Barber Course


Basic Barbering Course Description

The study for students enrolled in the basic barbers course consist of fifteen hundred (1500) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a barber. 1100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Dressing, 200 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Shaving, and 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety will cover all practices constituting the barber vocation.. This course prepares students for the State Licensing Examination. After completion of the exam the individual is now licensed for profitable employment as a barber, barber shop owner, or manager. This course is currently only offered on a full-time day basis. 

Admission Requirements

All applicants must have completed the 10th grade or its equivalent as required by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Applicants must provide certification of at least a tenth grade education and must be at least 17 years old. An admission tests will be given prior to enrollment and will evaluate the student’s aptitude.  

School Hours of Operation

West Coast Barber College is open Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Lunch break is from 12:30 am to 1:00 pm for a period of 30 minutes. There are two (2) fifteen minute breaks, one before lunch and one after lunch.

Starting Dates

Open enrollment allows students to enroll anytime openings exist. Students are admitted on a rolling basis, therefore once a student graduates from the college another student will be enrolled. 

Tuition                                                                                $ 8000.00
Tools and Supplies                                                           $ 670.00
Registeration Fee                                                             $ 75.00

Total Cost                                                                          $ 8745.00

Flexible payment plans available. Call for more information