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About Us

Welcome to Alberta Barber Academy, your gateway to an exciting and fulfilling career in the world of barbering. Established with a passion for hairstyling and a commitment to excellence, our academy has been shaping the future of skilled barbers in Edmonton, Alberta, for years.

Our Mission

At Alberta Barber Academy, our mission is clear: to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to excel as licensed barbers. We believe that barbering is an art form, and every student who walks through our doors has the potential to become a true artist.

We Offer Many Course Options

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Intensive Classes


Enrichment Classes​


Immersion Classes​



Part Time


The Dream Team

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At Alberta Barber Academy, our team is a blend of experienced and passionate professionals dedicated to barbering excellence. Each member brings unique expertise and a deep understanding of both classic and modern techniques. Their commitment to teaching and nurturing students' skills creates an enriching learning environment. This skilled team ensures that students receive the highest quality education and are well-prepared for success in the barbering industry.


General Questions ?

Alberta Barber Academy offers a comprehensive 14-week barbering program that covers classic haircuts, modern styling, beard grooming, shaving techniques, sanitation practices, and essential business and customer service skills.

Popular Questions ?

Applying to Alberta Barber Academy is simple. You can start by filling out the online application form on our website or contact our admissions team directly for guidance through the process.

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More About Why We Are Special

Graduate In Just 14 Weeks

Our comprehensive barbering certification program can take you as little as 14 weeks to complete. This program is meticulously designed to provide top-notch education, ensuring you meet and exceed industry standards in barbering. By enrolling in our academy, you’re not just learning; you’re preparing for a successful career in the competitive world of professional barbering.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Graduating from Alberta Barber Academy (ABA) offers you extensive job support and resume-building assistance, enhancing your prospects for employment in barbering. Our program includes registration for the Blue Book, vital for accumulating the required 1,450 apprenticeship hours. We emphasize practical experience by fostering partnerships with local barber shops for internships and apprenticeships, providing hands-on learning with industry experts to refine your skills in a real-world environment.

Flexible Class Times

Alberta Barber Academy offers a range of class timings including daytime, evening, and weekend options, providing utmost flexibility for those aspiring to become barbers. This adaptability ensures you can balance your barbering education with personal and professional responsibilities. With both online and in-person learning options, our barber school empowers you to shape your future without compromising your current lifestyle. You can follow your passion for barbering while managing work, family, or other commitments seamlessly.

Mentoring and coaching

Accelerate your journeyman barber career at Alberta Barber Academy, where experienced professionals offer guidance and mentorship. Our students receive exclusive mentorship access, benefiting from expert advice and insights, and leveraging the wealth of experience our mentors have. This ensures you confidently navigate the intricacies of the hair industry, fully prepared for success.

Comprehensive Curriculum

Alberta Barber Academy’s comprehensive courses offer a blend of classic and modern barbering techniques, including haircutting, styling, beard grooming, and shaving. The curriculum also emphasizes business acumen and customer service skills, equipping students for a thriving career in barbering.

State Of The Art Facilities

At Alberta Barber Academy, our state-of-the-art facilities feature the latest tools and technology, providing an optimal environment for honing barbering skills. Equipped with top-of-the-line barber chairs and premium grooming products, our academy is the perfect place to unleash your creativity and quickly become a skilled barber.

Exclusive Events

Alberta Barber Academy proudly hosts Canada’s largest Barber Battle Competition, a prestigious event attracting the nation’s elite barbers. This competition is a celebration of skill, creativity, and dedication in barbering, offering a platform for Canada’s finest barbers to demonstrate their exceptional talents.

Student Funding

Alberta Barber Academy facilitates student financing with a 100% approval in-house financing program offering 0% interest and versatile payment plans spanning 6 to 18 months. They also provide scholarships for Indigenous, First Nation, Inuit, and Metis students, as well as newcomers to Canada, covering up to 80% of tuition fees. These scholarships, like the Lynden Red Gun and Fadel Rahall Scholarships, underscore the Academy’s dedication to making education accessible and diverse.

Hands-On Training

At Alberta Barber Academy in Edmonton, hands-on learning is key. Our modern facilities provide real-world experience with actual clients. Under the guidance of our expert educators, you’ll master both traditional and contemporary barbering techniques. This blend of old and new ensures you become a versatile barber, ready to meet the diverse needs of your future clientele.


Alberta Barber academy location: 10524 106 Street, Edmonton, T5H 2X6

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