The Academy of hair is for creative dreamers and technical do-ers – those not afraid to break out from society’s boundaries and push against expectations. Join our education team and you will become part of an ensemble dedicated to artistic and business excellence. Discover how to deliver in-demand contemporary services with pride and conviction.
During this 12-week phase, participants receive comprehensive education in men’s and women’s haircutting, salon management concepts, nail and facial theory, soft curling techniques such as thermal straightening and wiggery for curled or thermal straightened hair extensions and ethnic styling techniques as well as soft curling/thermal straightening thermal straightening, wiggery wiggiry hair extensions as well as ethnic styling techniques. Furthermore, advanced classes will also be introduced such as chemistry theory texture color techniques.
The program can be completed full or part-time and classes may take place either daytime or evening classes. The academy encourages its students to be as flexible as possible when it comes to meeting their career goals; those attending full-time may complete it within 12-18 months while those preferring a slower pace may graduate within 24 months.
Students gain hands-on experience providing in-demand contemporary services to real clients while learning the technical skills necessary for becoming licensed beauty professionals. Our curriculum emphasizes interactive and hands-on learning with minimal bookwork; so students graduate feeling confident about pursuing their passions.
No matter your desired career goal – working in a salon, spa or resort; opening your own business; or becoming a cosmetologist/esthetician/barber – you will gain the tools to achieve success as one. Cosmetology/esthetics and barbering industries are vast, growing industries; new salons/barbershops open daily requiring qualified individuals.
Graduates may go on to become hair designers, stylists, nail technicians, colorists, make-up artists and licensed estheticians; others use their skills to run their own salons or become product representatives. Students can also opt for postgraduate/continuing education courses offered through our school.
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The Academy of Hair’s education and training programs are tailored to provide practical experience with cosmetology and barbering, working directly in salons under the supervision of experienced instructors.
Foundations is the initial phase of your education and is divided into eight weeks. Theory classes consist of classroom study, lecture, discussion, tests and audio-visual aids while practical experience, Milady Standard textbooks and power points as well as flip charts and games are utilized throughout this time.
At our school, we teach the technical skills necessary to pass state board examinations with ease and enter your chosen field with confidence. You will also gain knowledge about professional strategies that lead to salon management success. Our aim is to prepare you for a fulfilling career as either cosmetologist or instructor within our industry.