Retro Mens Haircuts Course


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Study method              Learn online at your own pace with the unique See-Do-Stop-Check methodology

Qualification                 MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition



Create 5 retro men’s haircuts with a modern twist with our online barbering CPD course. With styles inspired by Elvis, the Ton-Up boys, the military and the 1980s, tutorials are taught by Tim Hartley, Dale Ted Watkins and Sid Sottung. Ideal for intermediate-level barbers, you’ll earn a MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition.

This collection teaches you how to create traditional men's retro haircuts with a modern twist. The five lessons - inspired by Elvis, polished heritage, the Ton Up boys and classic military looks - will help you develop and combine your traditional barbering techniques to create modern popular hairstyles inspired by the past.

On completion you can download, print and share a CPD Certificate of Recognition.

Why Retro Men’s Haircuts Collection

Traditional barbering techniques are currently enjoying a renaissance and your instructors are all at the forefront of this movement and their profession. So, if you’re an intermediate-level barber or stylist on the hunt for ways to inspire and excite your retro male clientele, then you’ll love this course.

The 5 haircuts you’ll learn are:

·             Three Tier Disconnection – Tim Hartley demonstrates this Elvis-inspired look

·             Square Graduation With Disconnected Fringe – modern meets retro with Tim in lesson 2

·             Flat Graduation Technique – Tim’s back to give a new spin to a retro shape

·             Ton-Up Boy Haircut – Dale Ted Watkins demonstrates this bad boy look

·             Asymmetric Bald Fade Technique – Sid Sottung teaches this military-inspired style

At MHDPro, we put you firmly in control of your journey as a hairdresser or barber. Our effective See-Do-Stop-Check methodology ensures you embed techniques thoroughly. What’s more, every course earns you 10 hours CPD and a MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition. Don’t forget to download and display it to impress clients and employers, present and future.

Why MHDPro

As world leaders in online hairdressing and barbering education, our 5-lesson online CPD courses cover every discipline and experience level and feature the industry’s most respected educators, including Mazella&Palmer and Sharon Blain.

What’s more, our unique See-Do-Stop-Check methodology delivers a multisensory learning experience that empowers you to learn effectively, embedding techniques as you go.

MHDPro courses increase your employability and revolutionise your skill set, wherever you’re at on your hairdressing journey – delivering a flexible and enjoyable learning experience at a time, place, pace and cost to meet your needs.


Potential to Earn- Be Your Own Boss

The average spend on hair treatments is £161per household, per year. Maximise your potential to earn!

Start your own business

There are 340 million client visits across the industry each year (six per person per year), with the average household spend on services of £161. It's now your time to start your business!

Earn extra money

Earn up to £50 per hour as a hairdresser (that's a potential earning of £1000 a week!) If your looking to make some extra money this is a great way to create residual income.

Learn around commitments

Learning around commitments can be hard. Thats why our online courses are ideal as you can learn in your own time and at your own pace with no time restrictions at all.

Lesson 1 – Three Tier Disconnection Haircut

In your first lesson, Tim Hartley shows you how to create a modern, Elvis-inspired look using 3 tiers of disconnection. Encompassing advice on graduation, fading, disconnection, freehand cutting and balance between extreme lengths, you’ll produce a modern high-sided quiff with a pronounced high fade that your clients will adore.

Lesson 2 – Square Graduation With Disconnected Fringe

Tim’s back in charge for lesson 2, this time to demonstrate the square graduation with disconnected fringe. You’ll use traditional barbering techniques in a contemporary way to create the seamless graduated fade. The end result A modern update of the Brooklyn fade and blowout, steeped in the heritage of polished styles of the past and exuding effortless cool.

Lesson 3 – Flat Graduation Technique

In Tim’s final lesson, he demonstrates the flat graduation technique. This updated spin on a traditional retro shape combines flat graduation with a tight headline and a strong fringe. Prepare to finetune your blunt and clipper cutting skills – not to mention your clippers-over-comb technique – as you complete this versatile update of a 1980s classic cult barbering look.

Lesson 4 – Ton-Up Boy Haircut

Expert barber Dale Ted Watkins takes over for tutorial 4 to teach you the ton-up boy haircut. Inspired by 1950s motorbike culture, you’ll learn how to combine 3 separate phases of technique: clipper-over-comb, low graduation and disconnection. You’ll need to master all 3 if you’re going to successfully recreate this bad boy look.

Lesson 5 – Asymmetric Bald Fade Technique

Sid Sottung is your instructor for your final lesson, where he demonstrates the asymmetric bald fade technique. Inspired by military style of the 1940s and 1950s, this cut has been updated by Sid’s addition of asymmetry. You’ll learn how to achieve a fine blend from skin to apex using a variety of barbering techniques with a defining bespoke line.

Watch the video to see how this course works:

On successful completion of the course you will gain a MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition which you can download, print and share. Please check with your insurer that they will be happy to offer insurance on completion of this course as elements learnt involve using a cut throat razor