You will start by learning about the 7-steps to developing excellence in your occupation, as well as how the principles of Lean can be employed in the hospitality and Lifestyle sector.

Once you have completed these stages, watch a video which demonstrates a graduated bob on a mannequin head, using a razor only. The masterclass then guides you to perform the tasks shown in the video and offers a set of downloadable resources to assist you in your practice.

Suitable for Level 3 (level 6 in Scotland) learners, this masterclass takes around 2 hours to complete. You are required to successfully answer a series of multiple choice questions at the end of your learning before being awarded a downloadable WorldSkills UK certificate

Learning outcomes

In this technical masterclass, you will learn to:

  • identify why and when a hairdresser would use a razor

  • identify the different types of razors

  • change and dispose of the razor blades safely

  • identify optimum hand position and pressure, and movements of the razor

  • learn how to hold the hair and razor with the correct tension

  • analyse the standard of the finished haircut.

  • increase commercial speed without loss of quality of finish

  • create a graduated bob.

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