The barber college recommends the completion of high school or its equivalent prior to enrollment. State Laws relating to barbering requires the completion of tenth grade, or equivalent education. All prospective students must take an approved Ability to Benefit Exam prior to
Applicants must be of good morals and possess temperate habits. The barber college and its staff does not discriminate in any of its policies based on race, religion, creed, national origin, financial status, sex, age, handicap or sexual preference.
The Bayview Barber College has a continuous enrollment policy with new classes starting on a monthly schedule. This means that students can enroll anytime during the year, because instruction occurs in teaching modules. Enrollments are restricted to maintain a low student-to-instructor ratio. An applicant must fill out an enrollment application form provided by the Bayview Barber College. The enrollment application is returned to the college with the required registration fee. The applicant must take an Ability to Benefit exam, and be interviewed at the BBC, prior to enrolling.
primary objective of the BBC, is to bring the student to entry-level employment with a background in all services given in full-service barber-styling shops. These include Haircutting and Styling, Shaving, Facials, Shampooing and Scalp Treatments, Hair Coloring, Hair Relaxing, and Weaving, as well as knowledge and shop management. The BBC believes it is also important that the curriculum be presented in a professional manner, which is creative and exciting, yet disciplined, to prepare for employment and future advancement in the field. The Secondary Objectives are to prepare students to take and pass the licensing examinations, expose the student to related industry products: promote professional ethics and standards: and instill a strong sense of self for their future in this rewarding profession/industry.
instructors of the BBC are licensed professionals. They are licensed by the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, and are credential by the Council for Private Post Secondary and Vocational Education. The staff is kept current by attending seminars, conferences and demonstrations on fashions, methods and new services.