Educational Programs

Educational Programs

If you are looking for a professional career where you can be your own boss, work with people, and show your style, Associated Barber College of San Diego is the place to start. We offer a few comprehensive programs that prepare you to become a licensed barber and/or cosmetology. Our goal at Associated Barber College of San Diego is to provide you with techniques and methods that, with practice, you will gradually master on your way to a new career in the hair industry. You will be introduced to a new world of creative expression, technical skills, and human relation techniques that will continually evolve as you spend time working in the profession.

Our school offers two courses of Barber Instruction that include basic training needed to pass the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology examination. One course is for those with little or no experience in barbering and the other course is for those who have experience and are licensed by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

Please download our catalog for more information: School Catalog

PROGRAMS APPROVED

BARBERING – 1500 CLOCK HOURS • C. I. P. #12.0402
BARBERING – 1200 CLOCK HOURS
BARBERING – 1000 CLOCK HOURS (NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME)

COURSE OF STUDY

The course of study for students enrolled in the Barbering course shall consist of fifteen hundred (1500), twelve hundred (1200) or one thousand (1000) clock hours of theory instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of barbering pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. For the purpose of this section, theory instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. Our institution uses direct method of instruction.

The course of study for the Barbering course is practical training and theoretical instruction. The barbering course of study is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a barber. The difference in the hours of the courses is all reflective of the practical practice on the practical floor.

Weekly Schedule Clock Hour Weeks* Award Upon Graduation
Barbering ~ 1500 Clock Hours 40 1500 40* Diploma
Exceeds State Requirements 35 1500 45.7* Diploma
* Includes 100 hours of absentee time 30 1500 53.33* Diploma
24 1500 66.6* Diploma
Barbering ~ 1200 Clock Hours 40 1200 32** Diploma
Exceeds State Requirements 35 1200 36.57** Diploma
** Includes 80 hours of absentee time 30 1200 42.66** Diploma
24 1200 53.33** Diploma
Barbering ~ 1000 Clock Hours 40 1000 26.5*** Diploma
35 1000 30.28*** Diploma
*** Includes 60 hours of absentee time 30 1000 35.33*** Diploma
24 1000 44.16*** Diploma
Barbering Crossover ~ 400 Clock Hours 40 400 10.6**** Diploma
Exceeds State Requirements 35 400 12.11**** Diploma
**** Includes 24 hours of absentee time 30 400 14.13**** Diploma
24 400 16.66**** Diploma

** HOURS EXCEED STATE REQUIREMENTS

Our school offers four programs of Barber Instruction for men and women that include basic and extended training needed to pass the Board of Barbering examination. Our Barber programs are for students with little or no education in barbering. Our Barber programs will give the student the opportunity to take extended classes to increase their skills for optimal employment.

CLASS SCHEDULE

Our school is open for instruction

Monday – 8:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday – Friday – 7:30am – 8:30pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 3:30pm

BARBER CROSSOVER – 400 CLOCK HOURS • CIP 12.0403 (HOURS EXCEED STATE REQUIREMENTS)

(Hours exceed State Requirements). California Cosmetology License or Proof of Training Required

For students enrolled in the Barber Crossover program it consists of four hundred (400) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations to provide barber training not a part of the required training or practice of a cosmetologist. Educational Goals: The Barber Crossover program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed barber.

COSMETOLOGY PROGRAMS (PENDING APPROVAL)

(Pending Approval) COSMETOLOGY ~ 1500 CLOCK HOURS

(Hours exceed State Requirements)

For students enrolled in the Cosmetology 1500 Clock Hours program it consists of fifteen hundred (1,500) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices and constituting the art of cosmetology. Educational Goals: The Cosmetology 1500 clock hours program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed cosmetologist. This course also offers 500 hours of extended classes to include practical exercises in the scope of cosmetology (haircutting, coloring, perming, nails, skin, customer service, etc.)

