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.

Barber instructor


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

Program Structure

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of one occupational completion point.

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.

To teach the courses listed below, instructors must hold at least one of the teacher certifications indicated for that course. The following table illustrates the postsecondary program structure:

OCPCourse #Course TitleLength
ACOS0160Barber 1A320 hours
 COS0161Barber 2A150 hours
 COS0162Barber 3A300 hours
 COS0163Barber 4A130 hours

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