Cosmetology 1 & 2

The Cosmetology program prepares students for licensing by the Washington State Board of Cosmetology. Licensing requirements consist of theory and practical application of theory. Instruction and practice in the program include training for shampooing, scalp and hair analysis, haircutting and trimming, removal and trim of facial hair, and thermal, wet and dry styling. Students will have to complete time in the adult program to become licensed.


There are 2 options for Tri-Tech students:


Paul Mitchell The School Richland
PM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Late Afternoon: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Victoria’s Academy, Kennewick
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM



Career Opportunities

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • Nail Technician
  • Barber
  • Salon Receptionist
  • Salon Owner



Certification Opportunities: Preparation for Washington State Cosmetology exam


Pre-Requisites: Junior/Senior Standing, returning students must have a "C" or better their 1st year and instructor approval


Sessions offered: See Above

Length of Program: 1-2 years



Paul Mitchell The School Richland - 71 Gage Blvd, Richland

Victoria’s Academy - 23 W. 1st Ave, Kennewick


Equivalency Credits: 1.0 Lab Science 1.0 Fine Arts 0.5 Technical English 1 & 2

Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per Year