Barber Courses London

About Us

london barber academy

Strap and Scraper London Barber Academy is a VTCT approved barber training centre and the best place to begin your new career. We train only 3 students at any one time for more one to one training.

Please if you are interested in doing a course with us either call or email before coming to the premesis so we can get a date in the diary to show you around. Turning up unannounced will result in us potentially having to reschedule your visit.

Small Training Groups

We are also strong believers in quality over quantity which is why we only train a maximum of 4 students at any one time on our London barber courses.

On-Site Barbershop

We are one of the few barber schools in London to have a fully functioning barbershop above our academy which allows our students to have first-hand experience within a barbershop environment.

100% Success Rate

All of our trainees have gone onto achieve their barbering goals shortly after training on one of our London barber courses. Read our testimonials to see for yourself.

Experienced Trainers

The educators in our London barber academy have all been barbering for 10+ years. Head barber and educator Papi is a third generation barber meaning his grandad and father were, and are, in the barbering industry.

Our Courses

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10 Week NVQ Level 2 With Certification (£2,500)

Monday - Friday 10.30am - 4:00pm

For those that want to learn all aspects of barbering and gain NVQ Level 2 certification, our 10-week bespoke barber course is the best option for you. No prior experience is required.

On this fast-track course, you'll learn all there is to know about:

- Cutting Techniques
- Scissor Work
- Clipper Work
- Fading
- Tapering
- Cut Throat Razor Shaving & Techniques
- Beard Sculpting
- Shampooing & Conditioning
- Consultation Skills
- Health & Safety
- Styling, Drying & Finishing Techniques
- Head Shape and Hair Texture
- Barber Etiquette
- Recruitment & Interview Skills

8 Week Non NVQ Without Certification (£2,200)

Monday - Friday 10.30am - 4:00pm

For those that may have already gone through the theory of an NVQ qualification in hair cutting, but want to learn more to really master the craft of barbering. Just like our 10 week course, our London barber academy will focus on the same structure:

- Cutting Techniques
- Scissor Work
- Clipper Work
- Fading
- Tapering
- Cut Throat Razor Shaving & Techniques
- Beard Sculpting
- Shampooing & Conditioning
- Consultation Skills
- Health & Safety
- Styling, Drying & Finishing Techniques
- Head Shape and Hair Texture
- Barber Etiquette
- Recruitment & Interview Skills

*Only recommended if you already have some kind of qualification equal to or greater than an NVQ Level 2 in hair cutting.

Testimonials

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Best Academy in London

I came all the way from Birmingham to come and train with Papi at his academy. Working in small groups has been a massive game changer. the one on one time Papi gives and his attention to detail and patience… Read more “Best Academy in London”

Jack Allsop
October 1, 2018

Best Training Experience Ever!!!

Ive enjoyed my time at Strap and Scraper London Academy. Working in small groups really benefitted me and feel like I gained so much experience being involved on the shop floor. I have really got a massive insight into how… Read more “Best Training Experience Ever!!!”

Harry Charalambous
June 5, 2018

Amazing Journey! Loved every minute of it.

London barber academy training

Papi is an amazing tutor, I have gone from zero to hero in 10 weeks! now after only just completing the course I have landed my first job! and I owe that to Papi and his team. Excellent tutor, very… Read more “Amazing Journey! Loved every minute of it.”

Andrew Kyprianou
January 25, 2018

Training here is the best thing I’ve ever done!

I came from Norway to do the the 10 week NVQ level 2 in Barbering intensive course with Strap And Scraper London Academy in the autumn of 2017, and I could not be more happy with the training provided. I… Read more “Training here is the best thing I’ve ever done!”

Andreas Morland
November 13, 2017

Contact

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How To Find Us

38 Cheshire Street in Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E2 6EH.

Our London barber academy is located on the east side of Central London, just a 5 minute walk from Shoreditch high-street Overground station and a 5 minute walk from Bethnal Green Overground station. We are also a 10 minute walk from London Liverpool Street station and a 10 minute walk from Old Street tube station.

Get In Touch

E-Mail: info@strapandscraperlondon.com

Telephone: 020 7729 3183

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Free Haircuts

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In order for our students to reach their end goal of becoming master barbers, we encourage them to practice cutting on as many models as possible. We value our models just as much as our students, which is why we offer free haircuts, skin fades, and shaves as a thank you for assisting our students on their barbering journey.

Find out more about our free services and book your appointment today.