Barbering Courses

A career in barbering can allow you to express your creative side while showing off your technical skills. Xenon Academy’s program was designed to prepare you to not only sit for the state board exam but to give you the confidence you need to find the perfect shop to showcase your talents after graduation. Contact us today to learn more about enrolling!

Course is currently ONLY offered at the Colorado location. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact with us for more information!

Course of Study

Xenon’s Barbering course was designed to provide a balance of education and experience. You can flex your creative muscles in our classrooms and in our student shop. Not only do we teach the practical skills in barbering, but we want to teach you how to build your business as a barber. You will learn networking and marketing skills, as well as resume building and interviewing skills. Are you ready to jumpstart your future?

You start by learning the important fundamentals to the art of barbering. Then, you’ll move to learning more about industry expectations and how to take your future by the shears by mastering not only your craft, but business and marketing skills the will empower your earning potential. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you will get practical experience in our student shop. Here you provide REAL services on REAL clients dialing into the precision that is
needed to become a successful Barber. Additionally, Xenon offers experiences such as interactions with industry leaders, guest artists, and shop tours.

Getting Started: Basic Training

  • Hair Sculpture
  • Color Placement
  • Texture Services
  • Hair Design
  • Facial Massage
  • Shaving
  • Guest Service Training

Kicking It Up a Notch: Advance Training

  • Shaving and Beard Design
  • Tapered Cuts and Fades
  • Chemical Services
  • The Art of Hair Design
  • Nail Care
  • Employment strategies
  • Marketing to Increase Income

Pivot Point Curriculum Tools

Barbering Book Sets


Xenon Academy utilizes the Pivot Point Fundamentals Learn About Barbering (LAB) curriculum. 24/7 online access to learning materials, technique videos, and quizzes support
your educational experience. This learning curriculum provides a smooth, blended learning experienced focused on preparing students to sit for their licensure exams and jumpstart their careers.

The Learning System That Thinks Like a Student

Our learning system covers Core Theory, Hair, Skin & Nails. The curriculum is presented in a learner-centered way with an innovative design and in a collaborative environment. Students can master their skills in practical and theoretical instances with a focus on industry expectations.

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