If you are tired of pounding the pavement looking for jobs only to keep coming up short, you are not alone. There are many people in the Dayton area who are unhappy with the job options they have available to them. The good news is that you can make a change, and it doesn’t have to take a long time to do it! Now may be the time for you to consider a career in the cosmetology field. The more you learn about what it is, the more you may love the way it sounds for your life.
Cosmetology is the field that deals with hair, skin, and nails. To have a career in cosmetology you essentially go to beauty school, such as the Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for those in cosmetology, including nail technicians, hair stylists, and skincare specialists, is growing faster than average.
Here are three programs to consider that will help get you into a whole new life that offers stability and the ability to be creative:
- This career field puts you in a position to offer hair styling, which includes cutting, coloring, and other services, such as facials, makeup, and nail care. This program is 1500 hours and can be completed in as little as 11 months. Those with cosmetology training can work in salons, spas, and own their own business offering the services.
- Nail technician. A nail technician, or manicurist, is someone who does nails for a living – manicures, pedicures, gel nails, polish and more. They may work in a salon or spa, or may provide some mobile services. Some nail technicians own their own company, while others rent a space inside a salon or work directly for the salon. The nail technician program is 200 hours and the advanced nail technician program is 300 hours. You could be graduated and entering your new career in as little as 8 weeks.
- Advanced esthetics (skincare). This program is for those who want to focus on the skin, including makeup, facials, relaxation massage, waxing, and more. Their role is to help make the skin more beautiful. Skincare specialists work in salons, spas, and may also own their own business offering the services. This program is 900 hours, and can be completed in as little as 8 months.
Making a change to help secure your future and get a good career is easier than you may realize. One year from now, you can be well into your new career, established, and loving what you do. Opting to make the change now will put you on the path toward career success. Our training programs are available at both our North Dayton campus and our South Dayton campus, making it more convenient for our students. We also have a student salon and spa that is open to the public, so that our students can get real-world experience before they head toward their successful careers after finishing training.
Call us today to get the wheels in motion. Having a new career is all in your hands, and we are here to help you do it! Financial aid is available for those who quality, and we offer flexible programs so that it’s easier for people to attend.