Barbering

BARBER PROGRAM

1500 HOURS; 12 MONTHS FULL-TIME OR 20 MONTHS PART-TIME

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture’s Barber School will prepare you for a wide variety of barbering careers, which may include:

  • Barber
  • Barber Apprentice
  • Barbershop Manager
  • Barbershop Owner
  • Master Barber
  • Men’s Stylist

Tricoci University’s barber school provides the most current, technically precise and versatile education available in the barber training field today.  Upon completion of our courses in our barber schools, students can have a secure foundation in all aspects of barbering.

“FAST TRACK” BARBER CURRICULUM (FOR COSMETOLOGY GRADUATES; 500 HOURS; 3 MONTHS FULL-TIME OR 5 MONTHS PART-TIME)

Tricoci University also offers a “fast track” Barber Program option at the Chicago NW and Bridgeview campuses for those that have already graduated from an accredited cosmetology program. Upon completing 500 clock hours of barbering training at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture, graduates of our program will be eligible to take the Illinois State Boards to obtain a barber license.
Note: Net Tuition for the “Fast Track” option will be significantly less than the full-length program. Financial aid is available for those that qualify. Please contact the campus for more details and eligibility requirements.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHOD

We offer the most advanced educational materials, equipment and facilities to cultivate an engaging barber school on iPadlearning experience and prepare you for a barbering career. TUBC delivers the majority of its curriculum on an Apple iPad as part of your new student kit; yours to keep. Your education is also supported through the use of videos, demonstrations, guest artists, visual/practical presentations, lectures and hands-on experience.  We monitor your education through practical and written examinations, making sure that you are well versed and prepared for the state board examinations so you can seek a barber license and career opportunities.

Curriculum

Initial Classroom “Essentials” Training

Classroom instruction covering general theory and practical application on a range of barbering skills.

Hair Styling/Hair Art

Primarily hands-on instruction that teaches the core “Tricoci Cuts” and a broad variety of styling techniques.

Practical Chemical Application/Hair Treatment

Hands-on instruction addressing all aspects of coloring (and other chemical applications) for men’s hair and facial hair.

Shop Management

Includes sanitation and interpersonal relations.

Shaving

Covers the art of and techniques for shaving men’s hair and facial hair.

Skin Care

“Base” coverage of skin care for men; focuses on face, neck and scalp.

Sports Manicures

”Base” coverage of nail technology theory and application for men’s manicures.

CAMPUSES PROVIDING THE BARBER PROGRAM

For more information on our barber schools or their location and facilities, please click on the campus link below.

Bridgeview, IL

Chicago NE (Rogers Park)

Chicago NW (O’Hare)

Libertyville, IL

Rockford, IL

Indianapolis NE (Fishers)

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURES

Bridgeview

Chicago NE

Chicago NW

Libertyville

Rockford

Indianapolis NE