BARB114 - Introduction to Barbering

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of barber-styling including the use and care of a variety of barbering implements.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer


  1. Demonstrate basic tool/equipment handling methods
  2. Demonstrate different ways to hold clippers for haircutting
  3. Describe when to use different combs and brushes
  4. Exhibit how to palm the shears and comb
  5. Identify the types and parts of haircutting shears
  6. Identify two types of straight razors
  7. List the principal tools of the trade used in barbering
  8. Perform basic cutting/trimming