The course is 1500 clock hours. Our school is in session for 25 hours a week so it would take 15 to 16 months to complete according to your attendance. Our hours are designed to accommodate students with children and for those who need to work while in school. In addition, the school is closed on weekends and all major holidays.
The most recent NACCAS Job Demand Survey reveals that cosmetologists have dramatically increased their job earning power today. There is low unemployment due to a national shortage of licensed salon professionals. Factors that determine income include size and location of salon, hours worked and competition from other salons.
A licensed cosmetologist can work as
In the Industrial and Scientific Areas
The school works hard to place you but does not guarantee job placement. Many salons put ads on our Job Board in the school and salons make presentations to senior classes.
We also offer a Cosmetology Instructor course which is 750 hours, but you must first have a Cosmetology license and salon experience. This course of study covers the areas of instruction, supervision and administration that may be assigned to instructors while teaching all levels of cosmetology. Please call for more information.
Please see our Tuition & Fees page for more details.
CTC is Lafayette’s only remaining locally owned and operated cosmetology school. We have always been committed to providing the best education at the lowest possible price for over 35 years.
You can find out more occupational information for Cosmetologists and Instructors on ONETONLINE.org. Use the following codes: SOC 39-5012 and CIP 25-1199.00
Paying for your dream education shouldn’t be a concern when you choose Cosmetology Training Center. We are here to assist in your future career by offering various financial aid opportunities such as Federal Pell Grants, Direct Loan Programs, and TOPS to those who qualify. Click here to learn more or schedule an appointment with our financial aid director today!
“I’m a very proud graduate. CTC gave me the fundamentals and allowed me the opportunity to take what I learned and develop my own style. I absolutely love being in the beauty industry. CTC is an amazing school, and I’d choose it all over again.”ERIN Q
“When I was looking into cosmetology school, the only one that came to mind was CTC! I’ve known so many people who graduated from here who are well known and successful hairdressers! I definitley feel prepared for my career because CTC gave me a great foundation to grow from.”MACI K.
“Best school around! #proudalumni. I learned everything I needed for boards and was well prepped for my future.”JESS R
“CTC is by FAR the best school in Acadiana. Amongst the highly experienced teachers, the respectful staff and the very well-trained students… it would be difficult to find anything in comparison. Highly recommend for both clinic work & career choice!”AMBER B