Cosmetology

Cosmetology  introduces students to providing beauty services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring and styling hair as well as manicures, pedicures and specialized nail services to their clients.  Students operate Avantage - the Vantage hair salon - three days a week and serve local clients. Upon completion of the program and meeting the requirements of the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology, students are eligible to take the state examination prior to graduation.   Students will learn to 
  • Create, cut, style, color and recommend hair designs for clients in the state licensed school hair salon
  • Use advanced techniques to deliver a wide-range of skin care and nail treatments
  • Experience working in a full-service salon environment
POTENTIAL CAREERS
Stylist
Nail Technician
Spa Technician
Product Educator/Sales

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
Eligible for State of Ohio Cosmetology License pending passage of State Board exam.
OSHA 10 hour General Industry

CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION
Skills USA 

COLLEGE CREDIT OPTIONS
Vantage Career Center has partnered with Northwest State Community College to offer courses both online and in our building. These are part of College Credit Plus. Students can also opt to attend local campuses to meet academic requirements. Contact Student Services for more information.  

SERVICES
Avantage Salon

Contact Us

Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Amy Grothouse
Amy Grothouse
Cosmetology, Jr.
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2134
Susie Smith
Susie Smith
Cosmetology, Sr.
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2177
Paula VanTilburg
Paula VanTilburg
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2146
Tonya Temple
Tonya Temple
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2160