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Barber Training Program

Get the training you need to start a rewarding career. Salon Success Academy in California can teach you everything you need to know about providing high-quality hair services, interacting with clients, and getting prepared to start a career in barbering. Once you graduate from our barber school, you’ll have the necessary amount of training hours to take for the state licensing exams!

Barber Training Overview

Here’s what our Barber program offers:

  • Basics of hair anatomy, physiology, and sanitation.
  • Hands-on instruction on the latest hair cutting, coloring, and grooming techniques.
  • Real-world experience practicing these techniques on clients in the student clinic.
  • Instructors committed to preparing you to pass the State Board exam.
  • Lessons about customer service and business so that you can make the most of your career.

Salon Success Academy student shaving a client's hair

Multiple Schedules

At Salon Success Academy, you don’t have to put your life on hold while you go to our barber school. We offer both day and evening courses. Connect with our team to learn more about these different options and find out which one works best for you!

Financial Aid

Financial roadblocks shouldn’t be what keeps you from applying to our barbering program. Since Salon Success Academy is an accredited school, we’re able to offer multiple financial aid options to students who qualify. To get started, fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. If you’re not sure how to fill out this form or you have any other questions about the financial aid process, contact our team. Our financial aid advisors have a lot of experience and can help you work through your personal financial situation.

School Financial Aid Codes

Upland Campus | 007203
1385 E Foothill Blvd
Upland, CA 91786

Riverside Campus | 014599
210 W Highland Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92405

Our Student Clinics

To help our barber students prepare to be successful professionals after graduation, part of our curriculum allows them to practice the techniques they’ve learned on actual clients. All of these services will be performed under the direct supervision of licensed instructors so they can offer you advice and help you give clients the cut or style they want. With our professional tools and products at your disposal, you’ll be able to experience what it feels like to work in a real barbershop!

Woman barber cutting a man's hair

Start the Application Process at Salon Success Academy

The application process at Salon Success Academy is relatively fast and easy. Students at Salon Success Academy are required to be:

  • At least 17 years old
  • Able to show U.S. completion of 12th grade (diploma or transcripts), GED, or pass results for the HiSET or TASC exam

Once you’re ready to get started, reach out to us to schedule a tour! During this tour, we’ll walk you through our school, let you see what it’s like to be a barbering student at Salon Success Academy, and answer any questions you may have about financial aid or class schedules.

We want to make sure Salon Success Academy is the right school for you, which is why we’ll also be setting up a time to do an admissions interview to talk about what could hold you back from your barbering education and how we can support you from start to finish.

Reach Out to Our Team

Our team is looking forward to meeting with you and helping you start this next step in your education. If you have any more questions about our barbering program or how you can prepare, call us at 1-877-987-HAIR (4247) or fill out the form below for more information.

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Our mission is to equip our students with the tools necessary to succeed in the beauty industry by providing exceptional technical education in the classroom and servicing our local communities. The training our students receive will enable them to successfully attain employment in the beauty industry and related fields.

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