Classic haircuts, urban hairstyles, straight razor shaving, sculpting facial hair (moustache & beard).

During this course, we will explore the technical development of men's hairstyles. We will look at modern men’s haircuts as well as authentic coupes, the Mokum way. You will mostly be working with scissors, razors and clippers to discover all basic aspects of men's hairdressing.


Moreover, we will provide you with detailed Look and Learn classes by one of Mokum Barbers’ highly skilled instructors. On completion of this course, you will have mastered all essential techniques like fading, scissor cutting, shaving, straight razor outlining and sculpting facial hair into shape (moustache and beard).

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Experience level: Beginner
Duration: 20 weeks – 2 days a week
(Tuesday & Wednesday)
Languages: English, Dutch
€ 3.350,00 Ex. VAT
MKM Starter Package

Throughout the training we will work with a starter package, including tools, materials and products that are carefully put together for the MKM Academy Courses. Use of the starter package is mandatory.

Course design

The courses at MKM Academy combine classic knowledge of hairdressing with new age innovations. Techniques such as straight razor outlining, clipper and scissor cutting as well as hot towel treatments are all covered in detail. The courses also cover other aspects that matter in the barbering industry of today, such as customer service, grooming, social media, and the business of barbering, to turn you into a confident all-round barber.

We also offer internships at our famous barber shop Mokum Barbers and our old school barber shop Gentlemen’s barbers.

Our barber training is concluded with a MKM Academy certificate that is highly valued by the sector.