Barbering Program

Raphael's School of Beauty barber program male student using clippers to trim a male client's hair very close to his skin near his ear
Barber students learn hands-on providing service to real clients

Get the Skills to Be a Professional Barber in 13 Months*

The barbershop is an American tradition. Clients trust their Barber to keep them looking their best.

Our Barbering Program provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in this proud field. As a student in this program, you’ll learn:

  • Clipper Cutting
  • Tapering
  • Facial Shaving
  • Facial Treatments
  • Scalp Treatments
  • Shampoo Treatments
  • Tinting
  • Bleaching
  • Style/Trend Cuts
  • Styling
  • Hair Straightening & Relaxing
  • Permanent Waving
  • 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 Fourth Tuesday of each month.

Hands-On Training with Real Clients in our Student Salon

Barbering is a hands-on field and at Raphael’s School of Beauty we believe that’s how it should be taught. As a Barbering student you’ll work with real clients in our professional, on-site student salon, providing a wide range of services under the guidance of an instructor.

You’ll feel comfortable moving into any barbering setting after gaining hands-on, real-world experience before you graduate.

Student Testimonial - Sergil Flores, Barbering Program

Shop Management Skills

In addition to the art and science of barbering, this program is designed to teach all areas of being a shop manager such as hiring new employees, payroll, taxes, etc. As a graduate, you’ll enter the professional world with confidence knowing you have both the technical training and practical business skills it takes to build a successful career.

“My favorite thing from the school is the inspiration I get from the instructors and the flexibility of the school. It just pushes me towards my career and gives me confidence for the future.”
– Amy Nabb

State Licensing

As a successful graduate of this program, you’ll be fully-prepared to take the Ohio State Barber Board exam to become a Licensed Barber.

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

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Barbering and exploring whether professional Barber training is right for you, on this page to receive more information.

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

For immediate questions, call 330-565-3666.

Gainful Employment – Barbering / Niles: visit this link.

* 13 month program length when completed in normal time.

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