Institute of Innovation

The primary purpose of the Cosmetology Course is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, techniques, safety judgments, proper work habits, and professionalism necessary to obtain an entry-level position in cosmetology or related career field. The cosmetology program is based on the state cosmetology academic standards and indicators.
Cosmetology is a 2-year program that starts in your junior year. This program may require after school attendance. You must pass 2 state board tests to become licensed.

Program Courses

Cosmetology 1
Hairdressing, thermal curling, and long hair design.
Student must be in the 11th Grade to enroll in Cosmetology 1 and must meet both grade and attendance requirements to advance to each additional course.

Cosmetology 2
Hair cutting, manicure, pedicure, extensions, and wiggery.
Pass Cosmetology 1 with a minimum of 75 and minimum 250 clock hours.

Cosmetology 3
Hair coloring, hair relaxing, facials, and facial makeup.
Pass Cosmetology 2 with a minimum of 75 and minimum 500 clock hours.

Cosmetology 4
Gel and acrylics nails.
Pass Cosmetology 3 with a minimum of 75 and minimum of 750 clock hours. Completion requires 1000 clock hours.


Job Opportunities

$13.40/hr -- $27,870/yr
Clean, shape, and beautify fingernails and toenails

$13.28/hr -- $27,630/yr
Provide haircutting, hairstyling, and a range of other beauty services.

Skincare Specialist
$17.55/hr -- $36,510/yr
Improve efficiency and safety of agriculture places and product

Salon Owner
$26.59/hr -- $55,299/yr
Manage a team of stylists, nail technicians, and aestheticians.

Get in touch

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Institute of Innovation
175 Campus Drive
Gaffney, SCĀ  29341
Phone 864-206-2576 | Fax 864-487-1287

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