Raleigh, NC, October 24, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Park West Barber School, a leading provider of barber education, has announced the school received the highest percentage-passing rate on the North Carolina State Barber Exam from the North Carolina Board of Barber Examiners (NCBOBE). Students at the esteemed institution’s Durham, North Carolina, campus achieved NCBOBE’s first place award for the highest percentage-passing rate for both the theory and practical portions of the exam for 2013.
NCBOBE serves to regulate registered barbers, licensed barber apprentices and barber students throughout the state, issuing certification pending passage of the state exam. To become a licensed barber in North Carolina, individuals must complete 1,528 clock hours and pass a written and practical exam. To become a registered barber an apprentice must complete a 12-month apprenticeship under the supervision of a registered barber and pass another practical exam.
“We are extremely proud of Mr. Mario Little, Campus Director, the Instructors and students at our institution for their dedication to educational excellence and their high level of success on the state barber exam,” said Timothy McIntosh Jr., partner of Park West Barber School. “This is a reflection of not only the quality of our students, but that of our experienced instructors, who are unsurpassed in the barbering industry for their level of knowledge and professionalism. We hope to continue to raise the bar for our profession in North Carolina and throughout the country.”
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With a rich history of the barbering tradition, Park West Barber School raises the standard of professionalism in the barbering industry by providing students with an unparalleled hands-on education. Park West Barber School prepares students for an increasingly competitive workforce through offering a comprehensive business-focused program and highly trained instructors. Flexible class schedules accommodate both traditional and non-traditional students. Park West Barber School is one of the leading providers in barber education with campuses in Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina. Services provided by supervised students include: hair cutting and styling, shaving, facials and chemical services. For more information, visit http://parkwest.edu/.