Designs School of Cosmetology
5572 Springdale Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Founded in 2006, the Designs School of Cosmetology, located in Pleasanton, Calif., has been offering a hands-on education to students who aspire to become beauty professionals. We offer Cosmetology and Skin Care programs that are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.
Our dedicated and professional staff strives to give students an education that is up-to-date with the current trends, designs and techniques that many employers require. Our instructors also strive to provide students with a balance of individual as well as class instruction to prepare students for the California State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam. We pride ourselves on our high pass rate.
As student prepare for their career, we expect them to work hard, be dedicated and practice their skills. Our school, a REDKEN Premier School and a Dermalogica Partnership School, is committed to developing products, services and advanced training in the skin care industry. We also offer Advanced Repechage classes. Repechage is a professional skin care line of products that focuses on using seaweed and natural botanicals of the earth. For those students who are more interested in the makeup side of the beauty industry, DSC offers a M.A.C Pro Student Program. Benefits of this program include a product discount, master classes, in-store events, PRO website access and M.A.C Pro Student Kits.
At DSC, our mission is to provide students with the education necessary to not only pass the licensing exam, but to be an asset to the profession of Cosmetology and become a success in whatever area of cosmetology they desire.
The Designs School of Cosmetology offers a full-time and a part-time schedule. You can choose to enroll in either our Cosmetology or Skin Care program.
The Cosmetology program is 1,600 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering a variety of course topics. Courses include but are not limited to wet hairstyling, thermal hairstyling, haircutting, hair coloring and bleaching, hair treatments, facials, hair removal, makeup, manicuring, and much more.
The DSC Skin Care program is 600 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering a variety of course topics in the art of skin care. Classes include but are not limited to chemistry, different types of facials, hair removal techniques and makeup. Students also have the opportunity to learn how to use different esthetics tools such as facial steamers, microdermabrasion and galvanic units.
The Designs School of Cosmetology teaches a comprehensive curriculum along with the value of professionalism. Not only do students of DSC have the opportunity to learn and practice skills in the classroom, they also have an opportunity to work with real clients in the school's salon. Under supervised instructors, students can provide services to clients while practicing professionalism, gaining practical experience and building their clientele.
We want our students to explore the many different career opportunities within the beauty industry. For this reason, topics are taught in many different ways, including demonstrations, lectures, classroom participation and examination.
If you are ready to begin your career as a skin care specialist or cosmetologist, contact the Designs School of Cosmetology today. Please fill out the form accompanying this page and begin exploring all that the beauty industry has to offer.
Designs School of Cosmetology