Is Becoming a Barber Hard?

If you wish to become the best barber, make sure that you are prepped and willing to learn some new skills! Although the job itself isn’t as challenging, you still need to invest some time in figuring it all out. Here’s all that you should know about becoming a barber!

How much time will it take me to become a barber?

It can take you anywhere from 3 months and up to 3 years. This depends whether you’re doing online classes, some at-salon classes, or if you are still in school, college etc.

What is the hardest part about being a barber?

The learning process isn’t as hard. However, what you might struggle with is self-employment. It is vital to market yourself through social media, and always work extra and overtime (at the beginning) to get noticed! You should also be creative since the job itself is perfect for people who can ”think outside the box”.

Is barbering for you?

If you feel like you’re a people person and you love talking with others, why not give barbering a chance? You should also have passion for hair & beards! Barbers should know how to cut any texture, length, as well as any style. If you are not the best with women’s haircuts, highlights, or formal hairstyles, dive into the barbering world and give it a chance!

CPBA offers free employment advice and guidance to their barbering learners. They also offer free barbering courses and work placement

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