Cosmetology School (Non-credit)
Workforce Continuing Education School of Cosmetology
Learn the art of cosmetology in Wake Tech's streamlined, non-degree School of Cosmetology program. Prepare yourself to be workforce ready by focusing solely on hands-on training and preparing for the N.C. Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners certification exam.
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Required Information Sessions
Attend a mandatory information session to learn about registration fees, admission requirements, books, kits, uniforms, and program schedule. You must attend an information session before you can register for this course or enroll in Bilingual Success to Cosmetology course.
Requirements for Registration:
- Government-issued ID
- Social Security number or Tax ID number
- High School Diploma/GED or CRC and Money Order in order to register for this course.
Bilingual Cosmetology Information Sessions
These sessions are for Bilingual Cosmetology only. View Information Sessions for Natural Hair Specialist.
No children are allowed to attend the Information Sessions.
|Information Sessions are cancelled until further notice.|
Industry-recognized credential: North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts
Complete in: 14 months or less (1,584 hour program)
Course Details & Registration Information
- Learn to safely and competently apply concepts of all phases of Cosmetology in a salon setting.
- Learn to accurately select and use appropriate commercial products on customers hair and skin.
- Learn to demonstrate proper professional hygiene, grooming, and attitude.
- Learn to perform and thrive in a multi culturally diverse environment.
- Learn to demonstrate mastery of manipulative skills.
- Learn how to successfully take the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts Board theory and practical exams.
- Learn how to achieve gainful employment in the Cosmetology industry.
- Lesson 1: Theory Concepts
History and Career Opportunities
Lesson1: Practical Application
Intro to Cosmetology
- Lesson 2: Theory Concepts
Your professional Image
Communicating for Success
Lesson 2: Practical Application
How to hold implements
Sectioning for zero degree and blunt haircut
- Lesson 3: Theory Concepts
Properties of the Hair and Scalp
Lesson 3: Practical Application
Sectioning for spiral and piggyback perm wrap
Perm rollers and placement
- Lesson 4: Theory Concepts
Properties of the Hair and Scalp continued
Lesson 4: Practical Application
Twisting Concepts Student practice
- Lesson 5: Theory Concepts
Principles of Hair Design
Shampooing/Rinsing and Conditioning
Lesson 5: Practical Applications
Sectioning for a basic haircut
- Lesson 6: Theory Concepts
Lesson 6: Practical Application
Zero degree haircut
- Lesson 7: Theory Concepts
Lesson 7: Practical Application
Up do styling
Timed student practice
- Lesson 8: Theory Concepts
Lesson 8: Practical Application
Basic roller set and bases
Sectioning /basic perm wrap
Discuss roller size, partings, end papers test curls, and rod placement
- Lesson 9: Theory Concepts
Lesson 9: Practical Application
Blow dry styling
Round brush styling
Pressing and curling
- Lesson 10: Theory Concepts
Lesson 10: Practical Application
Eyebrow tweezing and waxing
- Lesson 11: Theory Concepts
Lesson 11: Practical Application
Eyebrow tweezing and waxing
- Lesson 12: Theory Concepts
Lesson 12: Practical Application
Intro /Relaxer applications
- Lesson 13: Theory Concepts
Lesson 13: Practical Application
Intro/Hair color application
- Lesson 14: Theory Concepts
Lesson 14: Practical Application
- Lesson 15: Theory Concepts
Lesson 15: Practical Application
- Lesson 16: Theory Concepts
Final project due
Begin project sheet # 1
Receive assigned station duties
Lesson 16: Practical Application
Students transition to Advanced department
Students practice on live models
- At the end of the training, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be able to register to take the Cosmetology exam.
Milady Cosmetology Workbook
Milady Cosmetology Exam Review book
- Attendance 95% or above
- Satisfactory completion of assignments and student services.
- Bilingual Continuing Education Cosmetology III - Advanced - COS-3201J7
- Bilingual Continuing Education Cosmetology II Intermediate - COS-3201K7
- Bilingual Continuing Education Cosmetology I Introduction - COS-3201I7