BARBERING - CONNECTICUT

Barbering
IN
Connecticut

Do you have a dream of becoming a barber? Are you ready to make a splash in the Connecticut barber scene? If so, you’ll be joining a creative and enterprising community of masters of men’s cuts and shaves. You could even make house calls, like this barber who operates in the New Haven counties. Or, you could specialize in hot shaves, like the ones this Milford area barbershop has become famous for. Either way, you’re going to need top-notch barber school training in Connecticut to make this dream come true. You can typically find barber programs at cosmetology schools in every state, and Connecticut is no exception.

We have helped millions of beauty school students learn important information about local programs and connect with schools that offer quality training. There’s no need to wait any longer to learn how you can become a barber. Just use the search box up top, or quickly scan the list of beauty schools below to narrow your options right now. And when you’re stylin’ and profilin’ in your own shop, give us a shout on social media and so we can share your success!

State License Requirements
1,000
Hours

In Connecticut, barber licensure begins with the completion of at least 1,000 hours of training. After finishing your theory and practice training, you can submit your application with a $100 initial licensing fee. The barber exam fee is $65, which covers the practical exam and the written exam. You receive your license once the board receives proof of your passing scores.

Get more information on barbering licensure:

Education Details

When you find the right barbering program, you will learn a variety of skills that prove it takes quality training to master these skills. You should come out of your program with the ability to perform men’s cuts, basic women’s styles, shaving, and various head and facial massage techniques. Many programs will also include the physiological and anatomical information in the curriculum as well.

Barbering courses may include: •

  • Tools and equipment •
  • Grooming and shaving •
  • Shop management •
  • Hair coloring
License Renewal
0
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Connecticut licensees must renew their licenses every two years after licensing in the last day of their birth month. Failing to renew by this date causes your license to lapse. To renew a lapsed license, you must complete either 135 hours of education through a refresher course or successfully pass the Prometric Licensing Examination. Barber licenses cost $100 to renew. Connecticut does require you to complete 10 cosmetology continuing education hours to renew your license.

Careers
$24,570 
Salary
10.10%*
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Barber
State board Contact Information

Connecticut Dept. of Public Health - Cosmetology & Licensing
410 Capitol Ave., MS #13PHO
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone Number: 860-509-7603 x6
Fax Number: 860-509-8457
E-mail Address: dph.hairdresserteam@ct.gov

The Connecticut State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating a change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a Connecticut cosmetology license.

Connecticut has shown rapid growth in the number of people interested in
barbering as a career. To that end, many start their journey by beginning the
necessary process through these organizations.

State Of Connecticut Department Of Labor
Connecticut Examining Board For Barbers, Hairdressers and Cosmeticians
Connecticut State Department Of Education

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Find the Beauty Schools in Connecticut that interest you below,

