The cosmetology Program is a 17 month program (1800 hours) which consists of the art, beautification, and science of hair care, nail care, skin care, and salon management. The program is regulated by the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.

Our Instructors will train you for a career as a hair stylist, colorist, or salon owner. When you make a decision to start a career in cosmetology you change your life for the better.

Content Skills Include:



The Nail Technician will be trained to provide treatment for the hands, and feet that may include natural nail and nail enhancement manicures. They must be adept at using a wide variety of industry products and tools, be able to communicate well with clients while establishing trusting relationships.


Aesthetics involves administering cosmetic treatments to enhance the appearance of the skin. This 600 hour course will involve makeup, waxing, and tweezing which are extras that are needed at salons.

Content Skills include:

Cosmetics-Makeup-Oils-Powders-Clays-Antiseptics- Tonics-Lotions-Creams-Waxing-Tweezing-Threating Hair

For More Information, contact:
Director Allen Halley ahalley@k12.wv.us
Instructor, Sarah Fowler sarah.fowler@k12.wv.us
Or by calling: BCTC (304) 369-4585 or  Cosmetology Salon (304) 369-1645
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