Course Catalog

Barbering Assistant - BA71 Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: High School

Purpose: This Barbering Assistant technical certificate of credit program provides training to prepare students to work as a Barbering Apprentice at a Barber Shop.

Curriculum: Courses include an introduction to barber/styling implements, sanitation, haircutting, shampooing, and styling.

Careers: Barbering Apprentices within barbershops.

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 or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. 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.

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Curriculum Outline (18 hours)
Occupational Courses 18
BARB 1000

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture -3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): 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.

3
BARB 1010

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): 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.

3
BARB 1022

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): 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.

3
BARB 1024

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): 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.

3
BARB 1030

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture -1 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 6 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): 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.

3
BUSN 1050

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None The course emphasizes employability and professional skills for students entering the workforce in a variety of business settings. Topics include job acquisition skills, interview techniques, computer application skills, cash management, legal aspects of using credit, and personal finance.

3
Faculty
Advisor

Barbering Program Coordinator
Valdosta Campus

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