• barbering  
    Length 900 hours
    Admissions Contact

    Kimere Corthell |

    727-538-7167 ext 2017

    Course Information Charles Harris | 727-538-7167 ext 2108
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    The Clearwater campus offers this class during evening hours only.  
    The hours are Monday - Thursday, 2:15pm - 9:00pm. 
    Mission: The mission of the Barbering program is to prepare students for employment as a Barber with eligibility for Florida State licensure.
    This program prepares the student for licensure from the following:
     FL Seal                     dbpr
    Program I120403 consists of a planned sequence of courses:
    Barber 1A – Course COS0160 (320 hours) Students will learn to use safe, sanitary, and efficient work practices; identify, prepare, and perform hair shaping (cutting); and, correct procedures for shampooing, conditioning, and scalp treatments.
    Barber 2A – Course COS0161 (150 hours) Students will identify and perform hairstyles; identify, prepare, and perform mustache and beard designs; and, identify, prepare, and perform on clients with wet sets, thermal styling, and braided styles.
    Barber 3A – Course COS0162 (300 hours) Students will identify, prepare, and perform hairpieces, wigs, and hair attachments; demonstrate knowledge of professional development (employability skills); and, demonstrate required knowledge of Florida law and the Florida State Board of Cosmetology.
    Barber 4A – Course COS0163 (130 hours) Students will identify and prepare hair pieces and hair attachments; identify and perform permanent waving/reconstruction and curl/chemical relaxing; identify and apply temporary/semi-demi permanent and permanent color; and, identify and apply lighteners and specialty color techniques.
    Distance Education – Hybrid
    Industry Certification(s): Barber, Licensure - Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)
    Services Available: All work is performed by Barbering students.  To discuss cost and details, please contact program instructor Charles Harris at (727) 538-7167, ext 2107/2108
    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.

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    Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.

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