Cosmetology - Continuing Education

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Cosmetology Evening Program

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide English and Spanish-speaking students with hands-on training in a simulated salon environment. Course work includes instructions in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates of the program are skilled in hairstyling, haircutting, sculptured nails technology, skin care, permanent waving and relaxing, and hair color. Upon completion of the program and after attaining a passing score on the State Board Exam, graduates are qualified to work in cosmetology salons and related businesses throughout North Carolina.

The program is estimated to cost about $1,900. Students may qualify for scholarship opportunities.

JCC also offers an associates degree and diploma as well as numerous continuing education courses in cosmetology.

Para más información en español:
(919) 209-2039

The Cosmetology Evening/Weekend Program is a three semester program. 

COS 3201 01U Bilingual Cosmetology I (taught in English and Spanish)
Dates: January 19 - June 24, 2021
Days/Times: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:00-11:00pm
Location: JCC Main Campus, Wilson Bldg, C1116
Fees: Registration: $185; Textbooks: $300; Supplies Kit: $900; Uniforms/Shoes: $130; Nametags: $20 = $1,535 (all prices subject to change)
Book: Milady's Standard Cosmetology Textbook Bundle (Available at JCC Bookstore)

Cos Evening Program

Cosmetology I   7/14/21-12-21-2021    (All class information)
Cosmetology II   TBD
Cosmetology III   TBD

Cos Instructor Class

Cos Instructor I     3/8/21-7/13/21     (All class information)
Cos Instructor II    8/9/21-12/14/21   (All class information) 

Manicurist Licensing Class

This comprehensive course provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building (application and maintenance of artificial nails) and pedicuring. The course content includes nail anatomy, disorders of nails, and irregularities of nails; theory and salesmanship as it relates to manicuring; actual practice in manicuring; and arm, hand, and foot massage. Manicurist students must complete 300 hours in an approved beauty school or college before applying to the State Board of Cosmetic Arts for examination. Students enrolled only in manicuring shall only perform services directly relating to the prescribed course in manicuring. Please note, this is a comprehensive course to provide training for those persons interested in becoming licensed manicurists only and not desiring to become licensed cosmetologists.

**This class is taught in English.             *Last day to enter class is April17th 2021

Title: COS-3101 Manicurist Licensing Class
Dates: April 8th 2021 - August 14th 2021
Days/Times: Fri – 2:00-10:00pm, Sat – 10:00-8:00pm
Location: Wilson, Room C1091F/C1091B
Book: Milady’s Standard Nail Technology Bundle (Available at JCC Bookstore)
Fees: Registration:$185;Textbooks:$268; SuppliesKit:$400;Uniforms/Shoes:$100;Nametags:$20;= $973 (Textbooks and Supplies kit must be purchased in the JCC bookstore.)

To Register:

Complete CE Registration form online and pay the registration fee of $185 in the Registrar’s office or
Call or Email:
Maegan Williams 

Maggie Godwin

Scholarships Available:

GEER Scholarship ($750)
Back to Class Scholarship ($185)

Cosmetology Salon Operating Hours

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Jennifer W. Wells
Department Chair, Cosmetology Programs
(919) 209-2107

Deborah Hessels
Administrative Assistant
(919) 209-2080