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Cosmetology Program At Rituals Institute

Cosmetology Program

Application Fee: $25.00 (nonrefundable)

Registration Fee: $100.00 

Cosmetology Kit Fee: $2,500.00

Tuition: $16,000.00 

*Please note, tuition, kit items, and kit prices are subject to change in this constant-growing industry.

 

Aveda Institute's Cosmetology program provides 1500 hours of extensive hands-on learning as required for the Montana State Board of Cosmetology. At Aveda Institute Montana we offer this course in two convenient schedules depending on the start date. 

 

Part time hours:

Monday and Wednesday (8:30am-6:00pm) and Friday (8:00am-5:00pm) 25 hours

Tuesday and Thursday (8:30am-6:00pm) and Saturday (8:00am-5:00) 25 hours

 

Program Objectives

Aveda Institute’s cosmetology program provides you with a complete understanding of the beauty industry.  Upon program completion, you will be prepared to take the Montana State Board’s practical and written examinations of cosmetology and be ready to succeed as a licensed cosmetologist.  Each graduate will receive an Aveda Institute Montana diploma, transcript.

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Cosmetology Course Timeline

 

Phase 1 - Grounding

In this phase students will learn the fundamentals of consultation, haircutting, shampoo, conditioning, sanitation, disinfection, safe practices and state board preparation.  Students will not be on the clinic floor at this time. 

 

Phase 2 - Nourish 

In this phase students will learn scalp treatments at the beginning and then transition into color and chemical services. Students will then learn the fundamentals of color application, consultation, color theory, and perm services. Students will also learn state board preparation. After reaching 300 hours students will start taking guests who schedule for shampoo styles and haircuts. 

 

Phase 3 - Intention

In this phase students will learn the fundamentals of skin care. They will learn basic facials, make up, hair removal, microbiology, and anatomy. Students will now be accepting chemical services and scalp treatments on the clinic floor.

 

Phase 4 - Harmony

In this phase students will advance their styling skills. Students will learn about the different textures of hair and how to style appropriately for each guest including protective styles, comb coils, braiding, and updos. Students will also learn wigs and hair extensions in this phase. Students will now be accepting facials, make up, and hair removal on the clinic floor.

 

Phase 5 - Expressive

In this phase students will focus on nails! Students will learn basic manicure and pedicure services using regular polish and shellac polish. Students will also learn application of acrylic and learn different techniques of nail art. Students will now be accepting updos on the clinic floor.

 

Phase 6 - Insight

In this phase students will go through business and the state board practical. Students will learn more about the business side of the industry as they begin to think about life as a cosmetologist after completing school. Students will also go through the sections of their State Board Practical Test to prepare to take their exam. 

 

Phase 7 - Wisdom

In this phase students will practice salon life! Students will get signed up to take their written and practical exams as they work to complete the remainder of the 1500 hours. 

Schedule Start Dates

January 22, 2024 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 25 Hours per week)

 

March 26, 2024 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 25 Hours per week) 

 

August 5, 2024 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 25 Hours per week) 

 

October 8, 2024 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 25 Hours per week) 

 

March 10, 2025 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 25 Hours per week)

 

May 13, 2025 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 25 Hours per week)

 

September 22, 2025 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 25 Hours per week)

 

December 2, 2025 (Tuesday, Thursday Saturday 25 Hours per week)   

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