Barber Instructor Trainee

Barber Instructor Trainee – 600 hrs

The curriculum for students enrolled in an instructor trainee course shall consist of six hundred (600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations in teaching the art of barbering. For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instructions by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the instructor trainee of teaching techniques and principles. Please note 110 hours are devoted to clinic/theory experience, which shall include all phases of being an Instructor. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:


Classroom Preparation-25 hours

Teaching Methods-25 hours

Speech -25 hours

Purpose and Types of Tests-35 hours

Selection of Appropriate Testing Methods-25 hours

Validity and Reliability of Teaching Methods via Tests-35 hours

Proper Conduct of Instruction-40 hours

Classroom Supervision and Control-40 hours

Classroom Conditions-50 hours

Keeping Records-50 hours

Motivation-50 hours

Assessing Student’s Need-50 hours

Utilization of Safety Procedures-40 hours

Job Seeking Skills-10 hours

 Instructor Performance Objectives

  • Graduates of the Instructor program will qualify for entry-level positions as Barbering Instructor. Graduates of this program are expected to:
  • Teach related information, manipulative operations, and techniques.
  • Use various teaching aids, such as instruction sheets, visual aids and test.
  • To provide information about specific teaching techniques used by the vocational teacher in the working area and in the classroom.

Skills To Be Developed

  • Develop occupational experiences and personal characteristics that will upgrade the barbering profession by producing quality students.
  • Develop lesson plans, outlines, procedures and tests that will insure student comprehension and will instill the will to learn in even the most difficult student.
  • Development of a course content reflecting a comprehensive, correlated unit of study.
  • Development of instructional materials that will facilitate set-up and preparation of class.
  • Development of supplemental teaching aids that will give the student a variety of ideas from which to draw and maintain motivation.