Get the Skills to Enter the Cosmetology Field in as few as 12 Months!
In Porter and Chester Institute’s Cosmetology program, you’ll learn to provide haircutting, hairstyling, and a range of other beauty services to enhance clients’ appearance.
Porter and Chester Institute’s approach to career training and education all start with employment as the goal. Experienced, qualified instructors provide the individual attention needed to practice the techniques and obtain the skills you’ll be using each day in the cosmetology field.
If you’re eager to begin a career in haircutting and hairstyling, here are a few reasons to get your Cosmetology training at Porter and Chester Institute:
- Job Outlook: Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of hairstylists and cosmetologists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
- Concrete Skills: You’ll be trained to style and sculpt different hair textures. You’ll learn basic and advanced women’s and men’s haircutting techniques and how to properly shampoo and condition hair. You’ll also learn the basics of skin care, with a basic knowledge of applying makeup and artificial lashes and the basics of nail care and enhancements.
- Hands-on Training: The hallmark of all our programs is hands-on learning. Your work station will replicate what you might find in the field and you’ll get to learn by doing –not just from reading about theories in a book. The training you get from Porter and Chester Institute will prepare you to sit for the Connecticut licensing exam for hairdressers.
- Soft Skills: In addition to technical skills, you’ll learn Life Skills, Professional Image and Communicating for the success of your career. We’ll teach you what it means to be a good employee in a real world setting.
Are you interested in a future in the Cosmetology program at PCI? Act now and request information from one of our Career Program Specialists today!
Our Cosmetology program is offered at the following campus:
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