Available at the Tacoma location only

Instructional Objective: It is the intent of this college to prepare Barber students with the necessary skills to meet the demand of the industry through exposure to practical, theoretical, and hands on experience, safety and sanitary precautions, salon management, state laws, and first aid.

The student will also become familiar with duties of a receptionist, cashier, as well as professional ethics and public relations; therefore, developing an employable quality for entry level barbers. Upon completion of 1000 hours (42 weeks), requirements, and chapter tests, the student will be eligible to take the Washington State Board Exam. An 81% score is required for passing on both the written and practical exam. Upon successfully completing hours and requirements, the student will be given a diploma from BJ’s Beauty & Barber College.

The College’s requirements of services that can be performed on mannequins is a maximum of twenty-five percent (25%).

Barber Program HoursTheory
Haircutting / Shears/ Razor/ Clipper80410
Styling / Wet/ Dry, Thermal, Braiding, Styling Aids, Shampooing14115
Diseases & Disorders of Hair & Scalp / Scalp Treatments16120
Face Shaving, Beard & Mustache Design Eyebrow, Nose & Ear550
Artificial Hair25
Safety / Sanitation / Decontamination1840
Salon Management & Business Practices Additional Hours2075
First Aid As it relates to gathering
TOTAL160840= 1000 Hours
42 weeks

Evaluation: At the end of each unit the student will be given a written multiple choice examination. Students are required to obtain a minimum grade of 81% on all tests for the completion of the subject. An 81% is required in order to maintain satisfactory progress.

Instructional Techniques: The course will be a combination of lecture, demonstration and student participation. Instruction trainees will demonstrate their knowledge of teaching theory and application ability through their class demonstration.

The College’s requirements of services that can be performed on mannequins is a maximum of twenty-five percent (25%).

Barbering Tuition: 1000 Hours  
Full-time Day students complete in 34 weeks. Night students 42 weeks. (Tacoma Only)
Application Fee$100.00
Lab Fee$260.00
Kit, Equipment, Books, and Uniform / Tablet$1,564.75
Sales Tax (10.3%)$161.17
*Non-Refundable Registration fee due at Orientation. Kit, equipment, & books cost due first day of enrollment.

Barbering Equipment & Supplies 
Theory Book1 Crinkle Stylist Smock
Workbooks1 Name Tag
Blow Dryer1 Heavy Duty Clipper
Curling Iron1 Heavy Duty Trimmer
5 1/2” Shears1 Razor
Blending Shear1 Box Pin Curl Clips
8 Styling Combs1 Box Roller Clips
2 Shampoo Capes1 Tray Assorted Rollers
1 Dozen All Purpose Clips1 Neutralizer Cape
1 Set All Purpose ClippersCarryall Case
2 Mannequin Heads1 Hair Net
1 Electronic Tablet

The College will supply to the student a kit which will vary from time to time to keep pace with current fashion trends. A new kit will be supplied to each student the first week of training provided the kit cost has been paid. The kit shall contain such items as will allow the student to perform his/her chosen course. The kit cost do not include the replacement of tools or equipment lost, stolen, or damaged, nor does it cover student consumption of solutions and supplies outside of teaching situations.

Balance due is payable in monthly installments of due on or before the tenth of each month. A late charge of $10 will be assessed if payment is not received by the tenth of the month it is due. Cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, credit card and financial aid, as applicable are accepted forms of payment.