What will you learn
Hollywood Beauty Academy will prepare you from start to finish to work in a barber shop or salon. Every module starts with theory, followed by hands-on training. The modules consists of: Life Skills, Professional Image, Infection Control, Basics of Chemistry, Basics of Electricity, Anatomy, Treatment of Hair and Scalp, Men’s Haircutting and Styling, Shaving and Facial Hair Design, Men’s Hair Replacement, Hair Texture Services, Salon Management, Hair Coloring and Lightening.
No prior experience required. You must have a high school diploma or GED by the time you graduate.
900 hours. Class instruction runs Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10pm and you will complete the course within 7 months.
$5,990. This includes 7 months of instruction, a barbering kit, uniform, all state board license and registration fees. We use the latest edition of Milady’s barbering textbook which you can purchase from Amazon. The ISBN numbers are listed below in the FAQ.
Only $600 is due at enrollment. The balance of tuition can be spread out over the 7 month program. This equates to $770 per month until graduation. If you decide to pay for the whole program at signup using cash, check or Zelle, you will get a $200 discount.
We do not offer federal student loans or financial aid. However, most students will attest that this program is one of the best bang-for-your-buck programs in Orlando. Most students recoup their tuition within five months after graduation when working in a salon.
With a barbering license, you can practice hair styling, coloring, hair loss treatment, beard and moustache styling. Most graduates continue onwards to work in a barber shop or to start their own salon.
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When can I start?
If you start in the middle of the current wheel (month 3), you would complete until month 7 and then finish when the class rotates past month 2 in the next revolution.
What language is the class taught in
Do you offer financial aid?
What is the ultimate cost versus a school that offers financial aid
At Hollywood Beauty Academy, the Cosmetology program costs $5,990. The total cost of our program is cheaper than schools that offer financial aid because the Pell grant covers only a fraction of the total cost.
You can enroll in the program with a $600 deposit. Then it is $770 per month until you graduate.
What books are required for the class?
MILADY STANDARD BARBERING TEXTBOOK, 6th EDITION. ISBN: 978-1-305-10055-8
MILADY STANDARD BARBERING SPANISH TEXTBOOK, 6th EDITION. ISBN: 978-1-305-10076-3
Do I need to take a final exam
In the advent that you do not pass on the first try, our instructors are available for further review in preparation for a second exam.