Program Description: The Barbering program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, haircutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the Georgia State Board of Barbering. The program graduate receives a Barbering diploma. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.
Employment Opportunities: Graduates of the barbering program will be eligible to sit for the State Board barbering license that will allow them to work anywhere in the State of Georgia. If graduates are South Carolina residents, the hours may be transferred to the South Carolina State Board allowing them to obtain the South Carolina State Board barbering license. Job opportunities include employment as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.