Our comprehensive program includes 1500 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 safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, haircutting techniques, the art of shaving, skin analysis and care, retail sales, hair coloring and business management. The curriculum meets the state licensing requirements of the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology which includes the following curriculum requirement:

HAIR DRESSING (1100 hours)
Permanent Waiving and Chemical Straightening
Hair Coloring and Bleaching
Hair Cutting

HEALTH and SAFETY (200 hours)
Laws and Regulations
Health and Safety Considerations
Disinfection and Sanitation
Anatomy and Physiology

SHAVING (50 hours)
Shaving Preparation and Performance


At California Hair Design Academy, our talented educators foster a highly energized environment and maintain a thriving student clinic for our students to master all the essential practices of Barbering. CHDA Barber students express their creativity and passion through their own individual personality and image. This career is the fastest growing and most diverse profession trending today!

The barbering day and night schedules are offered at the Chula Vista campus; night schedule only is currently offered at the La Mesa campus.

The day schedule is coming soon to the La Mesa campus, inquire with our admissions counselors for more information!

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