New Port Richey (727) 848-8415 Brooksville (352) 364-8502

Barbering Basics at Bene’s Career Academy

You can start styling, cuttting, and capturing the look like a pro with the restricted barbering courses at Bene’s Career Academy. Barbering is a highly regarded art that has experienced a strong resurgence in recent years. You can learn the ins-and-outs of your trade, so you can seamlessly transition from the classroom to the barbershop. Understand the principles of styling, get an insider’s perspective on popular hair trends, gain confidence working with diverse hair types, and bolster your understanding of product recommendations.

Acquiring a restricted barber license is closer than you think with a focused, career-driven education designed to get you up and running.

See What Our Students Have To Say

I went to the barber program here an they taught me everything i needed to now now im a licensed barber

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Matt G.

What Requirements Are There for a Restricted Barber License in Florida?

To obtain a restricted barber license in Florida, you will need 600 hours of coursework from an accredited barbering school. Our program meets all the necessary prerequisites to apply for a license. You can learn state and federal requirements for barbering, best practices for hygiene and sanitation, and have the opportunity to test your knowledge with weekly quizzes. As part of your senior project, you can prepare to sit for your exam.

The theory portion of our barbering program centers around the understanding and application of the Milady Standard Barber Workbook. This portion of the course is integrated with practical skills at each juncture to tie everything together. You can have the opportunity to gain confidence in hair cutting with step-by-step demonstrations, mannequins on which to practice your craft, and real client interactions. Our hair structure course gives you basics in freehand barbering, style cuts (including blow dry), fades, tapering, beard and mustache trimming, and more. The classroom portion reinforces your skills with lectures, hand-outs, and quizzes to test your knowledge of barbering tools and techniques.

Perks of Becoming a Barber in Florida

Barbering is the perfect job for those with a creative and entrepreneurial mindset. Hair is your medium, and the shop is your studio. You get to help your clients express themselves and look their best, all while making a living and building your book of business.

Here are a few reasons why you’ll love barbering in Florida:

  • Be Your Own Boss. Set your own hours, curate your ideal clientele, and enjoy the freedom of entrepreneurship.
  • Travel! Much like traveling tattoo artists who develop a rapport of excellence in every area they service, you may potentially have the opportunity to tour the Gold Coast and network within the Florida fashion world. Miami, Orlando, Key West — where will your skills take you?
  • Give Back to Your Community. Barbering can be a rewarding career. You can enjoy both the social aspect of getting to know every client who sits in your chair and the excellence you can provide to the community.
  • Champion Diversity. Bene’s Career Academy provides a full education in styling diverse hair types. Be a force of empowerment within the hair and barber industry by championing inclusion.
  • Make a Living Doing What You Love! The more you grow your reputation, the more you can expect your schedule to fill up and your earning potential to flourish.

Start the Application Process

Explore the exciting opportunities offered by our Restricted Barber program at Bene’s Career Academy. Designed for individuals who are passionate about barbering but prefer to focus on specific areas of the trade, our program provides comprehensive training in advanced cutting techniques, shaving, facial hair design, and more.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through hands-on practice and provide you with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in this specialized field. Whether you have questions about the program curriculum, admissions process, or career prospects, our dedicated team is here to assist you. Contact us today to learn more about our Restricted Barber program and take the first step toward a future in the barber industry.

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New Port Richey

7027 US Hw 19
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday:
*Appointments Recommended*


698 S Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601


Tuesday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday - Monday:
*Appointments Recommended*