Elevating Careers in Barbering and Esthetics
Where Champions Are Made
Discover the new chapter in CBI's journey. As a premier institution in Portland and its surrounding areas, we're dedicated to providing high-quality education through personalized, small-class learning. CBI empowers students with timeless skills and fresh abilities, opening doors to exciting opportunities. Join us to nurture your talent and broaden your knowledge.
Our mission is to educate an elite level of skilled barbers equipping them with the proper knowledge and techniques that will assure a prosperous future in the artful trade of barbering and business management.
We continually strive to create a program that is engaging and responsive for every student in a holistic and supportive environment.
Experience the CBI difference by deciding to invest in your future with our winning team!
Champions Beauty Institute
Nurturing inclusivity is much-needed in the skincare and esthetics industry, with 65% of skincare professionals lacking confidence in treating all variations of skin tones.
CBI Beauty’s 28-week curriculum satisfies the need to educate students beyond Fitzpatrick skin scale 1-3. The 3-day per week program covers sugaring, waxing, facials, use of facial devices, chemical peels, dermaplaning, lash tint, lift and extensions, brow tint and laminations.
The Way We See It
CBI's Premier Experience
Our mission is to create space for the elite mind to be educated. We aim to equip CBI students with the proper knowledge and techniques that will assure a prosperous future in the artful trade of beauty and wellness and business management.
Our programs are engaging and responsive for every CBI student we value a holistic and supportive environment. Experience the CBI difference by deciding to invest in your future. You can't go wrong with our winning team!
The Barber Legacy
We are the champion for this timeless and recession proof trade!
CBI students develop their greatness here. Our students act on a the decision to invest in their best, so they WIN! Our winning team looks forward to having YOU join our club of greatness! #begreat
Hybrid Learning: 8 weeks online theory
Campus Schedule: Tues., Weds., Thurs.
10-4pm and Fri. 12-5pm.
10 month Program
The Professional Barber is...
#timeless #trusted #sacred #communitypillar
The barbering enrollment period is currently closed.
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Building Better Barbers
It's What We Do!
It's a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.
We are excited to see the great success of our students as we invest in each one as an individual.
If you value education, small class sizes and the authentic culture of BARBERING! This is the career school for YOU!
Your future, it's your hands...the time to pursue your future is now!
CBI seeks to foster the development of our students in the areas of entrepreneurial development, the fundamentals of being a Professional Barber and Esthetician. We teach business trade secrets, throughout our educational programs. Our teaching community is made up of a group of talented and creative professionals, who are passionate about creating the best Barber & Beauty School in Portland. CBI offers the tools and support necessary for CBI students to reach their full potential. Experience the CBI difference by deciding to invest in your future with our winning team!
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Passing The Torch
April 19, 2018
"A School for Champions!
At Champions Barbering Institute, students will learn how to cut everything from a "mid bald fade" to a "hair tattoo." Lane wanted to make sure he wasn't only teaching students the technical skills — they also learn the history of barbering, all the way back to Queen Nefertiti's hair cuts, and the business knowledge necessary to open their own shop."
Building Better Barbers
March 10, 2017
"I felt like I was re-training people," said Lane, the owner of Champions Barbershop. "They were coming owing money, and I was having to teach them." Click the button for the full article.
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Champions Barbering Institute, Inc. (CBI) is licensed by the State of Oregon: Higher Education Coordinating Commission, Private Career Schools.