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Barbering
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
  • You will be trained in the skills necessary to pursue NYS Licensing as a Barber.  The 600-hour trianing program includes hands-on experience in hair styling, cutting, clipping, and shaving.  A mandatory 100-hour internship outside of class and under the supervision of a Barber is required.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • A TABE score of 8.5 in reading and 5.0 in math is required*.
  • A personal interview will be conducted.
  • A valid high school diploma or equivalency is required for students receiving financial aid.
  • A $200 security deposit is required.
EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
Entry level Barbers may be independent contractors who rent chairs, own shops, or are paid a commission or hourly wage.  A Placement Specialist is on staff to assist you with resume writing and interview skills.
 
To register for this class you must first attend a Full Time Program Orientation and Testing Session at Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
*Licensed Cosmetologists only need 300 hours of instruction and do NOT need to attend the Full Time Program orientation.
 
 
Click Here to see our current 600-hour program flyer:
 
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*Exceptions to admission scores may be considered based on work history, prior education, personal interview, and employer recommendations.

Start Dates, Times, Locations

Barbering

 
Dates: January 28, 2019 - December 16, 2019
               
Location: Potter Career & Technical Center 
Day & Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
                      4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee: $4,700* 
*A $50 application fee to NYS Division of Licensing is NOT included in the cost of tuition.
  • The cost of the 600-hour program is $4,700 and includes instruction, books and supplies.  Financial assistance may be available through Federal Student Aid, ACCES-VR, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, or other sources.  A Financial Aid Specialist is on staff to assist you.  Please visit our website for Gainful Employment Disclosure information.
Hours: 600
Start Dates, Times, Locations

Barbering For Licensed Cosmetologists

 
Dates: January 28, 2019 - June 3, 2019
 
Location: Potter Career & Technical Center
Day & Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
                      4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee: $2,350*
*A $50 application fee to NYS Division of Licensing is NOT included in the cost of tuition.
  • The cost of the 300-hour program for Licensed Cosmetologists is $2,350.  Financial assistance may be available through Federal Student Aid, ACCES-VR, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, or other sources.  A Financial Aid Specialist is on staff to assist you.  Please visit our website for Gainful Employment Disclosure information.
Hours: 300
Service by Students: Get Your Hair Cut Here!
Click Here to see our current flyer:
 
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Get Started!
Prospective students must attend an Orientation session at the Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
Contact Us
Cindy Glinski, Specialist

Julie West, Clerical
(716) 821 - 7500
jwest@e1b.org
 
 
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