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Barber Program

Barber Program ISB
Barber Program ISB
Barber Program ISB
Barber Program ISB

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The International School Of Beauty Barber Program, prepares students for a career as a :

Barber, Consultant on Beauty and Personal Appearance, Beauty and Cosmetic Sales, Salon Manager or Owner.

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STATISTICAL CONSUMER INFORMATION

The following statistics are based upon those students who graduated from school between January 1 through December 31, 2016 

23% graduated on time.  The median amount of Federal Student Loan debt at the time of graduation was $8,497.00. For further information regarding Barbering Employment visit: www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode (Code 12-4010) to access CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) OR http://www.onetonline.org/find (Code 39-5011.00) to access SOC (Department of Labor’s Standard of Occupational Classifications)

CURRICULM FOR BARBER COURSE (1500 HOURS)

The curriculum for students enrolled in a barbering course shall consist of fifteen hundred (1500) clock hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a barber pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.  Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. The 1500 hour course will be comprised of no less than 1500 hours in the following areas: 560 Hours of Technical Instruction and 940 Practical Operations .

The following is a description of the minimum required technical and practical subjects as required by the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Section 950.1 Title 16, Division 9, California Code of Regulations.

This school requires the following breakdown of Technical and Practical Hour:

MINIMUM  PRACTICAL OPERATIONS REQUIRED BY THIS  INSTITUTION

  • 50 Disinfection of Instruments
  • 30 Shampoos
  • 260 Hair Cutting
  • 240 Hair Styling
  • 50 Hair Color/Bleaching
  • 105 Permanent Waving
  • 55 Preparation & Performance (shaving, facial massage)
  • 150 Daily Clinic Clean Up Duties/Customer Service/Business

MINIMUM HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION IN SUBJECTS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION:

  • 20 Cosmetology Act/Board Rules & Regulations
  • 70 Health / Safety / Hazardous Considerations
  • 20 Disinfection and Sanitation
  • 15 Anatomy and Physiology
  • 65 Hair Styling
  • 40 Permanent Waving
  • 60 Hair Coloring & Bleaching
  • 20 Hair Cutting
  • 100 Preparation & Performance (shaving, facial massage)
  • 150 Additional Training/Testing/Communication Skills/Client Consultation/ Salon Management, Orientation (Maximum)

HAIRSTYTLING: The subject of Hairstyling shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb outs, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons and blower styling:  65 HOURS TECHNICAL and 240 PRACTICAL OPERATIONS

PERMANENT WAVING and CHEMICAL STRAIGHTENING: The subject of Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures:  Hair analysis, acid and alkaline permanent waving, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.

40 HOURS TECHNICAL and 105 PRACTICAL OPERATIONS

HAIR COLORING and BEACHING:  The subject of Hair Coloring and Bleaching shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures (also including, the use of semi-permanent, demi-permanent and temporary colors): Hair analysis, predisposition and strand tests, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removers. 60 HOURS TECHNICAL and 50 HOUR PRACTICAL OPERATIONS.

HAIR CUTTING: The subject of Hair Cutting shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Use of scissors, razor (shaper), electrical clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting.

SHAVING/PREPARATION & PERFORMANCE;  The subject of Preparation and Performance shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Preparing the client’s hair for shaving, assessing the condition of the client’s skin, performing shaving techniques, applying after-shave antiseptic following facial services, massaging the client’s face, rolling cream massages.

100 HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION AND 60 HOURS PRACTICAL OPERATIONS

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY: 200 HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION in the following areas:

LAWS AND REGULATIONS: The subject of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues. The      Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board’s Rules and Regulations. 20 HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION

 

HEALTH & SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS: Health and Safety/hazardous substances including training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous-chemicals and preventing communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B. 45 HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION

                 

DISINFECTION AND SANITATION: The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to the      following                 techniques and procedures:  Disinfection and sanitation including proper procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well   as the technician, proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments. 20 HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION

 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY: The subjects of anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues:                  Human anatomy, Human Physiology. 15 HOURS OF TECHNICAL

INSTRUCTION

The Board recommends, also, that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, client record-keeping, decorum, basic tax information relating to booth renters, independent contractors, employees and employers.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL GRADUATE WILL HAVE DEVELOPED THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

  • Learn the proper use of implements relative to all barbering services.
  • Acquire the knowledge of analyzing the scalp, face, and hands before all services to determine any disorders.
  • Learn the procedures and the terminology used in performing all barbering services.

