BARBERING COURSE OF STUDY

BARBERING COURSE OF STUDY (1500 CLOCK HOURS)

The course of study for students enrolled in a barbering course shall be consist of fifteen hundred (1500) clock hours which include of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of barbering pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

BARBERING COURSE EDUCATIONAL GOALS:

  1. For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin.
  2. The course of instruction in the practical phases of barbering required for a student enrolled in a 1,500-hour course shall cover not less than 1,300 hours including training in basic haircutting and in hairstyling of all textures of hair at the discretion of the school owner or instructor. All students shall receive sufficient instruction and training in the subjects listed in this section to properly prepare them to apply for and take the examination given by the board and to provide barber services in an establishment.
  3. The course of instruction in the theory of barbering required for a student enrolled in a 1,500-hour course shall cover not less than 80 hours of instruction in the subjects listed in Section 7316(a) of the code, including razor cutting, hair processing, blow waving and sales techniques. The theory instruction shall include training in sales techniques which may be completed in theory training or practical training at the discretion of the school owner or instructor. The course of instruction shall also include 20 hours of technical instruction in the area of hazardous substances (shall be the course developed by the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology as provided by Section 7389).
  4. The course of instruction required for a student enrolled in a 1,500-hour course shall cover not less than 120 hours allotted to the practical and/or the theoretical phases of the course in such manner as the owner or instructor considers necessary in the individual case.
  5. A student shall be properly instructed to cut the hair of and render barber services to all clients.