Cosmetology



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COSMETOLOGY I & II – #8527/#8528

ABOUT:

Two-year program where students gain daily practical experiences working on other students and have the opportunity to provide services to patrons in a clinical setting

  • Students that successfully complete the program will be prepared to take the Commonwealth of Virginia State Cosmetology Examination to become a licensed practitioner
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a job growth of 10% from 2014-2024 (faster than average)

STUDENT STUDY:

Professional ethics
Safety and health
Hair analysis
Hair and scalp diseases and disorders
Shampoos, rinses, conditioners, and treatments
Hair cutting and shaping
Anatomy and physiology
Chemical restructuring
Hair styling, coloring, and lightening
Nail and skin care and procedures

PREREQUISITES:
Students must have a minimum 10th grade reading level
Must be a minimum of a junior in high school; special circumstances are considered on a case by case basis for high school seniors applying for admittance to Cosmetology I
Completion of or currently enrolled in Biology or Chemistry
Basic math skills that include addition, subtraction, and simple fractions
Ability to follow instructions, both oral and written is a must
Skills in human relations
A pleasing personality

CAMPUS LOCATION: Butler Farm, Hampton and Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: A.M and P.M.
CLASS SIZE: 20 Students per AM and PM class
CREDENTIALS: Virginia State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exam
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Skills USA
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees: Cosmetology I
Kit $258.00
Activity  Fee $17.00
Program Fees: Cosmetology II
Kit $100.00
Activity  Fee $17.00

Instructor Butler Farm: Cosmetology I  Amber Richardson,  amber.richardson@nhrec.org (757)766-1100 ext. 3368
BIO:  Amber Richardson began her career with Supercuts while attending New Horizons as a student at the Butler Farm Campus and has been in the field for over 10 years.  She became a Salon Manager after one year of employment and moved her way up to become a District Leader.  She returned back to the Butler Farm campus as the cosmetology instructor in 2016.

Instructor Butler Farm: Cosmetology II  Tanya Rogers, tanya.rogers@nhrec.org (757) 766-1100 ext. 3371
BIO:  Tanya Rogers is the Cosmetology II teacher at New Horizons Butler Farm Campus.  She is a licensed Cosmetologist through the state of Virginia and has over 24 years of industry experience and was an Operations General Manager for 15 of those years.  She brings a wealth of experience into her program in areas such as recruitment, training, job placement, and multi salon management.   She currently serves as SkillsUSA Coordinator for the New Horizons Butler Farm campus.

Instructor Woodside Lane: Cosmetology I & II  Michelle Sykes, michelle.sykes@nhrec.org (757)874-4444 ext. 5558
BIO Michelle Sykes is a licensed cosmetologist and barber and has over 17 years of experience as a secondary and post-secondary instructor.  She brings a wealth of knowledge to her classroom from her experience in salon and multi-unit management.  Currently, she serves as the SkillsUSA School Coordinator and Chapter Adviser at the Woodside Lane Campus.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:File_001
Hairstylist/Barber
Beauty Salon/Barber Shop Owner
Make-up Artist
Skin Care Technician
Nail Technician
Cosmetics Salesperson
Color Specialist

BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Super Cuts
Great Clips
Hair Cuttery
OPI Nail Products

POST-SECONDARY PARTNERS:
Super Cuts
Great Clips
Variety of Privately Owned Salons