Two years A Barber Apprentice must be sponsored by someone licensed as a Master Barber. The completion of two years as a licensed Barber Apprentice qualifies the holder for a Master Barber License.
How do I get my barber license in NY?
To apply for a Barber license, you must:
- Be 17 years old.
- Be examined by a physician, physician's assistant or nurse practitioner.
- Successfully complete a course of study.
- Complete a one-time course of study regarding "the transmission of contagious diseases and the proper methods of sanitation and sterilization"
How much is barber school in New York?
In New York, a typical barber school can cost upwards of $10,000. Some even charge $20,000 for a complete barber course. The cost of barber school can vary depending on: Training Hours.
How many hours are required to be a barber in New York?
500 hrs The standard length of this program varies, as long as approved by NYSED. In practice though, at least 500 hrs for beginners. The NYSED Career and Technical Education standard curriculum (540 hours) can be approved by BPSS.
What is three months of practice barbering equivalent to?
Every three months of practice shall be deemed the equivalent of 100 hours of training (B&P section 7321(d)(2)).
How do I contact NYS DOS licensing?
If you do not receive your new license, you may contact the Division of Licensing Services Customer Service at (518) 474-4429. You will be asked to provide your cash number when you call. What are the hours to renew online? On-line renewal is normally available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.