More than cosmetic
EHOVE Adult Career Center’s Cosmetology Program has a lot to offer students or anyone interested in this growing career field. The program offers training for students to pursue a career as a Cosmetologist, Salon Manager, Nail Tech and Skin Care Specialist. Students learn the cosmetic care of hair, skin and nails. Skills learned include: hair color, artificial nails, hair cutting and styling, and skin care.
Cosmetology instructor Gena Vanover says the program is quite diversified. From haircutting to chemical services to facial relaxation massages, EHOVE’S Cosmetology program offers it all. Students graduating from the program are eligible to take the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology License Exam. “We have a 100 % pass rate,” said Vanover. Besides the training students receive, Vanover believes it’s the real-world application through field trips, internships and a variety of opportunities that keep the program on top.
“We incorporate diversification into our program,” said Vanover. “We recently were a part of the play Hairspray with the Carol Crane Theater. Students really enjoyed it.” Vanover also says student participate in field trips to Columbus and internships to gain experience.
“I am currently working on color procedures for the State Board, waxing and some basic haircuts,” said Cosmetology student Hannah Sloas of Port Clinton. “It’s a fun learning environment. I get a lot of personal attention. The teachers are wonderful.”
Employment opportunities in this area are strong and offer graduates plenty of choice in their specific field of work, location and more. If you or someone you know is interested in enrolling in the next Cosmetology Adult Education course at EHOVE, please call (419) 499-4663 x280. Applications are being accepted now. More information about the program is available by clicking here.
PHOTO: Brandi Klein of Bellevue