Barbering

barber2BARBERING I Course No. 8740

BARBERING II Course No. 8741

acecolorhermemail2 years – 6 credits – Advanced Career Education (ACE) Center at Hermitage

State Course Title: Barbering I

State Course Title: Barbering II

barbersmBarbering is the study of hair, scalp, and skin. Students study and prepare in a clinical lab setting, using mannequins and live models for manipulative practice. The program emphasizes safety and sanitation, communication, and management skills. Related areas of study include psychology, ethics, and professional image. Competency completions prepare the students to work or apprentice in a local barber shop or beauty salon.

barber4In the second year, students apply their knowledge of barbering skills in a clinical lab setting, using mannequins and live models for manipulative practice. The program emphasizes management of a barbershop or beauty salon. Competency completions prepare the students for the Virginia State Licensing Exam. The cooperative education method is available for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year.

Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following area(s):

  • Virginia State Board Barbering License
  • Workplace Readiness

For questions please contact the Pre-Engineering and Industrial Careers, Agricultural Education, and JROTC Specialist at their page.

Please see your counselor or instructor if you have questions. Click here for more information on this program.

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