The Barber Program and the Restricted Barber Program will both consist of 1200 clocked hours of technical instruction and practical application including all practices of barbering needed for Florida state licensing and for profitable employment in the field of barbering and styling. Both our programs include training for men, women, and children. Technical training will include lectures, demonstrations, classroom participation and examination. This training will be used in practical application of complete services on mannequin or live clientele with instructor supervision.
Required Texts: Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Textbook, Workbook and Exam Review
The Restricted Barber Program:
The objective of this program is to prepare students for the State of Florida Barber’s Restricted Board Examination to become a Florida Licensed Restricted Barber, as well as to provide the necessary knowledge; skills and practice to assist them start a successful career. The Restricted Barber program concentrates its curriculum in men’s hair cutting and shaving, beard and mustache trimming. The Restricted Barber curriculum does not include instruction in chemical services. Students interested in learning about chemical services (permanent waiving, coloring and bleaching, hair relaxing and curling) are encouraged to enroll in the Barber Program instead.
Florida Laws and Rules
[ BAR-001 Clock Hours: 150 ]
Learn the regulations of the state to work for compensation in a licensed barbershop. In this course, we will review the spread of infectious disease including HIV and AIDS. Students will learn to identify Florida Barber Stylist licensing laws, Florida board rules and understand the role of inspectors. This is a preparatory class for passing the state board exams.
Safety, Sanitation and Sterilization
[ BAR-002 Total Clock Hours: 325 ] Understanding methods of decontamination, state safety standards, and professional standards of cleanliness in the workplace will be discussed. Students will learn to identify safe and unsafe working conditions, waste disposal, and emergency procedures.
Hair Structure and Chemistry
[ BAR-003 Total Clock Hours: 50 ] Students will define the difference between organic and inorganic chemistry. Bodily organs and systems will be reviewed. Students will demonstrate an understanding of body and hair structure and how they function.
Hair Cutting and Hair Styles
[ BAR-004 Total Clock Hours: 200 ] Hair cutting techniques in this course include freehand, shear over comb, clipper over comb, and style cuts including blow drying. Classic and modern techniques of cutting will be explored such as taper cuts, fades, flat tops and standard cuts. Techniques will be practiced on mannequins and paying customers with supervision. All tools are provided for in school and home work.
[ BAR-005 Total Clock Hours: 75 ] The proper techniques of shampoo application and rinsing will be practiced on mannequins and then clients with instructor supervision. Selection of shampoo products based on client’s needs will be learned.
Mustache and Beard Shaving
[ BAR-007 Clock Hours: 50 ]
There are fourteen standard positions and strokes that will be practiced. A multitude of classic and modern shaving techniques will be covered including straight blade shaves. Students will learn techniques such as softening of beard and applications of massage creams and tonics.
[ BAR-006 Clock Hours: 50 ] Note: This course is offered in the Barber Program only.
Students will learn how to handle and safely apply chemical products under instructor supervision for services that include but are not limited to the following:
- Hair Relaxing
- Introduction to Coloring
- Classifications of Hair Coloring
- Permanent Waving
- Hair Curling/straightening
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
As a part of our program, we train each student for job placement opportunities including interview practice and portfolio presentations.
Mannequin with stand, hot tools such as a blow dryer, scissors kit, including thinning shears, shaving razor with blades & all-purpose combs, JT’S Cuts Academy duffle bag, JT’S Cuts Academy Uniform (top & bottom), brushes, clippers with guards, outliner, hair cutting cape and clips.
Yes! As a part of the barbering license, we teach how to style men’s, women’s and children’s hair. Example techniques include blow drying, curling, coloring and much more.
Yes! We teach the 14 positions and strokes of beard shaving. We also teach classic and modern techniques including straight blade.
The full Barber Program includes but isn’t limited to: cuts, color, highlights, perms, waving, relaxing, facials, beard shaving, and styling for men, women, and children. The Restricted Barber Program includes all of the above except for chemical services (BAR-006). See Program Page for more details.
All training and exam hours by skilled instructors at our school, full or part time, a complete barbering and styling tool kit including backpack, mannequin and uniform, and access to our facility to practice hands-on on real clients.
We don’t just practice on mannequins and friends. We have live clientele daily that offer real-world training supervised by an experienced instructor. In addition, we offer challenging trivia style learning, unique styles of training and state of the art interactive software.
Yes. We offer flexible scheduling, making up the hours is available with prior approval, we understand how busy life can be.
Yes, coming soon! Stay tuned for our income driven payment plan. Feel free to call and find out more: 954-440-0470
Full program tuition: $5,800.00
Includes: All Class Materials, Lectures and Exam Prep, Hands on Training, State Board Exams, State Appointment Setup Fee, Continued Education Fees
Enrollment: Down Payment $500, plus first week of tuition
Total program cost: $6,300.00
Restricted program tuition: $5,300.00
Enrollment: $500, plus first week of tuition
Total program cost: $5800.00