Education and Enrollment

Champions Barber and Beauty Academy offers formalized education and training for individuals interested in becoming well-cultured barbers. Our barber lessons in Waco, TX are delivered in state-of-the-art facilities, by professionals with years of experience and training. We deliver both institutional and hands-on learning opportunities, so you get the perfect combination of theory and practice to round out your education.

Curriculum

Enrolling at our academy gives you broad exposure to experiences and skills you won’t find in other men’s grooming classes in Waco, TX. Students learn a wide range of barbering skills: From hair cutting and styling, to the art of straight razor shaves. They also learn the finer details of the craft, like the importance of sanitation, proper etiquette, retaining clients, social media, retailing products and networking to increase client base.

  • Theory: Tues-Fri, 9am-10:15am
  • Practical: Tues-Fri, 10:15-11am
  • Clinic: Tues-Thurs, 11am-6pm (extended hours 6-9pm);
    Fri, 11-6pm; Sat, 9-4pm
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Our Facilities

Our facilities sprawl more than 2700sq/ft, giving students a real-world barbershop setting for them to get familiar with! This includes 15 barber chairs, stations with locked workstations, a 20ft bar, a classroom and more. You’ll learn the art of barbering in an environment designed to replicate everything you’ll encounter once you find employment.

Exam Preparation

Our students become well-rounded barbers, equipped with the knowledge they need to pass Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Board Examinations, both written and practical. They also leave with an understanding of how to maximize their license and establish themselves as professionals.

Enrollment Criteria

  • Driver’s license
  • Proof of citizenship or immigration status (social security card, green card)
  • Must not have any felonies
  • Registration fee ($150)
  • 2 passport-sized photos
  • Payments (tuition, CBA kit, TDLR permit fees)

Champions Class A Barber License

The complete package, for individuals interested in realizing their lifelong passion for barbering. This course gives you absolutely everything you need to know, starting from the very beginning and building through the skills necessary to set you apart as a master. Few barbers in Waco, TX achieve this level of mastery and expertise without decades of hands-on grooming experience.

  • 1500-hour program
  • Approx. 36+ week commitment
  • Registration $150 (due 10 days before class start)
  • Tuition $10,000 (30% discount if paid in full)
  • 10% down (does not apply to pay in full tuition option)
  • Interest free 5% off if you set up a ACH monthly draft
  • Tool kit/books/TDLR fees (to be discussed)
Lorraine Barber School 3

Champions Cross-Over

If you’re already a cosmetologist or a stylist and want to expand your skills to serve a broader range of customers, our crossover program is your ticket to success. We build on the styling skills you already have, focusing specifically on barbering and men’s grooming. It’s the crash course you need to welcome a whole new range of clients and deliver superior service.

  • 300-hour Class A Barber Crossover
  • Approx. 9+ week commitment
  • Must hold a current and active Texas Cosmetology License
  • Registration $150 (due 10 days before class start)
  • Tuition $3,000 (10% off if paid in full)
  • 10% down (does not apply to pay in full tuition option)
  • Tool kit/books/TDLR fees (to be discussed)

Champions Barber Instructor

Want to pass your skills on to others? Looking for a course that gives you a teaching component to go with the experience you already have as a successful barber? Our barber instructor classes are designed to do exactly that. We cater to professionals of all calibers and experience levels, ensuring you have the insights needed to pass your skills on in an institutional setting.

Lorraine Barber School 2

1 Year of Experience (500 Hours)

  • Approx. 13+ week commitment
  • Must hold a current and active Class A Barber License
  • Registration $150 (due 10 days before class start)
  • Tuition $4,000
  • 10% down (does not apply to pay in full tuition option)

Less Than 1 Year of Experience (750 Hours)

  • Approx. 20+ week commitment
  • Must hold a current and active Class A Barber License
  • Registration $150 (due 10 days before class start)
  • Tuition $5,250
  • 10% down (does not apply to pay in full tuition option)

Champions Transfer Students

Moving to Texas from another state? Expanding on your barbering skill, learned at a different institution? We offer discounted tuition for trained individuals coming to us from other institutions. Bring us a transcript from you former barber school and we’ll discuss tuition based on the hours you need to reach our high standards.

Enroll Today and Begin Training

There’s an open seat for you in one of our courses and a talented professional ready to help you take your skills to the next level. Contact Champions Barber and Beauty Academy today to learn more about our approach to elevating the art of barbering and men’s grooming.
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