Get the Skills to Be a Professional Barber

Student learning Barbering at Paroba by working on a client.
Barbering students gain expert skills in cutting, shaving & advanced styling techniques.

8 Month* Hands-On Barber Training Program

The Barbering Diploma Program provides the hands-on training, real-world experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career, without spending years in school.

You’ll feel comfortable and fully prepared to make a smooth transition into the proud tradition of professional barbering in America after completing comprehensive, career-focused training at Paroba.

Paroba instructors all have years of industry experience and a true passion for helping new artists enter the field. Classes are kept small, so as a student you get the support and attention you deserve.

Skills include:

    • Haircutting & styling for both men and women
    • Braiding
    • Clipper cutting and designing
    • Shaving and facial hair trimming
    • Shampooing and scalp treatments
    • Fitting and styling of artificial hair
      and More!

The practical, hands-on education is taught by experienced professionals who will share their passion and industry knowledge with you.

Convenient Schedule – Attend Just 3 Days Per Week

We understand the demands our students face. Many students are working and/or raising families. Most people don’t have the luxury of taking time off from their other responsibilities in order to go to school.

That’s why we designed this program to run just 3-days per week; MondayWednesday or Thursday – Saturday.

Most students complete this 1000 hour program in 8 months.*

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Paroba “Beauty School Readiness Quiz”

The 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 Beauty School Career Readiness score now.

Hands-On Experience – Work with Real Clients

You don’t learn barbering just from textbooks – your learn it on the shop floor. As a student in this program, you’ll have the opportunity to work with real clients in our on-campus salon/barber shop.

Under the guidance of experienced barbering educators you’ll provide clients with the same types of services offered in respected professional barbershops.

You’ll enter the professional world with confidence, fully prepared to build your client base, after gaining so much direct, real-world experience before you graduate.

The Right Tools For the Job

To be a successful professional Barber, you need the specialized equipment including razors, combs, clippers, irons and more. To ensure you start your career on the right foot, as a Paroba student you’ll receive a complete Barber Tool Kit as part of your tuition.

The kit is yours to keep and will help you make a smooth transition from student to barbering professional. Click here for more information on the Barber Tool Kit.

“What a great learning environment! Paroba, hats off to you!”
– Jared Rodelas-Kent, Paroba Graduate

State License

As a graduate of this program you’ll be fully prepared and eligible to sit for the Washington State Board Exam, required to become a Licensed Barber in Washington.  Our barbers work in barbershops and salons throughout Washington.

Paroba is the only school in Snohomish County that offers a Barber program that qualifies for state licensure as a barbering professional.

Is a Career in Barbering Right for You?
Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a licensed barber, and exploring whether this is the right path for you, fill out the form on this page and receive more information.

To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Paroba Admissions Representative, give us a call at
1-888-701-6530.

* Program length when completed in normal time.