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Barbering Courses in Owensboro, KY

How to Enroll at Vintage Stripes

Ready to take the first step toward the job, and the life, you want? We make that part easy, because the real work begins your first day of class. There’s a lot to learn, but it’s worth it. You will be challenged, but no goal is achieved by waiting and doing nothing. So do this today. Make your first move and enroll in barber school at Vintage Stripes.

Helpful Information for Students

Below is a list of resources provided by the Kentucky Board of Barbers to help barbery students plan for their educational expenses, future career, and more.

  • Net Price Calculator – This is an application provided by the Higher Education Opportunity Act
  • Kentucky Vocational Rehabilitation – go to follow the tab for Vocational Rehabilitation and search for the office nearest you.
  • Gainful Employment Disclosure Template (GEDT) Statement


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Educational Partnerships

As a veteran-owned business, Vintage Stripes Barber Academy proudly accepts U.S. Military Veterans. Those who qualify may receive financial assistance from Kentucky Vocational Rehabilitation

Vintage Stripes Barber Academy participates in the UPS Learn and Earn Program.

Learning Requirements for Barber Certification

Here are the core principles and practices you will learn as a student at Vintage Stripes:

  • Precision hair cutting, clipper, and shear methods for men, women, and children.
  • Buzz cuts, hair tapering, tapered designs, lines and razor cutting.
  • Hair styling, blow drying, shampooing, conditioning, and hair analysis.
  • Hygiene, grooming, and personal development.
  • Bacteriology, sterilization, and sanitation.
  • Tools, equipment, and implements in the areas of identification and usage.
  • Hair straightening, hair relaxing, permanents, hair coloring, tinting, bleaching, and chemistry.
  • Shaving, beard and mustache shaping and trimming, updated styles of beards, goatees, and mustache designing, facials, theory of facial massages.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the hair.
  • Study of the hair, skin, scalp, and structure of the head.
  • Product knowledge, product use and sales, preparing and consulting with customers for services.
  • Laws, rules, board authority, enforcement and disciplining, professional ethics, and history of the barber industry.
  • Business management practices, salon development, insurance, client consultation, salesmanship, professionalism, resume development, interview preparation, job search skills.
  • State law rules and regulations.
    Individual student needs, industry trends, and electives (e.g. record keeping, communications, human relations, public relations, first aid, etc.).

The job you wish you had now can be yours, if you put in the work. Make it happen today.