1500 Hours


Hair/Cosmetology (1500 hours)

In CT, Cosmetology and Hairdressing are terms used interchangeably. Our cosmetology (hairdressing) program transitions you from a creative, willing learner to a confident, licensed hair professional ready to jump into a career. In a positive, “I CAN” learning environment, we deliver the highest quality of hands-on education.

This program provides technical skills and soft skills training to ensure you don’t just pass your state board test—but that you’ll succeed in this industry.

You will learn

  • Hair cutting, color and styling (bulk of your training)
  • How to work on REAL clients on our student salon floor
  • Manicures and pedicures for natural nails
  • Waxing
  • Makeup (advanced makeup courses are available)
  • State Board test preparation
  • Customer service, rebooking and retailing
  • Soft skills, business knowledge and marketing basics
  • Career opportunities
  • Resume/portfolio development and interviewing best practices

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Cosmetology/Hairdressing Schedules

International Institute of Cosmetology has a schedule that will fit YOUR lifestyle, including attending school with time to work and enjoying time off with family and friends.

Wethersfield Campus

Traditional 5 Day Schedule

Start Dates

  • January 11, 2021
  • April 12, 2021
  • July 12, 2021
  • October 11, 2021

Phase 1 & 4 Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:30AM-3:00PM

Phase 2 & 3 Schedule

Tuesday-Friday 8:30AM-3:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM-2:30PM

3-day Flex Schedule*

Start Date

  • September 20, 2021

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:30AM – 7:00PM
*offered once per year

Plainville Campus

Traditional 5 day Schedule

  • January 12, 2021
  • July 13, 2021
  • October 12, 2021

Tuesday – Saturday

3-day Flex Schedule*

  • April 12, 2021
    Monday , Wednesday & Friday
  • September 21,2021
    Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday