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Appearance Enhancement

Course dates, times, locations, and tuitions are subject to change and may not be reflected below. 
For the most recent information, please visit https://www.esboces.org/AEV.
 

Career Training, Licensing and Certification Programs

Barbering

Barbers are in high demand! Whether you are interested in working in a traditional barbershop or executing the latest trends in a high-end salon, Eastern Suffolk BOCES Barbering program is the first step to a successful career. Cutting and styling techniques, shaving and beard designs, shampoos, rinses and conditioning treatments are just a few of the skills you will learn from our professional Barbering instructor in a state-of-the-art facility. Throughout the program, you will be provided with the valuable experience working with visiting clients in our student clinic. Successful completion of the program will prepare you to take the New York State Licensing exam.  134 classes

Additional requirements: Barbering kit information available at orientation.

AEP6000
24FA: 09/11 – 06/20 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $5,152
 

Esthetician

Beauty is BIG business! Learn how you can make money keeping your clients gorgeous! You will acquire the knowledge and skills to perform various facial and skin treatments to improve and maintain healthy skin. Our instructor is an industry leader who will prepare you to take the New York State Licensing exam so you can start your career working as a professional esthetician in a spa, laser clinic, plastic surgeon’s office, vacation resort, cruise ship or salon.   
100 classes

Additional requirements: Uniform is required. Make up kit must be purchased, information will be available at orientation.

AEP2000
24FA: 10/16 – 05/08 M/T/W/Th 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $9,328
 

Cosmetology

Are you creative? Do you like working with other people? Consider a career in Cosmetology, a career that is projected to grow 10% faster than other occupations. Prepare for the New York State Board Exams as you develop hairstyling, cutting, coloring and chemical techniques in addition to make-up, skincare and nail technology. Begin your career in the beauty industry by registering today! This course is now eligible for Federal Student Aid. Please call 631-233-4481 for more information. For information related to Federal Student Aid or Gainful Employment, please visit our Adult Education site at Cosmetology site.

Additional requirement: students are required to purchase their own cosmetology kit. Kit information available at orientation.

Full-Time Day
AEP1000 172 Classes
24FA: 09/11 – 06/17 M/T/W/Th/F 8:15 AM – 2:45 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $11,240
24FB: 09/11 – 06/17 M/T/W/Th/F 8:15 AM – 2:45 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $11,240

Part-Time Day
AEP1125 84 Classes
24FA: 11/13 – 04/02 M/T/W/Th/F 8:15 AM – 2:45 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $5,697
24FB: 11/13 – 04/02 M/T/W/Th/F 8:15 AM – 2:45 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $5,697

Part-Time Evening – Part 1
AEP1100 125 Classes
24FA: 09/11 – 05/30 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $5,697

Part-Time Evening – Part 2
AEP1120 125 Classes
24FA: 09/26 – 06/17 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $5,697


Barbering for the Licensed Cosmetologist

Prerequisite:  New York State Licensed Cosmetologist. If you are a licensed cosmetologist and have an interest in obtaining your Barbering license to expand your client base, this is the course for you.  All you need is 345 hours of theory and practical classroom time towards the 500 hours required to take the New York State Licensing Barbering exam.  You will learn all phases of men’s haircutting, beard and facial design, men’s facials, the barbering state board requirements and the latest trends in Barbering from a licensed Barber.  87 classes

AEP6010
24FA: 12/11 – 06/18 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $3,636
 

Nail Technician

Begin your career as a Nail Technician. Curriculum for this New York State Licensing program covers all phases of manicures, pedicures, artificial nail applications, nail art, and all other sanitation and sterilization procedures. Students in ESOL and GED® courses are welcome. 90 classes 24FA. 
60 classes 24FB.

Additional requirements: Uniform top required. Nail Technician kit information available at orientation.

AEP3000
24FA: 10/16 – 06/17 M/T/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: BSAEC Tuition: $2,508
24FB: 10/11 – 06/17 M/W 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $2,508
 

Waxing

This 75-hour New York State Licensed class will prepare you for a career in face and body waxing. The course will include state laws and professional requirements, physiology and histology of the skin, disorders and diseases, bacteriology, sanitation and disinfection and the removal of superfluous hair. In addition, students are required to complete a 25-hour internship. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to take the New York State written and practical exams and obtain the New York State specialty license in Waxing.  13 classes

Additional requirements: Uniform top is required.

AEP2030
24FA: 10/16 – 01/29 M 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $1,228
 

Preparation for the New York State Licensing Cosmetology Exam

Do you need to prepare for the New York State Cosmetology Licensing exam? This course is designed for individuals who have completed the required 1,000 hours for licensing. All skills for the written and practical exam will be demonstrated. You will need to bring your transcript to the Adult Education office upon registration. A manikin and review text are included in the tuition. Instruction starts NIGHT ONE so you must have your supplies and uniform on the first day of class.  10 classes

Additional requirement: Student must supply their own tools.

AEP1010
24FA: 10/10 – 01/02 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 03/12 – 05/28 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $632
 

Cosmetology Class Make Up Hours

Do you need to make up cosmetology hours in order to qualify for the New York State Cosmetology Licensing examination? Between October and June, you can make up your hours during the day or in the evening. Students MUST meet with our Cosmetology teacher for an evaluation of formal transcripts describing accumulated cosmetology hours prior to acceptance into this program. Where necessary, an entrance exam may be required. Once accepted, the appropriate module(s) and schedule(s) will be assigned.

Section A will be offered in 30-hour/1-week sessions at $621 per week for day classes. Section B will be offered in the evening in 30-hour/2-week sessions for $621. Placement in this program is contingent upon space availability in the class. 

Additional requirements: Student must supply their own tools, mannequins, and non-consumable supplies.

AEP1005
24FA: 10/16 – 06/07 M/T/W/Th/F 8:15 AM – 2:45 PM
Program Length: 5 classes (held every week)
Location: WTC and MTC

24FB: 10/16 – 06/06 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Program Length: 8 Classes (held every two weeks)
Location: MTC

Laser Hair Removal

PPrerequisite:  New York State Licensed Cosmetologist, Licensed Practical Nurse or New York State Licensed Esthetician. The laser hair removal industry generates billions of dollars in revenue each year. Learn 
how you can increase your profits by tapping into additional revenue streams. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to offer hair removal to your clients. You must register in-person at an ESBOCES Adult Education office and bring your license/certification with you. 30 hours of Instruction 

AEP2070
24FA: Day and Evening classes begin weekly.
Call (631) 286-6585 for class schedules.
Location: MTC Tuition: $2,098