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Our Mission

The mission of this institution is to provide a high quality barbering training programs to students in the local area served by The Academy. Our goal is to have each student acquire the essential attributes and skills necessary to obtain employment as Barbering professionals. Our programs provide focused and intensive training to prepare students for the State of California Board of Barbering License exam. We offer an environment that will enable the student to thrive and develop the social, physical as well as their emotional skills to be a successful and positive professional in the community in which they serve. Part of our mission is to convey to students the importance of continuing education. We also implement the business aspect as far as building your brand, using social media as a platform for your business. Our educators are both current barber shop owners and have a combined 18+ years in the industry. They have the knowlege and skill to take your barbering career to the next level.

Features

Our Courses

The objective of The Academy is to provide instruction in theory and practical skills that follow a structure curriculum. Students are taught to use modern techniques in haircutting, shaves, scalp massage, facials, perms, hair coloring and business management. The students are provided video and other learning resources to broaden their essential knowledge of barbering. Student benefit is derived from faculty instruction that provides a strong educational foundation in barbering, the knowledge and skills essential for career success, and an environment that fosters openness and creativity. See below for all our course descriptions.

Barber Course

The study for students enrolled in the basic barbers course consists of 1,500 hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a barber. 1,100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Dressing, 200 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Shaving and 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety will cover all practices constituting the barber vocation. This course prepares students for the State Licensing Examination. After completion and passing the exam, the individual is now licensed for profitable employment as a barber, barber shop owner, or manager.

Cross-over Course

The study for students enrolled in the cross-over course consists of either 200 or 400 hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a barber.

services

Services Offered by students

Haircut

$10

Shave

$10

Lineup

$10

Haircut & shave combo

$18

Shampoo

$5

Hair Color

$60 and up

Downloads

Application forms

Please use our forms listed below to begin the application process.

  • filter portfolio
  • Barber Shop
  • Moment
  • New Style
  • Draped and ready to go!
  • State Board Preparation.
  • Testing will be administered on male/female mannequin heads.
  • Practice, practice, practice!
  • Good participation in class lecture and being will prepared leads to success.
  • Jason (student) with quality sectioning/parting and perm rod placement.
  • We help guide our students as they prepare for their exam.
  • Jason (instructor) helping Adel (student) with the chemical waving (perm) procedure.
  • Friends support each other's dreams and aspirations!
  • Good convos and laughs with a fresh fade. Nothing like it!
  • OPEN FOR SERVICE! 💈
  • We ❤️ busy days!
  • We teach our students to be versatile and prepare them for all types of haircuts.
  • Danny (student) prepping his client for a shear cut. 💇🏽‍♂️
  • Attention to detail.
  • Stay focused and motivated and put your best effort out there.
  • Be open-minded and willing to learn and improve your craft!
  • We teach different types of techniques and let our students decide what works best for them.
  • Focused on the task at hand.
  • Niko (student) focused to make this haircut picture perfect! 📸
  • We are with you every step of the way!
  • Anthony (instructor) guiding Oscar (new student), with no prior experience, on his very first haircut!
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy!
  • When you are consistent and provide an awesome experience, you gain the trust and respect of a returning client. The best feeling!
  • Trust the process.
  • Jason (instructor) providing 1-on-1 guidance.

our team

Jason

Instructor

Anthony

Instructor

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phone

1-415-525-3755

hours

Mon and Wed: 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Tue,Thu,Fri: 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Sat and Sun: Closed

The last clients are taken at least 1.5 hours before closing time. Subject to change at any time. We will not be accepting clients from 9:30am - 11:30am due to class lecture and study time on an alternating weekly basis. We will be alternating classes Monday’s & Wednesday’s one week, to Tuesday’ & Thursday’s the following week. Any inquiries, please feel free to call us!

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