Cosmetology
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Target Student: Grades 11 & 12
Course Length: 2 years
Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE
or a combination of CTE and
integrated academic credit for
career & financial management,
English and science
Cosmetology
 
 
Instructors at Bohlen Center:
Kathy Piche                    Cathleen Freeman
 
Instructor at Sackett Center:
Sharon M. Smith
ssmith@boces.com
 

Cosmetology  (Bohlen & Sackett Career & Tech Centers)

Artistic ability, communication skills, stamina and dedication to helping clients look and feel their best…sound like you? If so, BOCES’ two-year Cosmetology program may be just what you’re looking for to help put you on the road to success in this demanding career area. You’ll work in a real salon environment, learning the latest techniques in hair cutting, perming, hair coloring, pin curls, roller placement, manicuring, artificial nails, skin care and much more. In addition, you’ll develop the computer, business and management skills that will give you the edge upon entering the workforce. Time is also dedicated to reviewing New York State Cosmetology Board procedures necessary for obtaining a license.

 

Sample units of study

  • Introduction to cosmetology
  • Bacteriology
  • Shampoos and rinses
  • Hair styling
  • Hair coloring and relaxers/perms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Nail structure/Artificial nails
  • Hair removal
  • Facials/massage and skin care
  • Salon management
  • Basics of chemistry and electricity

Career opportunities

  • Hair stylist
  • Manicurist/Pedicurist
  • Salon owner
  • Make-up artist
  • Skin or nail technician
  • Desairology (funeral cosmetology services)
  • Hair show coordinator
  • State licensing examiner
  • Platform artist
  • Esthetician (skin care)

College/other partners

  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • North Country Community College
  • Students can also earn the necessary 1,000 hours of New York State-required training necessary to apply for a Cosmetology License Exam.

 

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Last Modified on October 31, 2013