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. 

Required information sessions

Attendance at an information session providing details of registration fees, admission requirements, books, kits, uniforms and program schedule is mandatory before you can register for this course.

Requirements for registration:

  • Government-issued ID
  • Social Security number or tax ID number
  • High school diploma or equivalency, or career readiness certificate
  • Money order to pay for registration

 

Please email [email protected] to reserve your spot for an online information session. Please include your preferred date and time and the best email address to reach you. A link will be emailed to you before the information session begins.

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 March 10, 2022 6 p.m. Open
Microsoft Teams March 22, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams March 22, 2022 6 p.m. Open
Microsoft Teams April 7, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams April 7, 2022 6 p.m. Open
Microsoft Teams April 20, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams April 20, 2022 6 p.m. Open
Microsoft Teams May 3, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams May 3, 2022 6 p.m. Open
Microsoft Teams May 24, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams May 24, 2022 6 p.m. Open
       
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) March 7, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) April 5, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) May 2, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) June 6, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) July 7, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) August 1, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) September 12, 2022 10 a.m. Open
Microsoft Teams (Bilingual) October 6, 2022 10 a.m. Open

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

Industry-recognized credential: North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts

Complete in: 18 months or less

Non-Credit
Student Support Services

Industry Recognized Credential


Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Continuing Education Cosmetology III - Advanced
Name
COS-3201X7
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
N/A
Description
In this course, students will learn theory and gain practical experience in all the services offered in a cosmetic arts salon: hair cutting, styling, coloring, braiding, and shampooing; skin care; infection control; sanitation; customer service; product knowledge; and salon management. Wake Tech Cosmetology offers a professional environment that is conducive for learning and practical application; the goal of the program is to provide students with a fast track to employment and prepare them for the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts Examination.
Course Objectives
  1. Applies all infection control and safety procedures and rules as mandated by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art of Examiners.
  2. Safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts of all phases of cosmetology in a salon setting.
  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 multi culturally diverse environment.
  8. Demonstrate mastery of manipulative skills.
  9. Achieve gainful employment in the cosmetology industry.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1
    • Milady Chpt 14 or PPL 104.1- 104.6
    • Work on Project Sheet
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
  2. Module 2
    • Milady Chpt 17 or PPL 107.1 - 107.21
    • Complete project sheet
    • Students will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live mannequins
  3. Module 3
    • Milady Chpt 20 or PPL 111.1- 111.21
    • Work on Project sheet
    • Students will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
  4. Module 4
    • Milady Chpt 22 or PPL 112.6- 112.9
    • Complete Project sheet
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
  5. Module 5
    • Review
    • Mock Theory Written Exam
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
    • Mock Practical Exam
  6. Module 6
    • Milady Chpt. 23 or PPL 112.3- 112.5
    • Work on Project Sheet
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
  7. Module 7
    • Milady Chpt. 24 or PPL 112.10- 112.15
    • Work on Project Sheet
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
  8. Module 8
    • Milady Chpt. 25 or PPL 113.3 - 113.7
    • Work on Project Sheet
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
  9. Module 9
    • Milady Chpt. 26 or PPL 113.3- 113.7
    • Work on Project Sheet
    • Student will perform practical skills in a salon setting on live models and mannequins
Contact Hours
424
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts
Website URL
www.nccosmeticarts.com
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Continuing Education Cosmetology Part I and Part II
Text and Supplies Needed
• Milady Standard Cosmetology Textbook
• Milady Theory Workbook
• Milady Exam Review book
OR
• Pivot Point Lab
AND
• Laptop or Tablet
• Student Cosmetology Kit
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Cosmetology Lab
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
N/A
Intended Audience
N/A
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Cosmetologist License
Related Courses
  • Continuing Education Cosmetology II - Intermediate - COS-3201F7
Course Contact Information
Maribel Jefferies
919-334-1588