CLASS A BARBER
The men’s grooming industry has exploded onto the market in recent years, with more and more men wanting a comfortable atmosphere to relax and get a great cut and shave by a licensed, professional barber.
Infused with both classical training and modern techniques A TPCA Barber education imbues in its students the necessary skill-sets needed to pass the state board exam and meet the demands of the grooming industry. AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM, STUDENTS LEAVE WITH AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SHAVING AND NUANCES OF BOLD HAIRSTYLES AND DESIGN.
And did we mention, we are an ELEGANCE SCHOOL PARTNER, using one of the most innovative styling and shaving systems in the world to achieve that masculine swag.
How long will it take?
Class A Barber is a 1000-hour program that usually takes 9 to 12 months to complete, depending if you choose a full-time or part-time schedule.
TPCA strives to promote a healthy balance between school and your personal life; this is why our academy runs on a 4-day workweek.
Schedules run from Wednesday through Saturday.
Full-time: 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Part-time: 9:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
As a future craftsman, dedicated instructors will guide you through three (3) phases, with each phase taking on more advanced techniques, building real-world skills, and confidence as you progress through the course.
Phase I (also known as your “Discovery” Phase):
This pre-clinical classroom training allows you to learn the fundamentals in a classroom setting, practicing techniques on mannequin heads and fellow classmates while a dedicated instructor guides you every step of the way.
This phase is when most students find what services they are most passionate about.
Practice on paying clients in a real, assimilated salon/spa environment
Improve your skills with the help of a dedicated instructor.
Learn advanced techniques
Continue rendering services independently under the supervision of your instructor
Develop speed and prepare to start your career
Prepare a career portfolio
Prepare for the State Board Exam
Technical Areas Covered Include:
Clipper cutting techniques
Shaving & Grooming
Perming and smoothing hair
Hair coloring and lightening
And much more!