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
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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.