Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy Cardiff, Wales has built a solid reputation in delivering NVQ barbering courses. As Wales’ leading barbering academy we never compromise on quality and keep our classes to maximum of 5 students. This will give you more one to one training. Are course are delivered by our expert educators. We over deliver with our training, dramatically increasing your chance of succeeding in the industry of barbering.

Did you know that we include the art of Hot Towel Wet Shaving and Skin Fading as part of our top courses, which isn’t usually covered in a lot of barbering courses elsewhere—and it’s free of charge!

Full-time Course, 9 weeks

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Part-time Course, 23 weeks

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Full-time Course, 7 weeks

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering for Hairdressers

Full-time Course, 7 weeks

Non-NVQ in Barbering

1 day

Fading Course
Did you know that we include the art of Hot Towel Wet Shaving and Skin Fading as part of all our courses, which isn’t usually covered in a lot of barbering courses elsewhere—and it’s free of charge!

Full-time Course, 9 weeks

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Part-time Course, 23 weeks

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Full-time Course, 7 weeks

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering for Hairdressers

Full-time Course, 7 weeks

Non-NVQ in Barbering

1 day

Fading Course

Course Comparison

Here is an overview of our top barbering courses, to help you choose the right course for you.

 
7-week Full-time
Non-NVQ in Barbering
★ Popular Course! ★
9-week Full-time
NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
23-week Part-time
NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
Target Audience
For beginners who do not require the NVQ qualification. Ideal for makeup artists, hairdressers or anyone who just wish to learn a range of barbering skills
For beginners with no experience in barbering or if you have limited barbering skills
For beginners with very little or no experience in barbering, who’s looking for flexibility and wish to remain in their current employment
Overview
This course includes all the foundation into barbering, focusing purely on practical cutting

+ ADDITIONAL
Art of hot towel wet shaving and skin fading
This job-ready qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a qualified barber including health and safety, client consultation, shampooing and conditioning hair, blowdry and finishing and cutting facial hair to shape.

+ ADDITIONAL
Art of hot towel wet shaving and skin fading
Duration
7 weeks
9 weeks
23 weeks
Schedule
Monday—Friday (9.00am—4.00pm)
Monday—Friday (9.00am—4.00pm)
Tuesday (5.00pm—8.00pm)
Saturday (9.00am—4.00pm)
Evaluation
There is no theory, assessment or written work
Assessment needed to complete your qualification. These assessments will be carried out in our live barbershop.
Certification
Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy certificate
Internationally recognised NVQ barbering qualification

Still unsure about which course to take? Get in touch with us here.

Past Student Testimonials

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Connor Griffiths

Amazing experience with Lloyd at Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy. The best thing I’ve done in terms of a career change. Lloyd’s method of teaching works

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Jake Beadle

After quite a few years of having an interest and wanting to learn barbering, I finally committed to signing up for the 9-week full time

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Iwan Jones

I chose this course because it had great reviews at a reasonable price. The first day I met Lloyd he put me at ease and

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Owen Smith

This course was everything that I thought it would be and more. I cannot recommend this course enough to anyone that is interested in becoming

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