Phagans | School of Hair Design

Barbering

Our Curriculum
A Phagans barbering education is designed to help our passionate students sit for the the Oregon state board. Further, many of our students aspire to be businesspeople, and we strive to equip them with the skills necessary to be successful after graduation. Some of these skills include:

  • Hair and its associated structures
  • Hair and scalp diseases
  • Sculpting or cutting
  • Styling (wet and thermal)
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Shaving
  • Much more

When you are a licensed barber, you can make a career fit for your lifestyle! We do everything we can to inspire our students to reach for their goals and help them along the way.

Career Possibilities
Phagans graduates have found rewarding employment in many different branches of the beauty industry. Career paths that you can pursue once you become a certified professional include:

  • Product representative
  • Platform artist
  • Educator
  • Freelance hair designer
  • Barbershop owner

You don’t need to settle for a job when you can build the career of your dreams in the beauty industry. If any of these possible career options are appealing to you, reach out to us. We can help you get the training you need to pursue them!

Course Goals

  • To qualify to take the Health Licensing Office written exam that covers the subjects of hair shaping (cutting), hair design, shampooing, and styling.
  • To identify scalp diseases and disorders.
  • To perform tasks of Barbering in a proficient manner that will support the graduate in employment.
  • To have an awareness of personal self worth, pride and professionalism.
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Units of Instruction

Academic/Lab
Hours
Shampooing, Rinses, Conditioners & Draping 50
Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology 30
Hair Styling 300
Hair Shaping (cutting) 500
Implements & Equipment 25
Skin & Scalp Disorders 40
Cutting, Trimming, Beard & Mustache & Shaving 50
Electricity 10
Esthetic Structures 40
Discretionary 55
Safety & Sanitation 150
Career Development 100
Total Training Hours 1,350

Textbook Disclosure

BARBERING TEXT
2011, 5th edition
ISBN 13: 978-1-4354-9715-3
$99.71

BARBERING WORKBOOK
2011, 5TH EDITION
ISBN 13: 978-4354-9713-9
$47.21

BARBERING EXAM REVIEW
2011, 5th edition
ISBN 13: 978-1-4354-9712-2
$32.96

Program Information

Grading Scale

Student grades will be based on theory assignments, theory exams, practical assignments and practical exams. Students must achieve a grade of C (75%) or better to be considered acceptable according to the following grading scale:

Grade
Percentage
Description
A 90% to 100% Superior
B 80% to 89% Execellent
C 75% to 79% Satisfactory
F 74% or less Unsatisfactory

Hourly Breakdown of All Courses

Program
Hair
Esthetics
Nails
Safety & Sani.
Career
Total
H + E + N 1,450 250 350 150 100 2,300
H + E 1,450 250 - 150 100 1,950
H + N 1,450 - 350 150 100 2,050
H 1,450 - - 150 100 1,700
E + N - 250 350 150 100 850
E - 350 - 150 100 600
N - - 350 150 100 600
B 1,100 - - 150 100 1,350
C - - - - - 1,000
H = Hair Design, E = Esthetics, N = Nails Technology, B = Barbering, C = Cadet Instructor

All courses (except Cadet Instructor) each contain the required units of 100 hours of Career Development and 150 hours of Safety and Sanitation. If you have already completed one or more of the courses and want to return to complete another subject, you must complete at least the following hours, plus have an evaluation of your prior hours to credit to the Career Development and Safety & Sanitation requirements:

To learn more about our schools’ graduation rates and other statistics, click the links below:

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