Clipper Cutting Techniques: Gents SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

This unit has been designed to enable the candidates to develop the knowledge and skills required to perform men’s haircutting and finishing services for a range of clients using clipper cutting techniques and tools.

The course runs for 17 weeks, 5pm to 7pm each week in the Retreat Salon

Please ensure you have the following equipment: - 

Essential equipment 

  • Scissors 
  • Cutting Comb 
  • Texturing Scissors 
  • Electric clippers with attachments 

Suggested equipment 

  • Cutting collar 
  • Mini neck trimmers 

The fees for the course must be paid in full before the course starts to secure your place. 

Smart black clothes must be worn in the salon  

You will learn the techniques, tools and methods that are needed to carry out a gents cutting service whilst taking account of influencing factors and health and safety recommendations.  

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

How long will my course last?

17 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date

Cost - £86

January intake

  • Monday 23 January 2023 - Monday 29 May 2023
  • 5pm-7pm
  • 17 weeks



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I want to start in Jan 2023

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