Barbering

The Barbering Program prepares students in shaving, hair and scalp treatments, hairstyling techniques, coloring, chemical relaxers, facial massage/skin care, sanitation, laws, rules, and regulations. Students prepare to take the state license exam through the Colorado Barber/Cosmetology Board and practice their skills at our on-site Barber Shop

                   

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2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Due to high program demand, some start dates may be on a wait list. To be added to a wait list, you will need to complete the admissions steps and meet with an advisor. 

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
10/2/2018 7/11/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm Waitlist
1/16/2019 10/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm  
4/23/2019 2/1/2020 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm  

Part-Time (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 11/12/2019 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm Waitlist
1/25/2019 5/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm  
6/20/2019 10/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm  

 

2018–2019 Program Cost

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Barbers 25% 9.94/hr ($20,670/yr)

11.52/hr ($23,960/yr)

14.90/hr ($31,000/yr)

24.05/hr ($50,020/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Barber
  • Barber shop owner
  • Color specialist
  • Instructor
  • Platform artist
  • Product representative
  • Retail sales
  • Stylist

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Aerial
  • Cost Cutters
  • Fantastic Sam's
  • Great Clips
  • Independent shops and salons
  • Nexus
  • R. Stafford
  • Super Cuts

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Upcoming Related Events

Monday, August 20, 2018
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Hospitality Management Program Starts
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NOTE: Emily's Barber Shop is closed for the remainder of the summer.  We will re-open on August 20.

Emily's Barber Shop is located at 1860 Lincoln Street on the Mezzanine level. Barbering students give cuts,... more »

Emily Griffith Technical College has been training Colorado's best cosmetologists for over 75 years. Emily's Salon offers a full selection of services, from haircuts, waves and coloring to facials and waxing services. All... more »

From our students...

Emily Griffith has helped me to apply for grants and with financial assistance, they have helped me enroll for all the classes needed to obtain the certificates needed for the field.

Thomas Schimmer
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From our teachers...

The opportunities in the pharmacy profession continue to grow and expand and can launch one into greater opportunities in the health care realm.

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