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Master Barber Class

Master Barber Program

Goal

To train students to become licensed practitioners in the field of Barber-Styling.

Students are required to complete fifteen hundred (1500) clock hours of instruction and training as outlined by the Georgia State Board of Barbers.

Each student must complete a course of at least eleven (11) months and fifteen hundred (1500) clock hours as follows:

1. 280 total hours of training is required before the student is allowed to render clinical services on live models,

2. When a student has completed the first 280 hours (as written under #1 above), the school shall complete and submit a signed and notarized statement to the Georgia State Board of Barbers stating the student is prepared to progress to the clinic floor, and perform clinical services on clients.

3. After a student has been certified as detailed under #2 above, student shall receive instruction totaling 1220 clock hours, including the appropriate theoretical clock hours required.

Courses are only taught in the English language.

UNITS OF INSTRUCTION

Subject

Hours

Applications

Theory

480

n/a

Hair Styling Techniques and Cutting

500

515

Shaving

25

50

Shampooing

5

30

Facials – Hair Design and Massage (waxing)

10

15

Scalp Treatment Techniques

10

10

Permanent Waving, Relaxing & Chemical Applications

270

66

Additional

200

n/a

             Total

1500

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    TEACHING METHODOLOGY

    Students will be taught by trained certified instructors. In teaching both theoretical and practical training various teaching methods are used: interactive lectures, classroom presentations, question and answer, demonstrations, problem-solving, one-on-one sessions, laboratory, student shop activities and evaluations.

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      CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

      The school will post job opportunities that it becomes aware of on the student bulletin board. The school will post all job opportunities on the bulletin board immediately after receiving them. Career opportunities for a licensed barber include:

      Barber-Stylist – Practitioner
      Texture Service Specialist
      Barbershop Owner
      Barber-Stylist Product Salesperson/Specialist
      Barber-Stylist Instructor
      Hair Color Specialist
      Barbershop Manager

        Day and Evening Classes Available