The Cosmetology Program trains students for a variety of career opportunities in the hair, skin and nail industry. Students are instructed to meet the 1000 hours required by the Massachusetts State Board of Cosmetology. Training includes skin care, chemical hair services including permanent waving, Global Keratin, basic nail techniques including gel polish and nail enhancements, haircutting and styling, Cinderella Hair extensions, facial treatments, make-up applications, hair color services, wig instruction, Cyber Imagining, professional ethics, salon management and State Laws. Students have the opportunity to further develop skills in a supervised salon setting which is open to the public.
After the completion of one thousand (1000) required hours, and passing the Massachusetts State Board Exam, students are licensed and may be employed in salons or spas that are operated as independent establishments, chain salons, or in conjunction with hotels, department or specialty stores.
Articulation Agreements between Nashoba Valley Technical High School’s Cosmetology Program and post secondary institutions:
There are currently no articulation agreements with post secondary institutions.
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