Barbering Program in Chubbuck, Idaho

Are you looking for a rewarding job in the hair care industry? If you have a knack for aesthetics and a passion for helping clients feel their best, a career as a barber might be the right fit for you. Our Barbering program combines classroom instruction with experiential learning to help students launch their careers. At Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology, we serve students in the Chubbuck and American Falls, Idaho, area with accessible, skills-focused education.

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Now’s the perfect time to pursue a career in cosmetology, esthetics or barbering. We’ll even help you find a job after you graduate! We offer financial aid to those who qualify and our schedule allows you to have the perfect school/life balance.


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Program Details

Students can complete the Barber Program in less than a year while gaining 900 hours of hands-on experience. This professional program covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Anatomy
  • Customer service
  • Facial hair grooming
  • Haircut and shaving techniques
  • Sanitation and infection control
  • Scalp treatments
  • Waxing

After completing the required introductory coursework, students gain practical experience by working with customers in our full-service salon. You’ll have the guidance and oversight of an experienced, licensed barber, as well as access to Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology’s full line of hair care products. We offer flexible scheduling options, and students can enroll in a full- or part-time program.

Create Your Barbering Brand

With our professional barbering program, you’ll do more than just learn to cut hair. Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology prepares students for the state licensing exam, as well as the business and management side of barbering. You’ll have the opportunity to learn transferable skills such as:

  • Branding and marketing

  • Professional networking

  • Financial management

  • Growing a customer base

  • Effective communication

  • Photoshoots
  • Charity events

With this combined focus on the technical, financial, and marketing aspects of barbering, plus our job placement assistance, you’ll graduate poised to enter the workforce and build your brand.

Potential Career Pathways

As a student at Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology, you’ll benefit from our connections to an extensive professional network of salons, spas, and industry partners. Your future job opportunities could include:

  • Barbershop owner or manager
  • Barbering instructor
  • Brand representative or salesperson
  • Industry blogger or social media manager

With our salon-based education, you aren’t just practicing techniques – you’re gaining valuable customer service skills and beginning to grow your client base. That means you can graduate ready to step into the workforce right away.

Become a Licensed Barber

Invest in your future as a barber with the hands-on programs at Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology.

We are committed to making barber school affordable and offer financial aid options to students who qualify. Our admissions team is standing by to help you get started in your professional education.

Get More Information About Our Programs

If you’re ready to enroll in a barber training program, Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology is here to help. Prospective students are welcome to tour our campus and get to know our experienced instructors. In addition to Barbering, Nathan Layne Institute of Cosmetology offers programs in:

For more information about our programs in the American Falls and Chubbuck, ID, area, contact us today.