Retro Academy provides the best possible training for Barbers, Hairdressers, and Trainees at all levels of training from beginner up to advanced in the Mid West.
Improve confidence with your gents cuts
Practical workshops & Demonstrations
Learn Traditional & Modern Barbering techniques
Build on your existing male clientele
Expert one to one training
Maintain best practices
Launched in 2013 this is the only accredited barber course in the mid west. Students will be assessed on 4 separate modules and will be expected to produce a portfolio of their work. This course is 1 evening a week for 12 weeks and is ideal for students who wish to pursue a career in barbering If you are a qualified hairdresser or just out of school this course will give you an internationally recognised qualification in barbering . Many students have gained employment directly after completing Level 1 & Level 2 courses.
For more information and bookings please ring retro on 061 316751, and a member of our team will look after you.
Total course cost: EURO 1,900.
Deposit: EURO 300.
Introduction to Barbering this course. This course is suitable for beginners Hairdressers or for those with limited experience in barbering. You will learn the foundations of cutting men’s hair from basic sectioning and clipper work.
Total course cost: EURO 300.
1 Evening a week for 5 weeks this course is for students that have completed their introduction course and want to move on to the next level also ideal for hairdressers with limited Gents Hair experience.
Models required each week for practical work.
Total course cost: EURO 300
For Hairdressers or for those with limited experience in barbering. You will learn the foundations of cutting men’s hair from basic sectioning and clipper work. 1 evening a week for 5 weeks, Models required each week for practical work.
Total course cost: EURO 300
We have another fantastic 1 Day barber workshop on Sunday Oct 18th with Keune Ireland educator Frank Hackett for a 1 day creative barber workshop where we will be doing live demos and taking a small group in the afternoon for 1-1 training. to book your place click on either of the links below to secure your place.
Total cost: EURO 130
We deliver an education day tailored for your salon/Barbers, ETB training centre this gives your team/students
the opportunity to improve their skills and confidence
The day starts with a presentation and demonstration followed by an afternoon workshop for all your team.
To ensure your day is built for you Frank will ring you and discuss your day and make sure you receive value from the training day.
The day should provide education they can use to benefit the salon, the clients and themselves.
Location: We Come To You
Pay €150 online now to secure your spot and the remainder paid in installments in-store.
Total Price: POA
This is a fantastic opportunity to work Frank Hackett and his staff for a day where we will take you through a 1 to 1 haircut with on your model in the morning. For the rest of the day you will shadow Frank for every haircut he does and get to watch up close how and why behind each haircut.
Total cost: EURO 100
Frank made me feel very confident I went from not being able to hold a scissors to doing all sorts of haircuts. After completing the introduction course I went on to do the 12 week course and I couldn’t believe how confident I was getting week by week. Frank and all the staff really made me feel welcome. Unfortunately I can’t leave work to go on and do more training as a barber but I really feel this course helped me with my confidence and will stand to me in the future.
I absolutely loved the course, couldn’t recommend it enough. I’m so much more confident with barbering since. If you give it your all for the 12 weeks and have your models you’ll get so much out of it. Frank is a brilliant trainer, so if its something you are thinking about doing go for it, you wont regret it.
I highly recommend this course for anybody looking to begin a career in barbering or to even further their skills. Frank is very knowledgeable and up to date with the latest styles and trends in barbering.
The course itself was a lot of fun, it wasn’t like school, it was all hands on and different every day!