Board of Barber

Examiners

Exams

 

Below is the exam schedule for board exams for registered and apprentice barbers and instructors.  If you wish to apply to take the exam, please contact your barber school or download the appropriate form.  For information about permission to work, please contact Carolyn Davis at (919) 814-0642 or refer to your exam paperwork.

 

Please note: if your paperwork from the board has a different date than the ones listed below, you should follow what the paperwork says.  Although the schedules below are listed for your convenience, they are subject to change.

 

Exam tutoring and preparation

 

The board doesn't offer tutoring or preparation courses for the exams. However, the North Carolina Barber Association can assist students who need additional preparation or training for the exams (e.g., refresher courses for individuals who graduated a long time ago from school, assistance for individuals having trouble passing the exams, etc.).

 

In addition, some schools offer additional preparation or tutoring for exams. Please see our list of licensed schools for contact information.

 

Registered and apprentice exams for 2021

 

Below is the current schedule for registered and apprentice exams. Please note that these dates can change. If you are scheduled to take the exam, please refer to your paperwork to see what time you should appear, along with other instructions. If you haven't applied, we will assign your date on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

  • June 28-29, 2021: One Stop Academy School of Barbering
  • July 12, 2021: Winston Salem Barber School (Greensboro Campus)
  • July 19, 2021: Winston Salem Barber School (Greensboro Campus)
  • July 26, 2021: Winston Salem Barber School (Greensboro Campus)
  • August 2, 2021: Winston Salem Barber School (Greensboro Campus)
  • August 9, 2021: Winston Salem Barber School (Greensboro Campus)
  • August 16, 2021: Winston Salem Barber School (Greensboro Campus)

 

Instructor exams for 2021

 

Below is the current schedule for registered and apprentice exams.  Applicants should refer to their paperwork for information on the date and time the exams are scheduled.

 

Written exams

 

  • July 6, 2021, in Raleigh

 

Practical exams

 

Applicants should refer to their exam notice for information on exam time and other requirements.

 

  • June 9, 2021, at James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville
  • June 23, 2021, at James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville
  • June 30, 2021, at One Stop Academy School of Barbering in Fayetteville

 

 

Information

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North Carolina Board of Barber Examiners

7001 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-7000

(919) 814-0640