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Course Description

Our Barber course is open to anyone looking to obtain their Barbering license. Students are taught with both theoretical and practical instruction. The theoretical training is conducted in a classroom setting consisting of lecture and demonstration. Practical training takes place in our separate clinic which offers barber services to the public. Our Barber course ensures that students are equip and prepared with the Knowledge & skill necessary to pass the Pennsylvania State Board Exam.


Course Length:  1,250 hours – to be completed in no less than 9 months 


Honing and stropping                                                                                                                 25

Shaving and various uses of the straight razor                                                                          240

Haircutting, hairstyling and hairpieces                                                                                      535

Shampoo and scalp massages                                                                                                      25

Hair coloring                                                                                                                                25

Massaging (facials)                                                                                                                      25


Hair waving or curling (perms), straightening                                                                            25


Scalp and skin disease                                                                                                                 50


State barber law and rules and regulations                                                                                  50


Physiology                                                                                                                                   50


Sterilization and sanitation                                                                                                          50


Hygiene                                                                                                                                       25

Bacteriology                                                                                                                                25

Electricity (ultraviolet, high frequency, infrared, curling irons)                                                 25

Professional ethics and barbershop demeanor                                                                            25


Manager-barber instructions, instruments, shop management, examination orientation           50

and preparation for related                                                                                                          





Current Class Schedule offered 

Full time

Mon-Fri- 9am-5pm


Course Objective

At Merge Barber School, we focus on helping students learn how to succeed in the profession of barbering.

  • Students will be trained in both Bookwork studies (theory)  & On field (practical) work in barbering.

  • Students will be prepared to take and pass the PA State Board examination.

  • Students will be able to gain important knowledge & wisdom to be a successful professional  in the field of barbering.

  • Throughout this process, our team of instructors will be there to offer advice, motivation,support and assistance.

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