Barbering Course in La Mesa, CA

There is no better place to start your career as a barber than at California Hair Design Academy. Our San Diego County barbering school offers both day and night programs that start every two weeks. Successful completion of this course and successful completion of the California State Board Examination and Licensure will allow the graduate to work in positions such as a Barber, Stylist, Master Barber, or Barber Shop Operator. Take the first step and apply now!

Scholarships Available

Scholarship Opportunity Available for New Students

For a limited time California Hair Design Academy is offering a scholarship for up to $1,000 to our Cosmetology and Barbering Programs and $500 Scholarship for Estheticians.

Apply before September 2, 2024

Barbering Course Overview

Our comprehensive program includes 1000 hours of classroom instruction in the regulation, science and best practices of barbering. You will learn academic and professional knowledge and skills that lead to a highly creative, profitable and recognized career.

Our Barbering program emphasizes specialized training in:

  • Cutting Techniques
  • Trimming
  • Shampooing
  • Styling Hair
  • The Art of Shaving
  • Skin Analysis and Care
  • Hair Coloring
  • Business Management

State Board Preparation

At CHDA we are not satisfied with just teaching the bare minimum. We prepare students to excel in their chosen career.

Graduation requirements: 1,000 Hours

The barbering curriculum meets the state licensing requirements of the CA State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

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Barbering Program in Southern California

This course will help you define your career in this industry by teaching the best practices in barbering and business skills. Students come from all over San Diego County and beyond to learn from our talented educators who foster a highly energized environment. You will master all the essential practices of Barbering.

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Develop Your Personal Style

Barbers are recognized for their personal style and creativity. CHDA will help you explore your creativity within this craft.

Student Competitions

Students are put to the challenge with school sponsored competitions which are not only fun, but also an inspiring event to test their artistic abilities.

Working With Real Clients

You will gain real world experience by working with actual clients to perfect your skills in design, styling, color and more.

State of the Art Training

We educate our students using the highly educational and interactive Pivot Point LAB system taught from both stylized books and your tablet, which comes as part of your student kit.

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What you should know when starting a barbering program at CHDA

How much does it cost?

View our Course Pricing page for full details. Also please review our Financial Aid opportunities

When does the next barbering course start?

CHDA offers multiple start dates for the Barber course which you can review on our Admissions overview

Can I take classes at night?

CHDA offers both day and night options for it’s barbering program. Learn more on our Class Schedules page

How do I get started?

The first step of the process is to Apply using our online application. If you have questions before applying please feel free to contact us.

Take The First Step In Defining Your Career In Barbering