Barbering is one of the oldest professions in the world. Barbering developed from early cultural and tribal beginnings into the recognized profession that it is today. In Eastern College’s barbering program students will practice the latest techniques and explore products specific to this field.
Successful graduates of the Saint John program will be eligible to write the New Brunswick Registered Barber Association examination. Achieving a passing grade on this exam will allow graduates to practice as registered apprentice barbers.
Successful graduates of the Halifax program will be eligible to write the Nova Scotia Registered Barber Association examination. Achieving a passing grade on this exam will allow graduates to practice as registered apprentice barbers.
- Hands-on training at a barbershop
- CPR/First Aid Training
- WHMIS training
The Halifax program is approved by the Nova Scotia Registered Barbers Association
The Barbering program will qualify grads to pursue positions in Barbershops, Salons, Personal Care Industry and Self-employment.
EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS
- Class Act Barbershop
- The Barber of Sackville
- Famous Barber Shop
- Chubby’s Barbershop & Gentleman’s Supply
- Sailor Bub’s
- Ed’s Barbershop
- Scallywags Barbershop
High School Graduation Diploma or GED.
RESOURCE ARTICLE: HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL BARBER
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Our students train under a Master Barber and offer services to the public at a discounted rate!
Are you in need of a shave? Maybe a little trim for your awesome beard? Come see what our Halifax and Saint John Barbering students can do for you!
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Discover a rewarding career in the barbering industry!
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