Course Content

This course is the perfect introduction into the world of Hairdressing offering the first step for any potential Hair Stylist into cutting hair, or ideal for anyone who has an interest in cutting hair within the family.  The course will cover the basics from the structure of the hair, preparing the client, shampoo and conditioning, how to consult with your client, selection of equipment, tools and products and to master the first cutting technique; a one-length cut and triangular fringe.

 Fast Track

This course is covered over one day and students are required to practice on their training blocks.


It is essential that students provide training blocks (dummy’s) for the practical elements with at least 80% human hair. If possible students should also provide their own cutting equipment.  All can be purchased from Salon Xperts.

 Learning Outcomes

  • Client consultation
  • Structure of the hair
  • Contra-indications
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Face shapes
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Sectioning the hair
  • Suitability of hair styles, choice of products and equipment
  • Sanitising and hygiene
  • Club cutting with comb and cutting scissors
  • Demonstration
  • Style and finish hair
  • After care advice

 Learning Path

Students successfully completing this course can progress further onto other Hairdressing courses.

Basic Cutting Course

Course Completion

On completion of the course students that pass their assessment will be issued with a certificate which is nationally recognised and insurable by The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.

Basic Cutting Course - 1 Day Fast track course

£ 99.00 + vat

Basic Cutting Course

Salma's Beauty Academy wishes to ensure that all their students leave with a memorable learning experience by providing a comfortable training environment, pleasant team of staff to support their learning needs and light refreshments which will be available to you throughout the day.

Please ensure you read and agree to our Terms and Conditions before enrolling onto any of our courses.

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