Barbering Program

You Can Get the Skills to Be a Professional Barber in as little as 13 Months**

Watch this video to see more of what it’s like to study barbering with us!

The barbershop is an American tradition. If you want to become part of this long-standing industry, you can rely on Raphael’s Department of Barbering, as we’ve been training barbers for over a decade. You can feel confident in your education because all of our students work in a professional environment while learning, and our instructors go above and beyond for our students.

You can get the hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in this exciting field. Learn from experienced instructors who are passionate about teaching the next generation of barbers and helping students gain the skills and confidence they need to be successful after graduation.

Wondering what exactly you can receive training in? Or what careers you could have with a barbering license? Whether you want to work in a barbershop or be an entrepreneur, the options can be endless! Here are just a few options barbering school could open up for you:

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You Will Learn:

  • Clipper Cutting
  • Clipper Designs
  • Tapering
  • Facial Shaving
  • Scalp Treatments
  • Shampoo Treatments
  • Style/Trend Cuts
  • Styling
  • Shop Duties & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Bacteriology


Classes run Tuesday – Saturday*, with two schedules to choose from:

  • 9:00am – 4:30pm: Complete in 14.5 Months**
  • 9:00am – 5:30pm: Complete in 13 Months

**All students are required to complete 16 hours of Saturday attendance each month.
Classes start on the First and Third Tuesday of each month.

Speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Advisor now! 330-565-3666

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We accept VA Education benefits at all of our locations.

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Barbershop Management Skills

Want to work for yourself? In addition to the art and science of barbering, you can learn all areas of being a shop manager such as hiring new employees, payroll, taxes, and more. As a graduate, you may have the opportunity to enter the professional world with confidence knowing you have both the technical training and practical business skills it takes to build a successful career.

State Licensing

We strive to help successful graduates of this program prepare to sit for the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board licensing exam to become a Licensed Barber.


If you do it right, keep up your education, especially with the school and finish your education, it’s a very lucrative business, you can make a lot of money and maybe someday own a salon of your own.

Larry Chapp Raphael’s Graduate

Is a Rewarding Career in Barbering Right for You? Get More Information

Are you ready to take the next step in your barbering career? If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Barbering and exploring whether professional barber training is right for you, contact us now to receive more information.

A helpful Raphael’s Department of Barbering Admissions Representative is happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

*Financial aid available to those who qualify.

For immediate questions, call 330-505-9915.

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