 

ATTITUDES AND GOALS:

  • To be able to appreciate good workmanship, which is common to the cosmetology field.
  • To possess a positive attitude toward the public and fellow workers.
  • To appreciate honesty and integrity in oneself and others.
  • To have an improved personality while dealing with patrons and colleagues.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF THE BARBER COURSE:

The student shall have completed “Theory and Operations” as required by the Bureau of Barbering & Cosmetology with an average grade of “ (70%) or better.

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operation in barbering with a grade average pf “C” (70%) or better, he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation.  Students who have reached the age of 17 years will be assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Barbering examination.

 

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade.  A Barber license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Barber course as described above and passed the licensing exam with an overall average of 75%.

 

Books: MiLady Standard Professional Barbering

 

Grading:

  • Students will be tested and receive a letter grade after the completion of each theory course module
  • In most instances, tests will be graded during class, immediately after the completion of the test, and after recording the results on student’s individual grade sheet, the test will be returned to student.
  • Students will be tested on their Basic Practical Operations at the end of the freshmen class hours and upon evaluation by the Freshmen Class Instructor, will be approved to graduate to work on the clinic floor.
  • Cosmetology & Barbering Students will be assessed at 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% and Esthetics, Massage Therapy & Manicuring/Nail Care will be assessed at 50% and 100% of their class attendance (depending upon class clock hours) and receive a grade as outlined in the S.A.P. (see page 11 of this catalog)
  • Students will receive a copy of their progress report upon the completion of each evaluation period.

Overall Grades are determined on the basis of the student’s attitude and his/her ability to perform elements of the course curriculum. Approximately 25 percent of the grade will be based upon written tests, 50 percent, upon attendance and the remaining 25 percent is based upon practical performance skills.

Letter Grades are determined as follows:

  • 90% to 100%                        “A”   Excellent
  •  80% to   89%                        “B”   Good
  • 70% to   79%                         “C”   Average
  • 60% to   69%                         “D”   Needs to Retake Test

Students need to retake tests scored below 70%.  70% is the minimum requirement

Students must maintain a “C” average for successful progression and graduation.  Students who meet the minimum requirements for attendance and academic progress shall be considered to be making SATISFACTORY PROGRESS until the next scheduled evaluation.  Students who do not meet such requirements shall be deemed to be either (1) On Probation, or (2) Not Making Satisfactory Progress.

 STUDENTS WILL BE EVALUATED AT THE END OF EACH TIME PERIOD TO DETERMINE WHETHER THIS MINIMUM STANDARD IS BEING MET. Students receiving Federal Student Aid can lose eligibility by failing to meet satisfactory progress.

BARBER PROGRAM DURATION:

The International School of Beauty BARBER Program consists of 1,500 class hours.

FULL-TIME PROGRAM: : The standard full-time program is Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30-5:00 pm for 40 weeks (Approx. 10 months).
THREE-QUARTER TIME PROGRAM:: The standard three-quarter time program is Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30-2:30 pm for 52 weeks. (Approx 13 months).

NOTE: SATURDAY ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY IN BOTH THE FULL AND PART-TIME PROGRAMS.

BARBER PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Students considered for enrollment must:
Possesses a verifiable High School Diploma, or equivalent GED diploma (General Education Diploma) A foreign diploma must be translated by an outside agency that is qualified to translate documents into English and confirm the academic equivalence to a U.S. High School Diploma. Note: As of July 1, 2012 Ability-toBenefit or 225 Remedial Course will no longer be accepted for admission consideration.

BARBER PROGRAM PAYMENT AND FINANCING OPTIONS:

We offer the following payment plans for our programs:
  • Federal Financial Aid Available to qualified applicants. Students need to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Online at www.fasfa.ed.gov. Please note School Code: 039644
    please click here to visit our Financing page.
  • Other personal student loans or scholarships that offer this type of assistance.
  • Personalized Payment Plans with the school (note all tuition needs to be paid at the time of course graduation.

All Fees are subject to change without notice. International School Of Beauty reserves the right to change the tuition and fees and make any changes, when deemed necessary, without prior notice. Such changes will not effect enrolled or attending students.

Duration 1,500 Hours

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