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
Pathways to Get Paid Doing Natural Hair
Name
HRD-3004CA2
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Description
The care of natural hair has become a billion-dollar industry – with unlimited career opportunities! Learn about the income potential in styling natural hair, using a variety of techniques such as braids, locs, and protective styles. The course also covers the soft skills needed for success as a natural hair care specialist, and explains the additional requirements for licensure as a hair stylist in NC.
Course Objectives
  1. have defined the natural hair care industry.
  2. have identified career options for natural hair care providers.
  3. have explored training and licensing requirements for natural hair.
  4. have set goals for launching a career in the natural hair care industry.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1 - Overview of the natural hair industry
  2. Module 2 - Exploration of career options for a natural hair specialist
  3. Module 3 - Soft-skills for success in the natural hair industry
  4. Module 4 - Training and licensure options for natural hair specialists
Contact Hours
12
CEU's
1.2
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Natural Hair Care Specialist - Supplement - COS-3104B7
  • Natural Hair Theory Exam Preparation - COS-3205I3
Course Contact Information
HRD Office http://hrd.waketech.edu
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696