Bellus Academy- North San Diego County Campus
13266 Poway Road
San Diego, CA 92064
For school information call 888-551-4751
Welcome to Bellus Academy | Poway, CA Campus
Bellus Academy was recognized by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education and is dedicated to graduating the top industry professionals by providing quality education. Our programs are nationally accredited by NACCAS and will prepare you for a new career in the Salon or Spa industry in less than a year. We are located 30 minutes north of San Diego in the heart of Poway. We are highly respected for our post-graduation placement and licensure rates.
Our Poway campus has a training facility complete with the finest spa and salon equipment and instructional tools. The student clinic is mirrored after the five-star salons and spas that prepare our students and welcome their clients.
Our customized 1600-hour cosmetology training is one of the most comprehensive course in the nation and includes professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry. Our dynamic instructors continue to evolve with the industries hottest trends and pass their insight and connections along to their students. We deliver an unsurpassed cosmetology education by incorporating The S.T.A.R. Precision Haircutting System Curriculum with our innovative styling and finishing techniques. This precision haircutting system is designed to give the best foundation in the art of haircutting. S.T.A.R. is the only haircutting system that evolves as the student's technical skills and creativity become stronger, providing support to nurture the novice to the master stylist. The S.T.A.R. iPhone and iPad apps allow you to learn anytime, anywhere by watching all the videos on your mobile device or computer.
This optional 150-hour course focuses on inspiration-based design and the creative side of our industry that will enable you to gain a competitive edge in both the salon and the editorial world of hair design. Upon completion we will assist you in producing a professional portfolio to boast your skills at the salon of your choice. Come and join us in this incredible artistic journey.
Make Up Artistry
We have partnered with the internationally acclaimed Make-Up Designory (M.U.D.) to offer their 150-hour "Beauty Make-Up Artistry" training course. We are one of the only academies outside of New York and Los Angeles to offer a professional make-up course at this level. The course finishes with a professional photo shoot to help the students start their personal professional portfolio and begin their career in the exciting field of cosmetics and make-up artistry. Graduates leave equipped with all of the professional brushes, M.U.D. make-up and artistry tools required to perform theatrical, airbrush and professional make up applications.
Our basic 600-hour esthetician program offers comprehensive, professional training in all standard aspects of the esthetics industry. We blend authentic European techniques with American technologies to ensure our graduates can compete internationally. In most academies this level of training is only available by taking "post-graduate" esthetics training courses.
Spa Nail Technician
Course curriculum includes basic to advanced manicures and pedicures, Acrylics, gel, nail art and many other varied techniques that are used in the professional manicuring industry. Students are introduced to air brushing and receive multiple application techniques. As a student you will be taught advanced skills only offered at advanced workshops, such as spa nail protocols, aromatherapy, skin brighten treatments, hot rock and reflexology for both the hands and feet.
Our Massage Therapist program provides the skills and resources to be successful in the ever-growing massage and healthcare profession. Our curriculum is designed with a solid foundation of anatomy & physiology, theory and practices, pathology, nutrition, assessment and quality introduction's to a variety of massage modalities.
Our curriculum is presented in a supportive, hands-on learning environment focusing on therapeutic healing and awareness of the mind and body.
Each student participates in closely-supervised massage services while apprenticing in our student massage clinic.
Beauty Therapist Management
You will receive extensive in-depth training and hands-on experience in the areas of anti-aging and acne care utilizing advanced skin evaluation techniques, resurfacing, microdermabrasion and other procedures normally found in five-star resorts and medical spas. Our advisory board states that this 600-hour program is the equivalent of five-years work experience. This advanced program is exclusive to our academies.
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Bellus Academy- North San Diego County Campus