The Massachusetts Cosmetology Apprenticeship Program is 1000 hours and has the exact same curriculum as the 1000 hour Cosmetology Program. The difference in the programs is that the Apprenticeship Program allows a student to contract the school for a for a minimum of 600 hours and be paid for a maximum of 400 hours. Instead of being in a school’s student salon, the student is in an Approved Apprentice Salon earning a wage and learning at the side of an Cosmetology Industry Tradesman.
Mansfield Beauty Schools has designed the academic and practical portion of the curriculum to be completed in 600 hours. Mansfield Beauty Schools charges for the minimum of 600 hours(hours completed in the school). Mansfield Beauty Schools does not charge for the hours the Apprentice does in the Apprentice Salon.
The curriculum is as follows:
Subjects for Cosmetology Program
Manicure Hair Straightening and Permanent Waving
Skin Care/Make-up/Facial Grooming
Wig Instruction and Scalp Treatment
Coloring – Dyes and Bleaching
Oral, Written, and Practical Tests: Sterilization, Hygiene, and Anatomy
Ethics, Salesmanship, Courtesy, and Conduct
Instruction and Lecture on Sanitation
Marcelling and all Iron Curls