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Pinellas Technical College

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Length 1200 hours
Admissions Contact Clearwater - Merritt Scott -
Course Information Clearwater - B. Greenlaw - 727-538-7167 ext. 2107
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Mission: The mission of the Barbering program is to prepare students for employment as a Restricted Barber or Barber with eligibility for Florida State Certification.

Program I120402 consists of a planned sequence of courses.

Restricted Barber 1 – Course COS0150 (333 hours) Students will learn to use safe sanitary and efficient work practices. Students will learn to identify, prepare and perform hair shaping (cutting), student will also learn correct procedures for shampooing, conditioning and scalp treatments.

Restricted Barber 2 – Course COS0151 (333 hours) Students will identify and perform hairstyles. Identify Prepare and perform mustache and beard designs. Identify Prepare and perform clients with wet sets, thermal styling and braided styles.

Restricted Barber 3 – Course COS0152 (334 hours) Students will identify, prepare and perform. Identify prepare and perform hairpieces, wigs and hair attachments. Student will demonstrate knowledge of professional development (employability skills), student will demonstrate knowledge of Florida Law and State Board requires.

Barber – Course COS0671 (200 hours) Student will identify and prepare hair pieces and hair attachments. Students will identify and perform permanent waving/reconstruction and curl/chemical relaxing. Identify and apply temporary /semi-demi permanent and permanent color. Identify and apply lighteners and specialty color techniques.

Distance Education – Not available at this time

Industry Certification(s): Restricted Barber or Barber, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)

Services Available: All work is performed by Barbering students.  To discuss cost and details, please call the program instructor:  Clearwater campus - (727) 538-7167, extension 2107 or 2108

Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  75%

Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements:  Student's competency in reading, math and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9.

This program is not currently Pell eligible; approval is pending.  

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* Length of program and all costs are approximate and subject to change.