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Professional Hairstyling Education in Denver, Colorado

Students at the Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes campus in Denver, Colorado, can pursue their dreams of becoming professional stylists, colorists, or hair designers. Our hairstyling program offers the 1,200 hours of training required for licensure, covering everything from color theory and product analysis to business ethics and safe work practices. You will learn a wide variety of cutting and styling techniques and develop valuable business skills that will help you throughout your career. Learn more about our hairstyling program in Denver, Colorado.

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Program Overview: What You’ll Learn

Want to express your creativity through the artistry of hairstyling? The hairstyling program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes gives students the foundational knowledge and technical training to be successful. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the state practical and theory examinations required by Colorado’s Office of Barber & Cosmetology Licensure.

Your hairstyling education will blend lectures and group study with practical experience and one-on-one coaching. The program will cover the following topics:

  • Product knowledge and analysis
  • Disinfection and sanitation
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Hair design and styling techniques
  • Chemical texture services
  • Color theory and techniques

We strive to prepare students for the business side of the industry, too, by covering concepts like ethics, time management, communication, and team building.

Career Education That Fits Your Schedule

Students in the hairstyling program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes can choose a traditional on-campus program or a hybrid learning option that blends onsite classes and distance learning. With the ability to learn virtually, you can pursue your educational goals even if you’re working around a busy schedule. Multiple program start dates are available and students can graduate in less than one year.

Get to Know Our Denver Campus

As the capital of Colorado and one of the largest cities in the United States, Denver is a great place to launch your beauty career. With arts, music, major sports teams, and a bustling downtown, the city is filled with young people thanks to its many colleges and universities. Our three-story campus building is located in downtown Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District and is close to parks, restaurants, and shops. You’ll find modern classrooms, our student salon and spa, a resource library, a student lounge, and our onsite retail center for Aveda’s all-natural, vegan product lines. Other programs offered at our Denver campus include:

As a student at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, you can participate in world-class industry experiences before you graduate. Our students have opportunities to participate in Fashion Week in New York or London by supporting the Aveda hair and makeup teams that get high-fashion models ready for the runway. Or you can apply to participate in the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), which are considered the Oscars of the beauty industry. Finally, we offer study abroad opportunities so students can experience the beauty industry through the lens of a different culture.

Our goal is to give you professional development opportunities that help you stand out from the competition when you apply for that first job after graduation. Students in the hairstyling program can go on to careers such as:

  • Salon stylist
  • Fashion show stylist
  • Beauty blogger or influencer
  • Colorist
  • Hair designer
  • Salon manager
  • Salon owner

Regardless of the career path you choose, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

This program offers 1,200 hours of training. You must complete all hours to be eligible for licensure as a hairstylist in Colorado. The following resources are available to learn more.

You can also view our consumer information for course catalogs, instructor information, textbook lists, and more.

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, we believe a beauty education should be accessible to all. Our team of Dream Makers is here to provide information on how to pay for hairstylist school, including grants, loans, scholarships, and in-house financing. We are happy to walk you through the financial aid process and answer any questions you may have. Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

Tour Our Denver Campus Today

Ready to take the next step? Our Dream Makers are standing by to help you apply to the hairstyling program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. Our campus in Denver, Colorado, is ideally located to help students prepare for careers in the beauty and wellness industry. For more information about enrollment or to schedule a campus tour, contact us today.

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