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Program Description

The Barbering certificate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to successfully obtain a Restricted Barber license from the State of Florida and fill entry-level positions as a Barber. The experienced faculty will train students on basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, and business practices necessary to work in the industry.

Program Objectives

The primary purpose of the barbering course is to train the students in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to obtain licensure for competency in entry-level positions in barbering.

The Barbering program of study can be completed in nine (9) months, 27.50 hours per week, which is full time, or can be completed in eleven (11) months, by completing 22 hours per week, which is three quarter ( ¾ ) time. Upon completion, students will be eligible to take the Florida State licensing examination for Barbering and be registered with the state of Florida, as a Barber.

Program of Study

  • BR-101 Florida Laws/Rules/Professional Ethics (150 Hours)
  • BR-102 Sanitation/Disinfection/Sterilization (325Hours)
  • BR-103 HIV/AIDS (5 Hours)
  • BR-104 Hair Structure and Chemistry (50 Hours)
  • BR-105  Anatomy and Physiology (25 Hours)
  • BR-106 Haircuttung/Hair Styling (200 Hours and 300 Services)
  • BR-107 Hair and Scalp Treatments(25 Hours and 25 Services)
  • BR-108 Shampooing, Conditioning/Rinsing (50 Hours and 75 Services)
  • BR-109 Chemical/Hair Coloring (325 Hours and 150 Services)
  • BR-110 Facial Skin Care/Hair Removal (20Hours and 10 Services)
  • BR-111 Shave/Mustaches/Beards (25 Hours and 40 Services)

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as revised by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes several disclosure and reporting requirements. All post-secondary schools that offer programs of study that lead to “gainful employment” must present to prospective students the following information:

  1. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (website) SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code for Barbering is #395011.
  2. The Barbering CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) code is 12.0402.
  3. On-time graduation rates for students finishing the barbering program during the most recent award year are not available as program started in February 2015.
  4. The Academy is required to include graduation and employment rates each year to our accrediting commission. The information reported during the most current annual report is not available as program started in February 2015.
  5. The debt for the median Title IV loan during the 13/14 award year is unavailable as program started in February 2015. The school does not offer or participate in any private student loan programs.

Further information on Academy disclosures and policies can be found in the Academy’s Catalog and consumer handbook.

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