During our abc Men course you will study classic barbering techniques of scissor over comb and clipper work together with layering, graduation and lines. Essential variations will show how these fundamental techniques combine to produce a complete range of contemporary shapes that when perfected, give the platform to create a comprehensive repertoire of looks.

Throughout the course you will also study how proportion, suitability and bone structure impact on the choice of techniques and be able to implement this into your everyday men’s work.

Practical hands-on workshops, demonstrations and theory will give you the perfect platform to hone and develop your skills in a stimulating and creative environment.

Learning focus

  • Demonstrations
  • Practical sessions on mannequin heads
  • Suitability, proportions and bone structure lecture
  • Layering techniques
  • Graduated techniques
  • Combining techniques
  • Scissors & clipper over comb technique
  • Disconnection techniques
  • Working with partings lecture
  • Hand and body position lecture
  • Finishing hair using product


COURSE DATES Dates shown with an asterisk * denote a public holiday
Nov 7, 2021 Feb 6, 2022 Jul 24, 2022
2 Days
abc Men Diploma


Sassoon training is globally recognised as the ultimate in hairdressing education, providing you with a passport to a successful career in the international world of hair.

For over 60 years, the reputation of Sassoon Academy has been built on developing and providing world-class education at our hair academies and education centres around the globe. Through an unparalleled system of training that has become definitive, our instructors deliver our hairdressing courses with passion and professionalism, inspiring generations of Hair Professionals of all levels of experience.

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of hairdressing courses designed to meet a variety of learning requirements in both cut and colour all completed with the coveted Sassoon Academy Certificate. From our world-renowned Beginners course, the start point of thousands of successful graduates to our acclaimed weekly Classic and Creative courses and the ultimate Seasonal Masters course, alumni of Sassoon Academy are building successful careers in all areas of the global hairdressing industry.

Training at a Sassoon hair academy will ensure that not only will you gain real commercial skills from our hairdressing courses; you will become part of the extended Sassoon Family and take away with you a piece of the culture that created Sassoon.


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