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1

Explain the importance of using the correct type of barber chair.

Client comfort. Support client's head. Avoid injury. Easy positioning of client for barber. Prevents barber fatigue.

2

Explain why client's must be gowned properly.

To protect from hair clippings. Client comfort.

3

Explain why tools must be in easy reach for the barber.

To prevent injury caused by stretching over the client. For service to be completed efficiently. Avoids accidents (dropping tools).

4

Why does a client's face shape need to be considered prior to cutting facial hair?

The style and length of the beard/moustache will be influenced by the face shape.

5

What is the average growth rate of facial hair?

1.25 cm (1/2 inch)

6

What can be an effect of continually cutting facial hair too close to the skin?

Skin can become irritated and inflamed.
Can cause ingrowing hairs.
Keloids may form

7

Explain how you would maintain clippers and trimmers.

Remove excess hair. Sterilise after every use. Visually check casing/plug/flex.

8

Explain how you would maintain clipper attachments.

Remove excess hair. Sterilise after use.

9

What length of hair is left with No 1 clipper attachment?

3mm

10

What length of hair is left with No 4 clipper attachment/

12mm

11

Why is it important to cross check your facial hair cut?

To ensure balance and accuracy.