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Barbering Arts


Our Barber Arts program covers all aspects of barbering & shaving in 1500 hours of technical instruction & practical operations.


Barber Arts

(1500 hours)

Timeline: 50-63 weeks

Cost: $8,502

Offered at our Reseda and Van Nuys locations.

We prepare students for a potential career as:

  • Barber
  • Colorist
  • Product Demonstrator
  • Barber Shop Owner/Manager


SCHEDULE #1 (19 months)

Monday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 12:30pm

SCHEDULE #2 (12 1/2 months)

Monday 8:30am – 2:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 2:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 2:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 2:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 2:30pm

SCHEDULE #3 (10 months)

Monday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

SCHEDULE #4 (15 months)

Monday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Tuesday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Wednesday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Thursday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Schedule may vary by location or demand.


  • Industry rules & regulations
  • Safety and sanitary requirements
  • Hair cutting, hair styling, hair tinting, chemical application, scalp manipulation
  • Hair waving & curling, hair processing & relaxing, shampooing
  • Facial shaves, rest facials, rolling cream massage, men’s hairpieces
  • Professionalism, job search strategy, personal and business ethics
  • Personal grooming, employer-employee relations, customer relations, and communication skills


Minimum Specified

  • Laws & Regulations (Barbering & Cosmetology Act, Board rules & regulations)
  • Hair Styling (theory and composition of all hair types; hair analysis, shampooing, skin and hair disorders/diseases, various types of scalp manipulations; finger waving, pin curling, comb outs, straightening, waving, blow drying and hair styling)
  • Permanent Waving & Chemical Straightening (temporary and permanent of the hair, hair waving and curling, blow dry styling, hair chemistry & safety; hair processing and relaxing, hair analysis; the use and composition of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions)
  • Hair Coloring & Bleaching (skin and hair analysis theory of chemistry, hair analysis, predisposition & strand test, mixing, high & low lights, chemical composition of hair coloring products and the proper application of tints & bleaches)
  • Hair Cutting (use of scissors , razor shaper, electrical clippers, trimmers, thinning shears haircutting tools & haircutting techniques)
  • Shaves (rest facials, facial manipulations, steaming, skin types, creams and chemicals for the skin and safety anatomy, skin types, razor techniques and safety; the study of anatomy and composition, massage techniques)
  • Health & Safety (training in chemical and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws, and agencies, ergonomics, communicable diseases)
  • Disinfection & Sanitation (procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician; all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Section 979 and 980; disinfection is emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment)
  • Bacteriology, Anatomy, and Physiology (human anatomy and physiology)
  • Sales Techniques (product knowledge, application, client suitability, salesmanship; career and employment information specific to barbering; compensation packages and payroll deductions, licensing requirements and regulations and fundamental of business management)
  • Additional Training (professional ethics, effective communication, human relations)


Minimum Specified

  • Disinfection & Sanitation
  • Hair Styling (shampooing, hair waving & curling, scalp manipulation, comb out, blow drying)
  • Hair Cutting (scissor cuts, razor [shaper], electrical clippers, trimmers, thinning & tapering shears)
  • Hair Coloring & Bleaching (strand test, formula mixing, hair tinting, hair bleaching, high & low light)
  • Shaving (razor shaving, rest facial, rolling cream massage)
  • Permanent Waving & Chemical Straightening (chemical applications, hair processing & relaxing, acid & alkaline permanent waving)
Find out when our next program is starting at the location nearest you.

Choose from our Reseda, Van Nuys or Woodland Hills locations.

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