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Barbering Course

CIP#12.0402       1500 Clock Hours

The course of study for students enrolled in the Barbering course shall consist of fifteen hundred (1,500) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of barbering pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation or examination. Practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. The required course of instruction in the practical phases of barbering shall cover no less than 1,300 hours of the entire 1,500 course. The instruction shall include training in basic haircutting and hairstyling of all textures of hair at the discretion of the school owner and lead instructor. The Barbering course of study is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a Barber. All classes are taught per California Bureau of Barbering & Cosmetology requirements by experienced licensed instructors. Bureau of Barbering & Cosmetology requirements by experienced licensed instructors.

Requirements for a satisfactory completion of the course: Shall have completed Theory and Operations required by Bureau of Barbering & Cosmetology with a grade average of “C” (70%) or better.

Required Texts: Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Textbook, Workbook and Exam Review

Graduation Documentation: When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations with a GPA of “C” (70%) or better and a simulated (mock) program and his/her tuition account is paid in full, students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Board of Barbering & Cosmetology License Exam. Upon passing the license exam and providing proof to TRBC, he/she is rewarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation.

Licensing Requirements: Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED. A barbering license will be granted by the State of CA only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Barbering course as described above and passed the Board of Barbering/Cosmetology Licensing Exam with an overall average of 75%.

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION Required Hours:
Barbering Act/Rules 20
Anatomy 15
Health and Safety/Hazardous Subjects/HIV/AIDS 45
Fundamentals 10
Disinfection/Sanitation 20
Chemistry 20
Haircutting 65
Coloring 60
Hairpieces 10
Hair Processing 40
Ailments/Cosmetics 10
Shaves/Scalpial  100
Facials 10
Electricity/Light Therapy 5
Business Industry Relations 15
Misc. Theory Subjects 40
PRACTICAL OPERATIONS Required Hours
Haircutting/Hairstyle 505
Shaving 200
Permanent Waving 50
Hair Processing/Relaxing 55
Hair Coloring 50
Shampooing 25
Facials 40
Hair Waving/Curling 10
Scalp Manipulations 20
Curling Irons 10
Disinfection/Sanitation 50
Total Practical Hours 1015
TOTAL CLOCK HOURS IN COURSE (Theory Plus Practical) 1500
Hours 1500 Hours (44-50Weeks)
Deposit $2,000.00
Minimum monthly payment $300.00
Course fees
Tuition $17,865.00
STRF N/A
Registration $100.00
Books & Tools/Supplies $921.00
Total $18,886.00

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