Programs

Cosmetologist

The program consists of twelve hundred (1200) hours of instruction in the art, science, and business of professional beauty care. A comprehensive, full-service approach, applicable in today’s modern salon environment is stressed. The student will receive instruction in “theory” (textbook/classroom), “practical” and “clinical” experiences on actual patrons.

There is no previous knowledge of any aspect of cosmetology that is required or assumed. Students learn through a combination of lectures, demonstrations and hands on practical experiences on mannequins. Opportunity is also provided for students to practice on each other, so as to offer a more realistic experience and exemplify the importance of good grooming for the cosmetologist.

The student learning activities take place in the lecture room, classroom, and the “Beauty Clinic”. Along with continued theory and mannequin assignment, the students perform beauty services of all kinds, upon paying patron. The “Clinic”, while still a controlled educational environment, strives to reflect as realistically as possible, a modern salon environment. During this phrase of the course, the student is guided in gaining experiences designed not only to develop and perfect the skills previously acquired, bit to aid in the development of the speed, confidence, salesmanship, customer relations skills and professionalism, required for success in a professional salon environment.

 

Barber/Stylist

The program consists of twelve hundred (1200) of theory & practical skills necessary to become a barber/stylist in the State of Florida. The program is designed to develop the student’s integrity and motivation in order for them to become successful barber/stylists. Every effort is made to ensure that each student receives a well-balance training, responding to the need of the industry. Florida Academy will be mixing traditional barber training, as well as today’s modern hair styling techniques to ensure that our student will be on the cutting edge of the barber industry.

 

Natural Hair Braiding

The twenty-one (21) hour Natural Hair Braiding Program is designed to prepare students in the different techniques of braiding and to obtain gainful employment in this ever-growing field. Upon successful completion of the program hours, the students will receive a certificate of completion and will be registered with the State for licensing

 

Nail Technician

The course consists of two hundred and forty (240) hours of instruction in the art science and business of professional nail care. A comprehensive, full-service approach applicable in today’s modern salon environment is stressed. Basic manicuring, pedicuring, nail tipping and wrapping as well as nail sculpting are covered. The student will receive instruction in “theory” (textbook/lecture oriented material), “classroom/practical” and “clinical” experiences, and actual patrons. During this course, the student is guided in gaining experience designed not only to develop and perfect the skills previously acquired, but also to pay in the development of the speed, confidence, salesman ship, and customer relation skills and professionalism required for success in a salon environment.

 

Full Specialist

This course consists of six hundred hours (600) which combines the knowledge of two disciplines, Facial Specialist and Nail Technician. The students will develop skills in facial techniques, hair removal, makeup applications, manicure, pedicure, nail art and artificial nail work. Upon successful completion of the program hours, clinic services and final exam, the students will receive a certificate of completion and will be registered with the State for licensing.

 
 
Special Note: Florida Academy courses are assigned an alpha-numeric identifier.
For example the Cosmetology Program have the suffix “C” and are numbered sequentially.

Prior to applying for licensure, all beauty students are required to take a H.I.V./A.I.D.S course