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. 


See all salon services open to the public Make a Cosmetology Appointment Make a Natural Hair Appointment


Special Event


Monday, January 25, 2021

A free day-long virtual summit designed specifically to inform barbers, natural hair practitioners, and cosmetologists of information, best practices, and resources that can help them create a sustainable, lifestyle-supporting business in their profession.

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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.

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.
Cosmetology Information Sessions

These sessions are for Cosmetology only. View Information Sessions for Natural Hair Specialist.

No children are allowed to attend the Information Sessions.

Location Date Time Availability
Please check back for upcoming Information Sessions.      

For information about cosmetology hair care classes, contact Maribel Jefferies at 919-334-1588 or  [email protected] or [email protected] or 919-334-1590.

Industry-recognized credential: North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts

Complete in: 14 months or less (1,584 hour program)

For non-credit student support services or to see if you qualify for financial assistance, contact the Career Pathways Program & Student Resources. 

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Course Details & Registration Information

Bilingual Continuing Education Cosmetology IV - Supplement
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
The course is intended for candidates, bilingual in Spanish, that are interested in the field of Cosmetology and seek to obtain a Cosmetology license.
Este curso suplementario permite a los estudiantes inscritos acumular horas adicionales requeridas para presentar el Examen del Estado de Carolina del Norte que les permitiría obtener la licencia de Cosmetología (NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts). El curso refuerza la teoría, provee tiempo para practicar las habilidades aprendidas y revisa las prácticas de control de infecciones y sanidad. Además, incluye consultas a los clientes, manejo de negocios, ética profesional y otros temas relacionados.
Course Objectives
  1. safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts of all phases of cosmetology in a salon setting.
  2. take the Cosmetic Arts Board Theory and Practical exams.
  3. demonstrate proper professional hygiene, grooming, and attitude
  4. communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  5. accurately select and use appropriate commercial products on customers hair and skin.
  6. demonstrate a high level of workmanship and craft.
  7. perform and thrive in a multicultural diverse environment.
  8. demonstrate mastery of manipulative skills.
  9. achieve gainful employment in the cosmetology industry.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Instructor will reinforce rules, regulations, and safety methods to prevent salon accidents and ensure sanitation procedures are followed.
  2. Course will provide opportunities for students to work with live models to practice client consultations, effective communication and record-keeping.
  3. Instructor will reinforce methods regarding coloring, hair-cutting and foiling techniques.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. At the end of training, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be able to register to take the Cosmetology exam.
CE to CU Articulation
Continuing Education Cosmetology parts I, II, and III
Text and Supplies Needed
Bilingual Milady Standard Cosmetology textbook
Bilingual Milady Theory Workbook
Bilingual Milady Exam Review book
Student Cosmetology Kit
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Cosmetology Lab
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 95% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Satisfactory completion of assignments and salon services with an average grade of 80.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
Intended Audience
The course is intended for candidates, bilingual in Spanish, that are interested in the field of Cosmetology and seek to obtain a Cosmetology license.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Licensed Cosmetologist
Related Courses
  • Bilingual Continuing Education Cosmetology II Intermediate - COS-3201K7
  • Bilingual Continuing Education Cosmetology III - Advanced - COS-3201J7
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology I Introduction - COS-3201E7
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology III - Advanced - COS-3201G7
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology II - Intermediate - COS-3201F7
Course Contact Information
Maribel Jefferies