Cosmetology Courses

  • Artificial Lashes / Extensions
    Learn and practice techniques of eyelash extensions to enhance the length, thickness, and fullness of natural lashes.
  • Chemical Procedures & Practices
Understand and perform hair services that cause a chemical change which will permanently alter the hair’s natural wave pattern (texturizing, permanent wave, relaxers, curl reforming/corrections). Learn to analyze and select appropriate treatments. Gain an in-depth understanding of color theory, choosing proper products, color correction, application techniques, and proper safety precautions.
  • Cosmetology Laws & Rules
    Become familiar with the Ohio Revised Code pertaining to cosmetology including continuing education, policies, and procedures.   Prepare for inspections and enforcement.   Receive training in recognizing and reporting human trafficking.
  • Facial Make-Up
    Learn and practice various make-up application techniques including brow tinting, day/evening looks, corrective and special effects.
  • Hair Procedures & Practices
    Learn to cut/style hair with a wide variety of tools, techniques, and products.  Students learn and practice styling, finishing, wet/thermal styling, hair cutting techniques, braiding, and extensions/wigs. 
  • Heartsaver First Aid With CPR & AED
    Learn how to manage illnesses and injury within the first few minutes of occurrence.  Includes adult, child, infant CPR and AED certification and addresses choking relief in adults, children and infants.
  • Infection Control Principles & Practices
    Learn and understand federal and state rules/laws pertaining to infection control and salon disinfection. Study bacteria, especially in relation to the cosmetology profession.  Students apply infection control practices in the lab/salon.
  • Manicuring & Pedicuring
    Learn the structure and growth of the natural nail and to recognize nail abnormalities and diseases.  Anatomy of bones, muscles, and nerves of the arms and legs will be emphasized.  Learn the chemistry of products and safe uses. Students will learn and practice manicures, pedicures, and nail extensions/enhancements. 
  • Professionalism
    Receive instruction and real-world experience demonstrating effective communication skills, good attendance, proper uniform/dress requirements, and a positive attitude and ability to work with customers and co-workers.
  • Properties of Hair & Scalp
    Understand the anatomy and functions of the scalp. Learn to recognize the difference between normal and what is considered abnormal and determine specific treatments and/or services, and client protection. Learn the chemistry of products, proper use and safety precautions.
  • Salon Operations & Communication
    Learn and practice projecting a professional image through customer service, positive verbal/non-verbal communication, hygiene, and ergonomics/posture.  Emphasis will be placed on operating scheduling/point-of-sale software, managing a salon, and maintaining inventory, listening to clients in order to effectively recommend products/services to meet clients’ needs and expectations.  
  • Skin Care
    Learn the structure and growth of skin and to recognize the difference between normal and what is considered to be abnormal. Anatomy of bones, muscles and nerves of the head, face, neck, and skin is emphasized.   Learn the chemistry of products and safe uses. Learn and practice facials, relaxation treatments, documenting health histories, and high frequency/red light therapy.  
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