Mission of the Postsecondary Cosmetology Programs
The postsecondary cosmetology programs at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical School are designed to prepare the graduate for an entry-level position in the field of cosmetology.
Tri-County offers two different programs in the field of cosmetology for adults. The Aesthetics program trains students to analyze and cleanse skin through a variety of techniques. Aestheticians can be found in spas, salons, and in medical settings. The Adult Cosmetology program trains students to provide personal care services that include caring for people’s hair, skin, and nails.
Please review the course descriptions below to see if our programs are the right fit for you! Additional information for each program is available in the catalog/Handbooks accessible via the link on the right of this page.
Cosmetology Program Details below
Aesthetics Program Details below
The full course of instruction consists of 1,000 hours as required by the MA State Board of Registration of Cosmetologists. All phases of cosmetology will be introduced during the first half of the year. These are hair styling, cutting, permanent waves, coloring, manicuring, and skin care. Students will perfect these basic skills by hands-on training when we offer services to the public. Students are expected to maintain regular attendance and satisfactory progress and must maintain a 75% average.
September – June
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
*Application for admission begins in January.
*Class size is limited to 15 students.
*Registrants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
This program provides training and practical experiences required to qualify students for the Massachusetts Aesthetics Licensing Exam. The full course of instruction consists of 600 hours as required by the State Board of Registration of Cosmetology. Students are required to maintain regular attendance and make satisfactory progress. Some of the subjects covered include skin analysis and consultation; anatomy and physiology; cosmetic chemistry; hair removal; and make-up application.