Eastern College’s Barbering diploma program combines in-class instruction with hands-on training in our onsite barbershop, where you will have ample opportunity to put your barbering skills into practice. As a successful graduate of our program, you will be eligible to write the Registered Barber Association examination, which allows you to practice as a registered apprentice barber. Contact us today for more information!

Program Duration
32 weeks, including a 3-week field placement

Places of Work

  • Barbershops                                                    
  • Men’s Grooming Salons                                    
  • Self-Employment                                             
  • Film & Television

Key Courses

  • Introduction to Barbering Science
  • Barbering Practical I & II
  • Barbering Theory I & II
  • First Aid, WHMIS and Heartstart Training

Why Eastern College?


We have an established reputation as a leader in providing career-focused education that quickly prepare you for in-demand employment opportunities

Ongoing Enrolment

We offer ongoing enrolment and lifestyle-friendly course schedules that limit the disruption to your employment, family and other commitments

Upgraded Courses

Our upgraded courses reflect current trends and employer needs, so you graduate with relevant, applicable skills and knowledge

Job Placement Assistance

Our extensive career services include career fairs, job-search workshops, and one-on-one job placement assistance

Fill out our online form for more information on our Barbering program! Our admissions advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program, including start dates, financing options and more!

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