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The course is designed for full-time and part-time classes. Twelve hundred or fifteen hundred hours are required, along with numerous skills before receiving a certificate of completion. A state board exam is administered before licenses can be rendered. 

We offer a complete cosmetology course, including skills of haircutting, styling, permanent waving, hair coloring, relaxing, facials, manicuring, pedicuring, make-up and much more. 

Students completing the basic curriculum satisfactorily will advance to the clinic to complete remaining hours under instructor's supervision. 



This comprehensive course provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building (application and maintenance of artificial nails) and pedicuring. The course content includes nail anatomy, disorders of nails, and irregularities of nails; theory and salesmanship as it relates to manicuring; actual practice in manicuring; and arm, hand, and foot massage. 

Manicurist student must complete 300 hours in an approved beauty school or college before applying to the State Board of Cosmetic Arts for examination. Students enrolled only in manicuring shall only perform services directly to the prescribed course in manicuring. 

Please note, this is a comprehensive course to provide training for those persons interested in becoming registered manicurists only and not desiring to become licensed cosmetologists. 



The Esthetician (Skin Care) Programs consists of facial manipulations, facial for dry, normal, and oily skin types, packs and mask. It also includes make-up application, waxing, tweezing, and the study of skin disorders and diseases. This course is designed for full-time and part-time classes, which includes theory and practical application. Six hundred hours (600) are required. 




Contact: Jeff Shore at 838-6206 for Wilkes Campus and Celia H. Collins 336-838-3116 for Ashe Campus.