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Barbering Program in Clovis, CA

IOT’s Barbering program will prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for an entry-level position in the field of Barbering. In addition to learning the basics of safety and sanitation, students will explore their creative side by performing a variety of barbershop facials, straight razor shaving, and hair services on mannequins and clients.

Additionally, students will be introduced to men’s skin care, facials, straight razor techniques, and shaving processes.

Students will also receive a basic knowledge of laws pertaining to the field of Barbering. Throughout their training students will learn about professionalism in the industry, basic business practices, media marketing, and will be encouraged to build a professional portfolio.

Classroom and Barber Shop Floor Learning

Classroom instruction will prepare students with the basic knowledge necessary to perform various services such as cutting, coloring, and styling men’s hair. Barber shop floor practical hours provide the opportunity to gain real life experience by utilizing the skills learned in the classroom.

Classes Include

  • Disinfection & Sanitation
  • Haircutting
  • Hairstyling
  • Barbershop Facials
  • Chemical Processes
  • Laws & Regulations
  • Hair Color
  • Shaving
  • Chemistry & Electricity
  • Cosmetology Anatomy and Pahysiology
  • Advanced Barber Services
  • Portfolio
  • State Board Exam Preparation

What can I do?

Graduates from this program will be prepared to contribute in a broad range of entry-level occupations in the Barbering field including Barbers, Hairstylists, Skincare Specialists, and more.

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 1680 hours. Classes are held Monday through Friday for 41 weeks. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

If you’re ready to step into an exciting new role in the barbering field, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 40%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 9.1% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

ACCSC License Examination Pass Rate: 60%

Program Cost: $16,320.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 88 quarter credit hours

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 40%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 9.1% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

ACCSC License Examination Pass Rate: 60%

BPPE 150% Graduation Rate: 47%
BPPE Placement Rate: 43%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 12.5% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

BPPE License Examination Pass Rate: 38%

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
39-5011 Barbers
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists
39-5093 Shampooers
39-5094 Skincare Specialists
Program Cost

Program Cost: $16,320.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 88 quarter credit hours

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 40%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 9.1% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

ACCSC License Examination Pass Rate: 60%

BPPE 150% Graduation Rate: 47%
BPPE Placement Rate: 43%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 12.5% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

BPPE License Examination Pass Rate: 38%

Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
39-5011 Barbers
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists
39-5093 Shampooers
39-5094 Skincare Specialists