Cosmetology Cross-Over Course

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Explore a creative, exciting new skillset with barber training for Cosmetologists

10 Week* Barber Training for Cosmetologists

You’re an expert in Cosmetology. You have the hair, makeup, and nail skills, but want to open up to new opportunities and expand your knowledge. For this, Moler Barber College offers barber training for cosmetologists that lets you pursue licensing quickly.

No matter if you want to make a career change or widen your clientele at your own business, getting into Barbering can be a great way to apply skills you’ve already gained into a whole new world.

Turn Your Cosmetology Skills into a Barbering Career

If you hold a Cosmetology license or have completed a 1600-hour* Cosmetology course, then you can get the skills needed to become a Barber in just weeks of your time. Moler Barber College’s compressed, 305-hour curriculum, you can prepare to apply for licensing in just 10 weeks!

This compressed program does not sacrifice quality. The program accounts for training you’ve already done as a Cosmetologist, and gives you the opportunity to learn at an institution that has trained top barbers for over 108 years in the Bay Area.

As a graduate, you will have gained valuable skills in:

  • Haircutting & Shampooing
  • Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Salesmanship
  • Laws & Regulations

Deliver unique value to clients as a Barber with a Cosmetology background.

Career Opportunities

As a Barber with a Cosmetology background, you have a variety of career opportunities with your expanded skillset. Once you receive your license, you can work as barber, incorporating your creativity from Cosmetology into your career.

In a salon, you can provide a more specialized service with your advanced knowledge in Barbering. As a self-employed professional, you can provide a wider set of services and increase your client base.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Moler Barber College “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

Learn From Industry Experienced Instructors

This course is led by credible and top-performing barbering instructors and haircutting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our community of students and instructors at Moler Barber College work together to cultivate creativity and combine it with our proven curriculum to generate professional and dedicated barbers that are among the best in the industry.

Dedicated Career Services

We don’t stop working for you once you graduate. It’s in our best interests to see our graduates go on to achieve success. That’s why we work as hard as we can to connect you to industry professionals and set you up for a phenomenal career. And our career counsellors are always on your side, no matter what challenges you’re facing.

3 Convenient Locations

You can enroll in this program at our main Oakland campus or at our Hayward and San Pablo satellite campuses.

Financial Aid – Funding Your Career Training

We offer Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Veteran Training Benefits to students who are eligible. Our Financial Aid advisors and College Certifying Officials will work with you to find the best financial solution to fit your needs.

*Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Is a Creative Career as a Barber Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about Barbering careers and exploring whether Moler Barber College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 800-697-8717

*Program length when completed in normal time.