BARBERING COURSES

Do you believe a proper gentleman’s haircut includes visible ears? Do you value classic, and contemporary styles? Or are you simply looking to expand your barbering skillset? You’ve come to the right place! At The Old School Barber Academy in Rotterdam we offer a range of barber courses designed for both the beginner, and the experienced barber or hairstylist.

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LEARN AND DEVELOP YOUR BARBERING SKILLS

Our barber courses touch on all skills, tips and tricks you need in order to succeed as a barber. We will always adapt to your current level. The barbering lessons include topics such as:

– Cutting
– Straight razor shaving
– Beard trimming
– Clippers
– Advanced cutting
– Social media & photography

Of course, most of these skills are best learned by doing. This is why we supply you with models to work with, and guide you through every step of the way.

Register for one of the following courses and you could be taking the first steps on the road to become a master barber, or taking your career to the next level!

CUTTING
‘THE SCHOREM
WAY’

Duration: 3 days

Level: Advanced

Objective: Advanced Cutting

Languages: English, Dutch & German

€ 675,-  VAT FREE

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CUTTING
STRAIGHT RAZOR SHAVING & BEARD TRIM

Duration: 3 days

Level: Advanced/Basic

Objective: Advanced Cutting / Basic Shaving & Beard Trim

Languages: English, Dutch & German

€ 725,-  VAT FREE

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CLIPPERS
‘THE SCHOREM
WAY’

Duration: 3 days

Level: Beginner & Advanced

Objective: Classic Clipper Cutting

Languages: English, Dutch & German

€ 725,-  VAT FREE

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ALL-AROUND
‘THE SCHOREM
WAY’

Duration: 5 days
(Tue – Sat)

Level: Advanced

Objective: Advanced Cutting & Social Media/Photography

Languages: English, Dutch & German

€ 1275,-  VAT FREE

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20-WEEK BASIC COURSE (2 DAYS PER WEEK)

Duration: 20 weeks – 2 days/week
(Mon & Tue)

Level: Beginner

Objective: Classic Cutting & Shaving

Languages: English, Dutch & German

€ 5500,-  VAT FREE

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40-WEEK BASIC COURSE (1 DAY PER WEEK)

Duration: 40 weeks – 1 day per week
(Sat)

Level: Beginner

Objective: Classic Cutting & Shaving

Languages: English, Dutch & German

€ 5500,-  VAT FREE

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ON-SITE
PERSONAL
TRAINING

Duration: 1, 2 or 3 days

Level: Basic/Advanced

-ON REQUEST-

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WHICH BARBER COURSE IS BEST FOR YOU?

Because we tailor to different levels of barbering skills, and experience our barber training courses are separated into different categories. Mainly, our multi-day barbering training courses, and our multi-week barber training courses:

20 and 40 week beginner barbering courses

Our 20 and 40 week beginner barbering courses are designed to take beginners down the path to a successful career as a professional barber. Learn all about hot towel shaves, classic men’s hair cutting, fading, long trims, styling, and how to work as a team, which is equally important as your skills with a pair of scissors.

3 and 5 day advanced barbering courses

The 3 and 5 days advanced barbering courses are created for professional barbers and stylists who are looking to improve their barbering work, learn the Schorem method and get re-inspired. Our 5 day course also covers basic photography, and ways to improve your social media presence, which are crucial skills in today’s competitive online world.

HOW WE WORK AT THE OLD SCHOOL BARBER ACADEMY

We strongly believe education should be available for everybody, regardless of gender identity, barbers, hairdressers or stylists. All hair aficionados will feel more than welcome at The Old School Barber Academy. Whichever course you choose, you can be assured of a caring staff of instructors, and a nurturing, respectful environment.

We are very proud of our experienced team of instructors and you’ll hear a lot of laughter in our academy, but we’re serious about your success. With a maximum student-teacher ratio of 1:5, our students receive plenty of one on one attention. Register for one of the following courses, and take the first steps to become a master barber or take your career to the next level!

IN WHAT LANGUAGES ARE OUR BARBERING COURSES?

Our barber training and demo’s are all in English. However, summaries in Dutch and German are always available if needed. If you speak neither of these languages, you can always bring your own translator or interpreter, and still follow along.

WHAT BARBER EQUIPMENT YOU NEED

Each of our courses specifically mention all of the equipment you will need to follow the barbering lessons. Luckily, most of these items are for sale at our school. This way, you don’t have to worry about sourcing all of the equipment beforehand in case you don’t have it yet. The only thing we do not sell is a voltage adapter. In the Netherlands, the voltage is 220 volts. Please be aware of this if you’re coming from a country with a different voltage.

HOW MUCH DOES A BARBER COURSE COST?

The pricing of our barbering courses are specific to those courses. You can find the exact price of each barber course on its designated page. In addition, the costs of new equipment or your stay in a nearby hotel is not included. Please be aware of these potential additional costs.