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Course cost

Tuition & Fees:   $13,840.00

Books & supplies:   $1,105.00

TOTAL:   $14,945.00

Program: Barber/Stylist

The program at our elite Florida barber school consists of 1,200 clock hours: Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.


This program prepares individuals to shave and trim facial/neck hair and beards, cut and dress hair, fit hairpieces,  and to prepare for licensure as professional barbers at various levels. Includes instruction in facial shaving; beard and mustache shaping and trimming; shampooing; hair cutting; hair styles and styling art; facial treatments and massage; chemical applications; hair and scalp anatomy and physiology; hairpiece and toupee fitting; equipment operation; health and safety; customer service; and shop business practices.

Course details

COURSE NAME:   Barber/Stylist

PROGRAM LENGTH:  Ten (10) months


COST OF PROGRAM:   $14,945.00

PROGRAM CIP:   12.0402

Overall graduation rate:   71%


Job Placement Rate:   79%

note:   Agencies rate reported to council on occupational education (coe)

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Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Textbook, 5th Edition


Student Workbook for Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering 5E


FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber/Stylist and Cosmetology Programs. The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.


BAR101  -  Florida Law HIV/AIDS

150 Clock Hours

Give students awareness of the spread of infectious diseases, such as HIV and AIDS, and what measures can be taken to control infection. The student will identify the main objectives of the Florida Barber/Stylist licensing laws, discuss state board rules and regulations, understand the purpose of inspectors and prepare for state board exams.

BAR102  -  Safety, Sanitation and sterilization

325 Clock Hours

Explain and understand the importance of decontamination and methods of decontamination in the barbershop.

50 Clock Hours

BAR103  -  Hair Structure and Chemistry

Students will define organic and inorganic chemistry and demonstrate an understanding of the organs and systems of the body and structure of the hair and how they function.

BAR104  -  Haircutting/Hairstyles

200 Clock Hours

The student learns all necessary techniques of hair cutting, including but not limited to, taper cuts, fades, flat tops, and standard haircuts using scissor over comb, clipper over comb, and freehand techniques. Students will also demonstrate style outs including blow-drying.

BAR105  -  Shampooing

75 Clock Hours

The student learns about types of shampoos, selection of proper shampoos based on client’s needs and the proper techniques of shampooing and rinsing. The student practices these techniques on mannequins and customers on the clinic floor under an instructor's supervision.

BAR106  -  Shaves/Mustache/Beard

50 Clock Hours

Students will practice all areas of shaving techniques including softening of beard and applications of massage cream and tonics. The student will learn all fourteen standard positions and strokes.

BAr107  -  Chemical Services

350 Clock Hours

Students will practice the application of chemical services, including but not limited to, permanent waving, coloring or bleaching, hair relaxing and curling on mannequins and customers under the supervision of an instructor. Students will learn all phases of permanent waving and relaxing techniques, including customer consultation on rod sizes and perm selection. Topics also covered in this course include an introduction to coloring, classifications of hair coloring, preparation and application of permanent, semi-permanent rinses and bleaches. Students will also learn cleansing with a suitable shampoo and massaging with hands or electrical appliance, which includes electric steamer, infrared lamp, ultra violet lamp, and thermal lamp.

available schedules

Mornings:   Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Evenings:   Monday-Friday - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM & 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Saturday:   for clinical hours



  • The State of Florida Barber’s Board which is responsible for licensing Barbers, has varied restrictions which may affect an individual with a history of a felony conviction. Upon completion afterward, the State Board is responsible for approving or denying any candidate upon completion of the program.
  • Criminal history is reviewed on a case-by-case situation. If the board denies the application (after completion of school)
  • Student will receive a Notice of Intent to Deny within 30 days of the meeting. The notice will provide details of why the application was denied and what steps they can take to request a hearing.

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For over 15 years, the Florida Barber Academy has stood amongst the elite barber schools in Florida. Our mission is to provide future Barbers/Stylists and Cosmetologists with a positive environment where creativity is fostered and students are allowed to grow into becoming  well-rounded professionals. Our students have a drive to turn their professionalism and artistic skills into successful careers within the beauty industry. Our student have a drive to turn their professionalism and artistic skills into a successful occupation as an industry professional in Florida.


Learn more about us.

51 N. State Road 7 (441)

Plantation, FL 33317

(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)

(954) 791-1792 Main

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday:  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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