Course in Cosmetology in North America

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Cosmetology

Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.

Courses and programs in cosmetology are designed to provide individuals with expertise and skills in the application of treatments to various aspects of the body, including the skin, hair and nails.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Aveda Academy Salon Program - Vancouver

Aveda Institute Canada
Campus Full time 6 months February 2018 Canada Vancouver

Already a stylist? The Aveda Academy Program is for intermediate level stylists who want to further refine their hairdressing skills through our innovative and inspiring curriculum and high-energy salon environment. Aveda diploma not required. Attend Vancouver’s leading hair school in the heart of Gastown! [+]

Aveda Academy Salon Program

A New Stylist?

Accelerate your career.

The Aveda Academy Salon is an advanced level program for hairstylists who have completed a hairstyling diploma and wish to accelerate their careers. Through innovative and inspiring education, hands-on experience and a high-energy salon environment, this program is designed to have you working as a stylist upon graduation.

Graduate in: 6-12 months (720-1400 hours) Level: Intermediate/Advanced Prerequisite: Hairstyling Diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Certification Awarded: Hair Cut Specialist, Hair Colour Specialist or Dual Specialist Certificate Eligibility Hairstyling diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Pass a skills assessment conducted at an Aveda Academy Salon location with a Lead Educator Testimonials ... [-]

Aveda Academy Salon Program - Toronto

Aveda Institute Canada
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months February 2018 Canada Toronto

Already a stylist? The Aveda Academy Program is for intermediate level stylists who want to further refine their hairdressing skills through our innovative and inspiring curriculum and high-energy salon environment. Aveda diploma not required. Attend Toronto’s top hair school in the heart of downtown! [+]

Aveda Academy Salon Program

A New Stylist?

Accelerate your career.

The Aveda Academy Salon is an advanced level program for hairstylists who have completed a hairstyling diploma and wish to accelerate their careers. Through innovative and inspiring education, hands-on experience and a high-energy salon environment, this program is designed to have you working as a stylist upon graduation.

Graduate in: 6-12 months (720-1400 hours) Level: Intermediate/Advanced Prerequisite: Hairstyling Diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Certification Awarded: Hair Cut Specialist, Hair Colour Specialist or Dual Specialist Certificate Eligibility Hairstyling diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Pass a skills assessment conducted at an Aveda Academy Salon location with a Lead Educator Testimonials ... [-]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Vancouver

Aveda Institute Canada
Campus Part time 10 months January 2018 Canada Vancouver

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Attend Vancouver’s leading hair school in the heart of Gastown! [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities.

Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma

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Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Toronto

Aveda Institute Canada
Campus Full time 10 months January 2018 Canada Toronto

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Attend Aveda’s top hair school in the heart of downtown Toronto! [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities.

Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma

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Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Winnipeg

Aveda Institute Canada
Campus Full time 9 months January 2018 Canada Winnipeg

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Attend Winnipeg’s top hair school in the heart of the Exchange District! [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities.

Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma

Introduction/Alpha Unit You will begin by learning the fundamentals. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on skill, accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest services, and sanitation safety requirements. Beta Unit Unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in cut, colour and style. You will increase your confidence on the clinic floor and begin to learn vital career-advancing skills such as interviewing and resume writing. Gamma Unit Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal setting and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge required to pass the written exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional.... [-]


Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Calgary

Aveda Institute Canada
Campus Part time 12 months January 2018 Canada Calgary

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Located in Exchange District of Calgary! [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities.

Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma

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Course in Electrolysis

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 320 hours September 2018 USA Hialeah Homestead Miami Beach Miami North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

This Electrolysis program will prepare students to be able to work alongside doctors in the growing industry of permanent hair removal. The demand in this field has been steadily increasing since it was developed in 1875. While there are more advanced forms of hair removal, Electrolysis is still a very important method because it does not only treat all hair types with permanent results, but it is also the prerequisite to obtaining a Laser Hair Removal license. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah & Homestead campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students for the Florida Electrolysis Council Examination to become a licensed Electrologist.

CLOCK HOURS: 320

Program Description

This Electrolysis program will prepare students to be able to work alongside doctors in the growing industry of permanent hair removal. The demand in this field has been steadily increasing since it was developed in 1875. While there are more advanced forms of hair removal, Electrolysis is still a very important method because it does not only treat all hair types with permanent results, but it is also the prerequisite to obtaining a Laser Hair Removal license. Students receive the necessary training to remove hair from the face and body using specialized equipment and techniques.... [-]


Course in Nail Technician

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 240 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Nail Technician program prepares students to become trained professionals in a growing industry. Students participate in a hands-on program of instruction in all areas of nail care, including practical application, related theory, infectious control, and customer service. The program is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge to provide basic manicures. [+]

(Offered at all campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students to meet the Florida State Board of Cosmetology mandated requirements to become a licensed Nail Technician.

