Oehrlein School of Cosmetology
100 Meadows Avenue
Peoria, IL 61611
The Oehrlein School of Cosmetology has been providing quality education in the field of Cosmetology for more than 43 years. We take pride in the fact that we are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS), State Certified, and the only Pivot Point Member School in our area.
Our instructors have an accumulated knowledge based on over 75 years of experience in the cosmetology field. Our Instructors are experts in their field, and give personal attention to each student, including career guidance and special instruction when needed. Our focus is on the students' success and satisfaction throughout their school experience.
As the local area Pivot Point Member School, we provide a personal, broad-based, objective program that allows a student to succeed in their training, by using cutting edge technology, the latest trends and techniques along with state of the art equipment and tools.
We put our students in the position to succeed, not only while they are at the Oehrlein School, but in their future careers.
Cosmetology Course Description
The objective of the cosmetology course is to prepare you for all aspects of salon service. Through classroom theory and clinical practice, you will gain the well-rounded foundation you need to become a successful cosmetologist.
Early in the program you will learn the basics of shampooing, sculpting/cutting on all hair types, tools used in the salon, sanitation and hygiene. As you progress you will study the methods and products involved in changing hair texture and color. You will study esthetics, which includes identifying different skin types, performing skin treatments and makeup application. Manicures, pedicures and artificial nail services are also covered throughout the course. Each segment of the course includes review exercises to help prepare you for the State Board exam.
You must have a completed high school diploma or G.E.D. You must be at least 16 years of age.
Students are able to apply for federal student aid to help cover the costs of tuition, using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Pell grants and student loans are available for those who qualify though the U.S. Department of Education Direct Loan Program.
Don't know if you will qualify for student aid? The only way to find out is to apply; the application for financial aid is free!
We look forward to helping you start down the path to an exciting new career.