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Cosmetology Operator:

Cosmetology Operator:

Transform looks, transform lives! Be the master of beauty.


OURDIFFERENCE

OURDIFFERENCE

* SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

WE'RE DIFFERENT.
SO ARE YOU.

We offer our learners the opportunity to LEARN, DO, and LIVE a new career.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACOSMETOLOGY OPERATOR CAREER

Why would you want to be a Cosmetology Operator? 

Becoming a Cosmetology Operator can be a great career choice for those who enjoy working with people, have a passion for beauty and fashion, and want to use their creativity to help others look and feel their best. This career can also offer flexibility in terms of work hours and the opportunity to be self-employed.

What is a Cosmetology Operator? 

A Cosmetology Operator is a trained professional who provides a range of beauty and grooming services to clients, including haircuts, coloring, styling, manicures, pedicures, and makeup application. They may also provide skin care services such as facials and hair removal.

Where can a Cosmetology Operator work? 

Cosmetology Operators can work in a variety of settings, such as salons, spas, resorts, cruise ships, or even in their own business. Some may choose to specialize in a particular area, such as hair styling, makeup artistry, or nail care.

What skills do you need to be a Cosmetology Operator? 

To be a successful Cosmetology Operator, you should have good communication skills, be detail-oriented, have a creative eye, and be able to work well with your hands. You should also have a friendly and professional demeanor and be able to work well under pressure.

Do you need any certifications to become a Cosmetology Operator? 

Yes, most states require Cosmetology Operators to be licensed. To obtain a license, you will need to complete a state-approved Cosmetology Operator training program and pass a licensing exam.

Do you need training to become Cosmetology Operator? 

Yes, Cosmetology Operator training is required to become a licensed Cosmetology Operator. This training provides the knowledge and skills needed to provide high-quality beauty and grooming services to clients, as well as the business skills needed to manage and grow your career in the beauty industry.

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

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CAREER TRAINING.FOR YOUR FUTURE.

  • Southern Careers Institute
  • Competitors
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$3999
/year
$3999
/year
HAIR CUTTING AND STYLING TRAINING
HAIR COLORING TECHNIQUES
GUIDANCE IN HAIR STYLING TRENDS
FACIALS AND SKIN CARE TREATMENT TRAINING
TRAINING IN NAIL TECHNIQUES
TRAINING IN MAKEUP APPLICATION
WAXING AND HAIR REMOVAL TRAINING
SALON OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT
THE ABILITY TO TEST FOR LICENSURE
EARN 13 CAREER SKILL BADGES
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HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS ACOSMETOLOGY OPERATOR TRAINEE

CERTIFICATIONS

Cosmetology Operator License administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

SKILLS

Cosmetology Elements

Cosmetology Sciences

Skin Care

Cosmetology Standards

Hair Design

Chemical Textures

Hair Coloring

Nail Care

Salon Business

Hair Cutting Elements

Hair Cutting

Hair Cutting Techniques

Hair Coloring Elements

HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS ACOSMETOLOGY OPERATOR TRAINEE

Course Descriptions

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: cosmetology’s history, life skills, professionalism, health and public safety, infection control, and anatomy and physiology.

Hours: Theory 42 / Laboratory 33 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: None

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: hair, skin, and nail properties, chemistry and chemical safety, electricity and electrical safety, hair design, and hair service preparation.

Hours: Theory 31 / Laboratory 44 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: None

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: haircutting and hairstyling.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: None

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: braiding and braid extensions, wigs and hair additions, and chemical texture services.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Novice Stylist

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: hair coloring, hair removal, facials, and makeup.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Novice Stylist

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: manicuring, pedicuring, nail tips and wraps, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements, light-cured gels, preparing for license and employment, on the job, and the salon business.

Hours: Theory 34 / Laboratory 41 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Novice Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This course introduces the skills needed for career success. Students will have the opportunity to learn about setting personal and professional goals, job search techniques and portfolio development. Final resume, cover letter and mock interviews are key aspects of this course. Students may also learn about different career paths.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 32 / Laboratory 68 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Final Mod

CAREER TRAINING.YOU CAN TRUST

ACCREDITED

Southern Careers Institute is Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

APPROVED

Southern Careers Institute is Approved for training by The Texas Workforce Commission.

authorized

Southern Careers Institute is Authorized by the National Health Career Association to train Cosmetology Specialists and a certification testing site.

OUR GRADUATES HAVE BEENHIRED BY

Employers are not incentivized by Southern Careers Institute (SCI) to hire our graduates. Employers are not incentivized to review or comment on the performance and outcomes of our graduates, or on SCI. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, and job prospects are not indicative of those for current and future students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

THE NUMBERSSAY IT ALL

Years Proudly Serving Texas Workforce
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Graduate Placement Rate
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Southern Careers Institute Graduates Per Year
Institution Grant Amounts Awarded to those who qualified
$ Million

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

GET UP TO $4,500FOR YOUR FUTURE

Get up to $4500 in grants toward your career training at Southern Careers Institute.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

HEAR FROM STUDENTSJUST LIKE YOU

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER.

We pay for your certification within 3 months of graduating.

1. Pick your certification

2. Take the certification exam within 3 months of graduation

3. We will pay for it!

FACT: TODAY'S EMPLOYERSNEED YOUR SKILLS

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
 

Occupation Code:39-5012

Location Mean Annual Wage
Austin $32,090
Brownsville-Harligen $26,750
Corpus Christi $27,900
Pharr $25,700
San Antonio North & South $29,100
Waco $28,640

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

Displayed salaries and job outlook data do not reflect the prospects of Southern Careers Institute graduates’ job placement outcomes and starting salaries. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, job prospects, and salary data sourced for (insert specific metro and job page) does not reflect data applicable to entry-level positions.

FINANCIAL AID. THE SIMPLE WAY.

We're here to make sure you can afford the career training you need. Our combination of grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, military, and Veteran education benefits are here to ensure a stress-free experience that works around your finances.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS

We give students an alternative to expensive, four-year degrees that are becoming less valuable. In today’s changing economy, employers are looking for specific skills from candidates who they can hire with confidence. We empower your future with flexible and affordable career training that pays for itself.

It happens! At Southern Careers Institute, we’ve had countless students who’ve been out of school, and we provide an encouraging atmosphere to help you feel comfortable re-entering an educational environment as well as offering the support needed to re-adjust.

Southern Careers Institute provides you with the training you need to sit for certifications in chosen careers. From our Medical Assistant training program, Medical Billing and coding Specialist program, Pharmacy Technician program, Business Accounting Specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational program available.

Our programs come from the relationships we’ve built with employers to ensure they’re exactly what they need in high-demand industries that need workers. In addition, we prepare you to sit and pass your certification exam(s), set you up inside SCI Connect to match you with potential employers and offer career services.
Absolutely. As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid programs and available grants to make your education more affordable. Contact us today and our financial aid officers will explain the process and answer all of your questions.
We have experienced financial aid officers at each campus ready to help you with all your needs. Upon your personal interview, a financial aid officer can determine which financial aid programs you qualify for.

Click here or call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all of your questions and help match your personality to a specific career path.

Yes. Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 (770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081
Our students must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. At this time, programs are not offered in any language other than English.
If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.
Course completion varies by program but averages 36-48 weeks.
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