Program Details: Our Barber Program prepares students for their PA State Board of Barber Licensing Exam while focusing on professionalism, creativity, and business acumen. Students learn through a combination of theoretical and practical training. Theoretical training takes place in a classroom setting and practical training is conducted on our clinic floor, which offers client services to the general public. Students have to accumulate 1250 hours for graduation, which takes no less than 10 months.
Program Goals: Upon graduation of the Barber Program, graduates should possess the skill set needed to pass the PA State Board of Barber Licensing Exam, obtain entry-level employment in the field of barbering, and perform all client services, including haircuts, shaves, facials, and more. Graduate Barbers should develop a professional attitude, desirable work habits, and an entrepreneurial mindset. Graduates should be well-rounded in all aspects of barbering.
Teaching Methods: With over 20 years of experience in the barber industry, our instructors are highly skilled, knowledgeable, and use the latest teaching methods, allowing our students to learn, practice, and develop their skills in a manner that works best for them. We take a unique approach to our teaching process, blending traditional barber shop techniques with modern barbering style and flair, to provide our students with a one of a kind, top-notch barber education. The Barber Program at the Cutting Edge Barber Academy is hands-on, interactive, and teaches students by utilizing an array of techniques, supplemental resources, and modern technology. Students can expect to learn through basic classroom instruction like lectures and quizzes, responsive games and group activities, audio visual aids, demonstrations, live models, and more.