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.
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.
The entire program is 900 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Restricted Barber 1|
Restricted Barber 2
Restricted Barber 3
Restricted Barber 4
|Total Hours: 900|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Barbering is available at the following school (s):
|South Dade Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|South Dade Technical College|
|Oscar de Leon||Ext. 2111|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists,on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/barbers-hairstylists-and-cosmetologists.htm.