CIP CODE: 12.0402 SOC CODE: 39-5011.00
The Barbering Styling Course is a 1500 clock hour program of study which will include instruction on sanitation, sterilization, and safe work practices; implements, tools and equipment common to the barber profession; facial massage and treatment; shaving; haircutting and styling; mustache and beard design; hair coloring and chemical services; and other occupational requirements. BCI's Barber-Styling curriculum conforms to the requirements of the District of Columbia State Board of Barber and Cosmetology, and is designed to prepare student for a Barber license and profitable employment upon graduation. Field trips and participation are incorporated in the curriculum as well.
Once the student has completed the program and passed the DC State Board of Barber examination or licensure he/she will be qualified to obtain employment as a Barber in a barber shop, as well as other opportunities (SOC Code 39-5011.00).
To be eligible to receive a barber's license the applicant shall meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 17 years old
- Have a High School Diploma or GED
- Have completed 1500 hours of fundamental training