Hairstyling - Film Industry Related
Combining both theory and practical experience, this hairstyling course is designed for those interested in working as a film/television industry hairstyling professional. Learning the history of the film/television and character appearance development is the foundation of this course. The program not only trains you on the exclusive Paul Mitchell cut and coloring techniques needed on any film or television set, but also incorporates the film and television industry’s needs for professional hairstyling execution.
Become a hairstyling
In this program, you will learn how to create period hairstyles from the 1800s to now from pin curls to finger waves to zombie hair with a strong emphasis on high-definition detail. You will learn techniques in wig making, cutting, and coloring, as well as specialty updos, extensions, special effects, and more.
Professional career development workshops are offered that include union requirements, film/television set etiquette, portfolio creation, resume writing, job searching, and interviewing skills.
Our Program Levels
Level 1: Core
A foundation course focusing on the fundamentals of cutting, color, texture, styling, and an introduction to our Paul Mitchell Schools culture. Future Professionals learn the fundamentals in theory, then practice them hands-on in the safe environment of the classroom. You’ll work on mannequin heads and receive close, personal attention from a Learning Leader guiding you every step of the way.
Technical Areas Covered Include:
- Braiding, up-styling and finishing
- Perming and smoothing hair
- Hair coloring and lightening
- Precision haircutting skills
- And much more
Level 2: Adaptive
The learning continues in the classroom and in the clinic classroom, where Future Professionals practice and perfect the fundamental skills learned in Core. Adaptive-level students work on live models in a salon-like environment with the oversight and support of their Learning Leaders. You will work with professional products and learn how to conduct client consultations and create extraordinary guest-service experiences.
Areas Covered Include:
- Practice on real people in a salon-like environment
- Perfect your skills with help from Learning Leaders
Level 3: Creative
The Creative phase is where Future Professionals begin to expand their skills and learn more advanced and creative techniques. At the Creative level, students prepare to become salon-ready by working more independently. The pace and conditions are similar to those in a salon. You will develop your speed, build a résumé and portfolio and prepare to pass the state board test.
Areas Covered Include:
- Work independently (under the supervision of a Learning Leader)
- Prepare a career portfolio
- Prepare to pass the State Board test
- Develop speed and prepare to start your career
An optional course of intensive study within the Cosmetology program for those Future Professionals who want to be challenged to their highest level of performance. Phase Two students get advanced training and work in conditions that mimic salon reality. By planning, managing and setting team goals, and going that extra mile, you’ll learn to create your own success.
The Phase Two program features:
- A progressive clinic classroom setting environment
- Accelerated guest booking and double-booking
- Team-based guest service systems
- Personal and team goal setting for services and Take Home
- Refinement of creative technical skills
- High level of independence in decision making
- Collaborative and consultative relationship with the Phase Two Leader
- Special Phase Two guest artists
- Guest management training
- Coaching on advanced Take Home and service skills
One of the most exciting days for our Future Professionals is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It’s packed with all the essentials—hot styling tools, mannequin heads, combs and brushes, scissors and clips, and much more—so you’re ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.
Learn more about our graduation, placement, and licensure rates, and much more.
OUR HAIRSTYLING PROGRAM
School Supplies, Kit, and Tuition Costs
Registration Fee 100.00
Technical Kit (non-refundable) 2,500.00
TOTAL COSTS $14,600.00
School Required Hours
Commitment to Complete Program: 1200 hours
Ready to get started? Here are our upcoming start dates for this program:
Please check back later for class start dates.
The Hair Styling Education Kit is included in the cost of tuition.
- 1 The Men’s Cutting System App
- 1 The Cutting System App
- 1 The Color Systems App
- 1 The Makeup System App
- 1 The Makeup Portfolio (available in print only)
- 1 The Skill Cards App
- 1 Business Fundamentals: Connecting to My Future iBook
- 1 Be Nice (Or Else!) iBook
- 1 Plugged In (Access to Master ‘s Library (while enrolled)
- 1 Mini-Color Swatch Book
- 1 Pivot Point Package $330.00
- Sales Tax $28.38
- TOTAL: $358.38
If interested in obtaining a license, students must meet the necessary requirements from the New Mexico Board of Licensing and Regulation in theory sciences, sanitation, and other topics which are offered.
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Funding Your Education
Curious about your future as a cosmetologist? There are a wide variety of financial aid options out there—and we’re here to help you find them. Get information about tuition, financial aid, scholarships, and more from our helpful Costa Mesa Financial Aid Leader.Learn More
HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
Contact us today and a member of our Enrollment Team will get back to you right away and answer all your questions.