Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology is no ordinary beauty school. Our Nashville students learn from working professionals everything they need for a rewarding career in cosmetology. With hands on learning and all the necessary training in health and safety, you’ll be ready to join the industry armed with an education that’s second to none in Nashville.
What is Cosmetology?
(cos·me·tol·o·gy) the professional skill or practice of beautifying the face, hair, and skin.
The professional course in cosmetology requires the satisfactory completion of 1,500 hours of training. This will entitle you to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Examination for the Tennessee Cosmetology License. The instructional methods used to teach are from the Milady’s textbook combined with practical hands on training, which prepares graduates from our cosmetology school for the industry.
Full-Time: 11 Months / Part-Time: 14 Months
The suggested curriculum — according to the State Board of Cosmetology — is as follows:General: 300 Hours
- Anatomy and physiology
- Shop ethics
- State laws and regulations,
- Personality and salesmanship
Chemical: 600 Hours
- Permanent waves
- Hair relaxer
- Hair coloring, bleaching, toning
- Sculpture nails
- Hair structures and chemistry
Physical: 600 Hours
- Shampooing and rinses
- Hair and scalp care
- Hair shaping
- Hairdressing and styling
- Arching, lash, and brow tinting
- Manicures and pedicures
Total Hours: 1,500 Hours
Required Beauty School Total: 1,500 Hours
Cosmetology School Curriculum Total: 1,500 Hours
*Orientation is included under the GENERAL section of the curriculum.