Career Academy of Beauty an Orange County beauty school has been offering cosmetology, esthetician, manicuring, teacher training and advance beauty education courses for 50 years. CAofB is excited to be launching a Barber and Cosmo Barber course. A true crossover program for Cosmetology and Barbering theory and hands-on training.

Looking to be a double threat and offering both barbering and cosmetology services to your clientele, or are you a new student that is looking to have both a cosmetology license or barbering license?  These barber courses were designed for you. Be able to learn for seasoned instructors in a professional setting with a school that has over 50 years of success in education.

What is Cosmo Barber?

Here’s the 411 on your options:

  1. Cosmetology 1600 hours
  2. Barber 1500 hours
  3. CosmoBarber 1800 hours


Tip: Scenario number #3 is a no-brainer if you what to be a double threat in the beauty profession and offer high-end beauty services for women and men.  Save your time and money and combine your education and elect to attend our CosmoBarber.


Scenerio #3: for students – looking for Cosmetology and Barber licenses

1800-hour CosmoBarber Course

For the student wants to be a double threat possessing both Cosmetology and Barbering licenses this is the course for you.


Cosmetology Course + Barbering  Course = All-in-one course


Increase your marketability, your income and value to customers being able to work in either a salon or barber shop by offering the best of both licenses with one comprehensive CosmoBarber course.


This course requires 1600-hours of cosmetology training by following 200 additional hours of barbering crossover training.


  • Business Training Skills – Nuts & Bolts Certification
  • Sassoon ABC Cutting / Coloring Certification
  • Skincare/Nails
  • Advanced Salon Services


If you are already a licensed professional here’s a few options for you:


Scenerio #1: for Cosmetologists – looking for Barber training

200-Hour Barber Crossover Course (for Cosmetologists)

Barber Crossover – Cosmetologists

Specifically designed for Cosmetologist wishing to get their barbering license. This course requires 200-hours of California approved curriculum in shaving and state board prep for practical exam for California licensing exam. This is a non-accredited course, thus there is no federal Title IV financial aid offered. This crossover course is ideal for cosmetologists looking to get the essentials needed to obtain a barbering license.


Scenerio #2: for Barbers – looking for Cosmetology training

400 hour Barber Crossover Course (for Cosmetologists)

Includes all above + Men’s cutting and grooming

The state of California requires a minimum of 200-hours of training to become a Barber, but the state does not require you to learn mens cutting. Most cosmetologist want to become Barbers, because they want to learn mens cutting and grooming. This is a comprehensive course providing you with the best of both worlds. Allowing you to get the necessary 200-hours of state required curriculum and the hands-on training to have the skillset to be a professional barber.


300 hour barber to cosmo crossover course

Cosmetology Crossover – Barbers (Barbers wishing to get their cosmetology license).

Barbers must meet the minimum requirements of 300 hours of California approved cosmetology curriculum in esthetics and manicuring.