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

 


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
Microsoft Teams 10/19 06:00 PM Open
Microsoft Teams 10/26 10:00 AM Open

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

Course
Continuing Education Cosmetology I Introduction (hybrid)
Name
COS-3201T7
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
236884 Vernon Malone College & Career Academy 01/04/2021 06/03/2021 S. Adams $206.00 10/10
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
The course is intended for candidates, that are interested in the field of Cosmetology and seek to obtain a Cosmetology license.
Description
Become a licensed Cosmetologist – our virtual salon will be your classroom! This introductory course (the first of a four-part series) covers basic cosmetology concepts and provides the online theory portion of your training. You’ll learn about infection control, sanitation, disinfection, professional image, ethics, anatomy, bacteriology, and more!
Course Objectives
  1. Learn about the history of Cosmetology and how it relates to our the industry today.
  2. Learn all infection control procedures as mandated by our State Board of Cosmetic Arts.
  3. Learn to demonstrate proper professional hygiene, grooming, and attitude.
  4. Learn to perform and thrive in a multi culturally diverse environment.
  5. Learn to demonstrate mastery of manipulative skills and how to communicate effectively with your clients.
  6. Learn to safely and competently apply concepts of all phases of Cosmetology in a salon setting.
  7. Learn how to successfully take the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts Board theory and practical exams.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Lesson 1: Theory Concepts
    Orientation
    History and Career Opportunities


    Lesson1: Practical Application
    Intro to Cosmetology
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  2. Lesson 2: Theory Concepts
    Life Skills

    Lesson 2: Practical Application
    role play
    chapter test
  3. Lesson 3: Theory Concepts
    Your professional Image


    Lesson 3: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  4. Lesson 4: Theory Concepts
    Communicating for Success

    Lesson 4: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  5. Lesson 5: Theory Concepts
    Infection control

    Lesson 5: Practical Applications
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  6. Lesson 6: Theory Concepts
    General Anatomy & Physiology

    Lesson 6: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  7. Lesson 7: Theory Concepts
    Skin Structure & Growth

    Lesson 7: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  8. Lesson 8: Theory Concepts
    Skin Diseases & Disorders

    Lesson 8: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  9. Lesson 9: Theory Concepts
    Nail Structure & Growth
    Lesson 9: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  10. Lesson 10: Theory Concepts
    Nail Diseases & Disorders

    Lesson 10: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  11. Lesson 11: Theory Concepts
    Properties of the Hair and Scalp
    Lesson 11: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  12. Lesson 12: Theory Concepts
    Properties of the Hair and Scalp "continue"

    Lesson 12: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  13. Lesson 13: Theory Concepts
    Basics of Chemistry

    Lesson 13: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  14. Lesson 14: Theory Concepts
    Basic of Chemistry "continue"

    Lesson 14: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  15. Lesson 15: Theory Concepts
    Review Chapters 1-3
    Lesson 15: Practical Application
    Review
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  16. Lesson 16: Theory Concepts
    Review Chapters 4-7

    Lesson 16: Practical Application
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  17. Lesson 17: Theory Concepts
    Review Chapters 8-11
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  18. Lesson 17: Theory Concepts
    Review Chapter 12- Basics of Chemistry
    Moodle, Pivot Point
    chapter test
  19. End of quarter exam
Contact Hours
424
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. At the end of the training, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be able to register to take the Cosmetology exam.
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Students must attend a Cosmetology orientation session and pass the Career Readiness tests.
Text and Supplies Needed
Pivot Point- Fundamentals Cosmetology- ISBN- 978-1-948482-67-7
Novice Cosmetology Kit or The Pro Cosmetology Kit by Pivot Point
Laptop/tablet
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Cosmetology Lab
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Satisfactory completion of assignments and student services.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts
Intended Audience
The course is intended for candidates, 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
  • Cosmetologists
Related Courses
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology II - Intermediate - COS-3201F7
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology III - Advanced - COS-3201G7
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology IV - Advanced - COS-3201H7
Course Contact Information
Maribel Jefferies
919-334-1588