Barbering Course

Barbering Course Outline

1,000 Hours

Our Barbering Course prepares students for the skills necessary to pass the Washington State Board written and practical examination necessary for licensing, and the competency to obtain an entry level position in the Barbering field.

Learn about the barbering industry, establishing a professional image, advanced barbering skills, and the science of the hair industry.

Barbering Course

Theory & Training

  • Introduction to Barbering Industry
    • History & Career Opportunities
    • Communication Skills
    • Life Skills
    • Professional Image

The Science of Barbering

  • Microbiology
  • Infection Control
  • Implements, Tools, & Equipment
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Electricity & Light Therapy
  • Properties & Disorders of the Skin
  • Properties & Disorders of the Hair

Professional Barbering

  • Treatment of the Hair & Scalp
  • Men’s Facial Massage & Treatments
  • Shaving & Facial Hair Design
  • Men’s Haircutting & Hairstyling
  • Men’s Hair Replacement

Advanced Barbering Services

  • Women’s Haircutting & Styling
  • Chemical Texture Services
  • Haircoloring & Lightening
  • Nails & Manicuring

The Business of Barbering

  • State Board Preperation & Licensing Laws
  • The Job Search
  • Barbershop Management