CLOCK HOURS: 240

Program Description

The Nail Technician program prepares students to become trained professionals in a growing industry. Students participate in a hands-on program of instruction in all areas of nail care, including practical application, related theory, infectious control, and customer service. The program is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge to provide basic manicures. Students may exercise their artistic talents with creative projects in nail design. Students will gain expertise that will equip them to work in nail salons, hotel spas, cruise ships, and at other nail service providers.... [-]


Course in Makeup Artist & Skin Care

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 300 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Makeup Artist and Skin Care program is designed to teach the skills and knowledge required of makeup technicians in spas, salons, and as representatives of major makeup companies. Students learn to perform complete facials and skin treatments, as well as the basics of traditional and artistic makeup. The course teaches techniques and resources to use in order to meet client needs for specific care. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah, Miami, Homestead & South Beach campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students to meet the State of Florida mandated requirements to become a licensed Facial Specialist, as well as learn the basics of Makeup Artistry. CLOCK HOURS: 300

Program Description

The Makeup Artist and Skin Care program is designed to teach the skills and knowledge required of makeup technicians in spas, salons, and as representatives of major makeup companies. Students learn to perform complete facials and skin treatments, as well as the basics of traditional and artistic makeup. The course teaches techniques and resources to use in order to meet client needs for specific care. Students receive practical, hands-on experience and learn professional business skills needed to succeed in a growing and competitive industry. Graduates possess the basic knowledge to become makeup artists, retail sales specialists, and skin care consultants.... [-]


Course in Electrolysis & Laser Technician

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 650 hours September 2018 USA Hialeah Homestead Miami Beach Miami North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Electrolysis and Laser Technician program gives the student multiple licenses so he/she can become a highly marketable employee. Students will learn basic facials, makeup artistry, and various methods of hair removal, whether it be temporary or to permanently remove hair from the face and body using specialized equipment and techniques. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah & Homestead campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students to meet the State of Florida mandated requirements and for the Florida Electrolysis Council Examination so they can become licensed Facial Specialist and Electrologist, as well as to prepare them for the Society for Clinical and Medical Hair removal, Inc. to become a Laser Technician.

CLOCK HOURS: 650

Program Description

The Electrolysis and Laser Technician program gives the student multiple licenses so he/she can become a highly marketable employee. Students will learn basic facials, makeup artistry, and various methods of hair removal, whether it be temporary or to permanently remove hair from the face and body using specialized equipment and techniques. This program will prepare you with the knowledge to work in clinics, day spas, health spas and spa resorts or salons among other settings.... [-]


Course in Massage Therapy

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 750 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Massage Therapy program is designed to fully prepare students to contribute to the health industry and the well-being of clients. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum that exceeds the current state and national average of hours required. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah, Miami, Homestead & South Beach campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students for the Florida Board of Massage Therapy Examination to become a licensed Massage Therapist.

CLOCK HOURS: 750

Program Description

The Massage Therapy program is designed to fully prepare students to contribute to the health industry and the well-being of clients. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum that exceeds the current state and national average of hours required. It also provides the basic knowledge, tools, ethics and behaviors one needs to successfully practice as a Massage Therapist in any number of health care and wellness settings. No matter how the economy appears today, people are always seeking Massage Therapists to manage stress and relieve pain; these services will always be in demand. Career positions exist in spas, salons, medical practices, resorts, and cruise ships.... [-]


Course in Comprehensive Facial & Makeup

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 900 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Comprehensive Facial and Makeup program is designed for students to achieve the highest quality skills in the field of Skin Care and the creative techniques that are demanded of today’s Makeup Artists. This course combines two disciplines to equip students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to work in a wide range of capacities throughout the beauty and health industry. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah, Miami, Homestead & South Beach campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students to meet the State of Florida mandated requirements to become a licensed Facial Specialist, as well as a professional Makeup Artist. To help students build their confidence and prepare them for the real world. CLOCK HOURS: 900

Program Description

The Comprehensive Facial and Makeup program is designed for students to achieve the highest quality skills in the field of Skin Care and the creative techniques that are demanded of today’s Makeup Artists. This course combines two disciplines to equip students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to work in a wide range of capacities throughout the beauty and health industry. Students will develop proficiencies in skin care, makeup beauty secrets that all professional Makeup Artists and Skin Care Specialists should know. Students undergo extensive classroom and practical training and will have the opportunity to use their skin care skills in a real life spa setting; ensuring they are fully prepared to enter the job market with the skill and confidence of a professional. They will also have the chance to build a portfolio in order to showcase their work and have an advantage when looking for work in this competitive field.... [-]


