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Barber Course

600 Hour Barber Course

In our Barber Course, you’ll begin by learning a foundation of cutting and styling techniques that will quickly progress to encompass advanced skills and relevant topics that will put you in a position to succeed in today’s barbering industry. Our comprehensive curriculum is custom written and mapped around topics and skills directly requested by employers and industry professionals. You’ll be challenged creatively and technically with opportunities to excel. Throughout the program, you’ll also refine your industry and business skills through a challenging professional development curriculum covering topics including leadership, communication, public speaking, professional etiquette and more.

At Sharp Edgez Barber Institute you will be educated on:

  • Urban up-to-date styles
  • Safety and infection control
  • A diverse clientele
  • Shop management from shop owners
  • Working with different textures of hair
  • And much more...

Program Starting Dates

The Barber Course runs consecutively throughout the year. Please contact admissions for exact dates, please contact us

Barber Course - Tuition and Fees

Federal Financial Aid and other funding resources are available for those who qualify, and most do! Contact us for more information on tuition and fees.


Program Class Schedule

Barber Full-time class schedule:

Hours per week 32.5, Number of weeks 19

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Barber Part-time class schedule:

Hours per week 20, Number of weeks 30

Monday – Friday 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Enrollment, Completion and Placement Rate

Program Name: Barber Course CIP Code: 12.0402
Program Enrollment 2015 – 2016 2016 – 2017
Program Completion Rate In This School  
Enrolled 106 114
Graduates 67 75
Non-completers 22 19
Continuing Students 24 20
Completion Rate 80.00% 80.00%
Placement of Program Completers In this school
Number of graduates 67 75
Percent of graduates who are:    
Employed Related Field 89.00% 75.00%
Employed Slightly Related Field 0 0
Employed Unrelated Field 1.00% 20.00%
In Military 0 1.00%
Seeking Employment 9.00% 2.00%
Pursuing Additional Education 0 1.00%
Unavailable for Employment 0 1.00%
Status Unknown 1.00% 0

No Classes

New Years Day No Classes
Dr. Martin Luther King Day No Classes
President’s Day No Classes
Memorial Day No Classes
Independence Day No Classes
Labor Day No Classes
Veterans Day No Classes
Thanksgiving Break No Classes
Christmas Break No Classes

Prevention of Contagious Disease Course

All new applicants who wish to apply with the State of New York as a Barber Operator or a Barber Apprentice and all individuals who wish to renew an existing Barber Operator License or Barber Apprentice License must complete a program of study on the "transmission of contagious diseases and the proper methods of sanitation and sterilization to be employed in barber shops".

Amount Payment upon registration Total tuition cost/payment
Student Pays $60.00 $60.00

Non-Discrimination Policy

Sharp Edgez Barber Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran.


career opportunities

The Sharp Edgez Barber Institute staff is always available to its graduates for placement advising. The school cannot guarantee, by law, that a graduate will secure employment. However, the school has an on-going placement service.

Job placement assistance is arranged by:

  1. Personal referrals by the school director to potential employees.
  2. Personal interviews between potential employers and students who have completed the course.


Exit Interview

Graduate Follow-Up Form