Barbering

The Barbering Program prepares students in shaving, hair and scalp treatments, hairstyling techniques, coloring, chemical relaxers, facial massage/skin care, sanitation, laws, rules, and regulations. Students prepare to take the state license exam through the Colorado Barber/Cosmetology Board.

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Gainful Employment Information

Another option for you might be our Cosmetology Program - check it out.

2016-2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (M–Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 9/29/2016 – 7/12/2017
  • 1/18/2017 – Approx. Fall 2017
  • 4/24/2017 – Approx. Spring 2018

Part-Time (M–Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – Approx. Fall 2017
  • 1/23/2017 – Approx. Spring 2018

 

Program Cost

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Code Course Title Credits
BAR 103 Introduction to Hair & Scalp 1.00
BAR 107 Introduction to Shaving, Honing & Stropping 1.00
BAR 110 Introduction to Hair Coloring 3.00
BAR 120 Introduction to Hair Cutting 3.00
BAR 130 Introduction to Hair Styling 3.00
BAR 166 Introduction to Facial Massage & Skin Care 1.00
BAR 140 Introduction to Permanent Waves & Chemical Relaxers 3.00
COS 160 Introduction to Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety 2.00
COS 150 Laws, Rules and Regulations 1.00
BAR 108 Intermediate Shaving, Honing & Stropping 1.00
BAR 111 Intermediate Hair Coloring 2.00
BAR 121 Intermediate Hair Cutting 3.00
BAR 131 Intermediate Hair Styling 3.00
BAR 141 Intermediate Permanent Waves & Chemical Relaxers 3.00
BAR 167 Intermediate Facial Massage & Skin Care 1.00
COS 161 Intermediate I: Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety 1.00
COS 260 Intermediate II: Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety 2.00
BAR 203 Advanced Hair and Scalp 1.00
BAR 207 Advanced Shaving, Honing & Stropping 1.00
BAR 211 Advanced Hair Coloring 3.00
BAR 220 Advanced Hair Cutting 3.00
BAR 231 Advanced Hair Styling 3.00
BAR 241 Advanced Permanent Waves & Chemical Relaxers 2.00
BAR 266 Advanced Facial Massage & Skin Care 1.00
COS 261 Advanced Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety 1.00
COS 250 Management, Ethics, Interpersonal Skills & Salesmanship 1.00

 

Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $9.17
  • Annual Salary = $19,070

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $16.35
  • Annual Salary = $34,018

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Barber
  • Barber shop owner
  • Color specialist
  • Instructor
  • Platform artist
  • Product representative
  • Retail sales
  • Stylist

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Aerial
  • Cost Cutters
  • Fantastic Sam's
  • Great Clips
  • Independent shops and salons
  • Nexus
  • R. Stafford
  • Super Cuts

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Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Vocational Transitions Orientation
Time: 9:30am
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Vocational Transitions (Español)
Time: 1:00pm

Related Services

 

Emily's Barber Shop is open for business at 1860 Lincoln Street on the Salon/Mezzanine level. We're open 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Thursday and closed for lunch between 12 noon - 1 p.m.  Barbering... more »

Emily Griffith Technical College has been training Colorado's best cosmetologists for over 75 years. Emily's Salon offers a full selection of services, from haircuts, waves and coloring to facials and waxing services. All... more »

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