Beauty School Curricula
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Pivot Point International is considered to be the premiere curriculum in cosmetology education. Founded by Leo Passage in 1962, Pivot Point is the global leader in hair and beauty education and with a network of millions of graduates, the most widely taught. The Pivot Point curriculum teaches you to see, think, create and adapt as a designer. The curriculum is a marriage of art and design, as well as the most innovative techniques used in the industry—you learn not only the how’s, but also the why’s. What does this mean? Unlike other programs, you will learn foundational design principles of form, texture and color, and then incorporate these with practical applications, such as sculpting, long hair design, texture and color. You will also learn how to adapt every aspect of the design to your clients’ needs. This provides you with limitless possibilities, making you a true hair designer and an asset to any high-end salon or spa.
Milady is the biggest name associated with beauty education for more than 80 years. Chances are if you are a licensed personal services professional, you used one of the Standard Textbooks when you were trained and when you prepared for your licensure exam. More than 10,000,000 beauty professionals have become licensed using a Milady product and more than 90% of all current students in beauty related education use Milady educational products!
Milady's Standard textbooks for Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Barbering incorporate a fresh, innovative approach to education designed to appeal to the student's image of what this industry is and what the industry has to offer - glamour, pizzazz, fashion, opportunity. The books are very visual and eye-appealing, maintaining a level of sophistication and class. Most of our texts are offered in both English and Spanish. Not only are the textbooks comprehensive and contemporary, student resources are abundant, addressing the many learning styles your students possess. Milady also recognizes how valuable the instructor's time is and we have designed a comprehensive package of instructor's tools created to take the work out of preparing for their class. We provide everything from detailed lesson plans to PowerPoint® slides to help instructors deliver dynamic and meaningful education to their students. Our products incorporate cutting edge technology and are produced in a variety of platforms: print, CD-ROM, DVD, web-based, tablets, all created with the creative learner in mind. Milady is 80 and evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the beauty industry!
The CLiC International system, or "Certified Learning in Cosmetology" system, is a comprehensive program unlike any being taught in the field today. The series of textbooks and accompanying teacher's guides are presented in a visually fun format supported by detailed text, diagramed illustrations and modern photography. The CliC system provides a basic cosmetology foundation - then builds on it by introducing artistic and visual concepts that nurture creativity as well as interpersonal and sales skills. It is presented in a simple to complex format that measures the learning process each step of the way and offers the industry a new higher standard. An international certification from CliC means students have mastered the skills and been tested to perform them at salon ready levels. Learn more about how CLiC is … Changing the Face of Education.
The CLiC Certification Program provides schools and salons a certification system to meet the need for varying skill levels and to refine the assessment of cosmetology and people skills. The Certified Learning in Cosmetology (CLiC) System will become your tour guide to mastering the rewards of becoming a professional cosmetologist. CLiC incorporates principles of architecture, theatre and other art, forms as a framework to tie together scientific and mathematical concepts in addition to elements of biology and fine arts. The student who graduates as a certified CLiC stylist knows that highlighting a person's true beauty is an outgrowth of classic principles, not just superficial application. CLiC is designed to offer an exceptional education in the art, math and science of haircutting, hair designing, hair chemistry, hair coloring, makeup, nails and success dynamics - all the skills needed to be successful in today's progressive salons.
- "Certification is a good way of knowing a stylist is qualified and can actually do what they say they can do!" Martin Parsons - International Educator
- "A Certification with a grade from an educational institute would twice enhance a candidate's chances for a positive career and a profitable future in the field of cosmetology." Scott Parks - Principal Bucks County Technical School
- "The benefit for a student becoming certified is the recognition that they are knowledgeable in the arts of cosmetology." Geno Stampora - International Educator.
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