Our cosmetology course prepares students for a lifelong career. Students are encouraged to express their interpretations of coloring and cutting. This course allows meandering of several careers to include hair, skin and nails. Cosmetology is a course most students have always dreamed of.
Books & Kit: $1,900.00
Montana Academy of Salons’ objective for the cosmetology program is to enable students to successfully pass the written and practical exam through National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC) and to prepare them for work once graduated. Education on business opportunities are provided to students to encourage them reach for their full potential and go beyond licensure.
The 1500 hour course educates students in all phases of cosmetology, which meets or exceeds the standards of the Montana Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists of which at least 200 hours is in theory, and is distributed as follows and taught in English. Students must pass all practical and written tests of each phase to successfully complete the course. During each phase students are presented with classroom theory lectures and coaching in practical skills in order to prepare them for licensure.
Montana Academy of Salons offers a 1500 hour training course at our Great Falls, Montana location in cosmetology of which at least 200 hours is in theory that meets Montana State standards distributed as follows and taught in English.
|95||Manicures (including hand and arm massage and polish) Pedicures (including foot, ankle, and lower leg massage and polish) application of monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements, nail tips, nail wraps, UV gels, and nail art and the use of manicuring implements including the electric nail file|
|110||Skin care,( including facials, cosmetics, makeup, massage, essential oils, the application and maintenance of artificial eyelashes and extensions, tinting of the eyelashes and eyebrows, and the chemical curling of the eye lashes) skin exfoliation, (including manual, chemical, mechanical exfoliation) waxing, tweezing, electricity and light therapy|
|195||Shampooing, (including scalp treatment), hair styling, (pin curls, finger waving, thermal curling, blow dry styling, braiding, back combing and wet setting)|
|395||Chemical services (waving, relaxing (ammonium thioglycolate, sodium hydroxide methods), hair coloring, and hair lightening)|
|155||Hair cutting (including the proper uses of implements, e.g., shears, razors, clippers, thinning shears)|
|115||Salon management, business method, customer service, appointment book, professional ethics, current state board laws and rules|
|60||Chemistry, bacteriology, sanitation, sterilization, safety, anatomy, physiology, blood spill procedure, and diseases and disorders of hair, scalp, skin and nails|
|375||These hours are at the discretion of Montana Academy, provided that the hours are within the applicable curriculum|
|Total 1500||Course complete when student reaches 1500 hours|
|150||Each cosmetology student will complete a minimum of 300 hours of basic instruction prior to working or performing any service on the public|
|At 1350||When a student has completed 90% of the course (1350 hours), the student may take the NIC practical test and National written test|
This short course is designed for the Licensed Cosmetologist who want to add shaving services. After completing the 150- hour course, you will have to pass a written and practical test to become licensed in barbering.
Books & Kit: $1,200.00
Montana Academy of Salons offers a 150 hour training course in supplemental barbering that meets Montana State standards of which at least 15 hours is in theory, 150 hours distributed as follows and taught in English
Montana Academy of Salons objective for the Supplemental Barbering course includes theory and practical teaching that prepares the licensed cosmetologist to perform barbering/shaving services on the general public. Montana Academy of Salons offers a 150 hour training course in the Supplemental Barbering that meets Montana State standards.
Montana Academy of Salons provides education in all phases of Supplemental Barbering. The graduate will have valuable knowledge taught by our barbering school in theory and practical skills required by Montana State laws. The graduate will have the background and skills to pass the Montana state board licensing exam and to work as a barber in the salon.
The Academy offers a 150-hour training course in Supplemental barbering that meets Montana State standards and distributed as follows and taught in English:
|125||Clipper cuts, men’s haircutting and styling including proper use of implements, e.g., shears, razors, clippers, thinning shears|
|25||facial, neck, and outline shaving to licensed cosmetologists only|
|Total 150||Course complete when student reaches 150 hours|
|22.5||Each cosmetology student will complete a minimum of 22.5 hours of basic instruction prior to working or performing any service on the public|
|At 150||When a student has completed 100% of the course (150 hours), the student may take the NIC practical test and National written test When the student has completed the barbering supplemental course, the student must take the NIC written and practical exam and pass it with a grade of 75% or higher.|