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From the fast-paced area of South Beach to the most luxurious spa-cosmetology prepares the student for all aspects of the industry. Students will encounter the science, theory, and practical-art applications of hair shaping and design, as well as chemical services which include permanent waving, coloring, and hair relaxing. Students will also receive instruction in the latest facial and nail-care design and techniques. Hair removal and hair extensions are also part of the curriculum. Entrepreneurial skills are an integral part of this course.
Once licensed, the cosmetologist may enter, but is not limited to, any of the following areas of the beauty industry:
- Nail Technician
- Makeup Artist
- Retail Specialist
- Platform Artist
- Salon Owner
- Spa Owner
- Salon or Spa Specialist
Employment of barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $14.63 hourly or $30,440 annually.
The entire program is 1200 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Grooming and Salon Services Core, Facial and Nails|
Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 1
Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 2
Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 3
|Total Hours: 1200|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Cosmetology is available at the following school (s):
|The English Center ||Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.|
Monday - Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.|
|North Miami Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Monday - Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
|South Dade Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
|Southwest Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
Note: Instruction avaialble in English and Spanish in Southwest Adult Education Center.
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|The English Center|
|Cecilia Castillo |
|Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College|
|North Miami Adult Education Center|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
|South Dade Technical College|
|Oscar de Leon||Ext. 2111
|Southwest Adult Education Center|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/barbers-hairstylists-and-cosmetologists.htm.