Basic Gents Cutting and Styling (CPD) SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

You will learn basic gents clipper cutting techniques including blending and styling.

This short course will enhance your cutting and gents styling skills, building confidence with cutting techniques and use of tools and equipment.

This will enhance your CV for gaining employment or building a clientele.

Special features
• You will learn cutting techniques for gents
• You will gain knowledge on a range of products
• You will build confidence with styling techniques and clipper work

Entry requirements

You should be working towards Hairdressing or Barbering SCQF Level 5 or equivalent.

Course content includes:
• Hands on experience in gents cutting and styling


You should provide your own hairdressing/ barbering tool kit and models.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time


How long will my course last?

4 Days

Part time: Thursdays from 9am – 12noon
Cost: £130

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

We sadly have to postpone some of our upcoming CPD courses that were due to commence in May 2021. We hope to reschedule these courses in the future. Please contact for more information and continue to check for updates on our website at


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You can progress onto our Advanced Gents Cutting CPD course.
Alternatively, you can progress onto SVQ in Hairdressing SCQF Level 6 or NVQ Diploma Level 3 in Barbering.

You may be able to enter employment in hairdressing and/or barbering.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Basic Gents Cutting and Styling (CPD) SCQF Level 5

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.