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Find beauty and make your dreams a reality… do it all… hair, skin and nails!

Our 1500-hour cosmetology program features the foundations of cutting, coloring, styling, hair design, texture services, American Crew men's haircutting system, business training, skin care, make up and nail care; all to assist in taking your technical skills to the next level and giving you the competitive edge you need.  Crave Beauty Academy is an exclusive Pivot Point member school in our area, Pivot Point International is the leader of world education in the beauty industry and offers us a  specialized curriculum to maximize your talents.  We have also partnered with The Pacific Institute, Nuts and Bolts Training and Summit Salon Tracking; TPI gives you knowledge and the thought patterns to have a successful career, NAB offers the best in class business training program for the beauty industry, and the Summit Salon Tracking is all the knowledge you will need to take with you, and to assist you in achieving your dreams.
Our cosmetology program consists of on line learning in four distinct phases of instruction; Core Training, Experience, Create and Salon Life.  Learn and understand the fundamentals of cosmetology and advanced cutting, color, texture, styling, business & marketing, makeup, skin and nail care and much more.  Our customized program will give you the skills to understand the “what behind the why” to create trend, day to day, commercial and a combination of cuts and styles for your clients and understand how to maintain and grow your business.

Learn Forward With Pivot Point

You will have access to our unique distance learning technology lab throughout your program and beyond.  On line learning that encompasses everything you need to know in hair, skin, nail care and business.  You will not only gain valuable insights to the beauty industry, but business and financial knowledge to help you master your money.

Cosmetology Partner Programs and Products

We partner with leaders in the industry that have proven to have what it takes to be successful.  Our partners include Pivot Point International, American Crew menswork, The Pacific Institute, Nuts and Bolts Training, professional industry manufactures; Redken, Matrix, Paul Mitchell, Kenra, our very own Crave beauty line, CND, OPI, Epionce medical skin care, Dermalogica, Jane Iredale cosmetics, Bodyography cosmetics and more.  And you have the opportunity to work with them all!

Student Kit and Supplies

Info for the Cosmetology kit link is listed below.
Cosmetology Kit

Lab - Learn About Beauty

The Pivot Point Member School Program encompasses an all-inclusive cosmetology curriculum, delivered through a systematic, step-by step, and hands on approach utilizing contemporary and innovative delivery methods. The program includes: a ground breaking integrated social learning environment built specificially for learners and educators in the beauty industry. An incubator for talented future and current beauty professionals, the LAB combines best-in-class educational content, creativity in a collaborativ environment. 

The Learning System that thinks like a student.

Salon Fundamentals' student-friendly strategies, combines with groundbreaking learning tools, are designed to help students direct their thinking, improve memory, retain what they learn and manage information. This means students are inspired because we help them tap into their natural intelligence and gain confidence.
Teachers make a difference by using our built-in learning system that is constantly engaging students through thought-provoking tools that make learning easier, providing help for exams, and introducing case studies that show how all of this works in the real world.

LABS - online learning community - online passcode

Textbooks: Pivot Point International
ISBN# 978-1-937964-35-1 (Volume 1)
ISBN # 978-1-9377964-49-8 (2 Volume set)
The Pacific Institute ISBN# 978-193062228-9
Nuts and Bolts ISBN# No ISBN#
Summit salon Tracking Book ISBN# No ISBN# just Summit Salon Fast Track Planner
Milady State Board Exam review book ISBN# 978-1-4390-5921-0

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The Dept. of education template that is downloaded for cosmetology for each campus

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