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Cosmetology and Spa Academy
4 Campuses
4 Programs

The Cosmetology & Spa Academy is more than just a school. It is a place where students come to build a career and grow into an industry leaders. Students receive more than an education while attending the Academy. They learn the fundamental professional and personal skills as they advance and work towards a career of their dreams.

The foundation for our education was built from International Educators to create advanced industry professionals. At the Cosmetology and Spa Academy our students learn the latest advanced European Techniques in the industry.

Our programs are built to support our students in their educational journey and help to carry these skills into their professional careers. With more than 30 plus years in the educational industry we continually strive to give our students the best education, tools and experience.

Available Programs

  • Cosmetology
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Our Cosmetology Program is designed to make our students beauty professionals in a competitive job market. Even before completing school and passing the Illinois state board exam, our students begin working in the career of their dreams. The Academy offers real life salon experience. Our internship program also allows students to practice not only your beauty-related skills, but business skills and helps grow experience as a beauty professional.

    What You Will Learn In Our Cosmetology Program

    • Eurpeaon Cutting and Color System
    • Sam Villa and MHD Techniques
    • Basic and Advanced Make-Up
    • Hair Extensions and Braiding
    • Chemical Relaxing and Texture
    • Nail Techniques and Waxing
    • Personal Branding and Marketing
    • Salon Business Training and much more!
    • Financial Aid Available to Those Who Qualify

    Available at these locations

    Crystal Lake, IL

    700 E Terra Cotta Avenue
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    Elgin, IL

    609 S. Randall Road
    Elgin, IL 60123

    Rockford, IL

    657 Highgrove Place
    Rockford, IL 61108

    Schaumburg, IL

    142 E. Golf Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

  • Barber
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Our experienced educators have been trained all over the world. They will teach you the latest cutting and coloring techniques, straight razor shaves, beard trimming and business retail training. After successfully completing our Barber Program you will have the necessary skills for financial stability with flexible hours. Become a professional barber and be on your way to a rewarding career.

    What's Available In Our Barbering Program

    • Classic Barbering & Modern Cuts
    • Hair Color Treatments
    • Straight Razor Shaving and Beard Trimming
    • Men’s Manicuring
    • Business Skills (Build, Retain, & Up-Sell Clients) And More!
    • Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify
    • Dream Act Grant Available to Those Who Qualify
    • Need-Based Aid/Military Benefits

    Available at these locations

    Crystal Lake, IL

    700 E Terra Cotta Avenue
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    Elgin, IL

    609 S. Randall Road
    Elgin, IL 60123

    Rockford, IL

    657 Highgrove Place
    Rockford, IL 61108

    Schaumburg, IL

    142 E. Golf Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

  • Esthetics
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Our 750 hour training course is designed to allow each student to feel competent providing safe, high-quality services to their clients.

    Our professional educators are highly qualified in the skin care and beauty industry. They provide students with first-hand knowledge gained by treating thousands of clients. Students are provided a unique learning experience through procedural modules and hands-on practice.

    What's Available In Our Esthetics Program

    • Facials (Basic, Acne, Collagen and more)
    • Waxing
    • Microdermabrasions
    • Chemical Peels
    • Advanced Makeup and Airbrush
    • Eyelash Cluster and Extensions
    • Eyebrow Tinting
    • Business Skills (Build, Retain, & Up-Sell Clients) And More!
    • Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify
    • Dream Act Grant Available to Those Who Qualify

    We also offer PCA Advanced training and certification. The PCA SKIN – Academy approach:

    • Using Science to Formulate Advanced Chemical Peels
    • Treatments for All Ethnicities and Conditions
    • Peer-to-peer Learning and Hands-on Training with Key Industry Leaders
    • Best Practice Business Initiatives

    Available at these locations

    Crystal Lake, IL

    700 E Terra Cotta Avenue
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    Schaumburg, IL

    142 E. Golf Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

  • Educator
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    If you’re already a licensed industry professional and want to be a Cosmetology, Esthetics or Barber Educator, then this is the program for you. Our educator is program is designed to prepare you for a career while sharing your skills with students as you prepare them for their own careers. It is an opportunity to inspire and help students to achieve their goals and dreams.

    If you have your Cosmetology or Barbering License and more than two years full time experience in the field then you could earn credit for up to half of the hours for the Cosmetology and Spa Academy’s educator training program. We will prepare you to pass the state written exam in order to obtain an Educator’s license.

    Available at these locations

    Crystal Lake, IL

    700 E Terra Cotta Avenue
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    Schaumburg, IL

    142 E. Golf Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

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