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Barbering I & II

Barbering consists of hair cutting, shaving, trimming the beard, coloring the hair, applying hair tonics, permanent waving, marcelling the hair, facial and scalp massages, treatments with oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations either by hand or mechanical appliances.


This course provides an orientation to the skills necessary to become a professional Barber-Stylist, for individuals with no prior experience in the hair care industry. This program requires 1528 clock hours of instruction and results in a local certificate. The Barber Styling Program prepares an individual for the North Carolina Barber Board Exam which results in an apprentice license. After at least one year of on-the-job training, another examination is given by the Barber Board to issue a Registered Barber License. Additionally, at the completion of this course, expect to work in an entry-level position in a shop or other related businesses.


Program Goals

To provide Learners with the knowledge and skills needed to pass the North Carolina Board of Barber Licensing Exam, thereby equipping them for the professional workforce in the industry.

To empower each Learner with confidence, professionalism and enthusiasm to meet the demands of our ever-changing industry.

To enhance the Barber Industry in this community and state through education and Learner involvement in community service.

To assist our graduates in becoming social competent members of their communities, to a degree that each can appreciate and handle the many human relation problems that will be encountered.

To assist our future barbers with knowledge and ethics consistent with responsible social and professional behavior.

This two-year program allows students interested in the field of Barbering to complete their training by earning the 1528 hours required for a North Carolina Barber license over the two years. 


Professional Licenses /Certifications
1528 hours required for North Carolina licensure


Skills/Knowledge Acquired

  • Hairstyling and shampooing techniques.

  • Hair coloring and cutting techniques.

  • Safe usage of chemicals.

  • Sanitation procedures.

  • Nail care techniques.

  • Salon business management.

  • Retail and product knowledge.

  • Soft skills to include customer service.


Course Activities

  • Learn and apply practices for scalp care.

  • Complete basic haircuts.

  • Perform various blowdry styling techniques.

  • Provide manicures and pedicures.

Career Opportunities

(some may require further education)

  • Master Barber

  • Celebrity Barber

  • Barber Shop Manager / Owner

  • Educator / Instructor

  • Entrepreneurship

Students have the option to obtain their Personal Support Specialist Certificate (PSS) at the end of the program. This allows students to provide personal care to clients in assisted living and home settings. Students receive CPR and First Aid certification.

Got an eye for detail while helping others? Our Electronic Medical Records training will provide you with the skills you need to succeed in one of the fastest-growing healthcare fields. You will develop employer-demanded knowledge in patient record keeping, data management, HIPAA compliance, and more.

Job Opportunities

Wherever your healthcare career takes you, you will benefit from electronic medical records training. In fact, there is great demand for those who understand how to maintain and process medical records. The U.S. Department of Labor projects an impressive 13% increase in jobs for medical records and health information technicians by 2026*

Professional Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Personal Support Specialist Certificate (PSS)

  • Electronic Medical Records Specialist

Skills/Knowledge Acquired

  • Anatomy and Physiology.​​​

  • Medical terminology.

  • Fundamental healthcare skills​​.

  • Research & Communication

  • Understanding of the health care system​


Course Activities

  • Dissection procedures.​​​​

  • CPR & First Aid training.

  • Guest speakers​.

  • Simulation labs.

  • Field trips​​​​

  • Wellness activities.

Entry Level Career Opportunities

  • Personal Support Specialist

  • Certified Nursing Assistant​​

  • Electronic Medical Records Specialist

  • Dental Assistant

  • Hospital Unit Helpers​​

  • Veterinary Assistant


Career Opportunities (with further education)

  • Registered Nurse​​​

  • Physical Therapist

  • Occupational Therapist ​​

  • Medical Social Worker

  • Radiologist ​​​

  • Respiratory Therapist

  • Veterinarian ​​​

  • Dental Hygienist

  • Surgical Technician​​​

  • Physician

  • Dentist​​​​​

  • And Many More

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