Barber Crossover Program | Aveda Institute Denver
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Barber Program


Sharpen Your Skills With Our Barber Program

About Our Program

Our 1500 hour Barber Program is 12 weeks long, and takes only 300 hours to complete (is a transfer hour program and a completed Colorado 1800 hour cosmetology record of completion is required for application). Licensed Colorado cosmetologists can apply to join our program with a state ID and a letter of intent. This program was developed by 1 of the 6 Aveda Purefessional Barbers in the country. Ready to apply? Contact us now! Aveda Institute Denver Alumni get a $500 discount!

Our Goal

Our goal is to help educated cosmetologists broaden their service menu and tap into the male clientele. Upon licensure, we hope our graduates can pursue rewarding careers in spas, salons, barbershops, or even as business owners.

Our Curriculum

We have designed our curriculum to teach well-versed professionals the skills they want to become knowledgeable barbers. Our curriculum covers:

    • Straight Razor Shaves


    • Men’s Cuts


    • Clipper Cuts


    • Grooming and Styling for Men


    • Face and Head Shaving


    • Color for Men


    • Facials and Facial Massage


    • Line-Ups


    • Razor Fades


    And More!

This program is held Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 8:30am-6:30pm. We understand that these students are busy beauty professionals, and they want a more flexible schedule. Our kit includes professional-grade tools that graduates can use in their work long after leaving Aveda Institute Denver.

Why Aveda?

Aveda is a global brand, and we were one of the first programs in the country to teach the Aveda Men’s Curriculum. Aveda Institute Denver strives to go above and beyond by assisting graduates with job placement and state board prep. We also provide our students with the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities like Fashion Week and Master’s Series Workshops.

Explore Your Potential With Aveda Institute Denver!

Request information today to find out how you can get started!

This is not an accreditation program. For more in-depth information on industry go to Each graduate will receive an Aveda Institute Denver certificate of completion, transcript and a state record of completion upon graduation.

Hours required for Licensure: 300

Prerequisite: Successful completion and official transcripts for either a 1500 clock hour or 1800 clock hour Colorado Cosmetology program.

    • SOC Code 395112.00


    CIP Code 12.0402

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