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
All classes are currently full. Please check back in October for upcoming Information Sessions.      

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] 

    Success Story!

    Nathaniel Wall, School of Barbering Class of 2017

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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...
    Barbershop ManagementBAR-3100E7
    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...
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