Bakersfield Barber College, Inc. first opened on April 26, 1991 at 2936 Niles Street, Bakersfield, California in a 1500 square foot building. Due to rapid growth, the establishment became too small to accommodate all the students, so it was relocated on July 9, 1993 to an 8,000 square foot building located at it's current location at 2844 Niles Street, Bakersfield, CA.
Throughout our 25 years in business, we have maintained a structured program with a family atmosphere. Our large facility accommodates both full time and part time schedules. We offer hands on practical applications on customers, other students an mannequins. The classroom is equipped with the latest advanced technology to provide the best possible learning environment for students. Students participate in daily classes consisting of theory and practical education which prepares them for the State Board Examination.
With the completion of our Barber Course there is a high employment rate potential, however, we do not guarantee employment but do offer job placement at no cost. A full selection of barber equipment and essentials are always available for sale to assist the barber profession. Our respected barber program teaches students the utmost professionalism, skills and ethics with the ability to be employed at as a barber or they they may own and operate their own barber shop once they graduate and pass the State Exam. We offer open enrollment on any available Tuesday.
Requirements to begin are:
*High School Diploma or GED**
*Valid and current government-issued photo ID
*Valid Social Security Card
*Pass a Pre-Entrance Exam
**if you do not have High School Diploma or GED, we have a tester that can test you, if you pass you may enroll.