Jennifer Gilman jgilman@smithtec.org

Cynthia Ouimette couimette@smithtec.org

 

SVAHS Salon

For appointments at the SVAHS training salon call
1-413-587-1414 ext. #3531

The hours of operation are as follows
Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 9am to 1pm

Please click on the above tab to view salon service prices

The Cosmetology program provides students with the opportunity to become licensed cosmetologists. This involves training in current theory and extensive practical training. Instruction includes all phases of cosmetic care including shampooing techniques, hair shaping, hair coloring, permanent waving, roller sets, relaxers, facials, scalp treatments, manicuring, and make up.

 

In our active, on-site cosmetology laboratory, the students obtain a variety of skills including client’s consultations, sanitation/disinfection, product knowledge, equipment, and safety practices.  Students also learn about sciences related to hair, skin and nails as well as current business practices necessary to work in, manage, and own a salon. Upon successful course completion, which includes the required 1,000 instructional cosmetology hours, students are qualified to take the State Cosmetology Board examination for licensing. Students begin earning hours at 15 years of age; students can qualify for an apprenticeship program and can work in the field under a licensed supervisor and obtain an additional 400 hours. Co Op positions can be obtained once students have passed the state exam. Shop employed programs allow students to work in the salon at nights and on the weekends as a part-time position while in school.  

Career Opportunities

 

  • Stylist

  • Manicurist

  • Esthetician

  • Sales Representative

  • Color specialist

  • Salon entrepreneur

  • Make- artist

  • Platform artist

  • Instructor  

Cosmetology

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Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School

80 Locust Street,

Northampton, Ma 01060

Phone: 413-587-1414

Fax: 413-587-1406

Email: info@smithtec.org

Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,gender identity, disability, religion or sexual orientation.