Cosmetology Advanced 1,800 Clock Hours

Cosmetology Advanced
1,800 clock hours

Hey, there, overachiever — it looks like you want it all, and you’re willing to work as hard as necessary to get there. We love it! If you are looking to build a career that is business-focused, with a strong understanding of all aspects of hair design and full cosmetology PLUS 300 additional clock hours of advanced hair techniques and salon management, the Cosmetology Advanced Program is where it’s at.

Salon Institute offers Cosmetology Advanced to individuals seeking licensure as advanced hairdressers.  The Cosmetology Advanced introduces and guides students in the areas of modern haircutting, colouring and hairdressing, as well as esthetics, nails and business training. This program teaches techniques to help students meet the level of proficiency in cosmetology and advanced cosmetology as required by the State of Ohio.


So what does the Cosmetology Advanced offer you that a Cosmetology license doesn’t? The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology requires stylist to have an advanced license in order to obtain an instructor’s license and teach. At Salon Institute, the additional 300 clock hours span 10 weeks of additional salon management training, TIGI advanced cutting and coloring techniques, and an even more robust student kit. (As if it could get any better!)


The Cosmetology Advanced Program is comprised of the following components:

The Cosmetology phase consists of 1,500 clock hours of instruction covering all phases of cosmetology. The cosmetology phase is designed to prepare the student to pass the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology “Cosmetology” licensing examination and to help the student obtain the knowledge and skills needed to begin a career in the field of cosmetology. The Cosmetology phase will provide education and training in the following subject areas:

  • Sanitation & Bacteriology – 40 hours
  • Scalp Care – 100 hours
  • Hair Cutting and Styling – 400 hours
  • Hair Coloring and Chemical Treatments – 460 hours
  • Manicuring – 110 hours
  • Skin Care – 120 hours
  • Salon Operations and Communication Skills – 150 hours
  • Cosmetology Laws and Rules – 20 hours
  • Elective – 100 hours


The Cosmetology Advanced phase consists of 300 clock hours of instruction covering the subject areas required to allow a student to obtain the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology “Cosmetology Advanced” license. The Cosmetology Advanced phase shall provide education and training in the following subject areas:


  • Cosmetology Laws and Rules – 50 hours
  • Public Health and Safety – 50 hours
  • Advanced Techniques (Hair Cutting, Hair Coloring and Salon Operations) – 200 hours

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