Cosmetology

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This program prepares students for a career in Cosmetology and fulfills the New York State 1,000-hour requirement to qualify for the state Licensing Examination.

Students will learn all phases of Cosmetology under the direction of a licensed Cosmetologist and State Board Examiner. Modules of instruction consist of all phases of Cosmetology—hair styling, hair coloring, hair cutting, chemical techniques, make-up, skin care, and nail technology, including a salon clinic as well as state board preparation. Textbooks and kits are included. Any additional fees are the students' responsibility, such as additional supplies and the New York State licensing exam fee, paid directly to NYS for certification exam.  Counselors and instructors will assist students in the application process for licensing. If you have further questions, please contact Ms. Dos Santos at (914) 592-0849 ext. 3168, or via e-mail at sdossantos@swboces.org.

*Attendance at one of our Cosmetology Orientation sessions is required.

Project Management

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If you are responsible for managing major projects in IT, Engineering, Construction or other professional careers and want to step up to a management position, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has established standards and guidelines for the successful professional project manager.

Learn the nine Project Management Knowledge Areas, including scope, time, cost and quality management. Understand the concepts, practices and procedures for human resources, communications, risk and procurement management used by the successful project manager throughout a wide scope of industries.   

Security Guard

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This course is the first step toward state licensure in a security position. An 8-hour pre-assignment course provides a basic overview of the duties and responsibilities of the Security Guard. This is followed by a 16-hour course that will prepare you for the New York State Examination.

There is an 8-hour annual renewal course that is required to maintain licensure. Instructors guide students in the application process toward licensure.