A "barber school" or "school of barbering" means an operation, place or establishment of whatsoever kind or form, in or through which persons are trained or taught the practice of barbering.

School Curriculum

A student shall receive at least 1,500 hours in practice work and lectures based on the following courses of study:

  • Instruments- 30 hours
  • Shaving instructions- 100 hours
  • Haircutting for men, women and children- 935 hours
  • Shampooing- 40 hours
  • Permanent waving- 40 hours
  • Hair coloring- 40 hours
  • Hair straightening and relaxing- 40 hours
  • Massaging- 35 hours
  • Scalp and skin diseases- 20 hours
  • Physiology and anatomy of the head, face and neck- 100 hours
  • Sterilization and sanitation- 40 hours
  • Hygiene- 10 hours
  • Bacteriology-20 hours
  • Electricity- 10 hours
  • Pharmacology- 20 hours
  • Psychology- 10 hours
  • History, Professional ethics and other information- 10 hours

Each one of these sections is broken down further.  Click the link below to see the complete break down.
201 KAR 14:090 School curriculum​

2017 Examination Results

The following spreadsheet contains the results for the Probationary Barber Examinations conducted in 2017.

View Results​