Knights Barbering School

Reputation – Location – Certification
Knights School of Barbering provides the best possible entrance into the barbering industry.

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- Knights School of Barbering -

We are an official training centre and offer Certification from Vocational Training and Charitable Trust (VTCT).

Knights is the best recognised school, training more people than any other school in the country. Ours is a proven comprehensive training that provides the fundamentals for a career in the industry.

Knights School of Barbering enjoys a national and international reputation with students coming from Canada, Portugal, Netherlands, the UK and Sweden. We also have had a wide range of nationalities take our course including Tanzanian, Maltese, Latvian, Turkish and Polish. Naturally we’ve also had people from all parts of Ireland.

Many former students of ours have gone on to open their own barbershops across Ireland. We’ve been featured on national television through TV3’s “Surviving the recession” and RTE’s Nationwide. Both featured students who had started businesses after our course.




Reputation – Location – Certification

  • Our teachers work as barbers when they’re not teaching and continue learning with the best throughout their careers so their skills remain fresh and up to date!

  • A name to be remembered! Knights Barbers has long been the best name in Irish Barbering and is well known around the country!

  • We have a fantastic central location right in the center of Grafton Street, Dublin!

  • Knights School of Barbering is a certified VTCT centre, giving you full VTCT qualification (NVQ equivalent)

  • Full and part time options to suit your schedule!

  • We have a regular flow of models coming in for hair cuts, so you get a real barber shop experience as part of the course!

  • Quality professional equipment included in the Full-Time course fee!

  • We are proud to say that over 50% of students come from personal recommendations

  • Our Students have opened shops all over the world!

- Testimonials -

I did the Advanced Barbering Course this month and absolutely loved it. Dermot is a great teacher and knows what he's talking about. Highly recommended it to anyone
I did your Barbering Course nearly 3 years ago and im opening my own shop tomorrow and id like to thank you Dermot, Phil and Greg for helping me along. -John Boyle
Thank you very much , really enjoyed the course with you all and will certainly be recommending to others. -Alan Martin
I hope now to have a future as a Barber and thanks Knights for the wonderful training. Barbering has been the best thing I ever did. I find it therapeutic almost. -D
I've went on to open my own barbers since completing the course. Highly recommended for anyone who is eager to learn! -Michael Greenan
Great Course, highly recommend it.. amazing trainer.

Thanks a million, Knight's! Best teachers, best programme, best decision I've ever made! -Stephanie McConnell

Introduction to Barbering

What you will learn:

  • Health and Safety
  • Correct way of Shampooing hair
  • Customer Service
  • Client Consultation
  • Haircutting techniques
  • Using scissors and thinning scissors
  • Using the razor (clippers) and attachments (blades)
  • Blending
  • Texturising
  • Styling hair
  • Finishing
  • Beard Trimming
VTCT Certification


Knights School of Barbering is an approved training centre with the Vocational Training and Charitable Trust (VTCT) and offers their Level 2 Certificate in Barbering (QCF) The course is also endorsed by HABIA (Hair and Beauty Industry Authority).

Advanced/Refresher Course

Our Advanced/Refresher course is ideal for people with experience in ladies hairdressing looking too focus on gents cutting.

Shaving School

Learn a new skill that has become more and more important in Barbershops, beauticians and spas all over the country. Being able to offer the Hot Towel Shave service will mean you can get a better job and earn more money.

About the school

Damien's video testimonial

- Located in the Heart of Dublin -

Shaving Shop

Knights of the Green stocks Ireland’s widest range of traditional shaving products. Drop in to see, smell and touch these fabulous products or buy online.

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Knights School of Barbering: T: +353 (0)86 152 8179 or 01 478 0283