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Carlton Barbering Education Launches: 10 Reasons to Become a Barber

Super-cool, trendy and sought-after, barbering is the fastest growing service in the hairdressing industry – and Carlton Hair is now offering a specialised 4-month barbering course where you can learn all the skills and techniques you need to excel in this field.

There’s even the possibility of employment after the course at Carlton’s new full-service concept stores in Cape Town and Johannesburg: Carlton Barber Co.

Ryan Bush from Carlton Hair lists 10 reasons why you should become a barber:

Be Creative: Barbering allows you to showcase your artistic side on an array of people who lead various lifestyles. You’re also able to showcase your artistic work through social media, allowing you to become your very own trendsetter. Be A People Person: Very few jobs offer the opportunity to meet and interact with such a variety of people. Many barbers make good friends and contacts from their clients; your confidence and popularity will grow. You Can Travel: Barbering is a skill you can take anywhere. Barbers are needed globally and once you have your qualifications you can pretty much go anywhere you want. Each Day Is Different: Each and every day is different. Every client that sits in your chair will ask for a different style and you’ll face different challenges, keeping it enjoyable and exciting.

Great Earning Potential: There is opportunity for great earning potential in barbering, especially once you are established. You Can Establish Yourself: There are a huge variety of hair-based competitions both locally and nationally giving you the opportunity to become established and well known, in your area and all over the It’s Never Too Late: It’s never too late to train as a barber or develop your barbering skills. With courses on offer that take just 4 months you can quickly be on your dream career path! You’ll Always Have a Job: The bottom line is men will always need to have their hair cut regardless of the economic situation. The recent rise in popularity of male grooming also shows that men are willing to invest money into how they look. You Can Help: The most enjoyable reason to be a barber is to help men to look and feel their best! You have the ability to completely change how someone feels about themselves and give them confidence! Make Great Friends: Consider the social aspect of the job. Barbers not only style hair, they are also there to hear their clients’ stories and offer friendly advice. The atmosphere in barbershops is high spirits yet a relaxed ambience, there is a feeling of friendship rather than customers. Being a friendly barber around town has huge benefits for building your client base.

Sign up today for Carlton Hair’s 4-month barbering course, and you will be set for success on your dream career path.

For applications:

Cape Town: Jen Crossland

Johannesburg: Fazeela Hendrix

To see the full Gents Collection from the Carlton Creative Team, click HERE

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