288 hours Basic Barbering Program
This course prepares you for the New York State Barber Operators examination as well as for the Barber Apprentice examination (State Board)
In this course you will learn how to use the tools of the trade (hair clippers, scissors, stratight razor, your work environment and more) to execute a broad variety of mens and womans hair styles/cuts which include (but are not limited to): skin fade, tapers, classic bob, baldys ceasers, shapeups, beard trims, mustaches styles. You will also learn clipper over comb, the 14 strokes of the straight raxor, hot towel shaving, facial massage, shampooing, ethics, shop management, and sanitation and sterilization of the work environment..
3 hours Infection Control Course
This 3 hour program covers the “transmission of contagious diseases and the proper methods of sanitation and sterilization to be employed in barber shops. All applicants for barbering licensure must complete such a course and proof of such completion must be submitted with the application for licensure.
This course is offered by correspondence instruction, and is a self study program. A student is afforded as much time as necessary to complete the instructional portion, but the time frame within in which the instructional portion of the program is designed to be completed is three hours. A licensed instructor will be available during school hours to address any questions or concerns for any student taking the course by correspondence. In addition, instructors may be contacted through our website and through general email..
The A.B.I. – School of Barbering and Cosmetology of Tribeca offers courses that prepare the student for the New York State Master Barber Operator exams. In these courses the student will learn everything necessary to earn (Master and Apprentice) licenses as well as everything they will need to become successful in the field of Barbering in small focused group classes to better reach the specific eductional needs of each student.
We offer payment plans and flexible scheduling.
Job placement is available!
Also our school employees industry professionals and has been part of this lucrative industry for over 16 years. Give us a call today for more information, to schedule a tour of the school, or to make an appointment for enrollment. Our phone number is (212) 227-6351.
A.B.I-School of barbering and Castemology
113 Chamer Street
New York, N.Y., 10007