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From counselors to hairdressers, human services workers provide a wide range of assistance to individuals and families. People who choose to work in this cluster usually have a deep desire to enrich and make life easier for others.

Upcoming Workforce Development and Community Education Courses

The intent of this course is to provide students with the appropriate training and required number of contact hours (minimum of 1200 hours) needed to fulfill licensure requirements in accordance with the NC State Board of Cosmetics Art Examiners. Topics may include, but are not limited to scalp treatments, roller sets, fingerwaves, pincurls, blowdry, thermal press, artificial hair, haircuts, chemical reformation, coloring, highlights, manicures, pedicures, artificial nails, facials, and hair removal.

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Off Campus - FAMC, Room 15A

Instructor: Miriam Little

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 Miriam Little 336-982-4247 to schedule appointment to enroll.

The intent of this course is to provide students with the appropriate training and required number of contact hours (minimum of 1200 hours) needed to fulfill licensure requirements in accordance with the NC State Board of Cosmetics Art Examiners. Topics may include, but are not limited to scalp treatments, roller sets, fingerwaves, pincurls, blowdry, thermal press, artificial hair, haircuts, chemical reformation, coloring, highlights, manicures, pedicures, artificial nails, facials, and hair removal.

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Off Campus - FAMC, Room 15A

Instructor: Miriam Little

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 students 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 relating 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.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Off Campus - FAMC, Room 15B

Instructor: Miriam Little

Visit the WDCE page for a complete list of upcoming courses. Many courses are offered online via Ed2Go.

Is there a specific course you would like to see offered? Contact cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu.