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