DelMar is proud to offer Government recognized training with a focus on Barbering.  Successful completion of our 1400 hour Barbering program will not only give you the skills and knowledge needed to pass the apprenticeship exams, graduates of this program are also granted work experience credit towards their apprenticeship, leading to a Journeyperson’s certification and Red Seal Endorsement. 

All of our training staff are certified journeypersons with many of them having the Red Seal Endorsement, enabling them to provide cutting edge in depth training including theory, practical sessions of study on mannequin and live models, business training and salon client work.

Delmar students have the opportunity to be involved in competitions, industry events and photo shoots. You will also receive product knowledge seminars, as we encourage our salon partners and suppliers to share experiences with our students through on-going visits and demonstrations, giving the upper hand and confidence needed to be successful in the industry.

Your Delmar training will be a fast paced and fun program that will take you from the basic to advanced skills, preparing you to successfully complete the government required hairstylist apprenticeship program and building a solid foundation to have a successful career as a barber. The skills you will master are:

  • Basic to Advanced haircutting
  • Fades
  • Hair tattooing
  • Hot shaves and facial massage
  • Beard and moustache design
  • Basics of hairstyling
  • Basics of hair coloring and texture services
  • Business Training (E3)
  • Student salon experience


Program length:  11 months

Program hours:  1400 hours

Days per week:  3--Thursday-Saturday 8:30 am to 6:30 pm

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