Hair and Beauty

Barbering: Traditional Shaving Short Course Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start times throughout the year and runs over one half day and one evening.

Entry requirements

Level 1 Hairdressing or Barbering

You will achieve

Wet Shaving: CPD accredited.

Last updated: 14th February 2019

Course overview

Wet shaving is an art form that has rapidly come back into fashion and is an increasingly important skill to have within the industry. The course will enable beauty therapists, hairdressers, barbers and other skin care professionals to deliver the perfect traditional wet shave experience.

Course content

  • Health and safety requirements for a facial shave
  • History of the cut throat razor
  • Professional consultation
  • Maintenance and use of a straight razor
  • Perform a traditional wet shave

How will I be assessed?

  • Multiple choice test
  • Practical assessments (You will need to provide your own models).

What equipment will I need?

You will require a professional straight razor.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

You can progress to Barbering Level 2.

How much does the course cost?

£250 Full fee payable.

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email


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Barbering: Traditional Shaving Short Course Part-time