The Wahl Academy

Wahl Academy South Africa stands as the unequivocal leader in the industry, setting the Gold Standard for unparalleled barber training. With over a century of innovation from Wahl Clipper and a combined expertise exceeding 50 years in hairdressing and barbering, Wahl Academy is indisputably the number one destination for top-tier barber training.
The Signature Barber Course

Comprising material from all eight individual courses, the Signature Barber is the most specialised training program in the industry.

This comprehensive, eight-day masterclass is specifically designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the key skills necessary to excel in the exciting world of barbering and hairdressing. 

Each class is led by our expert trainers who will provide you with hands-on, personalised instruction in everything from the barbering basics of perfectly-precise cuts and shaves to advanced waxing and threading treatments.

Whats included

Our Courses

Studying at Wahl Academy is an incredible opportunity to gain hands-on guidance from industry-leading professionals. We offer eight one-day comprehensive courses, which can either be reserved independently or taken as a single eight-day Signature Barber package – depending on your personal preference.

*Please note that participants are required to bring their own tools for all one-day skills courses.

Signature Barber Course

R17 999R35 999

/ once off

Comprising all individual course material, this eight-day, in-depth training program is specifically designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of the necessary foundational principles involved in delivering an unparalleled grooming experience.

Cutting Theory & Techniques

Scissor & Shears Cutting

Basic Clipper Cutting

Advanced Clipper Cutting

Fading & Pattern Design

Colouring & Styling Techniques

Waxing & Threading

Hot Towel Shaving


Wahl Bellina

Wahl Cordless Detailer

Wahl Vanish

Wahl Magic Clip

Wahl Diamond Orange

Wahl Thinning Shears

Wahl Barber Dryer

Wahl Neck Brush

3x Styling Aids

Shaving Set

2x Male Mannequin

Wahl Water Spray Bottle

Wahl Cutek Straightener

Wahl 5 Star Cutting Cape