Barbering for Cosmetologists Certificate (BF21) Technical Certificate of Credit
The Barbering for Cosmetologist Technical Certificate allows the student who holds a current Master Cosmetology license to receive additional training that will qualify the student to take the examination for Barbering.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
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High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.
Applicant must hold an active Master Cosmetology License in the state of Georgia.
(Note: For COE Accredited Schools: A copy of the faculty credentials associated with the position must be submitted to COE).
Credits required for graduation: 21
Albany Technical College is accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Applied Science Degrees, Associate of Science in Nursing Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Albany Technical College.
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|BARB 1000Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements
Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements is designed to give an overview of the barbering profession. Students are also taught the fundamentals of each barber/styling implement. Emphasis will be placed on the maintenance and care of each implement. Topics include: Barbering history, personality development, professional barbering ethics, and professional barbering image, safety, and reception and telephone techniques, nomenclature, types and sizes, proper use and care, and maintenance.
|BARB 1010Science: Sterilization, Sanitation and Bacteriology
Introduces fundamental theories and practices of bacteriology, sterilization, sanitation, safety, and the welfare of the barber/stylist and patron. Topics include: sterilization, sanitation, safety, bacteriology, and Hazardous Duty Standards Act compliance.
|BARB 1022Haircutting and Shampooing I
This course introduces the theory and skills necessary to apply basic haircutting techniques. safe use of haircutting implements are stressed. The course also introduces the fundamental theory and skills required to shampoo hair. Laboratory training includes shampooing a live model. Topics include patron preparation, haircutting terminology, safety and sanitation, implements, basic haircutting techniques, shampoo chemistry, and shampoo procedures.
|BARB 1024Haircutting and Shampooing II
This course introduces the theory and skills necessary to apply basic haircutting techniques. Safe use of haircutting implements are stressed. The course also introduces the fundamental theory and skills required to shampoo hair. Laboratory training includes shampooing a live model. Topics include patron preparation, haircutting terminology, safety and sanitation, implements, basic haircutting techniques, shampoo chemistry, and shampoo procedures.
|BARB 1030Haircutting/Basic Styling
Continues the theory and application of haircutting techniques and introduces hairstyling. Topics include: introduction to styling, client consultation, head and hair analysis, style cutting techniques, and implements for style cutting and tapering techniques.
Introduces the theory and skills necessary to prepare and shave a patron. Simulated shaving procedures will precede practice on live models. Topics include: patron preparation, beard preparation, shaving techniques, once-over shave techniques, and safety precautions.
|BARB 1100Barber/Styling Practicum and Internship
Provides experience necessary for professional development and completion of requirements for state licensure. Emphasis will be placed on the display of professional conduct and positive attitudes. The requirements for this course may be met in a laboratory setting or in a combination of laboratory setting and an approved internship facility. Topics include: haircutting/styling, hairstyling texturizing, shaving, beard trimming, thermal waving, hairpiece fitting and styling, safety precautions, and licensure preparation.
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