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Barber

Fit for youth without SEE:
Yes

Barbers cut, trim, shampoo, and style their customers' hair. Unlike hairstylists who work with all types of clients, barbers normally work exclusively with men.

Employment Option

Self Employment Ratio

%

Education

A short-term course by CTEVT, 'Assistant Barber' for individuls with basic literacy of 390 hours is available for training. This course will give preference to Disadvantaged groups such as females, Da ... learn more

Professional Courses & Trainings

Possible Employers


Parlor

Salon

Career in Detail

Barbers cut, trim, shampoo, and style their customers' hair. Unlike hairstylists who work with all types of clients, barbers normally work exclusively with men.

Barbers usually do the following

1.Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.
2.Clean and sterilize scissors, combs, clippers, and other instruments.
3. apply lather to the area to be shaved, usually the beard or hair contour, then remove the unwanted hair using a razor.

Abilities and other Requirements

Inaccessible for Girls
requires permanent customer relation

Income and other Facilities

Entry Salary / Income
Rs. (not set) - (not set)

Working Context

ISCO - International Standard Classification of Occupations

Security and Army Professionals
Skilled Urban Skilled Rural
Supporting Operations

The table illustrates the segregation of occupations according to the level of education & experience. The segregation is such that the 'Professionals' have the highest amount of education and/or experience then are the 2 skilled labour (Urban & Rural) and Supporting Occupations with assemblers, operators etc. Security and Army have a wider range of both education and experience and are governmental jobs.

The boxes highlighted are the ones associated with Barber . According to ISCO, jobs can have various levels of education and/or experience which thus puts them in different boxes as visualized in the table.

Relevant Education

A short-term course by CTEVT, 'Assistant Barber' for individuls with basic literacy of 390 hours is available for training. This course will give preference to Disadvantaged groups such as females, Dalits etc. To access this course one has to be equal or able 18 years of age.

Education strongly relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
Barber
Skilled Urban
0
Yes
junior barber
Skilled Urban
390 Hours 0
Yes
a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men's and boys' hair and girl hair too. This training can take from CTEVT. Go to education page

Ideal Qualities

Work activities, rather physical: You prefer your work to be physical in nature, with only some mental activity required. You should consider looking for jobs that will require you to move around a lot and exert physical effort. Some examples would include jobs where you are on call, like medicine and technical work, teaching, and jobs involving manual labor like construction and agriculture.

Style of Working, rather applying: You often prefer to implement given solutions and plans somebody made, even though you can also be creative when needed. You should consider looking for jobs that are fairly routine and repetitive. Some examples can be found in health sector, hospitality or control and administration for example.

Flexibility, high: You prefer to have a constantly changing work routine with only some things being the same every day. You should consider looking for jobs that give you considerable freedom in where and what time you work. Some examples would include online jobs, freelancing, and writing.

Value orientation, rather idealisitic: You believe that your work must have meaning behind it, with only some importance attached to the material gain of your work. You should consider looking for jobs that will give you some personal satisfaction while doing it. Some examples would include teaching and doing social work.

Pursuit of Success, low: Having a personal life is important to you. You don’t want your social and family relationships to suffer from dedicating time to your work. You should consider looking for jobs that will not interfere with your private life. Avoid jobs which require you to dedicate a lot of your free time to your work

Motivation to Create, low: You prefer to implement already existing ideas rather than come up with your own ways of doing things. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be given clear and explicit instructions on what you have to do, or where there is already an established way of doing things. Avoid jobs where you have to think of your own ways of doing things.

Motivation to Lead, quite high: You prefer to lead and direct others in a group. You like to tell them what you want to do and convince them to follow you. You should consider looking for jobs where you can lead a group of people and direct your group’s efforts. Avoid jobs where you will not be able to share your ideas on what you want others to do.

Sense of Duty, high: You often feel personally responsible for your work. You are careful when doing your work and you like to do your best. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be entrusted with valuable work that will encourage you to do your best. Avoid jobs where you are not given any responsibility for your work and that do not encourage you to do well.

Action orientated, high: You prefer to take the initiative in your work and to be proactive. You would rather not wait for your work to come to you. You should consider looking for jobs where you need to drive your work forward. Avoid jobs where you have to wait for something to happen before you can do anything

Team oriented, very low: You are independent and work best on your own. It is difficult for you to work with others and to conform your way of working to theirs but on the other hand you do not feel odd if you have to work on your own. You should consider looking for jobs which have a lot of tasksthat can be fulfilled on your own and have a low degree of collaboration with colleagues or experts you need to ask for help

Strength of enforcement, medium: You do not often express yourself directly or confront others, but you are capable of doing so if it is necessary. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be able to tell others what you think without being personally responsible for them.

Self-confidence, very high: You have a high amount of self-confidence. It is easy for you to present yourself in front of others. You should consider looking for jobs where you will have to make presentations in front of groups of people. Avoid jobs where you will not be encouraged to talk to other people.

1.Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.
2.Clean and sterilize scissors, combs, clippers, and other instruments.
3. apply lather to the area to be shaved, usually the beard or hair contour, then remove the unwanted hair using a razor.

Employment Condition

Self Employment Ratio

%

Possible Employers


Parlor

Salon

Size of Employment

At the moment there are people working in this job in Nepal.

Job Demand

Shows the demand of the career (1st being the highest and the last being over-saturated).


60 = very high: This job is very high in demand. You can easily find employment or will be able to sell your service easily as a self employed person.

50 = high: This job is high in demand. With a certain talent you will find a job.

40 = medium: The demand for this job is medium. You should have chances in finding a job, but you might need to be flexible regarding your working place or in self employment, might have to compete with a few other professionals about the work.

30 = low: The demand for this job is low. Only a few vacancies are published. Academic proficiency as well as experience is required to be even considered for applying for this sort of jobs.

20 = saturated: There is no more demand for this profession in the labour market. Only if existing staff is released, new people are hired.

10 = over-supplied: There are many graduates already waiting for a job in this profession. You might have to consider a long waiting list or have to prove extraordinary talent to find a job in this profession.

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