At Pivot Point Academy, our 1500-hour cosmetology program goes far beyond the basics. As a student, you can learn “the why” behind “the how,” and master technical skills building from simple to complex. We teach you to see, think, create, and adapt to any client or situation.
You can prepare for success in the salon and become the artist you are meant to be with our four-phase program.
At Pivot Point Academy, we are bringing learning into the future. Our digital online classroom, Learn About Beauty (LAB) is a fun and interactive way to make learning stick. Here are just a few ways LAB and other resources help our beauty school create confident, competitive graduates.
Gone are the days of lengthy textbook chapters that are difficult to read! LAB is learner-centered and makes it easier for you to study and remember skills.
We aren’t just making graduates, we are making salon professionals.
That’s why LAB has several features to help students build resilience, self-esteem, and salon-savvy:
We want our students to succeed in the industry long-term, not just out of school. At Pivot Point Academy, we provide students with relevant information, guidance, and support to help them stay in the industry longer.
At the start of each program, Pivot Point Academy equips students with a 400 + Piece Cosmetology Student Kit that includes high-quality tools you’ll need to begin your cosmetology career, including:
You’ll also receive an iPad which you’ll use to access our digital learning platform LAB (Learn about Beauty).
Learn the basics behind having a successful career in cosmetology, such as:
Gain foundational knowledge in basic cosmetology that you will build upon in later units:
Get started as a beginner hair stylist with these foundational skills:
Advance your skills by learning how to chemically manipulate hair. You will learn:
Become a well-rounded cosmetology student by gaining skills in nail technology:
Understand the science of healthy skin and skincare basics. You will learn:
To be applied by the instructor to strengthen student performance; supervised field trips; or other related training.
As an additional resource for your research and orientation, the following blogs are available to you to broaden your knowledge base and continue your understanding of the Beauty industry:
After doing a ton of research, I chose to attend Pivot Point Academy to obtain my Cosmetology license. Their curriculum looked the best compared to other schools, and I’ve heard great feedback from friends that attended this beauty school.Lisa W.
I recently attended the Cosmetology school at Pivot Point Academy to tighten up my skills. Great instructors that facilitate a collaborative learning experience that is not only based on concepts – but also hands-on practice to help enhance your skills.Sophia B.
Attending Pivot Point Academy for my cosmetology training was the single most important career decision I’ve made. From the strongest in fundamentals to a vast network, I wouldn’t be the traveling artists I am today without it. In one word: Blessed!Julianna P.
I chose Pivot Point because of its professional but fun atmosphere. I feel that they took cosmetology as seriously as I did but everyone was still warm and welcoming! I am now working at a Redken Elite Salon in Chicago and I feel like I’ve found a home in my rising salon!Natalie G.
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