This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Human Services career cluster. 

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as restricted barbers (SOC 39-5011) or barbers (SOC 39-5011).  Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully passing the Florida Restricted Barber or Barber License Examination.

The content includes but is not limited to communication skills, leadership skills, human relations skills and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices; Florida barber law and rules, knowledge of barbering and its related chemistry, bacteriology, anatomy, and physiology; development of skill in performing the manipulative technique required in the practice of barbering.

Additional Information relevant to this Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is provided at the end of this document.

Program Structure

This program consists of two occupational completion points.  Students must complete the core, or demonstrate the mastery of skills standards contained in the core, before advancing in the program.

This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S.  Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3)(b), F.S