Hands-on training occurs in the lab setting, as well as in the Career Center Salon. As a student in this program you will gain the necessary skills using styling tools, skin care and color technology. The instruction, plus the practical experience, qualifies students to take the State of Ohio Board of Cosmetology exam to become licensed.
You will gain additional confidence and hands-on experience in our full-service salon School of Cosmetology salon which is operated by the students and open to the public during the school year. Our students are able to offer these services: Haircuts and Styling, Highlights and Coloring, Perms, Basic Facials, Manicures, Shellac Manicures, and Pedicures.
Career Technical Skills
Industry Recognized credentials
PLCC Cosmetology program is a full time program for high school juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to visit and apply during the sophomore year. Class size is limited to 38 students.
College Credit Potential
All programs at PLCC have the potential for either direct articulated credits at select colleges and/or universities or are able to acquire college credits through career technical assurance guides (CTAGs) in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
On The Job Training
During the senior year, students who have met the requirements and have received a recommendation by their program instructor, have the opportunity to go on School-to-Work Job Placement. We work with our students and local employers to place them in a job that is related to their program of study, giving them real-life experience while simultaneously earning school credit.
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.