help you level up your skills in that area. Our most requested areas to work on are; fades, razor work, and scissors.

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.

how long is the course?

4 weeks, 1 session per week for 4 weeks


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.




(Click on the desired Course Date to book your slot)

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

Starting Time: 11am Mondays, 1 session per week for 4 weeks

*For finance options, Either click PayL8r at Checkout or use PayPal check out and apply for PayPal Credit*


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 need help with my NVQ course work?

Message us or email us at 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 4 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.