The Barber Academy is designed to provide the necessary skills to meet the instructional requirements to become a registered barber as established by the NC Board of Barber Examiners.
This academy provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to pass the NC Board of Barber Licensing Exam, thereby equipping them for the professional work force. Each student will be empowered with confidence, professionalism, and enthusiasm to meet the demands of our ever-changing industry. Students will become socially competent members of their community and will have the knowledge and ethics consistent with responsible social and professional behavior. The academy provides an orientation to the skills necessary to become a professional Barber-Stylist, for individuals with no prior experience in the hair care industry.
NC Board of Barber Examiners – Occupational Licensing: The purpose of the Board is to issue a certificate of apprenticeship or registration to those individuals that meet the criteria of the Board. Individuals that meet the criteria of the Board must have completed 1528 classroom hours and passed a written and practical exam and issued an apprentice license. The registered barber must also have completed a 12-month apprenticeship under the supervision of a registered barber and have passed a practical exam.
Barbering consists of hair-cutting, shaving, trimming the beard, coloring the hair, applying hair tonics, permanent waving, mar celling the hair, facial and scalp massages, treatments with oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations either by hand or mechanical appliances.