Printed on 2/4/2023

Barbering Apprentice New

50-502-5 Apprenticeship (A) Full Time 8 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you like to help people look their best, then the Barber Apprentice program might be a good fit for you. In this program, you’ll learn how to cut, trim, shampoo and style hair, mostly for male clients. You’ll also get the skills needed to fit hairpieces, do facial shaving, as well as, color, bleach and highlight hair. In addition, you’ll learn how to manage a barber shop/salon including hiring and supervising employees; keeping business records; maintaining licenses, permits and insurance; controlling inventory and ordering supplies; and developing marketing plans.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (8 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Barber Hair Care and Services for Women
    50-502-550
    2Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50502550
    • Credits: 2.00

    Gain fundamental knowledge on hair care and develops skills required during draping, shampooing, and scalp massage procedures. In addition, the course examines the phases of hair growth, common hair disorders, causes and treatments for hair loss, and barber history. The final portion of the course explores women’s haircutting and hairstyling guidelines established by the Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Codes for barbers.

  • Barber Development and Services for Men
    50-502-551
    2Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50502551
    • Credits: 2.00

    Examine diseases and disorders of the skin, shaving, men’s facials, and men’s hair cutting/styling as mandated by the Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Codes for barbers. In addition, the course examines opportunities for lifelong learning and professional development.

  • Barber Laws, Sanitation, and Science
    50-502-552
    2Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50502552
    • Credits: 2.00

    Examine the rules and regulations for barbers in Wisconsin. In addition, the course explores safety, sanitation, disinfection, and infection control practices and procedures that are common to all aspects of the barbershop and salon. Apprentices will also examine the theory and concepts surrounding general sciences, chemical relaxing, and permanent waving as mandated by the Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Codes for barbers.

  • Barber Hair Color and Business Skills
    50-502-553
    2Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50502553
    • Credits: 2.00

    Examine the theory requirements for hair coloring and bleaching as mandated by the Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Codes for barbers. In addition, apprentices will develop fundamental skills needed to understand and communicate with people. A review of the Wisconsin laws and administrative codes that govern state barbers will be covered.

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