Barbering Manatee Technical College

Program Content: The Barbering program prepares students for employment as licensed barbers. Instruction includes theory and practical experience with guest artists and an active clinic. Course content includes safety, salon management, anatomy, bacteriology, hair relaxers, shaping and styling, hair and skin disorders, scalp and hair treatments, lash and brow tint, hair removal, permanent waves, hair coloring and lightening, wigs and decontamination. The course also covers State Board Requirements and Florida law.

Length of Program: 1200 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete

Licensure: Barber

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Barbering

Required Books and Materials: Barbering

Estimated Total: $6,100*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900

For Day Class Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 1033, Email

For Evening Class Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 1032, Email


*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.

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