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  • Columbia, SC Cosmetology School

    If you're in the Midlands area and looking for a cosmetology school that can train you in beauty and hair and help you prepare to earn a state cosmetologist's license, check out The Salon at Remington on Bush River Rd.

    Since 2009, we've helped students earn the credentials and experience needed to pursue employment.(2) Whether you're learning beauty techniques in a classroom or working with clients in our student salon, our training is professional, friendly, and fun.

    Call or request more information about our Cosmetology school in Columbia, SC.

    Why Choose Remington College's Cosmetology Training Program?

    Our Columbia cosmetology diploma program isn't just a hair or beauty school - it's a well-rounded program intended to teach you the art, science, and business of cosmetology.

    As a student in our 12-month Cosmetology Diploma program, you'll have the opportunity to:(3)

    • Earn a cosmetology tool kit: A kit valued at more than $2,000 is included in the cost of tuition and comes with a flat iron, thermal stove, curlers, clippers, scissors, and more. At Remington College, we want you to graduate with tools you'll need to start working in your field once you earn your South Carolina cosmetology license.(2)
    • Gain experience above and beyond classroom training: We're known in the Columbia community for our cosmetology-focused events that bring local clients to you.
      • Cuts for Kids: Help children get ready to go back to school by providing complimentary haircuts.
      • Prom Night Makeovers: Practice your up-do's and nail styling on high schoolers who want to look stylish for one of their most important events.
      • Hair Presentations: Come up with a theme, join a group, and hit the mall to participate in a cosmetology presentation that shows off your skills in hair, nails, make-up, and more.
      • Community Volunteerism: Use your new skills to help others look and feel better by providing manicures and pedicures to breast cancer survivors, the elderly, shelter residents, and caregivers of special needs children.
    • Earn recognition for your hard work: Our cosmetology training is divided into "modules." At the end of each module, you'll gather with fellow cosmetology students for a chance to be recognized for Academic Excellence, Perfect Attendance, Highest Retail Sales, Highest Client Requests, and more.
    • Accumulate the salon floor hours you need to qualify for state certification: Your time in cosmetology school doesn't just count toward your diploma - it can also count toward the required number of salon hours needed to qualify for your South Carolina Cosmetologist's license.
    • Network with the Midlands-area cosmetology community: Whenever possible, your cosmetology instructors bring guest speakers from local businesses to the classroom and schedule field trips to industry trade shows.

    Learn more about our cosmetology diploma program.

    Your Time in The Salon at Remington

    As a student in our cosmetology school, you'll spend your first three modules preparing to work on real clients in our student salon. Once you're ready, you'll join up to 19 other students and at least one instructor on the salon floor.

    The Salon at Remington can service up to 42 clients at a time and features:

    • 27 hair styling stations.
    • Five nail tables.
    • Two pedicure stations.
    • Two facial rooms.

    Your time in the salon can include:

    • Working in the dispensary.
    • Managing the front desk.
    • Servicing clients in the nail or facial rooms.
    • Providing cuts, colors, highlights, relaxers, permanent waves, and more at a salon station.

    Whatever role you're in at The Salon at Remington, you'll be a part of an upbeat, friendly, and professional team that provides salon services to people in the Columbia community.