Academy Di Capelli

1010 Main Street,
East Hartford, CT 06108

Program: Barbering

Financial Aid now available to those who qualify.  Welcome to Our School ACADEMY DI CAPELLI is a full-service beauty school dedicated to consistently providing the highest quality cosmetology education by rendering an excellent curriculum, Financial Aid now available to those who qualify.  Welcome to Our School ACADEMY DI CAPELLI is a full-service beauty school dedicated to consistently providing the highest quality cosmetology education by rendering an excellent curriculum, quality products, and furnishing an enjoyable atmosphere at an acceptable price/value relationship. With almost 35 years of combined salon and business expertise, ACADEMY DI CAPELLI has formed a prestigious facility with state-of the-art equipment, well-trained instructors and a salon-oriented curriculum that produces graduates ready to compete and excel in the world of Professional Cosmetology. We will also maintain a friendly, fair, and creative work environment, which respects diversity, ideas, and hard work.  Cosmetology The objectives of the Cosmetology course are to thoroughly train all cosmetology students in all phases of hairdressing including cutting, styling, permanent waving, hair straightening, tinting, manicuring, facials, makeup, health & public safety and State laws & requirements.  Senior students perform beauty services of all kinds, upon paying patrons. The "Clinic", while still a controlled educational environment, strives to reflect as realistically as possible, a modern salon environment. During this phase of the course, the student is guided in gaining experiences designed not only to develop and perfect the skills previously acquired, but to aid in the development of the speed, confidence, salesmanship, customer relations skills and professionalism, required for success in a professional salon environment.  Esthiology  This course is a comprehensive combination of Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Experience, and Professional Business Management Skills, required for success in the skin care field. Estheticians are skin care specialists who enhance the skin beauty through the use of facials, massage, and makeup. If you have the desire to work in the Skin Care Industry our Esthetician Program is for you! Our Esthetician Program is designed to prepare the student in a knowledgeable background of skin structure, disease and imperfections, various facial treatments, and make up applications.  Our Esthetician Program includes the following subjects: Basic Facials w/Massage European Facials Oily Skin Facials Custom Designed Masks Evening Make Up Applications Temporary Hair Removal Artificial Lash Applications 20 Minute Express Facials Sensitive Skin Facials Normal / Combination Skin Facials Basic Make Up Applications Corrective Make Up Applications Paraffin Masks Extractions  Important Facts Academy Di Capelli was ranked #1 for Hairdressing and Cosmetology Schools in the area by The Readers Choice Awards in 2003. We are approved and licensed by: The Connecticut Examining Board for Barbers and Hairdressers, The Connecticut Board Of Cosmetologist and The Department of Public Health. We are registered with both the Federal and State Government, as well as have our Article of Organization from the Secretary of the State. All of our teachers are highly skilled and have over 35 years of combined experience. They are all licensed Cosmetologist and teach using advanced training techniques. We have many different Financial Assistance Programs available to help students make the education at Academy Di Capelli affordable. Some of those programs include 24 months interest free financing and the Hutchins Grant for those who qualify. We also offer Placement Assistance.  Our students are treated to free training seminars offered by many hair-coloring representatives. The students are also taken to the top hair show in the area, as well as Boston and New York to even further heighten their learning experience. Although Academy Di Capelli's techniques are forever changing as dictated by styles and fashions, our adherence to strict principles of superb craftsmanship and impeccable service skills has never changed.
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Academy Di Capelli

950 Yale Avenue #20,
Wallingford, CT 06492

Program: Barbering

Financial Aid now available to those who qualify.  Welcome to Our School ACADEMY DI CAPELLI is a full-service beauty school dedicated to consistently providing the highest quality cosmetology education by rendering an excellent curriculum, Financial Aid now available to those who qualify.  Welcome to Our School ACADEMY DI CAPELLI is a full-service beauty school dedicated to consistently providing the highest quality cosmetology education by rendering an excellent curriculum, quality products, and furnishing an enjoyable atmosphere at an acceptable price/value relationship. With almost 35 years of combined salon and business expertise, ACADEMY DI CAPELLI has formed a prestigious facility with state-of the-art equipment, well-trained instructors and a salon-oriented curriculum that produces graduates ready to compete and excel in the world of Professional Cosmetology. We will also maintain a friendly, fair, and creative work environment, which respects diversity, ideas, and hard work.  Cosmetology The objectives of the Cosmetology course are to thoroughly train all cosmetology students in all phases of hairdressing including cutting, styling, permanent waving, hair straightening, tinting, manicuring, facials, makeup, health & public safety and State laws & requirements.  Senior students perform beauty services of all kinds, upon paying patrons. The "Clinic", while still a controlled educational environment, strives to reflect as realistically as possible, a modern salon environment. During this phase of the course, the student is guided in gaining experiences designed not only to develop and perfect the skills previously acquired, but to aid in the development of the speed, confidence, salesmanship, customer relations skills and professionalism, required for success in a professional salon environment.  Esthiology  This course is a comprehensive combination of Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Experience, and Professional Business Management Skills, required for success in the skin care field. Estheticians are skin care specialists who enhance the skin beauty through the use of facials, massage, and makeup. If you have the desire to work in the Skin Care Industry our Esthetician Program is for you! Our Esthetician Program is designed to prepare the student in a knowledgeable background of skin structure, disease and imperfections, various facial treatments, and make up applications.  Our Esthetician Program includes the following subjects: Basic Facials w/Massage European Facials Oily Skin Facials Custom Designed Masks Evening Make Up Applications Temporary Hair Removal Artificial Lash Applications 20 Minute Express Facials Sensitive Skin Facials Normal / Combination Skin Facials Basic Make Up Applications Corrective Make Up Applications Paraffin Masks Extractions  Important Facts Academy Di Capelli was ranked #1 for Hairdressing and Cosmetology Schools in the area by The Readers Choice Awards in 2003. We are approved and licensed by: The Connecticut Examining Board for Barbers and Hairdressers, The Connecticut Board Of Cosmetologist and The Department of Public Health. We are registered with both the Federal and State Government, as well as have our Article of Organization from the Secretary of the State. All of our teachers are highly skilled and have over 35 years of combined experience. They are all licensed Cosmetologist and teach using advanced training techniques. We have many different Financial Assistance Programs available to help students make the education at Academy Di Capelli affordable. Some of those programs include 24 months interest free financing and the Hutchins Grant for those who qualify. We also offer Placement Assistance.  Our students are treated to free training seminars offered by many hair-coloring representatives. The students are also taken to the top hair show in the area, as well as Boston and New York to even further heighten their learning experience. Although Academy Di Capelli's techniques are forever changing as dictated by styles and fashions, our adherence to strict principles of superb craftsmanship and impeccable service skills has never changed.
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Sono Academy

