Portage Lakes Career Center


School of Cosmetology

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Full-time & Part-time Cosmetology Programs

Begin your journey to a rewarding career in the beauty industry at Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC), a beautiful, modern facility located in Uniontown, Ohio.

Cosmetology Program

In just 10 months, learn all the skills you need to become a cosmetologist in today’s fast-paced beauty industry. Led by certified instructors and licensed cosmetologists, our cosmetology program is more affordable than for-profit beauty schools and includes hands-on training in hair cutting, styling, and design; chemical treatments; and key concepts of skin care, makeup application, and manicures / pedicures. 

Hair Design

Envision yourself transforming people’s hair into stunning expressions of personality and style. If you’re captivated by hairstyling and eager to embark on a vibrant new career path in the hair fashion industry, our NEW  Hair Design program is your stepping stone to the career of your dreams in the dynamic world of hair design. This program is dedicated exclusively to the art and science of hair design—no mani-pedis, no facials, no waxing, and no makeup!

Esthetician Program

Build a dynamic, in-demand career as an esthetician, a skin-care expert who helps their clients maintain healthy, beautiful skin. From skin analysis and facials to body exfoliation treatments, PLCC’s full-time esthetics program will teach you good skincare practices, makeup application, hair removal, and much more. 

Nail Technician Program

Learn all the latest techniques of fingernail and toenail care through PLCC’s part-time nail technician program. Work for a salon or spa or as an independent contractor. At PLCC, our certified instructors will teach you manicuring, pedicuring, artificial nail enhancements, and much more.

Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.