To prepare students for the State of Florida Barber’s Board Examination to become a licensed Barber.
CLOCK HOURS: 1,200
The Barber program prepares students for state licensing and for employment in barber shops and salons ranging from traditional settings to high-end ones. Students develop proficiency in cutting with shears, styling hair, modern fades, shaving techniques, and specialty cuts. Classes cover chemical applications, artistic design, customer service, and business management.
• HIV102 HIV/AIDS EXAM (2 Hours)
• BA101 LIFE & STUDY SKILLS (15 Hours)
• BA102 THE HISTORY OF BARBERING (30 Hours)
• BA103 PROFESSIONAL IMAGE (40 Hours)
• BA104 MICROBIOLOGY (40 Hours)
• BA105 INFECTION CONTROL & SAFE WORK PRACTICES (60 Hours)
• BA106 IMPLEMENTS, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT (60 Hours)
• BA107 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (50 Hours)
• BA108 CHEMISTRY (50 Hours)
• BA109 ELECTRICITY & LIGHT THERAPY (35 Hours)
• BA110 PROPERTIES & DISORDERS OF THE SKIN (50 Hours)
• BA111 PROPERTIES & DISORDERS OF THE HAIR & SCALP (50 Hours)
• BA112 TREATMENTS OF THE HAIR & SCALP (40 Hours)
• BA113 SHAVING & FACIAL HAIR DESIGN (60 Hours)
• BA114 MEN’S HAIRCUTTING & STYLING (75 Hours)
• BA115 MEN’S HAIR REPLACEMENT (50 Hours)
• BA116 WOMEN’S HAIRCUTTING & STYLING (60 Hours)
• BA117 CHEMICAL TEXTURE SERVICES (120 Hours)
• BA118 HAIR COLORING & LIGHTENING (120 Hours)
• BA119 NAILS & MANICURING (53 Hours)
• BA120 STATE BOARD PREPARATION & LICENSING LAWS (60 Hours)
• BA121 THE JOB SEARCH (35 Hours)
• BA122 BARBERSHOP MANAGEMENT (45 Hours)
• CHEMICAL TEXTURE SERVICES (50 Services)
• COLOR & HIGHLIGHTS (50 Services)
• HAIR CUTTING & STYLING (300 Services)
• SHAMPOOING/TREATMENT OF THE HAIR & SCALP (35 Services)
• SHAVING & FACIAL HAIR DESIGN (50 Services)
• SANITATION (150 Services)
All hours and services are those required by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).
Note: All programs are taught in a cycle. Students are able to start at any point of the cycle and still fulfill all program requirements.
Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Textbook, Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Workbook, and Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Review Book.
Equipment / Materials
Students will receive a uniform, an equipment bag and a hair kit with all the necessary instruments and materials to perform the required services.
After a student completes 1,200 hours, services, exams and fulfills all financial obligations to the school, a diploma will be awarded.
Completion time depends on the number of hours the student attends weekly. Based on a 25 hour per week schedule, the normal time frame of completion would be 11 months.
Method of Payment
Tuition and fee payments may be arranged on a weekly or monthly basis. The first payment is due on the first day of class, and on the same day of every week or month thereafter. Federal Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
The Higher Education Act of 1965 requires proprietary and vocational colleges to provide an eligible program of training to prepare students for Gainful Employment. Below you will find information for related occupations listed for Barbering. The web link will provide information for tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, education, interests, work styles, work values, related occupations, wages and employment trends, other sources and additional information. Also included is the on-time graduation rate, tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, job placement rate, and median loan debt incurred.
CIP Code: 12.0402
CIP description: Barbering/Barber
The Barber program includes occupations such as Barber and First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers.
SOC Code: 39-5011
SOC Description: Barbers
SOC Code: 39-1021
SOC Description: First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers
Cost of Attendance for the entire program:
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Total with Room & Board
Overall Placement Rate 85.2%
On-time Graduation Rate 55%
Note: The placement rate was calculated using the accrediting agency formula.
Students borrowing for the Barber program have a median loan total indebtedness of $9454.00 after graduation. Monthly payments for the Direct Loan program must start at $50.00. To calculate your monthly repayment amount for your total student loan borrowed you can access www.finaid.org/calculators.
Median Loan Debt for Private Educational Loans after graduation: N/A
Median Loan Debt for Institutional Loan debt after graduation: N/A
Note: The State of Florida Barber’s Board which is responsible for licensing Barbers, has varied restrictions which may affect an individual with a history of a felony conviction. Prospective students are responsible for contacting the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and/or Florida Barber’s Board concerning any questions regarding their eligibility for licensure prior to enrolling. After completion of the program, the student/ candidate is required to list all background information along with the application, given that it is required to become approved for licensure. Afterward, the State Board is responsible for approving or denying any candidate upon completion of the program.