Certification Exam Overview - Barbering
All Candidates MUST provide proof of 400 school hours or 1000 apprenticeship hours (or a combination of both) to BeautyCouncil prior to applying for the exam.
Acceptable forms of proof are:
IF YOU ATTENDED A DESIGNATED (PTIB*) COSMETOLOGY SCHOOL IN BC:
IF YOU DID NOT ATTEND A DESIGNATED (PTIB*) COSMETOLOGY SCHOOL IN BC OR IF YOU WERE TRAINED OUTSIDE OF BC:
IF YOU WISH TO SHOW APPRENTICESHIP HOURS:
If any candidate cannot show acceptable proof of training, he/she will not be eligible to take the exam. NO EXCEPTIONS.
*PTIB – formerly know as PCTIA
HOW TO APPLY TO TAKE THE EXAM
Please note: payment must be received with the Exam Application as it will not be processed until payment is received.