Florida Barber Academy

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51 North State Road 7, Plantation, FL 33317
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Florida Barber Academy
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Programs Offered

Remember to make sure that a program meets any licensing requirements in Florida before you start! Check out our licensing information for Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology or Barbering.
Barbering
Program Length 900 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $13,434
Esthetics
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $8,900
Cosmetology
Program Length 1,200 hours
Average Completion 10 months
Program Tuition $16,326
Nail Technology
Program Length 180 hours
Average Completion 2 months
Program Tuition $1,800
Facial Specialist
Program Length 224 hours
Average Completion 2 months
Program Tuition $3,225.40

In the School's Words

Bilingual Classes Available!!

Well-versed in the latest beauty industry techniques and its trends. Students are also provided running a salon/spa, and costumer care techniques. All Florida Barber Academy graduates are prepared to become licensed professionals.

We are focused on being well-versed in the all the latest beauty trends and techniques, and offer students a first-hand experience on running their own salon, spa, or shop. We effectively implement the best customer services techniques and standards. The foundation of our training prepares our graduates for life of success in the beauty industry.

Our goal has always been to prepare students in the beauty industry. We strive to provide our students with the industry best classrooms and equipment. Florida Barber Academy is dedicated to each student's professional growth and development from registration day, all the way, until graduation day and becoming an integral part of their professional community.

Professional Facilities

We offer our students a well-equipped facility with a dedicated support of all certified faculty. Our campus is suited with spacious classrooms, media room, lecture room, student lounge, and much more. We have a dedicated student services department that will guide each student through each phase of their program and offer workshop and seminars with guest speakers and industry professionals.

Beauty Education

Our students are given the choice of five different programs at Florida Barber Academy:

Barber Program

The purpose of the Barber program is to prepare students for state licensing and employment. The courses include the required. education from the Florida Barbers' Board. The program consists of 900 hours which includes a combination of theoretical and practical applications. The courses include but are not limited to safe and efficient work practices, human relations and employability skills, Florida barber laws and rules, knowledge of barbering and its relation to chemistry, bacteriology, haircutting, and the development of practical skills in performing the manipulative techniques required in the practice of barbering

Program Required Hours: 900

Cosmetology

This program is designated to provide students with the required theory and practical skills, to take and pass the State Cosmetology License Examination and engage in the beauty profession. This program of study is designed to provide the students with the skills to beautify hair through shampooing, hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxing. The program also includes beautifying of the skin, hands and feet.

Program Required Hours: 1,200

Full Specialist

This program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the skin and nails. Students with a Full Specialist license will be able to provide client services for skin and nail care, proper precautions to perform services in a sanitary and safe manner, as well as identify contraindications. Program content includes current information in areas such as infection control, facials, hair removal, and nail techniques.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma from Florida Barber Academy, and qualify for State licensing as a Full Specialist. At that point they may pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry.

Program Required Hours: 600 Clock Hours

Nail Technician

This program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the nails of the hands and feet, to give a professional hand and foot massage, and to use safety precautions and sanitation methods. Students will learn to identify diseases and disorders of the nails. Nail Extensions, Nail Wraps, Gel Nails and Nail Art will be included, along with current information on infection control. Upon completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma from Florida Barber Academy, and qualify for State licensing as a Nail Technician. At that point they may pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry.

Program Required Hours: 180 Clock Hours.

Students in all our programs are encouraged to learn and practice with seasoned professionals, while expressing their own uniqueness and creativity.

Facial Specialist

The Facial Specialist program introduces a career filled with unlimited potential that graduates may pursue in many different directions. Facial Specialist play a vital role in the lives of their clients by providing ongoing services such as facials, waxing, and basic makeup, all of which enable their clients to look and feel their best. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialty licensure.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma from Florida Barber Academy, and qualify for State licensing as a Facial Specialist. At that point they may pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry.

Program Required Hours: 224 Clock Hours.

  • Flexible scheduling during the day and evenings are available.
  • Classes run on a continuous basis.
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
  • FBA is approved for Veteran Educational benefits by the State Approving Agency. Veterans may complete an application either at the school or the Veterans Administration.
  • Bilingual Classes English/ Spanish

About This School

Admissions

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Financial Aid

62% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,379 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 227 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 25:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.

Accreditation

Council on Occupational Education (COE)

This school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

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