The Barber vocational training program at Pickens Technical College in

Aurora includes both classroom instruction, as well as hands-on training on mannequins and patrons in a full-service salon.

The Barber program training includes classes in:

  • intermediate and advanced barber techniques
  • hair cutting
  • hair styling
  • hair coloring
  • shaving and skin care
  • permanent waves and chemical relaxers
  • sanitation and safety
  • preparation for Colorado State Licensing Exam

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As an extra elective, students may have the opportunity to participate in an internship at a barbershop, salon or spa during their advanced training.

The following Certificate is available at Pickens Technical College:

  • Barber Certificate

Career and job opportunities in Barber Technology include:

  • Barber/Hairstylist
  • Salon or Spa Manager

Instructor OB McClendon


Barber is also offered as an evening program.

Pickens Technical College is located at 500 Airport Boulevard, in Aurora, Colorado and attracts students from across the Denver metro area. We also offer vocational training in: Cosmetology , Nail Technician, Hairstylist and Esthetician.

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