“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 Brown
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.
Use your creativity every day as a cosmetologist! Our 1500-hour cosmetology program can be completed in as little as 12 months. At Pivot Point Academy, you won’t just learn how to do hair, you’ll also learn skills to build a sustainable career. Learn about:
We want all our students to feel salon ready-after they graduate. You can have hands-on experience in our student salon*. Not only can you practice your skills, but you can also learn how a salon operates and how to build a connection with clients.
Take your first step into a creative career today. Reach out to us today to learn more!
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.
Welcome to the beginning of your career in Beauty. Design your Life. Hair design relies on the artist’s vision, techniques, and the tools needed to carry out that vision. At the start of each cosmetology program, you will get:
You’ll also receive an iPad via you’ll access our digital learning platform LAB (Learn about Beauty). Students will also get Pivot Point Academy’s Fundamentals: printed study guide, downloadable eBooks, integrated lesson webbooks, learning connections, interactive video lectures, design decision charts, exam ace, and more.
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:
Our Open House will give you the opportunity to check out our students in action, and feel the energy of our academy. It will enable you to see yourself here every day doing what it is you love.
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Open House – an Evening of Infotainment
Happy Holidays! Enjoy this time of the year with friends and family. Return to class on January 3rd, 2024 (Wednesday)Holiday Break 2023
Happy Thanksgiving! Return to class November 27th, 2022 (Monday)Thanksgiving Break 2023
Return to class September 5th, 2023 (Tuesday)Labor Day Break 2023
Enjoy your summer! Return to class July 10th, 2023 (Monday)Summer Break 2023
Remember and Honor. Return to class on May 30th, 2023 (Tuesday).Memorial Day Break 2023
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