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COURSE
In our Barber Course, you’ll begin by learning a foundation of cutting and styling techniques that will quickly progress to encompass advanced skills and relevant topics that will put you in a position to succeed in today’s barbering industry.
OUR MISSION
To educate, to empower and to promote gainful employment through superior training techniques.
600 Hour Barber Cirriculum
Our comprehensive curriculum is custom written and mapped around topics and skills directly requested by employers and industry professionals. You’ll be challenged creatively and technically with opportunities to excel. Throughout the program, you’ll also refine your industry and business skills through a challenging professional development curriculum covering topics including leadership, communication, public speaking, professional etiquette and more. The objective of the Barber Course is to train students in all aspects of the barbering profession. The student will acquire skills in haircutting, hair styling, tapering, trimming of the beard and mustaches, men’s hairpieces, scalp treatments, facials, shampooing, shop management and state licensing laws.
  • Orientation Introduction
  • The History Of Barbering
  • Professional Image
  • Bacteriology
  • Infection Control Safe Work Practices
  • Implements, Tools And Equipment
  • Anatomy And Physiology
  • Properties And Disorders Of The Skin
  • Prop. And Disorders Of The Hair And Scalp
  • Treatment Of Hair And Scalp
  • Facial Massage And Treatments
  • Shaving And Facial Hair Design
  • Haircutting And Styling
  • Men’s Hairpieces
  • Barbershop Management
  • Job Search
  • State Board Preparation & Licensing Laws
Upon completion of the Sharp Edgez Barber Institute curriculum and full payment is received for the program a certificate of completion will be issued to the student and he/she will be eligible to take the New York State Board Exam. After successfully passing the New York State Board Exam, the student will be issued a Barber Operator License (Master Barber License). Students who complete their program and pass the New York State Board Exam will be qualified to pursue a variety of opportunities in the professional field of barbering.

What You Will Learn
Urban up-to-date styles
Safety and infection control
A diverse clientele
Shop management from shop owners
Working with different textures of hair
And much more...

Program Starting Dates
The Barber Course runs consecutively throughout the year.
Please contact admissions for exact dates.

Program Highlights
  • 600 hours (19 weeks)
  • Full-time class schedule: Hours per week 32.5, Number of weeks 19, Monday - Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
  • Part-time class schedule: Hours per week 20, Number of weeks 30, Monday - Friday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Milady’s curriculum learning materials
  • Both classroom and hands-on training in our student clinic
  • Clipper adjustment and maintenance
  • Professional development & life skills
Tuition & Fees
Federal Financial Aid and other funding resources are available for those who qualify, and most do! Most of our students pay for our program using the FAFSA. Contact us for more information on tuition and fees.

No Class Days
New Years Day
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Break
Christmas Break
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Program Class Schedule
Barber Full-time class schedule:
Hours per week 32.5, Number of weeks 19
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Barber Part-time class schedule:
Hours per week 20, Number of weeks 30
Monday – Friday 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Enrollment / Completion / Placement Rate
Program Name: Barber Course - CIP Code: 12.0402
PROGRAM ENROLLMEMT
2015 – 2016
2016 – 2017
Program Completion Rate
In This School
Enrolled
106
114
Graduates
65
75
Non-completers
22
19
Continuing Students
24
20
Completion Rate
80%
80%
Placement of Program Completers
In This School
Number of graduates
65
75
% OF GRADUATES WHO ARE:
2015 – 2016
2016 – 2017
Employed Related Field
89%
75%
Employed Slightly Related Field
0%
0%
Employed Unrelated Field
1%
20%
In Military
0%
1%
Seeking Employment
9%
2%
Pursuing Additional Education
0%
1%
Unavailable for Employment
0%
1%
Status Unknown
1%
0%
Contagious Disease Prevention
All new applicants who wish to apply with the State of New York as a Barber Operator or a Barber Apprentice and all individuals who wish to renew an existing Barber Operator License or Barber Apprentice License must complete a program of study on the "transmission of contagious diseases and the proper methods of sanitation and sterilization to be employed in barber shops".

Payment Due Upon Registration
Total tuition cost/payment: $60.00

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Non Discrimination Policy
Sharp Edgez Barber Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran.
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Career Opportunities
The Sharp Edgez Barber Institute staff is always available to its graduates for placement advising. The school cannot guarantee, by law, that a graduate will secure employment. However, the school has an on-going placement service.

Job placement assistance is arranged by:
Personal referrals by the school director to potential employees and personal interviews between potential employers and students who have completed the course.
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