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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.


The curriculum for students enrolled in a Barbering course shall consist of one thousand (1000) clock hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practicess 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 practical operations. The 1000 hour course will be comprised of no less than 1000 hours in the following areas:

Health and Safety: SIncluding instruction on hazardous substances, chemical safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals, preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and regulations, and preventing communicable disease.

Board Approved Health & Safety Course (B7P 7389 (a): Including instruction on hazardous substances, basic labor laws, and physical and sexual assault awareness.

Disinfection and Sanitation: Including instruction on disinfection procedures to protect the health and safety of consumers as well as the technician and proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments.

Chemical Hair Services: Including instruction on coloring, straightening, waving, bleaching, hair analysis, predisposition and strand test.

Hairstyling Services:  SIncluding instruction on arranging, blow drying, cleansing, curling, dressing, hair analysis, shampooing, waving, and non chemical straightening, and hair cutting, including the use of shears, razors, electrical clippers and trimmers, and thinning shears, for wet and dry cutting.

HShaving and Trimming of the Beard: SIncluding instruction on preparing the client’s hair for shaving assessing the condition of the client’s skin, performing shaving techniques applying aftershave antiseptic following facial services, and massaging the face and rolling cream massages.

PERMANENT WAVING & CHEMICAL STRAIGHTENING: Shall include, but not limited to the proper terminology, techniques and procedures of hair analysis, acid and alkaline solutions used in chemical texture services, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.


Minimum Hours of Technical Instruction: Theory Practical
Health and Safety and Board approved Health and Safety Course 100 0
Disinfection and Sanitation 20 80
Chemical Hair Services 50 200
Hairstyling Services 50 200
Shaving and Trimming of the Beard 30 270

Distance Education (if applicable) Theory Practical On Campus
Health and Safety and Board approved Health and Safety Course 100 100 0
Disinfection and Sanitation 20 30 50
Chemical Hair Services 50 50 150
Hairstyling Services 50 50 150
Shaving and Trimming of the Beard 100 100 150



  • To successfully master training requirements needed to make application for state licensure or certification.
  • To develop professional skills and attitude in the interest of the students learning environment.
  • To graduate from this institution posessing those skills to help secure at a minimum, entry level employment.


  • To successfully acquire the knowledge of the laws and rules regulating California.
  • To successfully acquire the knowledge of sanitation and sterilization as related to all phases for the course of study.
  • To successfully acquire knowledge of the general theory as relative to the course curriculum.
  • To successfully acquire business management techniques, which are common in the industry.
  • To successfully acquire the necessary skills to perform practical procedures relative to the course curriculum.


  • Learn the proper use of implements relative to services offered in the program curriculum.
  • Acquire the knowledge of performing a client consultation before all services to recognize any contraindications.
  • Learn the procedures and the terminology used in performing all services.


  • To be able to teach good workmanship skills.
  • To possess a positive attitude toward the students, public and fellow workers.
  • To appreciate honesty, integrity and ethics in oneself and others.
  • To have an improved personality while dealing with students, patrons, and colleagues.


  • Will have completed all required classroom and practical/laboratory education and training; with a grade-point average of no less than 70%”C”.
  • Will have completed an SAP evaluation.
  • Will have had an exit interview with administration.
  • Unless a written arrangement has been made with the students, the student will have paid all tuition due to the school prior to graduation.
  • Students who have reached at minimum the age of 17 years will be assisted in completing the necessary documents to file the appropriate Barbering and Cosmetology examination.
  • All students shall receive a diploma/certificate of completion for the chosen program upon graduation from the school.


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

Books:  This institution provides the following books as per their court of study. Pivot Point Salon Fundamentals Cosmetology, Babering, Esthetics, Manicuring textbook and study guid.


  • Students will be tested and receive a letter grade after the completion of each theory course.
  • 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 freshman class hours and upon evaluation by the Freshman Class Instructor and will be approved to graduate to work on the clinic floor.
  • Cosmetology students will be assessed at 450, 900, 1250 and 1600 hours.
  • Barbering students will be assessed at 450, 900, 1200 and 1500 hours.
  • Esthetician-Skin Care Specialist will be assessed at 450 and 900 hours.
  • Esthetics, Instructor Training, Massage Therapy, Manicuring/Nail Care, Barber Crossover to Cosmetology and Cosmetology Crossover to Barber students 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.
  • 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
0% to 59% “F” Failed

Students need to retake all tests with score below 70%

Students must maintain a “C” average for successful progression and graduation. Students who meet the minimum 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) Under Warning (2) Not Making Satisfactory Progress/On Probation.

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