Gem City College has provided Cosmetology Training since purchasing the Quincy Beauty Academy in 1975. It features a large clinic for customers, dispensary, classrooms, and the appropriate atmosphere for the learning and practice of Cosmetology. Students will learn skills in haircutting, nails, perming, color, salon managment, and other areas. The demand for stylists exceeds the number ofgraduates available. The program requires 1500 clock hours or 75 Quarter hours of credit to complete. As you begin your study remember that we believe the students can achieve great heights in this environment, if you are willing to learn and practice that which you are about to be taught. We believe you can succeed, and we will be there to provide you with the education and encouragement you’ll need to get there. Many job opportunities await the successful graduate (hairstylist, salon owner or manager, color specialist, teacher, or sales person).
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Standard Occupational Classification – 39-5012
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services. Excludes “Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance (39-5091), “Manicurists and Pedicurists” (39-5092), and “Skincare Specialists” (39-5094).
Illustrative examples: Wig Stylist, Beautician
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Standard Occupational Classification – 25-1194
Teach or instruct vocational or occupational subjects at the postsecondary level (but at less than the baccalaureate) to students who have graduated or left high school. Includes correspondence school instructors; industrial, commercial, and government training instructors; and adult education teachers and instructors who prepare persons to operate industrial machinery and equipment and transportation and communications equipment. Teaching may take place in public or private schools whose primary business is education or in a school associated with an organization whose primary business is other than education.
Illustrative examples: Mechanical Maintenance Instructor, Cosmetology Professor, Barbering Instructor