Program Highlights- Cosmetology
The 1500 clock hour Cosmetology program is 49 weeks that has instructor led classroom and clinical training as well as practical hands-on application. The student will learn the technical, personal and business skills to prepare students for work in a professional salon as a cosmetologist, retail sales specialist, salon manager or salon owner.
Students are required to have a laptop at school daily during the first 400 hours. Throughout the designed program, students will transition from mannequins to customers. However, students must first successfully complete all requirements before being permitted to deliver safe, effective treatments for hair, skin and nails on customers. Students will learn the latest techniques, and develop an upbeat, cheerful attitude with strong communication skills. Students should understand that education does not end when the program is over. Cosmetologists are required to do continuing education and license renewal every two years.
Class Size – Minimum 3 - Students / Maximum -18 Students
Student / Instructor Ratio - Apex Academy 25:1 / OSBC 25:1
Students are required to purchase a supply kit designed by Apex Academy. All items must be ordered directly from Apex Academy.
Cosmetology= TOTAL: $14,500.00
Kit Fees- $900.00
(Cosmetology students are required to pay a Registration Fee of $100 at the time of sign up AND make a deposit of $900 at Enrollment Meeting).
-State Board Kit - $50
-School Supplies: Notebook Paper, Pens, Pencils, Black Permanent Marker, Index Cards, Flip Flops, Trapper/Binder, Locker Lock, Headphones, Laptop .
-Outside Fees (not owed to the School)
Smock from Professional Image in Richland Mall
Black Scrub Pants
State Board Exam Fee
Approximately 49 Weeks (Beginning of program will include bookwork and introduction to skills)
All students will attend full time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 2:00pm (first Saturday of the month)
Cosmetology classes start on the following months- September 5, 2017, March 6, 2018 , June 12, 2018, September 25, 2018, March 5, 2019 , June 11, 2019, September 24, 2019.
Dates are Subject to change