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Here is a listing of just some of the many education courses you may choose to pursue. Please note these are listed for your convenience only and PHAB is not in any way recommending any one of these courses or educators.

Name of Course
Fundamental Barbering
Name of Trainer
Chris Foster
City and Date
London / 16th February 2014, 29th June 2014
PHAB criteria it covers
Experience, Confidence, Consultation Training, Increasing Spend, Customer Recommendations
Brief Description
Fundamental Barbering will provide you with an introduction to men’s hairdressing in its purest form.

Delegates will develop core competencies, which create a solid foundation for advanced barbering techniques.

This course is perfect if you’re at the start of your journey into the world of men’s hairdressing and demand the finest start to your career.
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Name of Course
Clipper Confidence
Name of Trainer
Chris Foster
City and Date
London / 9th March 2014, 13th July 2014
PHAB criteria it covers
Experience, Confidence, Consultation Training, Increasing Spend, Customer Recommendations
Brief Description
The clipper is the cornerstone of barbering. Using it with skill and confidence will greatly expand your repertoire.

Delegates will learn the core skills associated with confident and effective clipper use and gain a solid foundation to support personal development into more advanced techniques.

This course is for you if want to improve your skill and confidence in clipper usage, if you are a skilled hairdresser and wishes to enhance and expand your skills, or are in need of a refresher.
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Name of Course
The Art of Traditional Wet Shave
Name of Trainer
Chris Foster
City and Date
London / 16th March 2014, 7th September 2014
PHAB criteria it covers
Experience, Confidence, Consultation Training, Increasing Spend, Customer Recommendations
Brief Description
With the rise of the men’s grooming market it is so important to meet those demands fully trained. This course will incorporate traditional techniques on how to use an open razor, hot towels and facial massage. Also, expand on perfecting the art of grooming facial hair. The luxury of grooming is all being and giving something special.
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Name of Course
Men's ID
Name of Trainer
Chris Foster
City and Date
London / 15th June 2014, 21st September 2014
PHAB criteria it covers
Experience, Confidence, Consultation Training, Increasing Spend, Customer Recommendations
Brief Description
Creativity is what our industry thrives on. Mastery of the fundamentals will naturally lead to the real artistry.

Delegates will learn the skillful use of contemporary techniques and then reach beyond this to explore the creation of texture in exciting, new and diverse ways.

Are you are looking for new focus and inspiration, and an opportunity to explore texture in creative and different ways? Would you like to learn the innovative methods for creating high fashion techniques for the very latest trends in men’s hairdressing? Then this is the course for you.
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Name of Course
The Art of Hair Design
Name of Trainer
Chris Foster
City and Date
London / 27th April 2014, 26th October 2014
PHAB criteria it covers
Experience, Confidence, Consultation Training, Increasing Spend, Customer Recommendations
Brief Description
If you are already a skilled barber and want to take part in the ultimate artistic challenge then The Art of Hair Design is for you.

This creative and rigorous course, will allow you to explore all aspects of design from the fundamentals through to translating intricate designs into hairstyles. You will be stretched and challenged, while participating in the most creative and dynamic design course in the UK.
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Name of Course
Men's Runway
Name of Trainer
Chris Foster
City and Date
London / 2nd November 2014
PHAB criteria it covers
Experience, Confidence, Consultation Training, Increasing Spend, Customer Recommendations
Brief Description
The Foss Academy excels in the creative fashion arena. Working across fashion weeks in London and around the world. This structured workshop looks at current trends and develops the skills of experienced stylists and master barbers.

It allows the opportunity to share good practice and exchange new concepts and visions for men’s hairdressing. This workshop is a truly motivational course for the experienced hairdresser. The course gives access to the most innovative men’s hair designs creating styles that are destined for

the catwalk.
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