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CTE/Skilled & Technical Sciences Education Curriculum Barbering
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand 1
Students will receive an orientation to the barbering trade.

Standard 1
Discuss proper study skills methods and identify your preferred learning style.

Standard 2
Explain the history of barbering and the occupational opportunities.

Standard 3
Demonstrate the professional image that is expected in the barbering industry.

Performance Skill
Receive an orientation to the barbering trade.

  1. Demonstrate the professional image that is expected in the barbering industry.

Strand 2
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate the science of barbering.

Standard 1
Describe bacteriology.

Standard 2
Discuss infection control and demonstrate safe work practices.

Standard 3
Identify the principal tools, implements, equipment, and their parts used in the practice of barbering.

Standard 4
Explain the importance of anatomy and physiology to the barbering trade.

Standard 5
Explain the importance of chemistry for barbers.

Standard 6
Understand the basics of electricity and light therapy and their safe use.

Standard 7
Describe the properties and disorders of the skin.

Standard 8
Describe the properties and disorders of the hair and scalp.

Performance Skill
Understand and demonstrate the science of barbering.

  1. Describe bacteriology.
  2. Discuss infection control and demonstrate safe work practices.
  3. Identify the principal tools, implements, equipment, and their parts used in the practice of barbering.
  4. Explain the importance of anatomy and physiology to the barbering trade.
  5. Explain the importance of chemistry for barbers.
  6. Understand the basics of electricity and light therapy and their safe use.
  7. Describe the properties and disorders of the skin.
  8. Describe the properties and disorders of the hair and scalp.

Strand 3
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate professional barbering practices.

Standard 1
Demonstrate proper treatment of the hair and scalp.

Standard 2
Demonstrate proper men’s facial massage and treatments.

Standard 3
Demonstrate proper and safe shaving and facial hair design.

Standard 4
Demonstrate men’s haircutting and styling.

Standard 5
Identify men’s hairpieces.

Performance Skill
Understand and demonstrate professional barbering practices.

  1. Demonstrate proper treatment of hair and scalp.
  2. Demonstrate proper menís facial massage and treatments.
  3. Demonstrate proper and safe shaving and facial hair design.
  4. Demonstrate menís haircutting and styling.
  5. Identify menís hairpieces.

Strand 4
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate the business of barbering.

Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate what is required to manage a barbering business.

Standard 2
Demonstrate an understanding of what it takes to prepare for a career in the barbering industry.

Standard 3
Prepare for the state board and licensing laws examination.

Performance Skill
Understand and demonstrate the business of barbering.

  1. Demonstrate what is required to manage a barbering business.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of what it takes to prepare for a career in the barbering industry.
  3. Prepare for the state board and licensing laws examination.

Strand 5
Students will understand the importance of career readiness skills as it relates to the workplace and outlined in the SkillsUSA Framework Ė Level 1.

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Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate the attitude of cooperation.

  1. Develop awareness of cultural diversity and equality issues.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication with others.
  3. Apply team skills to a group project.
  4. Identify and apply conflict resolution skills.

Standard 2
Understand and demonstrate the ability of being resourceful and innovative.

  1. Discover self-motivation techniques and establish short-term goals.
  2. Measure/modify short-term goals.
  3. Review a professional journal and develop a three- to five-minute presentation.

Standard 3
Plan for your future career.

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  1. Complete a self-assessment and identify individual learning styles.
  2. Define future occupations.
  3. Identify the components of an employment portfolio.
  4. List proficiency in program competencies.
  5. Complete a survey for employment opportunities.
  6. Create a job application.
  7. Assemble your employment portfolio.
  8. Employability skills: evaluate program comprehension.

Standard 4
Understand and demonstrate the ability to manage a project.

  1. Apply team skills to a group project.
  2. Observe and critique a meeting.
  3. Demonstrate business meeting skills.
  4. Explore supervisory and management roles in an organization.
  5. Identify and apply conflict resolution skills.
  6. Demonstrate evaluation skills.
  7. Manage a project and evaluate others.

Strand 6
Students will understand the importance of career readiness skills as it relates to the workplace and outlined in the SkillsUSA Framework Ė Level 2.

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Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate reliability.

  1. Determine individual time management skills.
  2. Explore whatís ethical in the workplace or school.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of government.
  4. Demonstrate awareness of professional organizations and trade unions.

Standard 2
Understand and demonstrate responsiveness.

  1. Define the customer.
  2. Recognize benefits of doing a community service project.
  3. Demonstrate social etiquette.
  4. Identify customer expectations.

Standard 3
Understand resiliency.

  1. Discover self-motivation techniques and establish short-term goals.
  2. Select characters of a positive image.
  3. Identify a mentor.

Standard 4
Understand and demonstrate workplace habits.

  1. Participate in a shadowing activity.
  2. Explore workplace ethics: codes of conduct.
  3. Recognize safety issues.
  4. Perform a skill demonstration.
  5. Exercise your right to know.

Standard 5
Understand and develop initiative.

  1. Develop personal financial skills.
  2. Develop a business plan.
  3. Investigate entrepreneurship opportunities.

Standard 6
Understand and demonstrate continuous improvement.

  1. Conduct a worker interview.
  2. Demonstrate evaluation skills.
  3. Examine ethics and values in the workplace.
  4. Develop a working relationship with a mentor.
  5. Construct a job search network.


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