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PHASE ONE FLAGSHIP PROGRAM

The Phase One Flagship Program is an entry level program designed to teach the fundamental basics of barbering. A "must have" for beginners, this course introduces easy to learn principles that will be used throughou every stage of a barber's career.

THE WORKSHOP AGENDA WILL INCLUDE:

  • History

  • Professional image

  • Tool and supply understanding

  • Safety and sanitation

  • Infection control

  • Proper draping

  • Barber chair functionality

  • Clipper holding techniques

  • Blade/guard usage

  • Hairstyle recognition

  • Ceaser cuts (light/dark)

  • Bald cuts

  • Hairline shaping

  • Beard/sideburn shaping

  • Tool maintenance

  • Business practices

    -  AND MORE!!

UPON COMPLETION OF PROGRAM, STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE:

  • Infection Control Certificate

  • Certificate of completion​

* THEORY AND PRACTICAL APPLICATION ARE EVALUATED BY OUR INSTRUCTORS. STUDENTS THAT PERFORM SUCCESSFULLY IN BOTH CRITERIA MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO ADVANCE TO PHASE TWO *

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PHASE TWO FLAGSHIP PROGRAM

The Phase Two Flagship Program is a midlevel program for applicants with basic to moderate barbering experience. This intermediary course, will equip applicants with the needed skills to practice the trade as an apprentice in a professional environment.

THE WORKSHOP AGENDA IS NOT LIMITED TO, BUT WILL INCLUDE:

  • Fading 

  • Tapering

  • Blending principles

  • Hairline shaping

  • Hairline modification

  • Beard shaping

  • Freehand sculpting

  • Straight razor use 

  • 14 point shave

  • Shearwork principles

  • Scissors over comb technique

  • Clipper quer comb tech mque

  • Fingers over scissors technique

  • Styling/product use

  • Parting /simple designs

  • Eyebrow arching

  • Introduction to enhancements

  • Facials

SPECIALIZED

WORKSHOPS

Our specialized workshops are tailored to meet the specific needs of individuals that require targeted areas of training. Our variety of workshops include:

  • Fading

  • Shearwork

  • Shaving

  • Facial massage

  • Enhancements

  • Styling (blowdrying/product use)

  • Designs

  • Barbershop/salon management

  • Braiding

APPRENTICESHIP

PROGRAM

Apprenticeship is the process of learning a skilled trade through on the job training. This invaluable training is guided by an experienced master barber (Journey Person).

Our collaboration with sponsored barbershops
will offer eligible program graduates an oppurtunity
to work in selected barbershops and attain an apprenticeship license. An apprenticeship license is valid for two years, after which, an application for renewal or state board exam can be submitted. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or 16 years old with parental aproval to apply!

STATE BOARD

EXAM PREP

In order to become a NYS Licensed Master Barber, you must pass the NY State board exam. This prep workshop, taught on mannequins, will adequately prepare applicants by guiding them through the step by step process.

THE EXAM WILL BE TAUGHT IN 5 PARTS:

1. SET UP (10 MINUTES)

Tool /Supply items
Sanitation Procedures
Station Preparation
Mannequin Praping

2. HAIRCUTTING (30 MINUTES) (STANDARD TECHNIQUES)

Clipper Overcomb
Free Hand Sculpting (Curly Hair)
Fingers Over Shears (Straight Hair)
Scissors Over Comb (Straight hair)
Redraping
Razor Arching /Edging

3.SHAVING (I5 MINUTES)

Shave Drape Procedure
Hot Towel Wrap
14 Stroke Shave

4. FACIAL MASSAGE (10 MINUTES)

Massage draping procedure
Hot towel wrap
Cream applications

5 Learned Manipulations
Cold Towel Wrap

5. BREAK DOWN OF AREA/
SANITATION PROCEDURE
(5 MINUTES)

After completion of training, applicants will take a Timed Simulation Exam to gauge their testing proficiency. The simulation exam will be evaluated by our instructors using the same Rubric Model Actual State Examiners Employ.

YOUTH MENTORSHIP/AFTER SCHOOL

 SCHOOL PROGRAM

The Youth Mentorship Program is an after school workshop with the objective of instilling trade, self pride, and leadership qualities in our future generation. The workshop is designed to accomodate age groups ranging from 13-16. Although the program cannot offer apprenticeship because of age, attending youth will receive a certificate upon completion of course.

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