Established since 2016
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Wales' Leading Barber Academy

Established since 2016, Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy Cardiff is the leader in delivering fast track VTCT approved NVQ barbering qualifications.

Established since 2016,
Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy Cardiff is the leader in delivering fast track VTCT approved NVQ barbering qualifications.

Practical Training

As Wales' original and best barbering academy, we have trained hundreds of students from across the globe.

We have expert educators, all working barbers with 20+ years experience, on hand to help and support you to feel confident to step out into the barbering industry.

Our testimonials are 100% genuine and provided by our students at the end of every course.

Small Class Size

We enrol a maximum of 5 students per course to ensure you get the most one to one support.

All Styles & Textures Haircuts

We will supply you with an abundance of models with different hair types for you to practice on.

Finance available
(spread the cost)

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Established since 2016 as Wales first and leading barbering academy, we have trained hundreds of students from around the world (Australia, Canada, Italy and Lebanon to name but a few). 

We provide advice and guidance on how to obtain a job in the barbering industry, and as a result have helped hundreds of students gain employment after completing our courses. 

We share a wealth of industry knowledge and insights with our students, and through our contacts, we are fully aware of what employers are looking for.

We can help you build a social media profile to showcase your work and get potential employers interested in you.

We provide small supportive classes with a maximum 5 students. This enables a safe space for training, more one to one guidance and easy access to tutors.

Our primary focus is the practical element of the course and you will begin cutting on day 2.

We deliver the course in a live barbershop environment and due to our relationship with students and the wider community, we have an abundance of models for you to train on a variety of different hair types.

If you would like to learn more about training with us, read our testimonial page where you will hear more about training with us through real life information, examples and lived experiences. 

Thinking Of Becoming A Barber?

Live Barbershop Experience

Do you want to be your own boss in under 10 weeks?

We can help you achieve this goal on our 9-week NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering course.

Would you like to travel the world with your new trade?

Once qualified you can obtain public liability insurance, this will enable you to travel with your new trade, anywhere in the world.

Do you want flexibility and work/life balance?

Self-employment will give you greater flexibility, as you can chose your working hours.

Free Haircuts

Do you want reliable job security?

Haircuts are a necessity in everyday life, you will never run out of hair to cut!

Established since 2016 as Wales first and leading barbering academy, we have trained hundreds of students from around the world (Australia, Canada, Italy and Lebanon to name but a few). 

We provide advice and guidance on how to obtain a job in the barbering industry, and as a result have helped hundreds of students gain employment after completing our courses. 

We share a wealth of industry knowledge and insights with our students, and through our contacts, we are fully aware of what employers are looking for.

We can help you build a social media profile to showcase your work and get potential employers interested in you.

We provide small supportive classes with a maximum 5 students. This enables a safe space for training, more one to one guidance and easy access to tutors.

Our primary focus is the practical element of the course and you will begin cutting on day 2.

We deliver the course in a live barbershop environment and due to our relationship with students and the wider community, we have an abundance of models for you to train on a variety of different hair types.

If you would like to learn more about training with us, read our testimonial page where you will hear more about training with us through real life information, examples and lived experiences. 

We encourage you to read our fantastic testimonials from past students about their time and experience in the academy.

Testimonials

Here are some of our past students who explain what it’s like to train with us, and why they chose Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy.
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Ben Foster
9-week NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

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Lucy Hancock
9-week NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Academy Highlights

Finance available (spread the cost)

One-to-one Training

One-to-one training

Live Barbershop Experience

Busy LIVE barbershop in a real environment

Free Haircuts

All educators work in the industry

All Styles & Textures Haircuts

Abundance of models supplied (all hair types)

Practical Training

Superior practical training

Hot towel wet shaving

Active Barbers

Skin fading, beard sculpting and razor work

Tips on how to create social media profiles and photography to stand out to potential employers.

ACADEMY highlights

Google Reviews

  • Avatar Jerry Kristain joy
    5🌟
    ★★★★★ a month ago
  • Avatar Sion Pritchard
    Fantastic friendly service from Thomas who couldn’t be more accommodating, and a top job on my beard trim and haircut from Sophia this afternoon. Keep … More up the good work all.
    ★★★★★ a month ago
  • Avatar Dr.Surender Subburaj ★★★★★ 2 months ago
  • Avatar Jake Hosking ★★★★★ 3 months ago

Contact Us

The quickest way to get in touch is by calling 02920 236703.
Alternatively, please complete the contact from below and we will be in touch within 24 hours.

Contact Us

The quickest way to get in touch is by calling 02920 236703.
Alternatively, please complete the contact from below and we will be in touch within 24 hours.