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Students receive a diverse education that includes both hands-on and theoretical training in the basics of cutting, coloring, hair texture, nail care, skin care, safety, health and sanitation, hair structure, hair treatment and other topics related to being a safe, compliant and competent stylist.
It depends on your state and your course of study. Enquire at the school of your choice.
Age and licensing requirements vary by state, but you are generally required to be at least 16. As of July 1, 2012, to be eligible for Title IV funding students must have a high school diploma, a GED or graduate from a certified home schooling program.
Students may be eligible for PELL grants or federal loans and can apply through the FAFSA website (www.fafsa.ed.gov). Students may also be eligible for programs through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), VA Benefits, or the post 9/11 GI Bill.
States generally require passing a written test that focuses on the theoretical aspects of the program, in addition to questions on safety, sanitation and related health issues. Some states also require a hands-on practical exam to demonstrate the execution of minimum competencies.
Source: Broken Arrow Beauty School
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