Barber Course Objective
This 1500-hour course covers practical experience in the area of shampooing and scalp treatments, manicures and facials, all types of men's haircuts, hair and beard design, care and styling of hairpieces, and straight razor shaving with an emphasis on all barber specific services.
Barber Course Description
This program focuses on the whole subject of Barbering and Hairstyling. The program is designed and developed to provide students the skills and knowledge required to pass the State Board Licensing Examination and for maintaining a successful employment as a barber. This includes preparing students for entry level positions in the barber industry in such occupations as hair stylist, hair colorist, chemical applicators, specialists for men's facial and shaving procedures, barber salon ownership, barber salon management, and barber product sales representatives.
Barber Course Completion
Upon completion of the course of training and all course requirements, the determined graduate will:
- Receive an education in both theory and practical skills and gain knowledge in all phases of barbering.
- Successfully pass the state board examination.
- Be qualified to work in a professional barbershop or hair salon as a licensed barber.
- Have the knowledge and awareness of their professional responsibilities to both the clients and employer/employee relationships and effective communication skills.
The instructional methods are presented through comprehensive lesson plans that reflect effective education methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audiovisual aids, guest speaker, projects, activities, and other related learning methods are used in this course.
ACADEMIC PROGRESS EVALUATION
Full-time and Part-time Student Academic Progress (i.e., evaluation on theory, practical and clinical works (however, clinical work is graded on a pass/fail basis only and will not be considered as part of the overall GPA) will be evaluated during the same time periods as stated above in the “Attendance Progress Evaluation”. Each student is expected to achieve a minimum grade point average of 75%.
A = Excellent (91-100)
B = Good (81- 90)
C = Average (70 -80)
F = Failing (Below 70)
W = Withdraw Probation
Students who meet only one of the evaluation requirements attendance or academic, will be considered to be making satisfactory progress but shall be placed in a probationary status for a maximum of two (2) times. In order to be taken off of probationary status, a student must achieve a 75% rate of attendance and/or academics. If a student is placed on a second, consecutive probation, the student will be determined as not making satisfactory progress and will be considered for dismissal.
TEXTBOOKS: Milady’s Standard Barbering 6th Edition
Milady’s Standard Foundations
1.The History of Barbering
4.Infection Control: Principles and Practices
5.Implements, Tools, and Equipment
6.General Anatomy and Physiology
7.Basics of Chemistry
8.Basics of Electricity
9.The Skin – Structure, Disorders, and Diseases
10.Properties and Disorders of the Hair and Scalp
11.Treatment of the Hair and Scalp
12.Men’s Facial Massage and Treatments
13.Shaving and Facial Hair Design
14.Men’s Haircutting and Styling
15.Men’s Hair Replacement
16.Women’s Haircutting and Styling
17.Chemical Texture Services
18.Haircoloring and Lightening
19.Preparing for Licensure and Employment
20.Working Behind the Chair
21.The Business of Barbering
Appendix: Nail Care
Barbering the History 10 Hours
Shampooing/Massage 70 Hours
Skin 10 Hours
Electricity/Light therapy 10 Hours
Chemistry 10 Hours
Scalp Treatments 35 Hours
Hair Coloring 130 Hours
Honing/Shaping 15 Hours
Hair Styling 225 Hours
Sanitation/Disinfection, Bacteriology 40 Hours
Haircutting 300 Hours
Salesmanship 15 Hours
Management 10 Hours
Shaving/ Shaping 45 Hours
Anatomy/Physiology 15 Hours
Professional Ethics/Personal Hygiene 10 Hours
Equipment Care 10 Hours
Permanent Waving & Chemical Relaxing 265 Hours
Hairpieces 50 Hours
State Laws and Statutes 20 Hours
Discretionary Hours 150 Hours
TOTAL 1500 HOURS
Full-Time Students Barber
1500 Hours = 52 Weeks = 12 Months
Part-Time Students Barber
1500 Hours = 76 Weeks = 18 Months