Barbering Curriculum

Program / Course Description

The Primary purpose of the Barbering course is to train students in both theory and practical experience to prepare them to successfully pass the State Board Examination, and for immediate employment in the Cosmetology field. The course is particularly directed towards developing in the student, desirable habits and attitudes with respect to health, sanitation, safety, and encouragement towards self-reliance, readiness to assist others, and an ethical approach to the Cosmetology profession. This is a title IV funded program and the program cost is: $10,070.00 including registration fee.

Course Goals/ Objectives:
  1. Students will receive an education in both theory and practical experience and gain knowledge in all phases of Barbering.
  2. To prepare students to work in a professional barbershop /salon.
  3. To develop employer/employee relationships and effective communication skills.
Instructional Methods:

The clock hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps which address specific tasks necessary for graduation and job entry level skills. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative, and productive career oriented activities. The course is presented through well-developed lesson plans, which reflect current educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audio-visual aids, guest speakers, field trips and other related learning methods are used in the course.

References:

Students follow Milady's Standard of Professional Barbering. A comprehensive library of references, periodicals, books, texts, and audio/video tapes are available to support the course of study and supplement the students' training. Students should avail themselves of the opportunity to use these extensive materials.

State of CT. Curriculum / Units of Instruction:
  1. The total curriculum shall not be less than one thousand (1,000) hours of instruction.
  2. The first one hundred fifty (150) hours must be devoted to instruction in the theoretical aspects of all content areas. Practical instruction can be included in this first one hundred fifty (150) hours but supervised practice on a clinic floor cannot.
  3. The remaining eight hundred fifty (850) hours are to be devoted to supervised practice integrated with ongoing theoretical and practical instruction.
Instructor Qualifications/Teacher to Student Ratios:

Instructors shall be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or equivalent, hold a current license as a barber in good standing in Connecticut, and have at least 2 years of licensed work experience (e.g., barber shop, salon, instructor, etc.).

At no time shall there be a ratio of less than 1 instructor to 15 students for clinical training.

MINIMUM REQUIRED INSTRUCTION HOURS

Content Area

Theory Hours

Sanitation & Hygiene

15

Anatomy & Physiology

15

Chemical Procedures

30

Hair Care & Treatment

10

Skin Care, Facial, Manicuring

15

Hair Shaping (20) Styling (10) Shaving (20)

50

Business & Professional Relations

10

State Laws for Barbers & Hairdressers and EEOC Guidelines

5

0

TOTAL HOURS:

150

850

Barbering Academic Program

Fundamental I Barbering(Show program timeline)

 WEEK:

SUBJECT

1

Orientation to Barbering: Life Skill (Chp1) History + Opportunities (Chp 2), Professional Image (Chp3), Implements, Tools and Equipment ( chp 6)

2

Bacteriology ( Chp 4) , Infection Control + Safety ( Chp 5)

3

Properties + Disorders Of Hair + Scalp ( Chp 11), Consultation + Analysis, Treatment of Hair +Scalp ( Chp12)

4

Women’s Haircutting + Styling ( Chp 17)

5

Men’s Haircutting + Styling (Chp 15)

6

Shaving + Facial Hair Design (Chp 14)

7

Fundamental I Finals: Written + Practical , Clinic Procedure Introduction,Clinic

Note: Students who have not completed at least 150-180 hours hours will only take the written portion of the exams. The practical exam will be taken between 150 to 180 hours. No student will be allowed on clinic until the completion of at least 150 hrs. Students may advance to Fundamental II, however, the student will work on practical procedures only during clinic until 150 hours have been met.

