Cosmetology - 1250 hours

Full Time - Monday to Thursday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Fridays - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm - 30 hrs

The Educational Objective of the Cosmetology Course at the Sharon Hill and Aston Campuses is to provide a balanced program of instruction to those students interested in career preparation and personal development. The ever-changing demands of employers and the personal needs of the student body require Venus Beauty Academy to continue upgrading and adapting the programs of study. Successful completion of the 1250 hours Cosmetology Course will provide graduates with the basis for professional growth and employment in the many areas of the Cosmetology Field and a greater sense of community awareness and social responsibility.


Course Description

The Program is designed to provide a balance of instruction to the student interested in career preparation and development. Instruction in the skills required to render professional services and to pass the State Board Exam. The program will offer the student a thorough understanding of the scalp, hair, skin, and nail care a well as related services. It will provide students with practical performance, demonstrations, and practice in conjunction with the required text. To develop personality and practice human relations with clients and to practice self control and build professional ethics and standards and to develop an awareness of ever changing trends and advancing technology and the ability to adjust and grow

Opportunities for Employment   

Hairstylist, Colorist, Permanent Wave Specialist, Product Demonstrator, Platform Artist, Manufacturer Representative, Scalp and Hair Specialist, Esthetician, Hair Braider, Nail Technician, etc.

Teaching Methods Include

Interactive Lecture, Demonstration followed by Student Practice or Application, Evaluation or Assessment, Group Discussion, Videos, Field Trips, Guest Speakers, Peer Coaching, Projects, Role-Playing, Games, Competitions, and Timed Drills. Each student receives a set of books, Pennsylvania State Laws, and course handouts.  Instructors record the grade the students earn in each exercise, lesson drill, and subject exam. Students also take comprehensive exams at various intervals during their training.  In addition to their workbook exercises, students are graded on other factors such as attendance, appearance, and attitude.  Instructors periodically discuss the student’s progress with them.


Cosmetology Start Dates

Classes starting monthly! Call for dates.