Our Cosmetology program covers all aspects of hair styling, skin care & manicuring in 1600 hours of technical instruction & practical operations

Total Hours: 1600 hours

Timeline: 53-66 weeks

Cost: $8,943.15

Offered at our Reseda & Woodland Hills locations.

We prepare students for a potential career as:

  • Hair Stylist
  • Colorist
  • Product Demonstrator
  • Salon Owner/Manager


    • Industry rules & regulations
    • Safety and sanitary requirements
    • Hair cutting, hair styling, hair tinting, chemical applications, scalp and hair treatments
    • Make-up application, facials (manual and electrical)
    • Manicuring, pedicuring, nail wraps, application of acrylic nails and nail tips
    • Reception desk duties, professionalism, personal and business ethics
    • Personal grooming, employer-employee relations, customer relations, and communication skills

SCHEDULE #1 (12 1/2 months)

Monday 8:30am – 3:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 3:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 3:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 3:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 3:00pm

SCHEDULE #2 (10 months)

Monday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

SCHEDULE #3 (15 months)

Monday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Tuesday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Wednesday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Thursday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Schedule may vary by location or demand.

Technical Minimum Specified

  • The Cosmetology Act and the Bureau’s Rules & Regulations
  • Cosmetology Chemistry (chemical composition and the purpose of cosmetic, nail, hair, and skin care preparations; elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels, physical and chemical changes of matter)
  • Health and Safety / Hazardous Substances (training in chemicals and health establishments, material safety, data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases)
  • Theory of Electricity In Cosmetology (the nature of electrical current, principles of operating electrical devices, and the various safety precautions used when operating electrical equipment)
  • Disinfection and Sanitation (procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician; all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Section 979 and 980; disinfection is emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment)
  • Bacteriology, Anatomy, and Physiology
  • Wet Hair Styling (hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb-outs) + Thermal Hair Styling (hair analysis, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons, and blower styling)
  • Artificial Nails and Wraps (artificial nails – acrylic, liquid powders & brush-ons; artificial nail tips; nail wraps and repairs)
  • Permanent Waving (hair analysis, chemical and heat permanent waving) + Chemical Straightening (hair analysis, the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions)
  • Hair Cutting (hair analysis, the use of the razor, scissors, electric clippers, and thinning shears for wet and dry cutting)
  • Hair Coloring & Bleaching (hair analysis, predisposition tests, safety precautions formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, and the use of dye removers. Shall not include any credit for color rinses)
  • Scalp & Hair Treatments (hair and scalp analysis, scientific brushing, and manual scalp manipulation and other hair treatments)
  • Facials – Manual (cleansing, scientific manipulations, packs, and masks) + Electrical (the use of all electrical modalities, including dermal lights and electrical apparatus, for facials and skin care purposes) + Chemicals(chemical skin peels, packs, masks and scrubs; training shall emphasize that non-living, upper-most layers of facial skin, known as the epidermis may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification)
  • Eyebrow Arching & Hair Removal (use of wax, tweezers, electric or manual and depilatories for the removal of superfluous hair) + Make-up (skin analysis, complete and corrective make-up, lash and brow tinting and the application of false eyelashes)
  • Manicuring and Pedicuring (water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand and arm massage; complete pedicure, including nail analysis, and foot and ankle massage; artificial nails)

Practical Minimum Specified

  • Disinfection & Sanitation
  • Wet Hair Styling
  • Thermal Hair Styling
  • Press & Curl
  • Permanent Waving
  • Hair Cutting
  • Chemical Straightening
  • Bleaching Hair
  • Hair Coloring
  • Scalp and Hair Treatments
  • Facials (Manual)
  • Facials (Electrical)
  • Facials (Chemical)
  • Makeup Application
  • Eyebrow Arching & Hair Removal
  • Water and Oil Manicures
  • Complete Pedicure
  • Artificial Nail – Liquid Powder & Brush-ons
  • Artificial Nail Tips
  • Nail Wraps and Repairs

Fee’s Break Down

  • Tuition $7,500 (1500 Hours)
  • Equipment $650
  • Books $252
  • Registration Fee $100
  • Tax $85.69

Total $ 8,587

Tuition prices subject to change without notice.


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Woodland Hills School

(818) 703-1300

Tuesday > Saturday 8:30am – 4:00pm

20855 Ventura Blvd, #7
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Reseda School

(818) 578-6344

Monday > Thursday 10am – 8pm

18442 Sherman Way.
Reseda, CA 91335


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