CONTINUING EDUCATION - UTAH

Continuing Education
IN
Utah

Whether you work in cosmetology, esthetics, nail care, or barbering, continuing education may be very important in your career. This field is centered around change and growth. If you want to stay a major, relevant part of the cosmetology industry in Utah, you must maintain and grow your skills.

We have relationships with beauty schools across the state of Utah that can help you continue your education and training. Just use our simple search tools to request information and compare programs!

Where to Find Continuing Education
Your Employer
Local Associations
Beauty Schools or Technical Colleges

Continuing education courses may be offered by many educational providers in your area. Working for a salon or spa may give you access to exclusive continuing education courses hosted by your employer. Local associations and organizations may also permit members to attend training programs at a discounted rate. The Utah Beauty Association often hosts continuing education in Utah. In addition, beauty schools or technical colleges may have short-term continuing education programs.

Education Details

Since you know your career and skills, you can choose the courses that will best enhance your abilities and expand your client base. Stylists may take courses in new haircut style, formal updos, or hair coloring. Manicurists and pedicurists can learn how to use new nail care tools to achieve in-demand styles. If you specialize in skin care, your continuing education may focus on working with different skin types or working with more advanced tools. In addition to courses based in hands-on cosmetology skills, you may be able to take classes in business skills or management. Many people choose these courses to improve their customer service skills or work towards a management career.

License Renewal
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License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

While many states require cosmetologists to complete continuing education, the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing does not have any continuing education requirements. However, ongoing education can still be very helpful in your new career.

Careers
$24,650
Average
$45,200
High End

Since Utah has a very positive job outlook for cosmetologists, continuing education may be an important part of your career. O*Net anticipates a 28% increase in demand for Utah cosmetologists, leading to almost 300 new jobs per year! This job growth rate is more than two times higher than the national average (O*Net, 2010). The average salary and salary range in Utah are also higher than the national average. Most cosmetologists in Utah earn between $17,000 and $45,200 per year, according to O*Net. The average salary in this state is $25,300 annually (O*Net, 2013). A sizable part of your income may come from tips, which may cause your salary to differ from day to day.

After Continuing Education

Furthering your education with the many opportunities in Utah can substantially change the course of your career. Many stylists find that regularly attending ongoing education courses can help them explore different parts of cosmetology and offer a greater set of services to current clients. In some cases, continuing education is necessary just to keep up with how rapidly the field of cosmetology changes! Though the state of Utah doesn't require continuing education, individual employers may. Your career prospects may broaden as you become educated in more areas. Midland Daily News reports on Stephanie Prout, a cosmetologist who used her 20 years of cosmetology experience to open a salon and academy. Attending courses in business can help you step up to the level of salon manager. You may even be able to open your own salon or beauty school, since there are continuing education classes that focus on Utah requirements for these facilities. You can essentially shape your career any way you want with continuing education opportunities. If you want to explore a new area of cosmetology, take classes that allow you to expand your skills. If you simply want to improve the abilities you already have, you can take advanced courses in cosmetology. To make the best decision, contact several beauty schools in your area to inquire about their continuing education courses and programs. Good luck on your journey to new heights!

State board Contact Information

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Board of Cosmetology
160 East, 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 841141
Phone Number: 801-530-6628
Fax Number: 801-530-6511
E-mail Address: doplweb@utah.gov

The Utah DOPL can help you answer any questions you might have about obtaining or renewing a Utah cosmetology license.

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Find the Beauty Schools in Utah that interest you below,

