This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Human Services career cluster. The Cosmetology program prepares students for employment as Licensed Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. The Cosmetology program prepares students for employment as licensed Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists.
The content includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the cosmetology/nails specialist/facial specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; art of make-up; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of cosmetology/nails specialist and facials specialist occupations.
Upon successfully completing the Cosmetology program, students are prepared to take the Florida Cosmetology State board examination.
For the Cosmetology program, prospective students will need to complete the program, obtain a completion certificate in HIV/AIDS training, and self-report a background report in order to take the state licensure exam.
Note: Interview with the instructor is a prerequisite to enrollment.
Program content includes the following courses:
OCPs Title Course # Hours
AGrooming and Salon Services Core, Facial and NailsCSP0009225Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 1COS0002300Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 2COS0003300Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 3COS0009375Program Length:1200 Hours
George Stone Technical College has an open-enrollment policy. Provided there is seat availability in the desired class, the student may begin classes on the first Monday of each quarter.
Fall Enrollment Dates Spring Enrollment Dates August 10, 2023January 8, 2024 October 2, 2023 March 4, 2024
Status Times FrequencyFull Time - Day8:00AM - 1:30PMMTWRF
Estimated for Florida Residents
Salary Rate: $15,000 - $75,000
Pensacola Average: $28,808
State Average: $28,246.40
National Average: $23,100
Instructor Contact Information
Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2148
Appointment Desk: 850-941-6212
Location: Building 3, Room 302
Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:15PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:00PM