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Cosmetology Instructor: Mrs. Montes



Express your creativity and talent in hair, skin and nail care and makeup application. Our cosmetology course incorporates 1,000 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Upon completion, you'll be ready to succeed as a licensed cosmetologist. You'll start by learning the fundamentals of cutting, styling and chemical restructuring of hair; skin and nail care; makeup; and the related science. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on developing skill and accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You will be introduced to retailing, client servicing and personal development skills. This unit also covers state safety requirements. Next you will unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in hair cutting, styling, coloring, permanent waving and chemical restructuring. Time in the clinic allows you to become increasingly confident in your professional abilities, and you begin to learn vital employment and career - advancing skills such as successful interviewing and resume writing. 

Towards the end of your senior year get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in client service, time management, self-promoting, merchandising and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You can demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination, and passes the theoretical knowledge you need to pass the written examination required by state for licensure. It's time to realize your dreams as a salon professional, so join today!