Get the Skills to Be a Professional Cosmetologist
15 Month* Hands-On Cosmetology Training Program in Grand Junction, Colorado
At IntelliTec College in Grand Junction, our cosmetology program helps prepare you for a long-term career in the beauty industry by turning your passion into a profession.
Through our hands-on training, you will learn to create unique hairstyles, master skin and nail techniques, and produce excellent guest care. Our Matrix partnered cosmetology program allows our students work alongside Matrix artists while using the C.R.A.F.T methodology to learn cutting techniques and styling methods.
IntelliTec Grand Junction’s cosmetology program will secure your future in beauty services through 1560 clocked hours of training.
Check out the IntelliTec College Cosmetology Salons to see where you could soon be practicing your new skills.
What Does a Cosmetologist Do?
Cosmetologists are the foundation on the beauty industry. They style and color all types of hair, provide manicures and pedicures, apply makeup, as well as skin care services. All of these skills are coupled with professional guest services.
Grand Junction Job Opportunities in Cosmetology
- Salon Stylist
- Full-Service Cosmetologist
- Hair Color Specialist
- Hair Stylist
- Makeup Consultant and Technician
- Theatre Makeup Artist
- Nail Technician
- Skin Care Specialist
- Beauty Salon Owner/Manager
- Day Spa Personal Care Advisor
- Fashion or Image Consultant
- Sales Representative
- Product Company Representative
- Retail Sales/Manufacturer Representative
- State Inspector/Proctor for State Licensing Exam
- and more!
I have been able to develop skills I never knew I would be capable of achieving. I actually want and am excited for my future.
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Salary Potential for Cosmetologists
IntelliTec Grand Junction provides career-training programs for entry-level positions. Salaries vary depending on geographic location, economic conditions, and willingness to relocate. Salaries by occupation and specific location can be found on the O*NET website. National figures for labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy are available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can also visit the campus career services department to learn where IntelliTec College graduates work and the beginning salaries in their respective careers.
How Is the Job Outlook for the Next 10 Years?
The overall outlook for Cosmetologists is expected to be good. Many job openings will come from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations, retire, or leave the occupation for other reasons. Employment for Cosmetologists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has grown in recent years, and that trend should continue.**
When Do Cosmetologists Usually Work?
Cosmetologists often work full time, but part-time positions are quite common. The ones who choose to run their own salon could have long hours. Work schedules often include evenings and weekends, as those are the times when beauty salons are busiest. Self-employed Cosmetologists usually determine their own schedules.
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Cosmetology Program in Grand Junction
Graduates of the IntelliTec Grand Junction Cosmetologist program will have developed the skills in a hands-on environment to function effectively as an entry-level cosmetologist working independently or as a member of a salon team. Graduates will be prepared to perform salon services including all aspects of hairstyling, professional facial and skin care, and nail services. Curriculum also includes an emphasis on business practices, marketing, and sales. Graduates will be prepared to sit for the Cosmetologist State Board Exam.
Program length: 15 Months*
During your time at IntelliTec College in Grand Junction, develop hands-on skills by learning the following from licensed cosmetologists and/or former salon owners:
- Cosmetology training in hair styling and coloring, chemical texturizing, facial and skin care treatment, nail services and make-up techniques
- Real-life client experience in the IntelliTec College Cosmetology Salon
- Tools for the trade. You’ll receive a complete cosmetologist’s kit when you begin your program stocked with essential hairstyling, nail service and skin care items
- The Matrix CRAFT methodology
- The importance of personal communication in client retention and marketing when building a business
- How to prepare for your Colorado State Board of Cosmetology exam.
Cosmetologist Program Gainful Employment Disclosures: Grand Junction | Pueblo
Here’s what will you learn in the Grand Junction Cosmetology program:
The certified instructors in the IntelliTec Grand Junction Cosmetology program use the Matrix C.R.A.F.T. methodology to train competent future Cosmetologists. This methodology provides advanced technical skills training for hair coloring applications, cutting techniques, and styling methods. Through Matrix, all cosmetology students receive a kit and branded apparel. Students also enjoy the opportunity to work alongside Matrix artists at local shows. Additionally, students may apply for the Matrix Imagine All You Can Be Scholarship program to win a valuable scholarship that can be applied toward your tuition.
Every cosmetology graduate can become a Matrix loyalty program member.
Is Hands-On Training for a Career as a Cosmetologist in Grand Junction Right for You? Get More Info…
If you’re interested in exploring whether IntelliTec Grand Junction’s educational training programs for career opportunities in the Cosmetology world are right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
A helpful IntelliTec College Admissions Representative will be happy to answer any questions you have about IntelliTec College Grand Junction and can help with everything from determining the right career path for you to discussing financial aid options.
*Program length when completed in normal time. **According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.