1500 HOUR BARBER PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
The objective of the Barber School Program is to train students in the basic skills needed to meet the level of competence for the examination required by the State Board of Barbering. After a Barber student passes the examination he/she receives a license and is available for employment in Tennessee in this industry.
A Barber provides personal services to his/her clientele relating to good grooming. These services are: hair cutting, shampooing and rinses, hair arranging (styling), hair coloring, chemical waving and relaxing, shaving, manicuring, facials, scalp and hair treatments and hair pieces.
A Barber must develop an attractive appearance, pleasant personality and observe professional ethics. The knowledge and skills will prepare an individual for work in the business as a barber, hair colorist, salon owner, product demonstrator or technician to a manufacturer.
The Barber School is centrally located in Northern part of Memphis,Tennessee, Shelby County, beautifully landscaped with ample parking for students, staff and clients. It is near city bus line routes,restaurants and shopping areas. The school is located just 5 miles south of Graceland, home of the late Elvis Presley, and is approximately 2 miles east of downtown, which contains the legendary Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the Pyramid Arena,FEDEX Forum, the Orpheum Theatre and several other areas attractions.
This completely computerized facility is approximately 5,200 square-feet, consisting of the following: clinic area containing 30 workstations, shampoo bowls, sinks, and hair dryers. The facility also houses a classroom with audio/video equipment and practice area,lockers, waiting area, reception/retail center, 2 rest rooms [handicap equipped], washing machine, dryer, administrative office, admissions office, financial aid office, teachers lounge, student lounge, and several storage cabinets.
Sample Class topics: Tennessee Law, History of Barbering, Professional Image, Sterilization, Sanitation and Safety, Hair Shaping/ Cutting, Shampoo and Rinses, Hair Arranging/ Styling, Skin, Scalp, and Hair Care Rinses, Facial Massage and Treatment, Manicures, Chemical Waves, Chemical Hair Relaxing/ Straightening, Anatomy and Physiology, Hairpieces, Salon Business and Management Skills; Retailing/ Advertising Products, and more…