Our Cosmetology Curriculum in Waco, TX
At Champions Barber and Beauty Academy, we prepare our students—or as we call them, future professionals—for careers in the beauty industry as licensed cosmetologists. Learning Leaders guide our students throughout every level of their education at our cosmetology school, and we’re proud to produce some of the most accomplished stylists in Waco, Woodway, and Beverly Hills, TX.
Our cosmetology program has three levels: Core, Adaptive and Creative. As they progress through their time at our beauty school, students will take on more advanced techniques and build real-world skills and confidence. Above all, they’ll get a real hands-on feel for their craft as they learn the fundamentals in the classroom and practice on mannequin heads. We’re there with them, every step of the way.
- Braiding, up-styling and finishing
- Perming and smoothing hair
- Hair coloring and lightening
- Precision haircutting skills
- Manicure, pedicure, makeup and facials
- Practice on real people in a salon-like environment
- Perfect your skills with help from Learning Leaders
- Work independently (supervised by Learning Leaders)
- Prepare a career portfolio
- Prepare to pass the State Board test
- Develop speed and prepare to start your career
Our cosmetology school curriculum prepares you for your life beyond the classroom doors. But before you can land your dream job in the beauty industry, you must first pass the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations of Cosmetology.
Our Learning Leaders are trained to teach using a unique multifaceted approach that addresses the full range of learning styles in every lesson, with every student. Whether you’re a visual learner or prefer a hands-on education, we’ll help you feel confident and prepared to pass the state board examination and become a licensed cosmetologist.
Passing the written and the practical examination is one of the eligible requirements you must meet in order to obtain your cosmetology license. Additional requirements vary by state, so please contact us so we can provide you with the best information and guidance.
*For more information about our graduation rates, median loan debt and other important information regarding Champions Barber and Beauty Academy, visit our Waco, TX facilities and see for yourself why our students are thriving in the beauty industry.
When you enroll at our beauty school, you’ll receive a complete kit of professional-level supplies. Your kit includes all the necessity styling tools and cutting, color and styling essentials. You’ll also receive access to digital, print and video instructional materials.
Throughout your enrollment, you’ll be hands-on with many different learning experiences, from mannequins to models and more! You’ll also get to learn through Pivot Point Fundamentals, which are specially designed for a digital environment, maximizing the potential for a blended learning experience.
- Exclusive video tutorials
- Guest artists
- Live demos
- Live models
- Mannequin heads
Professional Skills Development
Beyond how to cut and style, our cosmetology school teaches you fundamental business skills to help you establish yourself as a true professional within the industry. Some of the many skills you’ll walk away with include:
- Business skills
- Educational and career path guidance
- Leadership skills
- Merchandising skills
- Personal career plan
- Portfolio prep
- Retail skills
Opportunities to Shine
There are so many opportunities to grow and hone your skills at Champions Barber and Beauty Academy! We’re extremely active within the Waco, TX community and strive to organize events and activities that immerse our students. Some of the opportunities you’ll have include:
- Activities outside of school
- Fashion shows
- FUNraising for charity
- Industry events
- Salon open house
- Student teams
The Preparation You Need to Succeed
Everything you’ll learn at our academy is vital in helping you pursue the career you’re passionate about. We teach the skills you need and ensure you get the preparation you need to pass the state board to become a licensed cosmetologist! Are you ready?
- Real-world salon skills
- Industry contacts
- A community of committed, passionate peers
- Your certificate