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Along with the extensive training you will receive involving all phases of hair care, your training will also include manicuring and nail care as well as skin care, facial massage and cosmetic application.
The managing cosmetology course is 1800 hours of training. Our students all attend full-time so it takes approximately 60 weeks to complete. The managing manicuring course is 300 hour in length and takes approximately 9 weeks to complete.
During the first 13 weeks of the cosmetology program you spend all of your time in the classroom. During this time you are learning the basics and practicing on manikins. After that time you will spend 1 day per week in class and the rest of the time on the clinic floor practicing on our customers. - See more at: http://tiffinacademy.com/html/faq/index.cfm#sthash.yJsHrYgq.dpuf
Our classes and tests are designed to promote success. If you attend class regularly as scheduled and pay attention during the class you will find that we give you all of the answers you will ever need for tests, both here and at State Board.
We have found that with enough desire you can accomplish just about anything! We have had students with various levels of learning disabilities or students who struggled through high school that have been very successful in our programs. We spend a lot of time discussing and reviewing the information prior to testing so most people don't have too much trouble.
We do accept transfer hours from other schools. All prospective students wishing to transfer hours to us will need to be tested first before we accept the hours. For more information call us and we can send you our full transfer policy.
Yes, we are nationally accredited and offer federal financial aid to those students who qualify.
All students are entitled to 1 leave of absence while they are here.
We close on the following holidays if they fall on a school day: New Years, July 4th , Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Several times per year we bring in speakers from our area and the industry. Many salons come in to talk with our students and recruit for their companies. We also have Paul Mitchell educators who come in and do classes with our students.
Our manager's classes are designed to help you understand the business aspect of this career. You will learn everything from creating a resume to doing payroll. - See more at: http://tiffinacademy.com/html/faq/index.cfm#sthash.yJsHrYgq.dpuf
Our current graduation rate is 56.5%
The U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics published that most full-time cosmetologists earn approximately $35,000 per year.
We cannot guarantee you a job but we can help you find a job if you need help looking. Most all of our students have a job lined up by the time they graduate.
All students are required to purchase their textbooks prior to starting. All of the remaining supplies needed are provided as part of your tuition.
Other than the textbooks, the entire kit of supplies is included in the cost of the tuition. As the students progress through their training they will receive the supplies they need for the next level. NEEDED INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPLIES* 1 Professional Carrying Case 1 Electric Flat Iron 1 Bottle Red Polish 6 Regular Brushes 1 Manicure Brush 1 Electric Blow Dryer 29 Assorted Combs 2 Electric Marcel Irons 12 Do-All Clamps 1 Manicure Implement Set 12 Sectioning Clamps 3 Round Styling Brushes 2 Styling Picks 1 Rubber Backed Brush 1 Box 100 Clippies 1 De-Tangler Comb 1 Box of 75 Roller Clips 2 Shampoo Capes 204 Rollers 3 Vented Brushes 1 Comb-out Cape 1 Spray Water Bottle 1 Protective Smock 2 manikins 12 Rubber Gloves manikin holder 1 Hair color Applicator shears 1 Hair color Brush thinning shears razor clippers and trimmers.
We have developed our own cutting systems through the years and it works well for us. It is also very easy to learn!
Once a week during the first 13 weeks you will shampoo each other. About 6 weeks into your training you will bring in a friend or family member to do your first cut on. When you have completed the entire first 13 weeks you are available to start practicing on clients.
ABSOLUTELY!! Once you are available to work on clients, we welcome your family and friends. They receive 25% off of their services. We want you to start building a clientele while you are here and what better way than with your family!

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cosmetology

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financial aid

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manicuring

Our students develop an in depth understanding of manicuring, artificial nail application, and more

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