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South Suburban College offers barber instructor program for Southland residents

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 1, 2023) – South Suburban College is offering Community College District 510 residents the opportunity to start the 1000-hour Barbering Instructor Program.

The program will begin July 10 and run Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The ten-month program will run through SSC’s Office of Continuing, Corporate, and Community Education (C3) office. The program will occur at SSC’s central South Holland campus. The Workforce Equity Initiative Department will provide funding opportunities for participants in the program.

“The barber instructor program is designed to professionally take our graduates and all local licensed barbers to the next level. This program prepares SSC students to be the future barber instructors for the region,” said Matt Beasland, Executive Director of Extension Services & Workforce Development.

The Workforce Equity Initiative project is designed to create, support, and expand short-term workforce training opportunities in SSC District #510 high-need areas. The Barber Instructor Program will aid in developing qualified staff to yield impactful outcomes for barbering students attending SSC.

For more information on the Barber Instructor Program, please call Leslie Glenn, Salon Manager, at 708-596-2000, ext. 2269, or email [email protected]. For details on the WEI program at SSC, please visit

South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street in South Holland.


South Suburban College
South Suburban College
South Suburban College offers a wide selection of career education and college transfer credit programs. Based in South Holland, Illinois, with a satellite campus in Oak Forest, SSC offers non-credit customized training, short-term instruction for business, and dozens of special interest classes.


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