If you are stylish, creative, enjoy working with people, making them feel better about their look, you need to explore Cosmetology as your future career.
Our 1250 hour Cosmetology Program will educate future cosmetologists in the general skills of hairdressing, nail care, skin care, and makeup. The program includes lectures, demonstrations, student practical and theory work, and written and practical evaluations. The student will complete their first level of training in ten weeks of school.
The first level is comprised of learning specific hands on techniques. After completion of level 1 and 300 hours of training, student will move on to the student salon floor. Our large client base gives the students a great deal of experience in cutting, foiling, perming, styling, and coloring services. Student are held to our high standards to hone their skills and be ready to transition into the Salon Industry immediately upon graduating.
We do not promote a single product brand. We work with numerous product lines and manufacturers to offer students a broad exposure to the industry. Altoona Beauty School is proud to be a Wella Professional School Member.
We are able to offer our students superior products and best in class educational materials, along with world renowned haircutting and finishing educational opportunities. Along with Wella we are dedicated to producing graduates equipped for immediate success in the world of beauty.
Altoona Beauty School is proud to be a member of the Sassoon Academy School Connection Program. Altoona Beauty School is among a select number of committed cosmetology schools in North America who are members of the exclusive Sassoon Academy School Connection. They have invested in their teaching staff and immersed them in the Sassoon Academy proprietary ABC cutting methodology in conjunction with the ABC coloring techniques.
Altoona Beauty School exposes students to current trends from Salon Industry Professionals who visit as Guest Artists to educate classes during their training. Altoona Beauty School also attends local, state, and international hair shows by way of field trips which students may participate.
We are proud to announce that our newest addition to our curriculum is MUD Make-up designory. Our MUD certified instructors will bring the best in make-up education while using the MUD professional products.
You are considering enrolling in a Nuts and Bolts Member School. That’s a smart choice for a lot of reasons.
Choosing the right place to begin your career is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. Choose wisely, make sure you get the right return on your investment, and make sure you choose a school that will prepare you for success.
What are YOU looking for in a cosmetology school? The old days are gone…it’s not enough to go to a school that will simply teach you technical skills, you need to be trained in business as well. Thanks to the Nuts and Bolts Cornerstone Teaching System you can expect real-world business training at this Nuts and Bolts Member School.
Business skills are critical in the beauty industry. We already know that you have
the characteristics of a true Salon and Spa professional – you think like an entrepreneur and are most likely a self-starter. We know this because you’re already considering beginning your career at a Nuts and Bolts Member School.
By using the Cornerstone Teaching System, a Nuts and Bolts Member School teaches you how to act and think like a business-person in order to maximize your chances for success.
A Nuts and Bolts education includes comprehensive training in personal development, retailing in the beauty industry, critical customer service skills, building a clientele, essential business basics for running a salon or spa, and how to find, land, and succeed in your first job.
Do you want a program that builds your confidence, treats you like the professional you are, and helps you learn the business skills you need to succeed?
If you answered YES to these questions, then choose a Nuts & Bolts School TODAY!
Full time and Part time students are acceptable. Full time students can complete the course in nine months. Part time students can complete in fifteen months. Begin your “creative” career today. Enroll in our Cosmetology Program call (814)942-3141 with any question you may have.
|Your Professional Image||30 hrs|
|Bacteriology, Sterilization, Sanitation||55 hrs|
|Properties of Hair and Scalp||35 hrs|
|Draping and Shampooing||40 hrs|
|Wet hairstyling||50 hrs|
|Thermal Hairstyling||50 hrs|
|Permanent Waving||20 hrs|
|Hair Coloring and LIghtending||140 hrs|
|Wigs and Hairpieces||15 hrs|
|Manicuring and Nail Disorders||100 hrs|
|Skin and Disorders||50 hrs|
|Facials and Makeup||5 hrs|
|Removing Unwanted Hair||20 hrs|
|Cells, Anatomy, Physiology||50 hrs|
|Salon Management||50 hrs|
|State Laws||50 hrs|
|Rules and Regulations||50 hrs|
There’s no doubt in my mind that this is the best beauty school in PA! Totally worth traveling for. Thank you so much.Janessa R.
I had an excellent experience at Altoona Beauty School. I will continue to recommend the program and school. Also, an amazing atmosphere and great people! Thanks so much!!Kara P.
We are still enrolling during these unprecedented times, COVID-19. We wish we could physically show you around our facility, but that is currently not possible. You can take a virtual tour and see where you will take classes and work in the clinical areas. Check out the video!