Barber Stylist Program

The curriculum to prepare a student for the examination for the registered barber license will consist of 1,500 hours to include the following:

Hygiene and Sanitation: Sanitation, sterilization, hygiene, lighting and ventilation…..…80 hours

Related Sciences: Study of the basic sciences including physiology of the hand, arm, head, and face, applying to areas which barber work is done. Structure of hair and nails, anatomy, osteology, neurology, myology, and skin histology, recognition of conditions and abnormalities, sterilization, bacteriology and sanitation…………………………………………………….………..…..175 hours

Shaving: Students learn the fundamentals of shaving, positions and strokes and the application of these fundamentals are practiced through preparation of the patron’s face ……....…50 hours

Barber Chemistry: Specialized subject in chemistry of cosmetic products used in the barber field. Includes studying the basic theory of molecular structure, simple organic chemistry, and the application of various compounds to cold waving, hair relaxers, chemical processing, shampoos, rinses, dyes, and various hair preparations………………………………………………...325 hours

Shop Management: Designed for persons interested in managing and owning a salon. Topics included are: local, state and federal regulations, mathematics, accounting and taxes, inventory control, customer relations, salesmanship, advertising, record-keeping, and equipment, time utilization and Professionalism………………………….………………………………………………………………………………………....100 hours

Salesmanship and Product Knowledge:  Resume Development, Customer Based Software, Interview Preparation, Job Search Skills and Professionalism……………………………………………………….………...……….50 hours

Hairstyling: Study in styling hair, shampooing, hair design, scalp massage, curling, brushing and combing, reconditioning hair, thermal pressing, iron curling, and hairpiece fitting and care………………...…………………………………………………………………………………………...……..……..300 hours

Haircutting: Fundamentals in haircutting for both male and female. Important steps for a complete basic haircut. Procedures for cutting hair with clippers, shears, and razors. Manipulative skills are developed in correct methods of razor and scissor hair

Shaping……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….410 hours

Shop Deportment: This course will teach the manner of conducting oneself or behavior in the shop. Also, dramatization of situations, which will come up in a shop, will be discussed. Finally, conversational English for the shop will be reviewed as well as telephone techniques and proper

greeting of patrons……………………………………………………………………………………..……...10 hours

TOTAL HOURS                                                                                                          1500 HRS

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