Barbering Program

The 1500 clock hours Barbering Career Program meets the state board requirements, All aspects of hair science, styling and cutting are taught using shears, razor, and clippers. Students are taught permanent waving, hair coloring, client relations and professionalism, career and business management. Students begin with a 200-hour Orientation which consists of 150 hours of theory and training on mannequins followed by 50 hours live models. After these 200 hours are completed, The Barbering curriculum is as follow:

Theory

 

100 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of classroom instruction which will cover sterilization and sanitation, physiology, electricity, safety precautions, chemistry of products, actions and reactions, composition of tints, dyes and bleaches. Training will also include salon management, salesmanship and ethics.

Bacteriology

 

50 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of listing the classification and types of bacteria.

Haircutting and Styling

 

450 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of demonstrating the performance of the following cutting techniques- finger and shear, shear over comb, clipper over comb and razor cutting.

Permanent Waving and Setting

 

280 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of a process used to chemically restructure natural hair into a different wave pattern.

Hair Coloring and Highlighting

 

200 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of hair color consultation, applying color, bleaches, rinses and tints. Students see classifications of hair color, types of permanent hair color and special problems in hair coloring.

Beard and Mustache Trimming and Shaving

 

25 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of demonstrating a beard and mustache trim.  Discuss general sanitation and safety precautions of shaving

Facials

 

20 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of basic treatments performed based on skin analysis will include cleansing, toning, massaging, towel steaming, applying masques, and moisturizing. Advanced facial treatment will incorporate the use of chemicals such as glycolic acid.

Hair and Scalp Treatment

 

50 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of brushing, manipulation, reconditioning and corrective treatments.

Hairpieces

 

100 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of discussion of why men may purchase hairpieces. Demonstrate fitting, cutting in and cleaning of hairpieces.

Career and Professional Development

 

10 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of the relationship between personality and attitudes and demonstrate professional behavior.

Sales Technique

 

15 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of demonstrating services and retail product sales and techniques.

Salon Management

 

40 Credit Hours

Subject will consists of understanding the functions of a barbershop owner or manager.

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