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AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

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1800 BARBER PROGRAM

The Barber Program is ideal for students with no prior barbering experience or training who are seeking a career as a licensed barber, barbershop owner or manager. 

The Program prepares the student for the Ohio Cosmetology and Barber Board examination and provides the knowledge and skills to be employable in the profession as a licensed Barber. 

The objective of the program is to give our students the academic and practical tools needed to succeed in the barbering profession. In addition to classroom study, supervised practical training gives students hands on training.  Students may complete the program in as little as ten and a half months (10.5) months.

Theoretical Study

Theoretical study provides students with comprehensive instruction on the scientific fundamentals of barbering to help them develop an understanding of industry standards and practices.  Topics covered include:

  • Safety and Sanitation

  • Client Services

  • Shaving

  • Use of Chemicals

  • Secondary Services


Practical Skills

Students receive valuable hands-on instruction in:

  • Regular men’s haircutting

  • Razor cutting

  • Styling and coloring

  • Hot oil shampoo and shampoo tonic

  • Scalp treatments

  • Various types of facials and facial shaving

  • Barbershop duties and management essentials


The program is rounded out by the study of barbering history, law, state rules and regulations as well as basic business management  The program is the foundation for a quality barbering education and students enjoy the experience of being immersed in the barbering atmosphere with like-minded peers. Also, one (1) hour of human trafficking education is included in the course (a requirement of the State Board).

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BARBER TEACHER PROGRAM

The Barber Instructor Program provides the backbone of the instructor theory for the barbering educator. This program presents educators with the teaching skills and educational judgments necessary to become an effective and successful instructor.

In order to become a Barber Instructor, you must have an active license in barbering.


The content in Barber Instructor Program is designed for flexibility, being used in programs ranging from a basic overview of instructor training to programs that require more advanced teaching techniques.


Presented in a conversational, easy-to-understand style, it uses many pedagogical features to emphasize important information and powerful teaching techniques. The Barber Instructor Program serves the future instructor as a valuable, fundamental learning tool, and the seasoned instructor with the strategies needed to adapt to the changing landscape of classroom learning.

Barber Instructors work indoors in barber schools. Many hours may be spent standing next to or monitoring students, and protective measures may need to be taken when working with chemicals.

Licensure Requirements

Barber Instructor licensure examination requirements for the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board:

  • A valid barber license

  • 500 Hours of theory and practical services.

  • An application for the instructor examination must be submitted with the appropriate fee.

  • A high school diploma or GED

Once the barber has passed the instructor licensure examination, they may become an instructor and teach in a community college or a vocational school.

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BARBER WITH COSMETOLOGY LICENSE

The program prepares the student with the information and techniques required to pass the Ohio Cosmetology and Barber Board licensure examination as a Licensed Barber.

The State of Ohio requires that the student have a cosmetology license. 

Student will receive education and training to provide the services of a Licensed Barber. Students may complete the program in as little as nine months (6) months.

Theoretical Study

Theoretical study provides students with comprehensive instruction on the scientific fundamentals of barbering to help them develop an understanding of industry standards and practices.  Topics covered include:

  • Safety and Sanitation

  • Shaving

  • Secondary Services

Practical Skills

  • Men’s haircutting and shaving

  • Razor cutting

  • Scalp treatments

The program is rounded out by the study of barbering history.  The program is the foundation for a quality barbering education and students enjoy the experience of being immersed in the barbering atmosphere with like-minded peers. Also, one (1) hour of human trafficking education is included in the course (a requirement of the State Board).