COURSES OFFERED: Barber Training
Course Length: 1250 hours, to be completed within 9 Months (Night/weekend class can be completed within 12 months)
Barber Training - Continuing Education to Barber
The Barber School of Pittsburgh has an additional hours Continuing Education to Barber program that is 695 hours for those that have previously completed a barber course and issued a temporary license in the state of PA or have an active PA cosmetology license.
Course Length: 695 hours
The main goal of Barber Training is to educate the student in both theory and practical experience in the art of Barbering. This will prepare and enable them to take the State Boards and become a successful Barber, either working for someone else or even working for themselves. The training is guided by developing the student in desirable habits and attitudes in all respects of health, sanitation and safety, and encourages self assurance, readiness to help others, and gives them an ethical approach to their career.
At the end of their training students will be well rounded in all aspects of Barbering, shop sanitation and Barber ethics.
1.Students will be trained by using both theory and practical work to assist them in gaining all the skills necessary to become a successful Barber.
2.When students have finished the course the will be ready to take and successfully pass the State Barber Board Exams.
3.When students have finished the course and passed all necessary exams they will be prepared to work in a professional salon as a licensed Barber.
4.When students have finished the course they will be capable of performing in Barber related occupations.
5.When students have finished the course they will have developed employer and employee relationships and the means to communicate effectively.
1.All aspects of Barbering will begin with a Lecture on each topic.
2.After each Lecture there will be practical demonstrations.
3.Audio visual materials will be used to enhance certain topics.
4.Theory and Practical worksheets will be used.
6.Written and Practical testing will be done, to evaluate progress and identify any weakness.
1.Progress will be followed by testing in theory, practical and clinical areas.
2.There will be testing after each unit of study.
3.Evaluation during clinic workshops and practicals.
REQUIRED LEVEL OF ACHIEVEMENT:
All students will be required to maintain at least a 75% grade point average in theory, and at a minimum a 3 in practical and clinic subjects in order to receive your certificate of completion and be ready to take the State Barber Examinations.
Milady’s Standard textbook of Professional Barber Styling
Milady’s Standard workbook of Professional Barber Styling
1.Standard Textbook of Barbering
4.Pennsylvania State Barber Law’s and Regulations
5.Pennsylvania Code-Professional & vocational Standards
UNITS OF INSTRUCTION:
Sanitation and Sterilization
Why is this important to Barbers
Proper ways to sanitize and sterilize tools and equipment
Proper ways to protect your clients
Practice sterilization and sanitation
Honing and Stropping
What is Honing and Stropping
Practice Honing and Stropping
Straight Razor and uses of Straight Razor
How and Why the Straight razor is used
Proper way to use the Straight razor
Proper care of a Straight Razor
Practice using the Straight razor
Haircutting, Styling and Hairpieces
Proper care of tools
How to perform different styles and cuts
How to maintain and care of Hairpieces
Practice cutting and styling both hair and hairpieces.
Shampoo and Scalp Massage
How to properly drape client for a shampoo
Proper method of shampooing
What is a scalp massage
How to do a scalp massage
Practice shampooing and scalp massage
Why do we do hair coloring
Tools used for hair coloring
Different types of hair colors
Proper method to do a test strand for hair color
Proper method for applying hair color
Practice applying hair color
What is a Facial massage
Tools needed for a facial massage
Proper method to perform a facial massage
Practice facial massages
Perms and Straightening
Tools needed for Perming and straightening
Different types of perms, and ways to straighten hair
Proper method for a test strand before a perm or straightening
Proper method of applying a perm or straightening solution
Practice doing perms and hair straightening
Scalp and Skin diseases
Different types of diseases
How to identify the disease
Proper way to protect your client and others from diseases of the skin
State Barber Law, Rules and Regulations
What are the laws, rules and regulations that govern this profession
Why are they important
Where to find them
What this means to a Barber
Putting the information learned to practical use during Barbering
Why is hygiene important to a Barber
How to practice proper hygiene
What it will do for your career
What this means to a Barber
Understanding bacteria as it relates to Barbering
Ways to prevent bacteria and protecting your clients
Proper use of all electrical equipment in Barbering
Practice using all electrical equipment
Professional ethics and Shop demeanor
What are ethics and shop demeanor
Why are they important
How can they help your business
Manager Barber, Tools, Shop Management and currency
Who is a Manager Barber, and how to work yourself up to one
What tools are used everyday in the Barbering field
Proper care and use of all tools necessary for Barbers
How to properly manage a shop and why it is important to your business
Proper ways to manage currency in your daily business
Preparation for State Boards
Practical clinic tests
Are you ready to take the State Boards