Avalon School of Cosmetology

1992 Antelope Drive,
Layton, UT 84041

Program: Cosmetology

Avalon School of Cosmetology Avalon is dedicated to provide an educational experience in that will empower our graduates to go far in the beauty industry Avalon School of Cosmetology has been serving the professional Avalon School of Cosmetology Avalon is dedicated to provide an educational experience in that will empower our graduates to go far in the beauty industry Avalon School of Cosmetology has been serving the professional beauty industry for more than 40 years. Our experienced educators will provide you with one of the most outstanding educational experiences available. And through partnerships with some of the top beauty companies in the world, Avalon offers you access to current professional products and techniques, across a variety of exciting and creative programs. The end result is an experience like no other - an experience that can be found at Avalon School of Cosmetology Programs Cosmetology and Esthetics Avalon's Cosmetology courses provide the perfect balance of education and experience, giving you plenty of chances to put your skills to the test. But not only will you gain real-world experience with the cosmetology process, but you'll also receive invaluable instruction on the business of beauty - giving you everything you need for a successful career. A complete esthetics program requires an in-depth knowledge of a variety of disciplines, and hinges on the ability to learn and perfect proper techniques. In addition to fostering an in-depth understanding of all the components of the facial process, Avalon's Esthetics courses will also reveal effective waxing practices and outline regenerative treatments for repairing skin cells around even the most-difficult parts of the body. Career Placement Avalon places great importance on your career upon completion. To assist our graduates in starting their new careers, we provide them with networking prospects and access to current job opportunities Avalon School of Cosmetology is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Science (NACCAS). For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important consumer information, please click here.  
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Aveda Institute Provo

210 N. University Ave,
Provo, UT 84601

Program: Cosmetology

OUR STORY Aveda Institute Denver offers programs in Cosmetology, Esthiology, and Massage Therapy to prepare students for the state board examination while earning real-life salon/spa experience. Through hands-on practical training and theoretical experience, OUR STORY Aveda Institute Denver offers programs in Cosmetology, Esthiology, and Massage Therapy to prepare students for the state board examination while earning real-life salon/spa experience. Through hands-on practical training and theoretical experience, our students (future professionals) learn the latest industry information from our certified educators in combination with Aveda and Milady's curriculum. Study abroad internships, workshops, lectures from industry masters and industry events create an extension of educational experience beyond the clinic floor and classroom to provide our future professionals with the education needed to begin working immediately after graduation. At Aveda Institute Denver-it's more than just preparation for a career, it's a lifestyle. Aveda Institute Denver is located in the Historic Denver Dry Goods Building, in the heart of downtown Denver on the 16th Street Mall. Our 17,000 square-feet location offers real-life salon and spa experience with seven hands-on classrooms, two clinic floors, over 100 cosmetology clinic floor stations, 12 shampoo stations and 12 spa treatment rooms. We also have an exclusive men's-only salon. THE INSTITUTE MISSION "Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world". - Horst Rechelbacher, founder Aveda PROGRAMS COSMETOLOGY: Express your creativity and talent in hair, skin, nail care and makeup application. Our Cosmetology course incorporates 1800 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Upon completion, you'll be ready to succeed as a licensed Cosmetologist, Esthetician and Nail Technician. ESTHIOLOGY: Learn specialized Aveda Facial Techniques to purify balance and renew the skin; waxing; makeup; body & back treatments. Our Esthetics course incorporates 600 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Upon completion, you'll be ready to succeed as a licensed Esthetician. MASSAGE THERAPY: Learn a balanced study of anatomy, physiology, pathology, aromaology, spa treatments, and body movement techniques. In the Massage Therapy program, you can discover the power of touch. Learn how you can relieve stress, reduce tension and alleviate muscle pain through our 600 hours extensive hands-on learning in the Massage Therapy course. EXPERIENCE THE AVEDA DIFFERENCE Photoshoots, Leadership, Hair & Makeup Shows, Wellness, Workshops, Master Series, Community Care, Industry Days, & Neighborhood Beautification. CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES Editorial Remix: Grow your ability to market your skills as a makeup artist. Design your future in the world of beauty. Learn from respected Makeup Artists about the evolution of makeup, color theory, intense eye application, makeup for all ages, makeup for photography and editorial styling. You are provided with a professional photo shoot to help build your portfolio and an Aveda makeup kit to help start your business. Tuition varies. Study Abroad: Annually, the Institute will host a week long study abroad opportunity that will be available to all currently enrolled students and alumni. Students will have exposure to global Aveda education as well as personal travel time. Tuition varies based on trip and location. Application process applies. New York Fashion Week: Annually in September, the Institute hosts this opportunity in New York City that will be available to all currently enrolled students and alumni. Students will work behind the scenes with global fashion, hair, and makeup designers to assist with model readiness. Student will have exposure to Aveda education as well as personal travel time. Tuition varies. Application process applies. Participate in NAHA, BEACON, & EDWIN NEAL competitions! The future can take you anywhere! Request Information about tuition, enrollment, program requirements, and more!  
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