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Welcome to FBA career Center

Students across Florida Barber Academy are encouraged to work with our Student Services staff as early as their first week. The experienced staff is committed to student learning and development, and offers a variety of opportunities for current students and graduates alike.


The services provided at FBA's Student Services department are free of charge, and are available to students during their time at Florida Barber Academy, and long after they have graduated. Students, alumni, employers, and faculty members are encouraged to meet the staff and learn more about the many opportunities, resources, and services available through the department.

Same-Day Advising

Meet with our staff for a quick 20-minute walk-in career advising session. These sessions are offered on a First Come, First Served basis. You can always call or email our staff to reserve time to discuss other opportunities.

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You can meet with a career professional to discuss your career options, to polish your resume and cover letter, create social media profiles, search for jobs & internships, and apply for workshops.


Make an appointment with our Student Services representative for a career counseling session. Appointments can be scheduled during regular hours of operation  M-F 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Phone sessions are also available.

How can we Help

  • What is our purpose?

    The purpose of the Florida Barber Academy's Student Services Department is to help our students achieve their goals and to help their success in their career choice.  We provide the proper tools, literature, and resources needed to be successful; not only for placement, but for their future.  We want our student to feel the passion we have in seeing them succeed. We aim to guide them towards success and achieve their dreams & goals.

  • What results can you expect?

    Participation and involvement from both student & staff is a result you can expect from our Student Services Department.  We work to equip our students for every possible scenario in the work-field.  All these will result in our students being placed in the industry of their choice.

  • How do we serve our students?

    FBA will effectively serve our students by providing workshops throughout the year in order to prepare them with proper skills and education needed to be successful. Examples include: writing professional resumes, building their portfolio, searching for jobs, utilizing social media in a professional manner, as well as one-on-one mock interviews.  We will have shop/salon owners come in and speak with students, as well.  Career days will also be held throughout the year, giving students the opportunity to network with shop/salon owners and have on-site interviews.

  • How will we measure your goals?

    Goals are measured by utilizing an "Exit Graduate Survey", in which we will turn data gathered from our staff and hold annual meetings about feedback given from students.  This allows FBA to review action that were effective and which were not meeting the student's expectations.  With the help of the student "Exit Graduate Survey", FBA can implement updated plan of actions.

  • How do we help our student after graduation?

    Even after graduation, our wish is that our students are feel part of the FBA Family. This is the impact we want to impress upon them. We are always in communication with local shops and salons, creating a network and building relationships.  With our community outreach, we are to provide clothing, hair products, and beauty equipment  at a discounted rate for students and alumni at FBA. With our community involvement, we help assure the brightest future for our graduates.

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Allison Cartagena

Student Services Director

Phone: (954) 791-1792

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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