Foundational barbering basics, head shape & composition, clipper work, scissor work, texturizing techniques, client building and product & sales knowledge.


The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as restricted barbers (SOC 39-5011) or barbers (SOC 39-5011).  Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully passing the Florida Restricted Barber or Barber License Examination. The content includes but is not limited to communication skills, leadership skills, human relations skills and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices; Florida barber law and rules, knowledge of barbering and its related chemistry, bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; development of skill in performing the manipulative technique required in the practice of barbering.

Career Opportunities:

  • Barber

Employment Outlook:

Employment of barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 19% from 2020 to 2030.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $14.63 hourly or $30,440 annually.

Completion Requirements: 

The entire program is 1200 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP ARestricted Barber 1
Restricted Barber 2
Restricted Barber 3
Restricted Barber 4
320 Hours
150 Hours
300 Hours
130 Hours
Total Hours: 900

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Barbering is available at the following school (s):

William H. Turner Technical Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Southwest Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Note: Instruction available in English and Spanish in Southwest Adult Education Center.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center
(305) 691-8324
Valarie B. Johnson
Gia Jones
Martha Pinell
Julia Innocent
Southwest Adult Education Center
(305) 274-0181
Josefa Rodriguez
Yamile Reyes
Ext. 2243



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