84 North Main Street,
Norwalk, CT 06854

Program: Cosmetology

Where Salon Professionals Are Made Welcome to Sono Academy, an educational epicenter not only dedicated to enlightenment of incoming talent but to the seasoned professional as well. Our focus is to explore, Where Salon Professionals Are Made Welcome to Sono Academy, an educational epicenter not only dedicated to enlightenment of incoming talent but to the seasoned professional as well. Our focus is to explore, and present the most creative and cutting edge style the industry has to offer. Our experienced instructors, with their expertise and enthusiasm will help tap into your creative potential, instilling the confidence will need to be the top on your profession. It is our mission to provide you with an exciting and ever changing educational experience. In addition to offering the most advanced system of "required" education, we will have available an unsurpassed line up of guest artists that will present all aspects of this multifaceted industry. You will graduate with the confidence to grow your career beyond all expectations. It is our promise to share the knowledge and talent required to be the professional clients will line up for. Apply Sono Academy is seeking artistic and creative people with the passion and drive to succeed and exceed in the field of cosmetology and all that it has to offer. We at Sono Academy encourage you to make an appointment to speak to our enthusiastic staff and tour our state-of-the-art facility. When you decide to pursue your career in this exciting fashion oriented industry, we will explain all the endless opportunities that lie before you. Class Schedule Full time students: Monday through Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm Evening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:30 to 9pm; Saturdays 9:30am to 4:30pm
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Porter and Chester Institute

30 Waterchase Dr.,
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Program: Cosmetology

If you’re looking for a cosmetology school that is right for you and you are eager to begin a career in haircutting and hairstyling, here are a few reasons to choose Cosmetology If you’re looking for a cosmetology school that is right for you and you are eager to begin a career in haircutting and hairstyling, here are a few reasons to choose Cosmetology training at Porter and Chester Institute:   Job Outlook Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of hairstylists and cosmetologists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Concrete Skills You’ll be trained to style and sculpt different hair textures. You’ll learn basic and advanced women’s and men’s haircutting techniques and how to properly shampoo and condition hair. You’ll also learn the basics of skin care, with a basic knowledge of applying makeup and artificial lashes and the basics of nail care and enhancements. Hands-on Training The hallmark of all our programs is hands-on learning. Your work station will replicate what you might find in the field and you’ll get to learn by doing –not just from reading about theories in a book. The training you get from Porter and Chester Institute will prepare you to sit for the Connecticut licensing exam for hairdressers. Soft Skills In addition to technical skills, you’ll learn Life Skills, Professional Image and Communicating for the success of your career. We’ll teach you what it means to be a good employee in a real world setting.
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Oxford Academy of Hair Design

153 North Street,
Seymour, CT 06483

Program: Cosmetology

Oxford Academy of Hair Design is dedicated to your learning process as we prepare you for a lifelong career in just 1500 hours. Our Award Winning school awarded by Modern Salon is Oxford Academy of Hair Design is dedicated to your learning process as we prepare you for a lifelong career in just 1500 hours. Our Award Winning school awarded by Modern Salon is located in a Victorian Mansion. We offer certification classes in Hair Extensions, Hair Color, Makeup Artistry, and more! Our students participate in Photo Shoots and Hair Competitions and take field trips to the MAC store and Stamford Television studios! Embrace your creativity at Oxford Academy of Hair Design!
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