This course seeks to help students develop the basic skills in order to provide barbering services. Candidates will also be able to understand factors that need to be considered when cutting hair, the effect of cutting different angles, the importance of applying tension to the hair and safety considerations.
This is a 16 hr guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours in the course, which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.
This course seeks to help students develop the basic skills in order to: provide gents haircuts and basic facial trimming, understand the right reference points to any particular area of the head so as to perform the right hair style, understand the different types of hair texture as to perform the right cut and identify the tools required for each of the techniques used. Students will also learn how to identify basic haircutting techniques used in men’s haircutting and to analyse and suggest the right styling products.
Learning Outcome 1: Describe the anatomy of the head and face for hairdressing purposes
Learning Outcome2: Identify the client’s hair texture and density to ensure an appropriate style
Learning Outcome 3: Use available barbering tools safely
Learning Outcome4: Cut hair creatively using a combination of barbering techniques
Learning Outcome 5: Provide guidance on the right styling products for after care home use
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
An MCAST Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all students attending more than 80% of lectures.
There are no summative assessments in this course.
There are no additional costs to pay. However, students attending this course should bring the following items: Hair clipper, Hair trimmer, barbering comb, scissors, gown, water spray, bob tube, neck brush, talcum powder and models