Barbering is one of the oldest professions in the world. With the advance of civilization, barbering, and hairstyling, the study of this profession leads to an appreciation of the accomplishments, evolution, and position of high esteem attained by early practitioners.
**Total Barbering Course.......................................................................1500 Hours**
Students are assigned theory study and a minimum number of practical experiences required for course completion. Theory is evaluated after each unit of study. Practical assignments are evaluated and counted toward course completion. Practical skills are evaluated according to text procedures, performance standards established by the state-licensing agency. Students must maintain an academic grade average of 70%. Students must pass makeup or missed tests and final written exams prior to graduation. Numerical grades are considered according to the following scale.
80-89 Very Good
0-69 Unsatisfactory (Below Satisfactory Academic Progress)
Students must maintain a minimum of 70% average in theory, laboratory, and practical work in order to be considered making satisfactory progress
Students must complete 350 hours coursework along with instructor approval to qualify to work on clinical floor.
The instructional methods are presented through comprehensive lesson plans that reflect effective education methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audiovisual aids, guest speaker, field trips, projects, activities, and other related learning methods are used in this course.
Graduates of this course will have acquired the knowledge and skills to pass the Louisiana Department of Licensing and Regulation Exam and seek employment in a number of beauty-related industries. Most girls and guys who choose this profession already love fashion, style, and trends. With a Barbering license a person can do more than just cut hair. Barbers can work for a product line such as, Matrix, OPI, Joico, and many more. They can become a product advisor, a platform stylist working with models and photographers, or work for television studios, nursing homes, and even funeral homes. The career opportunities in this field, whether as a salon owner, make-up artist, or a product sales representative are endless.