COURSE OF STUDY

The Barber Crossover course of study is designed to prepare a licensed Cosmetologist for the Barber state license examination and for profitable employment as a barber. The course of study for students enrolled in the Barber Crossover Course shall consist of four hundred 400 clock hours (hours exceed State requirements) of theory instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of barbering pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barber and Cosmetology Act. For the purpose of this section, theory instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. Our institution uses direct method of instruction.

The course of instruction in the practical phases of barbering required for a student enrolled in a 400 hour course shall cover not less than 90 hours of theory. The Barber Crossover course student will have their own Phase 1 Group. All classes are taught by licensed instructors with many years of experience.

PROGRAMS

All of our programs are created to make the start of your journey through our industry the best experience for all who are interested. It is our personal family goal to make sure that each student maximizes their skills for a very rewarding career. Our Alumni are very involved in our curriculum and our programs so that each student has the skills necessary for optimal potential for employment. Since success is defined by each individual, we interview each potential student to find the perfect program for all students. It is not a “one-size fits all” situation for our school. We believe in our industry and our passion is real. We pledge to make sure each student finds their perfect fit in our programs. Below is a list of our programs (approved and pending approval).

 

BARBERING ~ 1500 CLOCK HOURS (Hours exceed State Requirements)

For students enrolled in the Barbering 1500 Clock Hours program it consists of fifteen hundred (1,500) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices and constituting the art of barbering. Educational Goals: The Barbering 1500 clock hours program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed barber. This course also offers 500 hours of extended classes to include practical exercises in the scope of barbering (haircutting, coloring, perming, shaving, customer service, etc.)

(Pending Approval) BARBERING ~ 1200 CLOCK HOURS 

(Hours exceed State Requirements)

For students enrolled in the Barbering 1200 Clock Hours program it consists of twelve hundred (1,200) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices and constituting the art of barbering. Educational Goals: The Barbering 1200 clock hours program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed barber. This course also offers 200 hours of extended classes to include practical exercises in the scope of barbering (haircutting, coloring, perming, shaving, customer service, etc.)

(Pending Approval) BARBERING ~ 1000 CLOCK HOURS

For students enrolled in the Barbering 1000 Clock Hours program it consists of one thousand (1,000) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices and constituting the art of barbering. Educational Goals: The Barbering 1000 clock hour program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for employment as a California licensed barber. This course offers the minimum requirements set by the state of California.

BARBER CROSSOVER ~ 400 CLOCK HOURS

(Hours exceed State Requirements). California Cosmetology License or Proof of Training Required

For students enrolled in the Barber Crossover program it consists of four hundred (400) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations to provide barber training not a part of the required training or practice of a cosmetologist. Educational Goals: The Barber Crossover program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed barber.

(Pending Approval) COSMETOLOGY ~ 1500 CLOCK HOURS

(Hours exceed State Requirements)

For students enrolled in the Cosmetology 1500 Clock Hours program it consists of fifteen hundred (1,500) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices and constituting the art of cosmetology. Educational Goals: The Cosmetology 1500 clock hours program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed cosmetologist. This course also offers 500 hours of extended classes to include practical exercises in the scope of cosmetology (haircutting, coloring, perming, nails, skin, customer service, etc.)

(Pending Approval) COSMETOLOGY ~ 1000 CLOCK HOURS

For students enrolled in the Cosmetology 1000 Clock Hours program it consists of one thousand (1,000) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices and constituting the art of cosmetology. Educational Goals: The Cosmetology 1000 clock hours program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for employment as a California licensed cosmetologist. This course offers the minimum requirements set by the state of California.

 

(Pending Approval) COSMETOLOGY CROSSOVER ~ 300 CLOCK HOURS

(Hours exceed State Requirements). California Barber License or Proof of Training Required

For students enrolled in the Cosmetology Crossover program, it consists of three hundred (300) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations to provide cosmetology training not a part of the required training or practice of a barber. Educational Goals: The Cosmetology Crossover program is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a California licensed Cosmetologist.

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