Barber II - BI31

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Cook Campus
  • Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

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 II certificate and is
employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.

 

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable ACCUPLACER, COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

 

PROGRAM BEGIN DATES

  • This is an evening program offered on the Valdosta campus.
  • This program is offered as an evening program on the Ben Hill-Irwin campus.

 

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (36 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements is designed to give an overview of the barbering profession. Students are also taught the fundamentals of each barber/styling implement. Emphasis will be placed on the maintenance and care of each implement. Topics include: Barbering history, personality development, professional barbering ethics, and professional barbering image, safety, and reception and telephone techniques, nomenclature, types and sizes, proper use and care, and maintenance.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces fundamental theories and practices of bacteriology, sterilization, sanitation, safety, and the welfare of the barber/stylist and patron. Topics include: sterilization, sanitation, safety, bacteriology, and Hazardous Duty Standards Act compliance.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course introduces the theory and skills necessary to apply basic haircutting techniques. Safe use of haircutting implements are stressed.
The course also introduces the fundamental theory and skills required to shampoo hair. Laboratory training includes shampooing a live model.
Topics include patron preparation, haircutting terminology, safety and sanitation, implements, basic haircutting techniques, shampoo
chemistry, and shampoo procedures.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course introduces the theory and skills necessary to apply basic haircutting techniques. Safe use of haircutting implements are stressed.
The course also introduces the fundamental theory and skills required to shampoo hair. Laboratory training includes shampooing a live model.
Topics include patron preparation, haircutting terminology, safety and sanitation, implements, basic haircutting techniques, shampoo  chemistry, and shampoo procedures.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Continues the theory and application of haircutting techniques and introduces hairstyling. Topics include: introduction to styling, client consultation, head and hair analysis, style cutting techniques, and implements for style cutting and tapering techniques.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces the theory and skills necessary to prepare and shave a patron. Simulated shaving procedures will precede practice on live models. Topics include: patron preparation, beard preparation, shaving techniques, once-over shave techniques, and safety precautions.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Develops knowledge of the function and care of the scalp, skin, and hair. Emphasis is placed on the function, health, and growth of these areas. Topics include: cells, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, and related systems.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course continues instruction in the theory and application of haircutting and styling techniques. Topics include elevation and design cutting, introduction to hairpieces, blow-dry styling, thermal waving and curling, advanced haircutting and styling; use of clippers, shears, and razor; permanent waving and styling; shaving techniques and beard trimming.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course continues instruction in the theory and application of haircutting and styling techniques. Topics include elevation and design cutting, introduction to hairpieces, blow-dry styling, thermal waving and curling, advanced haircutting and styling; use of clippers, shears, and razor; permanent waving and styling; shaving techniques and beard trimming.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces the theory, procedures, and products used in the care and treatment of the skin, scalp, and hair. Provides instruction on the theory and application of techniques in the treatment of the skin, scalp, and hair; and introduces the theory and skills required in massaging the face, preparing the patron for facial treatment, and giving facial treatments for various skin conditions. Benefits of facial treatments and massage will be emphasized. Emphasis will be placed on work with live models. Topics include: treatment theory, basic corrective hair and scalp treatments, plain facial, products and supplies, disease and disorders, implements, products and supplies, diseases and disorders, corrective hair and scalp treatments, facial procedures and manipulations, and safety precautions, theory of massage, preparation of patron for massage, massage procedures, facial treatment, types of facials, and facial treatment benefits.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Provides experience necessary for professional development and completion of requirements for state licensure. Emphasis will be placed on the display of professional conduct and positive attitudes. The requirements for this course may be met in a laboratory setting or in a combination of a laboratory setting and an approved internship facility. Topics include: haircutting/styling, hairstyling texturizing, shaving, beard trimming, thermal waving, hairpiece fitting and styling, safety precautions, and licensure preparation.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes the steps involved in opening and operating a privately owned cosmetology salon or barber/styling shop. Topics include: planning a salon/shop, business management, retailing, public relations, sales skills, client retention, and entrepreneurship.

 

Barbering Student

Related Program Options:

Barbering Diploma
Barbering for Cosmetologists TCC
Esthetician
Shampoo Technician TCC

Advisors

Kristy Henderson
Area Director--Professional Services
Office: 117
Phone: (229) 468-2044
Email:
Campus: Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Tabitha Wilcox
Cosmetology Program Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 366
Phone: 229-333-2104 ext, 3026
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus