If you’re creative, like meeting and working with people, and are interested in hairstyling trends, you could have a fun, rewarding career as a barber. As a professional barber, you’ll be part of one of America’s best-loved traditions. The barbershop is an institution in this country; a place where people come for a clean shave, a great haircut and good conversation. But barbering isn’t stuck in the past. Male and female barbers are finding success cutting both men and women’s hair. And more and more barbers are offering styling and specialty services like cornrows in addition to classic cuts. When you study with Texas Barber College, you’ll learn the skills to succeed as a barber, whether you work for someone else or start your own business.

Class A Barber (1500 hours)   SOC 39-5011

The Class A Barber program will give you the skills and confidence to excel as a professional barber. You’ll approach the state licensing examinations backed by hands-on, industry-relevant experience.

Get the classic skills, newest techniques and hands-on experience you will need to be a professional barber, as well as the business skills and management preparation to launch a successful career.

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Program Overview

Your barber training will include theory and practical techniques. You also can train on the shop floor, getting hands-on practice and building your confidence as you cut clients’ hair. With our 1,500-hour program, you’ll learn such subjects as:

  • Haircutting and hairstyling
  • Shaving
  • Skin care
  • Business management
  • The history of barbering

If you’re ready for a change, we’re ready for you. Fill out and submit the form below and one of our Admissions Representatives will walk you through the barber school program.

Class A Barber Career Opportunities

  • Barbershop Owner
  • Men’s Hairstylist in a Salon or Barbershop
  • Hairstylist to the Stars in Television and Film
  • Hotel and Resort Salons
  • Spas
  • Cruise Ships
  • Self-Employed Barber
  • Product Sales Specialist
  • Barber Instructor (with further licensure)