Course in Full Specialist with Salon Management

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 900 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Full Specialist with Salon Management program combines two disciplines to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to work in a wide range of capacities throughout the beauty and health industry. Students develop proficiencies in skin care, makeup, nail technology, and client consultation. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah, Miami, Homestead & South Beach campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students to meet the State of Florida mandated requirements to become a licensed Full Specialist. CLOCK HOURS: 900

Program Description

The Full Specialist with Salon Management program combines two disciplines to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to work in a wide range of capacities throughout the beauty and health industry. Students develop proficiencies in skin care, makeup, nail technology, and client consultation. Further training includes facets of career and business management.

Program Requirements HIV104 HIV/AIDS (4 Hours) BMU101 MAKEUP (36 Hours) NT101 PROFESSIONAL IMAGE (25 Hours) NT102 NAIL TIPS & WRAPS (25 Hours) NT103 UV GELS (25 Hours) NT104 ARTIFICAL NAIL REMOVAL (10 Hours) NT105 MONOMER LIQUIDS & POLYMER POWDER (25 Hours) NT106 NAIL FILL-INS (10 Hours) NT107 NAIL DISEASES & DISORDERS (25 Hours) NT108 INFECTIOUS CONTROL: PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES (25 Hours) NT109 FLORIDA LAW FOR NAILS (5 Hours) NT110 POLISH & NAIL ART (11 Hours) NT111 MANICURING (25 Hours) NT112 PEDICURING (25 Hours) SKI101 ETHICS (2 Hours) SKI102 PRODUCT CHEMISTRY (10 Hours) SKI103 HAIR REMOVAL (8 Hours) SKI104 BASICS OF ELECTRICITY (10 Hours) SKI105 SANITATION (14 Hours) SKI106 FLORIDA LAWS FOR SKIN (5 Hours) SKI107 SKIN THEORY, DISEASES & DISORDERS OF THE SKIN (85 Hours) SKI108 FACIAL TECHNIQUES & CONTRAINDICATIONS (130 Hours) SKI109 ADVANCED FACIAL TECHNIQUES (30 Hours) SKI110 ADVANCED FACIAL DEVICES (30 Hours) SKI111 ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES (30 Hours) SKI112 AYURVEDA THEORY & TREATMENTS (30 Hours) SKI113 BOTANICALS & AROMATHERAPY (30 Hours)... [-]

Course in Spa Therapy

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 1054 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Spa Therapy program prepares students for employment as licensed professionals in the growing and competitive luxury spa industry. Students gain proficiency in all aspects of massage, including anatomy and physiology, therapeutic applications, diagnosis, and modalities. [+]

(Offered at the Hialeah, Miami, Homestead & South Beach campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students for the Florida Board of Massage Therapy Examination to become a licensed Massage Therapist and for the Florida State Board of Cosmetology mandated requirements to become a licensed Facial Specialist. To help students build their confidence and prepare them for the real world.

CLOCK HOURS: 1,054

Program Description

The Spa Therapy program prepares students for employment as licensed professionals in the growing and competitive luxury spa industry. Students gain proficiency in all aspects of massage, including anatomy and physiology, therapeutic applications, diagnosis, and modalities. A focus on skin care ensures students are able to diagnosis and treat skin conditions and rejuvenate according to client expectations. Students continue training in makeup technique, client counseling, and spa business management.... [-]


Course in Barbering

Beauty Schools Of America
Campus Full time 1200 hours September 2018 USA Miami Beach Miami Hialeah Homestead North Miami Beach Lake Park + 5 more

The Barber program will prepare you to obtain the knowledge and expertise necessary to work in a high-end traditional or modern barbershop/salon. This comprehensive program will provide you with the proper training in a variety of areas. [+]

(Offered at all campuses)

Program Objective

To prepare students for the State of Florida Barber’s Board Examination to become a licensed Barber. To help students build their confidence and prepare them for the real world.

CLOCK HOURS: 1,200

Program Description

The Barber program will prepare you to obtain the knowledge and expertise necessary to work in a high-end traditional or modern barbershop/salon. This comprehensive program will provide you with the proper training in a variety of areas such as the following: cutting with shears, styling hair, modern fades, shaving techniques as well as chemicals (perms/relaxers) in order to offer clients an array of services including artistic designs using color combinations to name a few. After the completion of this exciting program, you will have the skills necessary to be a platform artist, become a celebrity barber, or work with the most competitive companies in the industry.... [-]