PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
The Barbering program provides creative, business-oriented students with the skills necessary to successfully obtain licensure in the state of Pennsylvania, begin employment as a barber stylist and develop a business plan for those students interested in owning their own business.Sample Career SkillsBeginner:
- Learn industry safety standards
- Demonstrate basic shampooing and draping techniques on actual clients
- Perform basic hair cutting, shaving and facial services
- Learn the basics of owning and operating a barbershop
- Perform advanced hair cutting, shaving and facial techniques on actual customers
- Demonstrate skills to successfully pass the Pennsylvania State Licensing Exam
Certifications (1)Pennsylvania State Board of Barbering License
College Credits (3)Earn up to 3 college credits.
Workplace Opportunities (2)Some notable partners include: Lacca Distributing, Coatesville Veterans Hospital and more!The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Click here to review the task list.