The purpose of the Cosmetology program is to prepare a student to qualify for employment as a hairdresser, hairstylist, and cosmetologist upon successfully obtaining a Cosmetology license. Click here for additional program information.opens in a new window


1200 – approximately 38 weeks

testing requirements

Basic Skills Assessment


LTC Main Campus

Starting Salaries

Vary, averaging from $36,667 to 56,667*
*Based on local industry information

Recent Employers of Graduates

  • Great Clips
  • Hair Cuttery
  • Robert & Robert Salon
  • Smart Style


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Starting Salaries

What you’ll learn

Cosmetology Occupational Completion Points (OCP)

Cosmetology Master Plan of Instruction – (PDFopens in a new windowopens in a new window & HTMLopens in a new windowopens in a new window)

  • Cosmetology laws, rules, and ethics
  • Science of the skin, hair, and nails
  • Business management, including communication skills and leadership
  • Hairstyles and haircutting
  • Chemical texture and color services
  • Nails, skin and makeup

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length
ACSP0009Grooming and Salon Services Core, Facials and Nails225 hrs
COS0002Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 1 (One)300 hrs
COS0003Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 2 (Two)300 hrs
COS0009Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 3 (Three)375 hrs

Our numbers

Discover how Lake Technical College prepares students for the human services industry.


Completion Rate*


Placement Rate*



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Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completers that are awaiting exam results,
refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

Book list

Books and Fees (PDFopens in a new windowopens in a new window & HTML)


online component


Cosmetology School Near Me

Gain hands-on expertise for a career as a hairstylist and nails, skin and makeup specialist. Lake Technical College provides both the science and practical experience you need to become a Licensed Cosmetologist in Orlando and Central Florida. If you are looking for a Cosmetology School, Hair School, or Beauty School Near Me, call us at (352) 589-2250 or apply online to get started today.

Instructor / contact


Charity Correa


Phone Number: 352.589.2250, x1825

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