To offer education and training that will ensure student success in becoming licensed and employed in the barbering industry.

Program Overview

The Barbering program is designed to prepare students for employment as restricted barbers or barbers and to successfully complete the Florida Barber License Examination. Instruction and learning activities are provided in a laboratory setting using hands-on experience with tools and chemicals appropriate to the program content and in accordance with safety and sanitation practices in the trade. This program requires full-time enrollment.


Employment Opportunities

  • Barber

What You'll Learn

  • Florida barber law and rules
  • Knowledge of barbering and its related chemistry
  • Bacteriology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Development of skill in performing the manipulative technique required in the practice of barbering

Program Requirements

Barbering · I120402 · 1200 Hours

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse LengthSOC Code
ACOS0150Restricted Barber (1 of 3)33339-5011
COS0151Restricted Barber (2 of 3)33339-5011
COS0152Restricted Barber (3 of 3)33439-5011

Program Costs

$3,504.00Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1200 hours)
$955.00Bookstore Costs
$225.00Registration Fee ($75.00 per semester x 3)
$45.00Facility Usage Fee ($15.00 per semester x 3)
$750.00Lab Fee ($250.00 per semester x 3)
Total Costs $5,479.00

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Mahir Rutherford
Mahir Rutherford
Instructor, Barbering

Phone: 850-487-7451

Email: rutherfordm@leonschools.net

Brenda Allen
Mr. Jason Belcher
Instructor, Barbering

Phone: 850-487-7451

Email: belcherj@leonschools.net

Occupational Advisory Committee

Dondrick Eaves
Nikki Jones
Owen Paul
Greg Picinic
Living in the Cut
Veronique Tolliver