Education is the most valuable key to controlling your future, and changing your world.

The Best Barbering Courses at AHEADUCATION in Wirral

Here at AHEADUCATION we offer bespoke barbering training aimed at those who want to learn the solid foundations of barbering, to develop their skills and enhance their career in the Male Grooming industry.

"Education is the most valuable key to controlling your future, and changing your world."

Our education team provides in-depth knowledge to motivate and inspire those of all levels of experience. With our small educator-to-student ratio, our training spectrum is completely focused on helping you master a blend of traditional barbering and modern men's hairdressing techniques to help build confidence, increase technical ability and develop your creative excellence.

Best Barbering Courses & Training Near You





AHEADUCATION provides the perfect platform for anyone wanting to discover the fundamental dynamics of men’s hair.

We are located in Wirral, just 5 minutes from both the Mersey Tunnels and easily accessible via the m53. For all enquiries please email [email protected]

Upcoming 2019/20 Courses 

Sunday 10th November 2019 @ 10:30am

The thought of learning how to shave is daunting to some. Here at aheaducation we have fantastic educators to help guide you through what can be a nerve-wracking experience. With the male grooming industry having reached its highest peak, ever, this is a great way to not only increase your turnover and profit but also stand out from the crowd.

You'll come through this course feeling confident and prepared to take this skill back into your workplace, learning about different skin types the ritual of the Hot Towel Shaving process and techniques used. This is delivered by a demonstration shave on a live model by our educators.

Students attending the full day will be provided with a Shaving Starter Kit (Razor, Brush, Shave Oil, Shave Cream & Post Shave balm) to take away with them. Your own shaving model will be required for the afternoon practical workshop where you will have the opportunity to put the skills which you have been demonstrated into practice.

Content of course:

  • Preparation of the skin
  • Hair Growth Pattern and Hair Types
  • Dealing with problem areas / sensitive skin
  • Step by step tutorial of a shave
  • Health and Safety
  • Use of aftercare products

Location: Ahead for Him, 58 Upton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 0DH

Hot Towel
Foundations of Fading

Sunday 17th November 2019 @10:30 am

Fading is perhaps one of the most important skills in men's hairdressing and possibly one of the hardest to perform to a high standard. Fades are a mainstream style that has been around for years, and due to the styles simple upkeep requirements is likely to be a style that remains popular for years to come.

The ability to fade well means the difference between good cut and a great cut. This course teaches all aspects of this classic barbering technique from the basics you need to know to create the perfect fade with no visible lines and a clean finish to the more advanced technicalities needed to achieve skin fades.

Content of course:

  • Consultation skills
  • Clipper work
  • Fading techniques
  • Product knowledge
  • Styling
  • Social Media / Business Building

​Session includes a morning demonstration on live models followed by a hands-on afternoon workshop (optional but recommended to get the most out of the course). Own model is required for PM workshop.

Location: Ahead Hair, 25 Allport Lane, Bromborough, Wirral, CH62 7HH


Sunday 19th January 2020 @ 10:30 am
This course is aimed at stylists / barbers already actively working in the industry wanting to further develop their skills in men’s hairdressing & barbering to take them to the next level. This course will give you the advanced knowledge & skills needed to be able to cater for almost any client that walks through your door.

After watching live barbering demonstrations, you will begin work on you own model supervised by our barbering trainer. You will be required to supply your own hair model during the afternoon workshop.

Content of course:

  • Consultation work
  • Sectioning patterns
  • Scissor work
  • Clipper work
  • Fading techniques
  • Product knowledge
  • Hair care
  • Styling
  • Social Media / Business Building

PM – Practical Barbering session with live models. Please bring your own kit. Cutting comb, scissors, clippers & guards are all required for this course.

Location: Ahead Hair, 25 Allport Lane, Bromborough, Wirral, CH62 7HH

Training 1
Training 2

Monday 20th January 2020 @ 6:30pm

An evening of Barbering education with Ian Holt our lead barbering educator and guest barber from Ahead for Him. They will be spreading their knowledge of the trade from the newest trends to classic cuts plus giving you lots of tips and tricks. 

The evening will start at 6.30 pm and you will see 4 haircuts being demonstrated and will be welcome to ask questions throughout.

You really don't want to miss this evening of top quality barbering.

Complimentary drinks provided.

Location: Ahead for Him, 58 Upton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 0DH

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