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Program Fact Sheet

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BARBERING
Diploma Program

 
What is Barbering?

The Barbering Program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. At the completion of the program, the student will receive a barbering diploma and participate in the State Barber Board Examination which has the authority to grant a Barbering license.

Sample of reported job titles: Barber; Salon/Shop Manager; Salon/Shop Owner

Tasks:

  • Specialized training in safety and sanitation.
  • Specialized training in hair treatments and manipulations.
  • Specialized training in haircutting techniques, shaving, and skin care.
  • Specialized training in reception, sales, and management.

 


 
Prerequisite Courses
Diploma level proficiency in English, Reading and Math;
FYES 1000
EMPL 1000

 
Diploma
Barbering

 
Length of Program
  • Diploma: 4 semesters
  • 56 Semester Hours

 
Semester Program Begins
Spring Semester (Evenings only)

 
Application Process

Applicants to the Cosmetology and Barbering Program must meet all Admissions requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test if required.


 
Program Deadlines
You may enter in the Spring Terms.

 

BARBERING CAREERS

(this data was compiled from WWW.ONETONLINE.NET and WWW.OUREVERYDAYLIFE.COM)

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Title Outlook Median Pay
Barbers 9% - 13% growth $25,760 annual
Barber Shop Owners 10% growth $34,000 annual
Barber Shop Managers 7% - 10% growth $34,820 annual

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COSMETOLOGY
Diploma Program

 
What is Cosmetology?

The Cosmetology Program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. At the completion of the program, the student will receive a cosmetology diploma and participate in the State Cosmetology Board Examination which has the authority to grant a Master Operator's license to a student who passes both written and practical examinations.

Sample of reported job titles: Professional stylist; Hair designer; Salon manager; Receptionist; Color Technician; Chemical Texture Technician; Product Representative

Tasks:

  • Specialized training in safety and sanitation.
  • Specialized training in hair treatments and manipulations.
  • Specialized training in haircutting techniques and skin and nail care.
  • Specialized training in reception, sales, and management.

 


 
Prerequisite Courses
Diploma level proficiency in English, Reading and Math;
FYES 1000 (for most BUSN courses)
EMPL 1000

 
Diploma
Cosmetology

 
Length of Program
  • Diploma: 4 semesters
  • 56 Semester Hours

 
Semester Program Begins
Fall and Spring Semesters

 
Application Process

Applicants to the Cosmetology Program must meet all Admissions requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test if required.


 
Program Deadlines
You may enter in the Fall and Spring Terms.

 

COSMETOLOGY CAREERS

(this data was compiled from WWW.ONETONLINE.NET and WWW.OUREVERYDAYLIFE.COM)

QUICK FACTS

Title Outlook Median Pay
Professional Stylists 9% - 13% growth $24,260 annual
Receptionist 9% - 13% growth $27,920 annual
Hair Designer 9% - 13% growth $34,820 annual
Salon Manager 14% or higher growth $32,979 annual
Color Technician 9% - 13% growth $24,260 annual

07-2017