Buckner Barber School

BASIC INFORMATION ON PROGRAM & COURSE

Class "A" Barber Courses

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The practice of barbering means performing or offering or attempting to perform for compensation any of the following services:

  1. Treating a person’s mustache or beard by arranging, beautifying, coloring, processing, shaving, styling, or trimming.
  2. Treating a person’s hair by arranging, beautifying, bleaching, cleansing, coloring, curling, dressing, dyeing, processing, shampooing, shaping, singeing, straightening, styling, tinting or waving. Providing a necessary service that is preparatory or ancillary to a service including bobbing, clipping, cutting, or trimming or cutting the persons hair as a separate and independent service for which a charge is directly or indirectly made separately from a charge for any other service.
  3. Cleansing, stimulating, or massaging a persons scalp, face, neck, arms, or shoulders: by hand, or by using a device or an appliance
  4. Advertising or representing to the public in any manner that a person is a barber or is authorized to practice barbering.

CLASS A BARBER COURSE 1500 HOUR CURRICULUM:

The curriculum for the class A barber certificate in a private or public post-secondary barber school consists of 1,500 hours, to be completed in a course of not less than nine months, as follows:
 

Private and Public Post-Secondary Barber School

Class A Barber Curriculum

(1)

theory, consisting of

180 hours

 

(A)

anatomy, physiology, and histology, consisting of the study of

50 hours

   

(i)

Hair

 
   

(ii)

Skin

 
   

(iii)

Muscles

 
   

(iv)

Nerves

 
   

(v)

Cells

 
   

(vi)

circulatory system

 
   

(vii)

Digestion

 
   

(viii)

Bones

 
 

(B)

Texas barber law and rules

35 hours

 

(C)

bacteriology, sterilization, and sanitation

30 hours

 

(D)

disorders of the skin, scalp, and hair

10 hours

 

(E)

Salesmanship

5 hours

 

(F)

barbershop management

5 hours

 

(G)

chemistry

5 hours

 

(H)

Shaving

5 hours

 

(I)

scalp, hair treatments and skin

5 hours

 

(J)

Sanitary professional techniques

4 hours

 

(K)

professional ethics

4 hours

 

(L)

Scientific fundamentals of barbering

4 hours

 

(M)

cosmetic preparations

3 hours

 

(N)

shampooing and rinsing

2 hours

 

(O)

cutting and processing curly and over-curly hair

2 hours

 

(P)

haircutting, male and female

2 hours

 

 

(Q)

theory of massage of scalp, face and neck

2 hours

 

(R)

hygiene and good grooming

1 hour

 

(S)

barber implements

1 hour

 

(T)

honing and stropping

1 hour

 

(U)

mustaches and beards

1 hour

 

(V)

facial treatments

1 hour

 

(W)

electricity and light therapy

1 hour

 

(X)

history of barbering

1 hour

(2)

instruction in practical work, consisting of the study of:

1320 hours

 

(A)

dressing the hair, consisting of:

800 hours

   

(i)

men's haircutting

 
   

(ii)

children's haircutting

 
   

(iii)

women's haircutting

 
   

(iv)

Cutting and processing curly and over-curly hair

 
   

(v)

razor cutting

 
 

(B)

Shaving

80 hours

 

(C)

Styling

55 hours

 

(D)

shampooing and rinsing

40 hours

 

(E)

bleaching and dyeing of the hair

30 hours

 

(F)

waving hair

28 hours

 

(G)

Straightening

25 hours

 

(H)

Cleansing

25 hours

 

(I)

professional ethics

22 hours

 

(J)

barbershop management

22 hours

 

(K)

hair weaving and hairpieces

17 hours

 

(L)

Processing

15 hours

 

(M)

Clipping

15 hours

 

(N)

beards and mustaches

15 hours

 

(O)

Shaping

15 hours

 

(P)

Dressing

15 hours

 

(Q)

Curling

15 hours

 

(R)

first aid and safety precautions

11 hours

 

(S)

scientific fundamentals of barbering

10 hours

 

(T)

barber implements

10 hours

 

(U)

haircutting or the process of cutting, tapering, trimming, processing, and molding and scalp, hair treatments, and tonics

10 hours

 

(V)

Massage and facial treatments

10 hours

 

(W)

Arranging

10 hours

 

(X)

Beautifying

10 hours

 

(Y)

Singeing

7 hours

 

(Z)

Manicuring

8 hours