In the Cosmetology program, students will learn introductory practical skills which include haircutting, braiding, coloring, highlighting, and various hairstyling techniques. Theory academic work will cover topics such as Cosmetology terminology, infection control, salon business, professional image, and positive attitude.

There are many career possibilities in this profession, including:

  • Cosmetologist

  • Barbering

  • Nail Artist

  • Platform Artist

  • Product Sales Representative

  • Spa/Salon Owner

Completing the Cosmetology program provides students with hands on experiences and academic knowledge that will support their college education for licensure.

Cosmetology I
This class is an option for students in grades 10, 11 and 12.

Cosmetology II
This class is an option for all students who have participated in and met Cosmetology I proficiencies.

Over the course of the two-year program students may earn:

Embedded Credit: Science (.5 credit per year)

Credentials: Barbicide; Bloodborne Pathogens; National Career Readiness Certificate; S/P2 (Safety, Pollution, Prevention)

Specialty Modules
(One Period Electives)

All About Hair
Students will be introduced to skills such as hair care, hair manipulations, communication and business skills.  These skills will be learned through demonstrations on mannequins and by working with fellow students.  The instruction will be a combination of practical skill sets, academic assignments, as well as lecture and demonstration.

Spa Magic

Learn the basics in performing spa services and discover the importance of professional image.  Learn how to do facials, hand and foot massage, manicures, pedicures, and make-up.


Ashley Duncan-Aubin
Instructor | Cosmetology
(802) 527-6408

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