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.
Do you want to Become a Barber?
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Training Leading to Certification
Learn the art of barbering, and prepare for the NC Board of Barber Examiners certification exam and apprentice license.
- 1-year program (1,614 hours). Day and evening classes are offered.
- Classes will be held at Wake Tech's Public Safety Education Campus
After at least one year of on-the-job training, student is eligible to take the Registered Barber License examination.
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Course Details & Registration Information
Barbering I - IntroductionBAR-3100I71 available classes
Are you creative? Do you enjoy networking? Do you want a career instead of a job? Have you dreamed of owning your own business? If so, the barbering field may be for you! Become part of an industry that’s always in demand! Prepare for employment as an apprentice and as a reg...
This program introduces the administrative aspects of barbershop management. Topics include salon location, new business financing, operating expenses, permits and insurance, leases and rental agreements, business tools and marketing, personnel, and record keeping. Participa...
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...