Tuition & Fees: $11,764.00
Books & supplies: $1,670.00
The purpose of the Barber program is to prepare students for state licensing and employment. The courses include the required. education from the Florida Barbers' Board. The program consists of 900 hours which includes a combination of theoretical and practical applications. The courses include but are not limited to safe and efficient work practices, human relations and employability skills, Florida barber laws and rules, knowledge of barbering and its relation to chemistry, bacteriology, haircutting, and the development of practical skills in performing the manipulative techniques required in the practice of barbering.
COURSE NAME: Barber
PROGRAM LENGTH: 7.5 months
INSTITUTION OPEID: 036114
COST OF PROGRAM: $13,434.00
PROGRAM CIP: 12.0402
Overall graduation rate: 83%
PROGRAM LEVEL: Diploma
Job Placement Rate: 73%
note: Agencies rate reported to council on occupational education (coe)
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SOC CODE: 39-5011 BARBERS
Median Loan Debt: $2,890
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FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, and Full Specialist 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.
BAR110 - Florida Law and rules
225 Clock Hours
Students will learn Florida barber board laws and sanitation guidelines, permitted barbershop services and requirements, inspections, disciplinary guidelines, signage requirements regarding health and safety, HIV/AIDS education, and how to obtain and maintain a Florida barber license. Students will also learn about license display, fees related to various licenses/renewals/registrations, inactive licenses, DBPR general provisions, Florida Administrative Code chapter 61, board information (purpose, organization, meetings, determinations, procedures) and Barbers' Act chapter 476. Additionally, students will be taught soft skills, such as client greeting and consultation and proper station set-up.
270 Clock Hours
BAR111 - Safety, Sanitation and sterilization and hiv/aids
Students will learn about standard precautions, handling exposure incidents, being able to differentiate between airborne and bloodborne pathogens, the levels of decontamination, the difference between disinfectant and antiseptics and protecting themselves and the public from unnecessary exposures. Students will also learn to be aware of the spread of infectious diseases, such as HIV and AIDS, and what measures can be taken to control infection.
BAR112 - Hair Structure and Chemistry
90 Clock Hours
Students will learn the different layers of the hair shaft, prevention of hair loss, the phases of the hair growth cycle, and common hair disorders. Students will learn about the pH levels of the hair and skin and the chemistry of the various shampoos and conditioners.
BAR113 - Haircutting and styling
135 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.
BAR114 - Shampooing
45 Clock Hours
Students will learn about the different types of shampoos, how to select the and the appropriate shampoo based on each client’s need and the techniques and importance of shampooing and rinsing. The students will practice these techniques on mannequins and customers on the clinic floor under an instructor's supervision.
BAr115 - Chemical Services
90 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.
BAR116 - Shaving, Beard and Mustache Trimming
45 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.
Mornings: Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Evenings: Monday-Friday - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM OR 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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For over 15 years, Florida Barber Academy has stood amongst the barber schools in Florida. Our goal is to provide future licensed professionals with a positive environment where creativity is fostered and students are allowed to grow into becoming well rounded professionals within the beauty industry.
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
Office / Admissions Hours:
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