Course Description

This program provides you with hands on training in the beauty industry. Clinical training is supported by extensive study of related sciences in hair, skin, and nails. Demonstrations by guest artists and field trips to beauty shows are used as educational tools. Students prepare to take the state license exam for cosmetology certification. Co-­op and job placement are available after students have completed their 1000­ hour program and passed the State Board exam. The course curriculum includes salon management, computer training, client preparation, retailing, scalp treatments, hairstyling, hair cutting, permanent waves, hair coloring, hair lightening techniques, braiding, facials, make-­up and manicures.


Kate Darling (Dept. Head) | 781-878-8822 ext. 301
Julie Woods | 781-878-8822 ext. 302
Tjona Storm-Prophet | 781-878-8822 ext. 435

This program is designed to give students the basic knowledge and skills necessary for a successful progression to the next level of our program training. Instruction will include safety and sanitation, shampooing, wet and thermal hairstyling, braiding, and manicuring. Skin care will be introduced this includes facials, and make up.

Skills: Safety and Sanitation | Shampooing | Wet and Thermal Hairstyling | Braiding and Manicuring | Facials | Make Up


This program is designed to enhance the students basic skill and knowledge needed to progress to the next level of our program. Focus in this level will include haircutting, hair removal, and artificial nails. Students will then move into the introduction of the application of foils, perm rods, and color application.

Skills: Haircutting | Hair Removal | Artificial Nails | Foils | Perm Rods | Color Application


This program of instruction will reinforce practices learned and introduce to new techniques that will advance their knowledge and technical skills. Instruction will include make up applications, salon management, advanced haircutting, chemical texture services, hair coloring techniques, foiling, and cap highlighting.

Skills: Make Up Applications | Salon Management | Advanced Haircutting | Chemical Texture Services | Hair Coloring Techniques | Foiling | Cap Highlighting


This program will provide students the opportunity to advance and master there technical skills, and prepare the students for state licensing and work force readiness. Focus of instruction will include business management, and entrepreneurship. Instruction will also include advanced techniques in cutting, coloring, and styling, students who qualify can participate in are cooperative program. At the end of this program students will be able to perform daily tasks in a salon safely and professionally.

Skills: Business Management | Entrepreneurship | Advanced Cutting | Advanced Coloring | Advanced Styling

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