BARBER CROSSOVER COURSE FOR COSMETOLOGISTS – DIPLOMA PROGRAM

CIP CODE 12.0402
SOC Code 39-5011
Clock Hours: 400
Program Length in Months: 4 months
Day & Evening Classes*: 16 Weeks
Instruction offered in English

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This 400-hour course is designed for the applicant who has completed the California 1600 clock hour Cosmetology Course and/or holds a California Cosmetology license. This course includes 40 hours of theory instruction and 320 hours of practical training. The instructor, depending on the students needs, will assign an additional 40 hours of theory instruction. The subjects covered include: Haircutting, Shaving, Sanitation and Hygiene, Massaging, Shampooing, Facials, Shop Management, Laws and Regulations, Hair Coloring, Hair Relaxing, Hairpieces, Hair Waving and Hair Styling. This course prepares a licensed Cosmetologist to provide the services of a Barber in the State of California.

PROGRAM FORMAT

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Barber Crossover program consists of six hundred (600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of barbering. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin.

EDUCATIONAL GOALS

Our primary goals are to provide a quality educational system that prepares students to pass the State Board examination and gain employment within their chosen field of study. Our quality educational system includes an outstanding facility, experienced and competent instructors, and a curriculum developed through years of experience and expertise.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The objective is to develop in the student the practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitudes necessary for success in the Barber Crossover profession and to qualify and equip the student to pass the California State Board Licensing Examination.

Technical instruction and practical operations shall include:

SUBJECT MINIMUM REQUIRED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION
(HOURS)
MINIMUM REQUIRED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS
Hairstyling 20 45
Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening 15 10
Hair Coloring and Bleaching 10 5
Hair Cutting 10 80
Shaving 100 40
Health and Safety 20
Law & Regulations-BBC Act and BBC rules and regulations 10
Disinfection & Sanitation 15
Anatomy & Physiology-human anatomy, human physiology 5
Communication Skills & Career Development 15

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

When a student has completed the 400 hours, the required theory hours and practical operations in Barbering, with a GPA of “C” (70%) or better, he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation. The school will assist the student in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate State of California Barbering and Cosmetology Board examination. All institutional charges must be paid in full prior to graduation.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Applicable students are eligible for examination given by the state, provided they have completed the selected course. Academy programs meet or exceed the minimum requirements prescribed by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Each exam applicant must have a current driver’s license or I.D. and Social Security card, be 17 years of age, and have completed the 10th grade or equivalent. Proof of training will be released to the appropriate licensing and certification agencies upon completion of the program when all academic and financial requirements have been met.

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