This course is to prepare a licensed professional cosmetologist (currently licensed and active for 1 year) to become a qualified Cosmetologist/Barber in the basic services, theories and principles of barbering. This program will offer a licensed cosmetologist the ability to expand their services and knowledge in the barbering profession. The content of the course is taught over a period of 3 weeks, 8:30-4:30 Monday and Tuesday’s, for a minimum of 45 clock hours. The units of study and the completion requirements meet those required by the Missouri State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners.
Tuition and Fees:
The total tuition and fees for the barber crossover program is $865. When the enrollment agreement is signed, $50 (registration fee) from total tuition should be paid with the balance of tuition being paid at the commencement of classes.
Jeans or Slacks are acceptable and must be solid in color with no holes.
Shoes or boots should be closed toe and neutral in color. No tennis shoes
History of Barbering (5 Hours)
Topics: History of Barber profession
History of the Barber Pole
The Art of Shaving (40 Hours)
Topics: Shaving Basics
Safety and Disinfection
Face Shapes and Beard Designs
Equipment and Tools
Use of the strop
Employment opportunities include, but are not limited to: salon stylist, salon owner, sales, marketing, platform work, barber stylist, and barber shop owner. The individuals taking this course, will most likely have a current position in one of professions listed above.