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Barber School

Thank you for your interest in the Barber Training Program. We are excited to be able to offer this new and affordable program to students in our local area.

Beginning July 2016 the Barbering Program will be offering a Part-time Day Class that will run Monday – Friday from 8am – 1pm. Please see registration dates for dates and times to register.

CFCC Barber School Shaving

Basic Description

The Barber Training Day Program is a 12-14 month program. Students will attend school 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Barber Program will now offer a part-time day class that is a 14-16 month program. Students will attend school 8 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Barber Training Program provides the skills necessary to become a professional barber! The program will prepare the students for the North Carolina Board Exam which will result in an apprentice license. The successful student will be qualified to work in an entry level position in a barber shop or related business. After at least one year of on the job training another exam is given by the Barber Board to issue a Registered Barber License.

Costs associated with the program include:

  • Student Permit: $25 (due at registration). Money Order payable to NC Board of Barber Examiners
  • Tuition: $180  per course (due at registration). 4 courses projected will be a total of $720.
  • Insurance: $15 (due at registration.) Due each fiscal year.
  • Barber Student Kit: Approximately $600. This kit contains equipment that you will carry with you to your first job.
  • Books: $218 (must be purchased prior to the first day of class).
    The total cost to purchase books, kit, and initial application, tuition, and insurance totals under $1,100. Total cost for the entire program will total only approximately $1,600. This is an excellent price for learning a new career!

Required at time of Registration:

**Registration for the barbering program is not available online and must be done in person.**

  1. Completed “Application to Enroll in Barber School”(only available at the barber school), including a money order for $25.00 student permit fee. The money order must be made out to the NC Board of Barber Examiners.  NOTE: All Applicants are required to obtain an FBI Criminal Summary Report that will be submitted to the NC State Barber Board. The FBI Criminal Summary Report must be a hard copy not an emailed copy, and must be in hand at the time of registration. The links below are state board approved FBI Channelers used to obtain these reports. You must contact the channeler you choose to use for information on what documents are needed and the process for applying with that particular channeler. (request hard copy)

2.  Completed CFCC Continuing Education Registration Form. Registration form must be accompanied by $195 which includes the tuition fee of $180 for the first course and the insurance fee of $15.

3.   Student must bring proof of High School graduation or GED. A copy of the diploma or transcripts must be provided to NC Barber Board.

***Please note: Student must satisfy any unpaid fees to CFCC, before registration. Flags on the student record will cause the registration to be denied.

An interview with the instructor is required before registration.  Bring your questions! He is in the classroom all day so most phone calls are returned at the end of the day.  Monday through Thursday between 1pm and 3:30pm are good times to stop by.  The location of the barber school is in a small business park named “Emerald Square”. The address is 3333 Wrightsville Ave. Our classroom is in unit “O” and the shop in unit “F”. There is a sign above each location indicating Cape Fear Community College Barber School.

If you have any questions, or if I can be of any further assistance, let me know. I look forward to hearing from you.

Deginald King
Program Coordinator / Lead Instructor

Cape Fear Community College
Continuing Education

Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 362-7000

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
(910) 362-7700

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425
(910) 362-7900

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.