2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 28, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Barbering Diploma

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Program Description

The Barbering program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, haircutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. Successful completion of the program qualifies the student to receive a barbering diploma and participate in the State Barber Board Examination which has the authority to grant a Barbering license. This program is only offered in the evening/night time. (Program Length: 4 Semesters)

Prior to admission into the barbering diploma program students must take the ACCUPLACER test and score at or above the diploma level in addition to Gwinnett Technical College admission requirements.

View the Barbering Diploma Program Fact Sheet   for additional information.

Graduation requirements

All barbering students are required to complete all essential general and technical core courses (ENGL 1010  or ENGL 1101 , MATH 1012  or MATH 1111 , PSYC 1010  or PSYC 1101 , FYES 1000 ). These courses must be completed to obtain the Barbering diploma.

Employment Opportunities

Barber graduates will be employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)

Total Hours: 56

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