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Are you a people person who wants flexibility in a career that is here to stay? Are you creative, and do you follow the latest trends? If so, you might want to enroll in barber school in Fort Myers, Florida. Florida Academy offers a 600-hour Restricted Barbering program that will prepare you for an entry-level, in-demand position as a barber.

When you choose to study Restricted Barbering at Florida Academy, you’ll gain hands-on instruction from faculty who are all industry professionals. The skills you learn during your barbering training programs in Fort Myers are ones you can take with you anywhere you want to work. Why? Because as a barber, you’ll have so much flexibility, from the hours you keep to how you choose to work. You may choose to become an employee of an established barbershop. Perhaps you’ll rent a chair in a salon to build your client base, or maybe you’ll decide to open your own barbershop. There are so many possibilities.

Regardless of the hours or where you work, you can count on the educational foundation you’ll receive at Florida Academy to prime you for success. Since all the instructors have worked in various roles in the barbering industry, they’ve experienced what you will experience. They can give you expert advice on how to handle any situation and provide you with techniques that can help you excel.

During your training at barber school in Fort Myers, you’ll:

  • Train hands-on in a simulated barbershop setting
  • Adapt techniques through instruction from industry professionals
  • Understand why a healthy working environment is important
  • Gain the background you need to operate your own business

Florida Academy is designed to prepare students for the real world, so you can hit the ground running on the first day of your first job. That requires confidence, and when you've really learned your trade, confidence follows. Because of Florida Academy's small class sizes, you'll get the maximum personal attention that can help you transform your career dreams into reality.

Florida Academy understands that responsibilities often get in the way of our plans. You may wonder how you can train for a career when you have commitments at home and/or work. Well, training to become a barber will not infringe on your daytime schedule because all classes are held in the evening. We want you to succeed, and that’s why we designed an accelerated evening course that can coordinate with your other obligations.

"I'm 7 months into my education here. Every day our instructors work to push us towards a higher standard in this industry. Every morning I wake up excited to come be inspired and expand my knowledge."

- ERICA, Florida Academy graduate

"Our instructors are absolutely amazing. They know what they are doing. They know what they are talking about. They give you all the information that you need. They are very one-on-one if you need it. I would definitely recommend Florida Academy."

- TYLER, Florida Academy graduate

“My experience at Florida Academy has been great. The program set forth at the Academy to help veterans transition into the civilian world speaks volumes of how much they value soldiers. The staff at Florida Academy is nothing short of amazing.”

- MICHAEL, Florida Academy graduate

Benefits of Florida Academy

At Florida Academy, you’ll get much more than a classroom education. Our hair and esthetician school students also benefit from:

Passionate instructors with real-world experience: Our instructors use their years of real-world experience to teach students by communicating concepts and theories in a practical manner.

Hands-on training to prepare you for life on the job: Equipped with both textbook knowledge and hands-on instruction, students put their skills to work in professional settings.

Focused curriculum to create highly skilled professionals: Our accredited cosmetology program was created with one goal in mind—to train and produce highly-skilled beauty professionals.

Campus Location

At our Fort Myers campus, you’ll train in our modern facilities including a beautiful high-end salon. Located at 4387 Colonial Blvd in Fort Myers (33966), we are easily accessible from 1-75.