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Cosmetology is a 2 years Diploma examined by City and Guilds.

Entry requirements for Cosmetology

KCSE D (plain)

About Cosmetology

If you want to beautify the world one head of hair at a time, cosmetology is a growing profession to consider.

This diploma programmme in cosmetology trains students to alter and care for people's hair, skin and nails. The programme also trains students in business skills, such as retail sales, entrepreneurship and management, preparing graduates to start their own businesses or become salon managers.

If you have a strong sense of style, great people skills, and an eye for beauty, this could be the perfect profession for you. 

Objectives of Cosmetology

This diploma in cosmetology programme trains students to alter and care for people’s hair, skin and nails. 

Cosmetology - Programme

  • Introduction to Hair & Beauty
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Shampoo & Conditioning
  • Setting & Styling/ Roller Setting
  • Coloring & Styling
  • Relaxing
  • Corn-Rows
  • Threading& Tweezing
  • Straw-sets & Pam-rods
  • Perming
  • Barbering
  • Dreadlocks
  • Product Knowledge
  • Weaving
  • Braiding & Twisting
  • Ghanian & Drop lines
  • Crocheting
  • Front Office
  • Trichology
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Facial Treatment
  • Eye lash fixing
  • Hair Removal
  • Make up
  • Waxing
  • Massage
  • Piercing
  • Front office

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