Is this for you?

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Willing to work flexible hours

  • Communication skills

  • Willing to serve others

  • Good work ethic

  • Good attendance

In this program you will earn certification in:


  • Tanning Certification

  • State Cosmetology License * Given that you pass the state exam administered in the spring of your senior year.


 

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Skills taught in this program:


  • Styling Techniques

  • Hair Cutting/Coloring

  • Chemical Textures

  • Chemical Relaxing

  • Facial Massage

  • Waxing

  • Wig Care

  • Scalp Treatment

  • Manicure/Pedicure/Artificial Nails

  • Retail Sales/Salon Management

  • Reception/Dispensing/Consultation

  • State Cosmetology License

Typical Wages for jobs in this field:

Manicurist — $19,440
Cosmetologist — $22,570
Skin Care Specialists — $29,190

Salon Owner — Self-determined
* National Median Salaries
* Ohio Career Information System, 2010
* May require post-high school degrees

Career Options open with this Certification:


  • Licensed Cosmetologist

  • Color Specialist

  • Cosmetics Sales

  • Product Sales

  • Manicurist

  • Skin Care Technician

  • Permanent Wave Specialist

  • National Educator

Employment Outlook for 2010 to 2020


  • Demand for Manicurists is projected to grow 16.6%

  • Employment of Cosmetologists is forecast to grow 15.7%

  • The need for Skincare Specialists is projected to grow 24.6%

Career options with additional training / education:


  • Salon Owner

  • Salon Manager

  • * In order to qualify for the Manager’s test an additional 300 hours is required

Articulated agreements


  • North Central State College