Course type

Short Course


5 days

Our intensive 5 day barbering course provides an introduction to barbering techniques required for working in TV and film. 

Course content

To begin with students learn the principles of barbering working with a dolly head. The course covers scissor over comb techniques, blowdrying, cross checking, clipper cuts, beard trimming and styling. The course has been updated to include some military and period styles, essential for make-up artists working in busy crowd rooms. From day 3 students are encouraged to bring in their own models to practice on real people.

Who it's for

Anyone wanting to learning barbering skills, it is especially useful for working in a busy crowd room.

HETV working group endorsed

This course has been endorsed by the high-end TV working groups, supporting the continued professional development of the high-end TV industry and crew.

Bursaries available

There are ScreenSkills bursaries available to cover some or all of the costs of this course - including travel, accommodation, subsistence, care or disability access support to attend this course. To find out more about the support you may be eligible for, click the button below:

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Contact information

Contact name



020 8579 9511

Training provider


Delamar Academy

Delamar Academy London Creating the best make-up careers since 1986

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