The Barbering program includes the practice of draping, shaving, scissor and razor cutting, mustache and beard design, wet and thermal styling, clipper variations or similar work, upon the hair of any person by any means, and with hands or mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliances. A barber may hold themselves to be a Beautician, Beauty Culturists, or Beauty Operator.

Licensing Requirements

Once a student completes the 1000 hours and graduates from the Barbering Program, he or she can go take the tests through PSI then submit application for licensure. The Examination Application and Fee is $87.00 per exam paid to PSI. The license fee is $60.00 paid to Department of Occupational and Professional Licensing once both exams have been passed.

Barbering Course Outline

Course Description

The course shall include lecture, written assignments, oral evaluation, written evaluation, hand outs, guest artist presentation, hands-on performance of practical skills, performance of practical skills on clients and video/audio presentation.  This program of student is approximately 6 months in duration for full-time students and 12 months for part-time students.

Course Goals

After completion of the course, graduates will be prepared to pass the state board exams.  This course prepares the student for employment in the cosmetology industry as a barber, salon owner, or product representative in the beauty industry.

Course Format / Instructional Methods

Instructors use many different techniques to teach the course including, lectures, class discussions, student projects, demonstrations, quizzes, tests and hands-on practical experience.  Audio visual aids and guest speakers are also implemented.

Course Tuition

Enrollment Fee: $50
Kit & In-school Supplies: $850
Tuition: $5600
Total: $6000

Barbering Course Curriculum

Orientation – First 120 hours

Must be coordinated with each practical practice subject as is appropriate throughout the course of training.  Includes products, tools and equipment, use and safety, bacteriology, chemistry and anatomy.

Scalp Treatments – 80 hours

Shampooing and Conditioning Rinses – 150 hours

Haircutting – 500 hours

Includes hair shaping with shears and thinning shears (scissors), razor and clipper cuts (includes beard)

Personality/Cosmetology Law – 150 hours

Includes shop management, professional ethics, effective communication and human relations, compensation packages and payroll deductions, licensing requirements and regulations, fundamentals of business management, unassigned hours for review, examinations, etc.

Practical Requirements for the Course

1 Hair Cutting & Shaping 500
2  Scalp Treatments 100
3 Shampoo/Conditioning/Rinse 100

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