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.

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.

Application Fee Student kit and supplies Tuition Duration Language
$50 $3,000 $12,000



Education is the best key success in life. Prepares you for a career in cosmetology with a dynamic and creative.

Starting a career in the beauty industry is a great way to express your talents in a creative, exciting, and professional environment. You’ll be working in salons with people who share your interests in helping craft their customer’s unique expression of style and beauty.

Personal appearance workers enjoy keeping up on the latest fashion and beauty techniques and often develop their beauty technician skills by attending training workshops and classes at salons, cosmetology schools, or industry trade shows. The beauty product industry also works closely with beauty specialists by introducing them to a wide range of beauty products and services. As retail sales become an increasingly important part of salons’ revenue, the ability to be an effective salesperson and beautician provides another means of generating income on top of beauty service fees and tips.

Successful personal appearance workers should have an understanding of fashion, art, and technical design. They should enjoy working with the public and be willing and able to follow client instructions. Communication, image, and attitude play an important role in career success, and business skills are important for those who plan on operating their own salons.

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
Scalp Treatments