PROGRAMS AND COURSES
CLASS A BARBER 1000 COURSE OUTLINE – 1000 HOURS
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The 1000 clock hour Class A Barber 1000 Program consists of two types of training, 250 hours of theory class that includes orientation and 750 hours of practical services training. Students attend theory class four days a week, for 1 hour and 15 minutes, each week student will be given a quiz/test on the material covered. There is no theory class on Saturday. Theory is taught on a modular basis to accommodate weekly start dates should the school so choose. Course academic year is 900 clock hours.
COURSE GOALS: To provide the student with the skills, education, and training through theoretical and practical instruction to successfully complete the program and pass the licensure exam required by the State of Texas, and to educate the student in developing a professional mindset and tools necessary for employment and career advancement.
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS: The clock hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps which address specific tasks necessary for state exam preparation, graduation, and job entry-level skills. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of creative and productive career-oriented activities. The course is presented through lesson plans which reflect current educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. All students must complete 10% of the course required 1000 hours before servicing clients on practical floor. 10% includes basic barber hair cutting skills; safety, disinfecting, and sanitation procedures; and barber state laws, rules, and regulations.
COSMETOLOGY CROSSOVER 300 COURSE OUTLINE – 300 HOURS
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The primary purpose of the 300 hour Cosmetology Crossover course is to train individuals who hold a cosmetology operator license in the State of Texas to provide the services of a Barber. The course consists of theory and practical training. The subjects covered include History of Barbering, Shaving, Mens Haircutting and Tapering, Beard and Mustache Trimming and Design, and Hair Color Review.