Students can earn certifications and engage with industry professionals through speaker events, site visits, job shadows, and internships that will advance their knowledge and experience of the hair and beauty profession. Topics covered in the program include safety and infection control, hair cutting, hair coloring, chemical texturizing, professionalism, and entrepreneurship.
Personal Care Services Certifications Available
- Barbering State License
- Cosmetology State License
- OSHA 10 Hour General Industry
The three-year Barbering program provides interested students with the skills (e.g., hair cutting, facial razor, and aseptic techniques) and experience necessary for entry-level positions post graduation. Classes will take place in a room set up like a barber shop to give students hands-on training and skills practice utilizing tools of the industry.
Students in the Cosmetology program will receive training via classroom study, demonstrations, and practical application and develop the skills necessary for entry-level cosmetology positions. Classes will take place in a room that is set up like a salon to give students experience utilizing equipment and skills currently found in the industry.
Schools with Personal Care Services Programs
- CHICAGO VOCATIONAL HS 773-535-6100 2100 E 87TH St Chicago, Illinois 60617
- DUNBAR HS 773-534-9000 3000 S KING Dr Chicago, Illinois 60616
- SIMEON HS 773-535-3200 8147 S VINCENNES Ave Chicago, Illinois 60620