Henri's School of Hair Design in Fitchburg, MA : Cosmetology Course Outline

Are you ready for an exciting new career in Cosmetology?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of personal appearance jobs is projected to jump 31 percent between 2008 and 2018. This rate of growth is nearly THREE TIMES that of total U.S. employment (11 percent) during the same period.

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The length of the Cosmetology course by statute is 1,000 hours.
Days: 33 weeks, 30 hours per week, 6 hours per day, Mon-Fri 9-3:30

New day classes are formed on the first Monday of January, March, May, July, September and November. Each students attendance is recorded on an individual basis by roll call. Completion of the course occurs on varying dates, depending on the individuals completion of the required 1,000 hours.


Subject Required Hours

Hair Straightening & Permanent Waving
Finger Waving
Marcel / Iron Curling
Skin Care / Facial Grooming
Oral, Written & Practical Test, Sterilization Hygiene & Anatomy
Wig Instruction / Scalp Treatments
Dyes & Bleaching (packs, tints, rinses, reconditioning)
Hair Cutting
Instruction & Lecture on Sanitation
Ethics and Salesmanship, Courtesy & Conduct



Enrollment Fee
Kit, books & equipment
Sales tax
Tuition (1000 hours @ $11.00)

Graduation Requirements

Before graduation every student must complete all required theory tests and various hair designs as outlined by the Instructors. Every student must also complete the P.P.I. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior curriculum and a written and practical evaluation. Upon successful completion, the Student will receive a Henri's School of Hair Design diploma and five Pivot Point International certificates. All tuition must be paid in full before graduation.

State Licensing Requirements

1. Only after passing a written and practical examination satisfactory to the Board may an applicant be registered as an operator and may practice hairdressing for compensation. The operator must work under the supervision of a hairdresser

2. Any registered operator who has had at least two years of practical experience may apply (this is not automatic) for a hairdressers license.

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