2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 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. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the Georgia State Board of Barbering. The program graduate receives a Barbering diploma and is employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner. This program is only offered in the evening/night time.

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.

Curriculum


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)


Total Hours: 56


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