Join us for a Two Day Barbering Masterclass with master barber Alberto Cordoba. We will cover all areas of modern Barbering including traditional shaving techniques, beard grooming rituals, and on-trend fade haircuts. On Day One you will learn everything there is to know about how to achieve the perfect fade – from low, to skin, to bald. And on Day Two Alberto will show you how to turn traditional beard trimming and wet shaves into an authentic spa treatment for your clients. All models will be provided by Barcelona Hair Academy unless otherwise stated, and all students will receive a diploma upon completion of the course.



  • Day 1: 31st March. 10:00 – 17:00
  • Day 2: 1 April 2019: 10:00 – 15:30



  • Day 1:
  • Low Fade
    You will cover the classic low fade and combine this with the Pompadour cut (demo & practice)
  • Skin Fade
    Learn how to master the skin fade combined with a side parting (demo & practice)
  • Bald Fade
    We will cover how to master the high fade combined with a French crop (demo & practice)


  • Day 2
  • Shave Ritual
    You will learn about skin preparation – including preparing hot towels, pre-shaving products and beard soaps. You will also cover a range of shaving techniques including how to safely shave the cheek zone, jawlines, chin, moustache and the neck line
    (You will practice this technique on other course mates unless you would like to bring your own model)
  • Beard Ritual
    We will cover how to pre-prepare the beard and skin with a hot towel, beard sculpting techniques and aftercare maintenance



  • Complete course: 320€ (includes lunch)
  • Day 1: 200€ (includes lunch)
  • Day 2: 150€ (includes lunch)



Alberto was 15 years old when he started his journey, his first steps were cutting his friends’ hair in the hallway of his parents home. Fast forward 8 years and Alberto opened his salon Perruquers 1999 at the age of 23. Since then, he continually trains in London, Italy and other international hair academies. His facet as an educator began a few years ago working for Label-M Spain and Alfaparf. Alberto is a certified professional teacher from the Ministry of Employment and the Generalitat of Catalonia.



  • Clippers, Detailers, Brushes (must bring a Denman, small and medium brush), Neck brush, Scissors, Thinning shears, Clipper guards 1-4, Fade brush (if competent), Sectioning clips, Razor & blades, Shaving brush and bowl, Cutting and jumbo comb