Barbering

What is Barbering?
Barbering consists of haircutting, shaving, trimming the beard, coloring the hair, applying hair tonics, permanent waving, massaging the face and scalp, treating the hair with oils, creams, lotions or other preparations either by hand or mechanical appliance. 

Barbershop services open to the public


Do you want to Become a Barber?
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Learn about registration fees, admission requirements, books, kits, uniforms, and program schedule.

Location Date Time Room
Public Safety Education Campus 12/17/18 6:00PM 308
Public Safety Education Campus 01/14/19 6:00PM 308

Training Leading to Certification

Learn the art of barbering, and prepare for the NC Board of Barber Examiners certification exam and apprentice license. 

After at least one year of on-the-job training, student is eligible to take the Registered Barber License examination.

    Financial Assistance Available: 
    • For non-credit student support services or to see if you qualify for financial assistance, contact the Career Pathways Program & Student Resources. 

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    • Approved program to use your Veterans Affairs GI Benefits. Learn more by contacting William Graham– 919-866-5727 or [email protected] 
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    Success Story!

    Nathaniel Wall, School of Barbering Class of 2017


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    Course Details & Registration Information

    Barbering I - IntroductionBAR-3100I71 available classes
    This course prepares students for employment as an apprentice and as a registered barber in a full-service barber-styling shop. The professional curriculum is based on the skills and competencies required to pass the NC State Board of Barber Examiners examination. It include...
    Barbering III - AdvancedBAR-3100L7
    This training is based on the requirements for the NC State Board of Barber Examiners’ licensure exam. It provides theory and practice in hair cutting and styling, coloring, and relaxing; shampooing and scalp treatments; shaving; and facials as well as product knowledge, sho...
    NC Barber Instructor Exam PrepBAR-3100D7
    This program is designed to prepare individuals to take the examination to become a barber instructor licensed by the NC Board of Barber Examiners. Topics will include instructional planning and teaching methodology, classroom management, practical area management and demons...
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