The state of Florida has two types of licenses for barbering: restricted barber and barber. Restricted barbers are not permitted to perform services involving chemicals, such as hair colouring. Barbers provide the same services as restricted barbers but are allowed to perform services involving chemicals.
Restricted barbers should finish 600 training hours and must be determined competent to take the examination by a school official. They are also expected to submit a certificate for HIV/AIDS training completion.
Barbers should complete 600 training hours and must be acknowledged by a school official to be competent for the examination. Completion of an HIV/AIDS course is also required for barbers.