Futura Career Institute is a non-degree quarter credit hour institution. The credits earned at our institution do not articulate to a degree.
Any decision on the comparability of credits is at the sole discretion of the receiving institution.
Students should not assume that any credits of any course maybe transferred to another institution.

CIP 12.0407 / 1200 HOURS

This program is designated to provide students with the required theory and practical skills to take and pass the State Board Examination and receive a Barber License.

Course Description
This program of study is designated to train men and women to become barbers and will provide the students with training which will include sanitation, shampooing, hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, permanent waving, hair relaxing, facials, shaving and Florida State Laws.

Students must be 16 years of age and have a High School Diploma, or GED.


Completion Time
25 hours per week = 48 weeks. Maximum Time Frame = 95 weeks

Tuition and Fee:
Tuition                       $10,700.00
Registration Fee:              100.00
Book/Kit                       Included

Total                           $10,800.00


  • HD001

HD001 H.I.V/A.I.D.S.; Sanitation & Sterilization
(90 clock hours)

This is an interaction class exploring H.I.V. & A.I.DS including its history, transmission, prevention, and symptoms. The student will also learn varies techniques to maintain sanitation and & sterilization, define safe work and the purpose of OSHA.

  • HD002

HD002 Shampoo/Rinse, Scalp Treatment & Color Rinse
(90 clock hours, 80 services, 30 Work-base hours)

At the end of the chapter the student will have learned proper draping procedures for hair services. They will also have learned shampoo molecules and the PH factor, the different types of shampoos, rinse and conditioners and there will be demonstrations of the shampoo service. The student will also learn scalp massage and treatments including treatments for alopecia.

  • HD003

HD003 Hair Color/Bleaching, Chemistry
(90 clock hours/25 services, 10 Work-base hours)

At the end of this chapter the student will have learned the principles of color theory and relate their importance to hair coloring, identify the three classifications of hair color and explain their action on the hair. There will be demonstrations of products used to color beards and mustaches and the safety precautions to follow during hair coloring procedures. In addition, the student will learn organic and inorganic chemistry, the properties of elements, compounds, moisturizers and water as applied to cosmetics.

  • HD004

HD004 Perming, Hair Relaxing
(90 clock hours, 60 services, 15 Work-base hours)

At the end of this chapter the student will have learned the principal actions involved in permanent waving and the chemical actions on the hair during permanent waving. They will also have learned client consultation, hair analysis and the different types of permanent waving solutions. There will be demonstrations of the proper rodding and perming procedures and the safety precautions of permanent waving.

  • HD005

HD005 Hair Cutting
(90 clock hours, 300 services, 50 Work-base hours)

At the end of this chapter the student will have learned the art of haircutting and how to identify the sections of the head as applied to haircutting. They will have learned the principles of facial shapes and profiles, understanding finger and shear cut, shear-over-comb cut, and razor cut.

  • HD006

HD006 Hair Styling, Hair Pieces
(90 clock hours, 200 services, 50 Work-base hours)

At end the chapter the student will have learned free-form blow-drying techniques, styling the hair with the blow-dryer, comb, and brush, curling iron techniques, and finger wave. The student will also learn why men use hair pieces, types of hair used in the manufacturing of hair pieces and they will have demonstrations of the correct cleaning methods for hairpieces.

  • HD007

HD007 Facials, Shave/Mustaches & Beard Trims
(90 clock hours, 40 services, 25 Work-base hours)

At the end of this chapter the student will have learned the purpose of facial massage location and stimulation of muscles, the location and stimulation of nerves, the locations of arteries and veins, the benefits of massage and various types of facial treatments. The student will also learn the objective of shaving, the ability to handle the razor in four standard cutting positions, stroke and safety and sanitation procedures and precautions.

  • HD008

HD008 State Law, Professional Ethics, Salon Management
(90 clock hours)

At the end of this chapter students will have learned the laws and statutes of the State of Florida concerning Barber. The student will be able to define personality, list the qualities of effective communications, good human relations and professional attitude. The student will also learn the facts needed to open a beauty salon, discuss financial considerations involved in operating a salon, the importance of maintaining accurate business records and the importance of advertising.

  • HD009

HD009 Clinic
(390 clock hours)

This course is designed to provide the clinical experience that will enable the student to reach his/her maximum potential as they become a barber.

  • HD0010

HD010 State Board Review
(90 clock hours)

This course is designed to prepare the student to pass the Florida State Barber Board Exam.



Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Textbook, Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Workbook, and Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Review Book

Requirements for Graduation
Students must complete 1200 clock hours of theory, practical and clinical services with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and/or after the institution certifying the student he/she can challenge the State Board Barber Exam, after completing 1,000 clock hours. In the event the student fails the exam he/she must complete the 1200 clock hours. Completion of the minimum services required. Meeting all financial obligations with the School.

After the completion of the program, the student receives a diploma providing that the final examination is approved and all requisites and financial obligations with the institution have been met.

Requirements for Licensing

Submit to the State Board of Barber the following:

  1. Application form (duly completed and signed)
  2. Money order or check in the proper amount depending on odd or even years payable to DBPR.  The school office will help determine your total amount. 
  3. Certificate of completion of H.I.V. /A.I.D.S. Seminar (2 hours).

Method of Payment            
Full payment may be made in advance, at the beginning of the program, mid-point of the program, paid monthly arranged with the School office.