Fundamental II (minimum 150 hrs/Clinic is included during this phase) (Show program timeline)

 WEEK:

SUBJECT

8

Chemical Texture Services: Perming (Chp 18)

9

Chemical Texture Services: Perming (Chp 18)

10

Haircolor ( Chp 19)

11

Hair Lightening (chp 19)

12

Nails + Manicuring (chp 20)

13

Properties + Disorders of the Skin (Chp 10)

14

Men Facial Massage + Treatment (chp 13)

15

Fundamental II Finals: Written + Practical

Note: Any students who have not completed between 430 to 450 hours will only take the written portion of exams. The practical portion shall be done once they have received between 430 to 450 hrs

Fundamental III (Clinic is included during this phase) (Show program timeline)

 WEEK:

SUBJECT

16

Men’s Hairpieces (Chp 16)

17

Anatomy + Physiology (Chp 7)

18

Anatomy + Physiology (Chp 7)

19

Chemistry (Chp 8)

20

Chemistry (Chp 8)

21

Electricity + Light Therapy (Chp 9)

22

Terminology + Procedure Review: Consultation + Analysis, Haircutting (Chp 15 + 17), Shaving + Beard Design ( Chp 14)

23

Terminology + Procedure Review: Chemical Texture ( Chp 18)

24

Terminology + Procedure Review: Men’s Facials ( Chp 13) ,Nails +Manicuring ( Chp 20), Men’s Hairpieces (Chp 16)

25

Fundamental III Finals: Written + Practical

Note:Note: Any students who have not completed between 730 to 750 hours will only take the written portion of exams. The practical portion shall be done once they have received between 730 to 750 hrs. No student shall advance to Fundamental IV until they have reached 750 hrs.

Fundamental IV (Clinic is included during this phase) (Show program timeline)

 WEEK:

SUBJECT

26

Barbershop Management ( Chp 21) : State Laws, Business Plan

27

Barbershop Management(Chp 21) : State Laws, Business Plan

28

Job Search (Chp 22): Resume + Portfolio

29

State Board Prep + Licensing Laws (Chp 23)

30

Salon Business – Business Plan / State Laws

31

To graduation: Clinic / State Board Exam Review Testing

32

To graduation: Clinic / State Board Exam Review Testing

33

To graduation: Clinic / State Board Exam Review Testing

34

To graduation: Clinic / State Board Exam Review Testing

Minimum Number Of Clinic Services To Be Performed In Order To Graduate

A student must complete all requirements of a Fundamental level including grade out before advancing into next level.

 Service Type

Required

Wet Styling ( Sculpting, Rollersets, Fingerwaves, Wraps)

20

Thermal Styling ( Blow Drying /Curling Iron / Flat Iron/ Pressing)

50

Haircuts

50

Hair Color ( Semi / Demi / Permanent)

25

Hair Lightening ( Double Process)

2

Dimensional ( Foiling /Cap/ Etc)

10

Braiding

5

Shaves (15) / Beard Design (10)

25

Facials

3

Perms

5

Relaxers

2

Manicures

5

Cleanliness and sanitation are essential aspect of our profession. Students will be asked to participate in daily and weekly clean-up tasks around the school including bathroom facilities. This is part of the training and will help develop skills and habits that will contribute to future success. In addition, please observe the guidelines that follow:

  1. Keep your equipment intact, clean and sanitized.
  2. Keep your work station and the break room clean. Do not leave open cans, cups etc... on the table. Place pocket books in locker, not at your station!!!
  3. You are responsible for your book, equipment and supplies. If any item is lost or stolen, you need to replace it.

The Branford Academy is not responsible for any lost or stolen items

Student Kit- Barbering

Students are responsible to purchase a Branford Academy Kit at an additional cost from the tuition. Note: Kit items are subject to change.

(Show Kit Contents)

1

Large Tote

1

Cutting Cloth

1

Spray bottle

2

Curling Iron

1

Curling Iron – 1 ¾”

1

Flat Iron

1

Blow Dryer

1

Barber Taper Comb

1 Box

Tail Combs

1 pkg

Butterfly clamps

1

Boar Brush

3

Mannequins( 1 Female / 2 Male)

1

Clipper / Trimmer set

3

Styling brushes ( asst)

1

Clipper Comb

1

Haircutting Set:

  • Scissors
  • Texturizers
  • Feather Razor

1

Shaving Razor

1

Milady Standard Text Bundle:

  • Hard cover Textbook
  • Workbook
  • Exam Review

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