Cutting Men's Hair - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course has been designed by the Bridgwater College Barbering term to blend traditional barbering skills with current methods and techniques. The course is suitable for anyone who wants to upskill, develop and build confidence in cutting gents hair.

Learners will study all aspects of gents cutting. The course content includes:

  • The art of cutting gents’ hair using a blend of traditional and modern techniques
  • Scissor over comb
  • Clipper over combe
  • Disconnecting
  • Fading
  • Blending in lines
  • Gain valuable experience within our Barbering training centre
  • Working with senior Barber – Richard Bell and otherspecialist teachers
  • Gain a valuable insight to what’s new within the Barbering industry

Assessment Methods

There is an online theory test. All practical assessments are undertaken in the College salon through practical observation.

Course Summary

Course Title Cutting Men’s Hair
Entry Requirements

2 or 3 hairdressing or Level 2 in Barbering (or

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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