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2015 – 3 week courses

Student Profile:

This 3 week course is ideal for cosmetology students who have completed at least 1,000 classroom hours or recent graduates. It also is perfect for those returning to a career and wishing to refresh their skill set.

Course Dates:

Feb 2-20
April 13- May 1
August 3-21
Oct 5- 23


Theory, Demos, Hands-on with live models

The course start is at 9:30 am and runs until 4:30 pm with a 1 hour break for lunch. This 3 week course runs Monday – Friday. Cost is 3000 (500 deposit).

With the completion of this course, student will be awarded a certification of completion from VAHA.

Now available. Take any week of our 3 week course individually. Sign up for week one (Cutting), week two (Styling), or week three (Color). Cost is 1000/week (500 deposit). Indicate which week/s you wish to take when you sign up online.

Course Description:

VAHA offers 3 week intensive training courses that are designed to improve and hone your artistic and technical skills while increasing your business education. Be inspired by VAHA educators and guest artists in our hands-on course. Build a portfolio of finished looks from our weekly model presentations.

Week one focuses on cutting skills – cutting perfect lines, graduation, layering, and the creative combinations that these techniques allow. This week will provide you with the skills to create and customize cuts for your clients.

Week two is devoted to the tools and knowledge that are used to create everything from modern and timeless upstyles to the seasons’ latest trends. Learn European finishing techniques. Design day to night looks using thermal tools. Develop a better understanding of how to build a structural base to create dramatic, polished looks.

In the final week of the course you’ll study color chart theory, total, partial, and combination techniques through demos and hands-on workshops. Focus on mastering the skills of correct color placement for your client’s cut. Gain understanding of multi-dimensional color, block color, balayage, and the latest color techniques.