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200 Hour Barber
Fundamentals Program
(2 Months)
ABI provides our students with tremendous amount of clients and teaches them the art of shaving, hair styling, from classic tapers, fohawks, pompadours, baldies, caesars, low fades, mid fades, high fades, high-top fades, afro, flat tops, razor lineups, shampoos, classical haircuts, beard trims, shape ups, blowouts, mohawks and preparation for New York State Board.
Learn & practice the fundamentalsABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Barbering Fundamentals course is designed to train apprentice registrants to become competent as registered apprentices, licensed cosmetologists to expand their services, and barber operators to hone their skills as Master Barbers. ABI students will attend classes in a good faith 200 hour course of practical and theoretical hands-on training in the practice of barbering under supervision, of a licensed instructor who will assist each student in such practice. After a barber apprentice completes two years of his or her apprenticeship working in a licensed barbershop, the barber apprentice may qualify to sit for the barber exam for Barber Operator’s License. Our curriculum will also provide our students with a complete overview of the day-to-day haircut services, expectations, precautions, and safeguards that any barber apprentice will encounter during the apprenticeship when it starts in a barbershop.
Learn a wide range of skills and techniques You Will Learn.
We provide our students with all the skills and techniques that will set them apart in their professional careers. Students will get to work on tremendous amount of clients and be taught the art of shaving and hair styling, from :
  • classic tapers
  • fohawks
  • pompadours
  • bald heads
  • caesars
  • low fades
  • mid fades
  • high fades
  • high-top fades
  • afro
  • flat tops
  • razor lineups
  • shampoos
  • classical haircuts
  • beard trims
  • shape ups
  • blowouts
  • mohawks
  • and more
TOTAL COST OF THE PROGRAM: $3,600
MONDAY – FRIDAY: 2PM – 7PM
Including $100 non-refundable registration fee.
You can pay your fees while you attend schoolTUITION & FINANCING .
American Barber Institute offers students a Tuition Payment Plan. Students pay while they attend school. Upon registration, students will pay a $1200 tuition down payment. $2400 leftover balance will be divided into 8 weekly payments of $300. Students will be responsible for the purchase of barbering tools and supplies. A list of acceptable tools will be provided upon registration.
Requirements All what you need to start:
  • SOCIAL SECURITY CARD
    You should provide a Social Security Card or Tax ID Number
  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
    High School Diploma (HSD) or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)*
  • ADMISSION AGE
    You must be at least 17 years of age
  • ADDRESS
    You should provide Proof of your residential address
  • PHOTO IDENTIFICATION
    You should provide valid photo identification or a valid Driver’s License
  • DOWN PAYMENT
    $1200 Down Payment
  • Entrance Requirement
    If you don’t have an HSD or GED, ABI will administer an entrance exam prior to enrolling. If you have a HSD from a foreign country, you have to submit a notarized translation and copy of the original document.
New Classes Starting SoonNext Starting Date
Mon. October 3, 2022
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The average salary for a Barber/Stylist is $42,626 per year in the United States, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

When you come for a tour, the first thing you will find is that our staff is incredibly friendly and here to help you. Ask our staff about their love for teaching a new generation of barbers and they will tell you that it is their passion for imparting knowledge.