Are you the creative type who enjoys helping others to look their best? Join the Cosmetology program and use professional salon techniques to provide a full range of hair, nail, and skincare services in our full-service interactive salon. Work alongside professional cosmetologists to explore all aspects of quality salon services and management.  Unleash your creativity and develop unique styles to exceed client expectations while preparing to take the Ohio State Cosmetology Board Exam.

1500 hours of study in this program meet State Board of Cosmetology eligibility requirements for the Ohio State Licensing examination.

Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit and for Tuition Freedom Scholarship at North Central State College.

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Instructors: Molly Shea & Kelly Ferguson

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Orientation to the cosmetology profession

  • Dispensary operations and safe practices

  • Infection control

  • Scalp care and hair care treatment

  • Hair cutting and styling

  • Chemical (permanent) waving

  • Curl reformation for overly-curly hair

  • Hair coloring and lightening

  • Wig and hairpiece care

  • Manicure and pedicure skills

  • Facial services

  • Anatomy, physiology, bacteriology

  • Reception duties

  • Salon operations

Ready to get ahead?

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!

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