As you push open the double doors to the 10,000-square-foot facility of The Salon Professional Academy in The Villages, you are greeted by a group of professionals dressed to the nines in all black, hair impeccably styled and makeup looking flawless. You admire the people getting pampered with pedicures and envy the luxurious scalp massage someone is receiving with their shampoo. You are surrounded by high energy and passionate, motivated people. For a second, you forget where you are; all the beauty and excitement has distracted you. Welcome to The Salon Professional Academy, where the beauty industry standard is set.
The Salon Professional Academy in The Villages offers a cosmetology program that can be completed in just 10 short months. With classes starting monthly and three schedule options, enrolling is easier than ever.
Through Milady curriculum, students are in a classroom the first five weeks of school to learn the foundation of cosmetology. They then advance to the clinic floor where they begin working hands on with guests and taking clients of their own.
An average of 2,000 guests walk through the door monthly, all of them ready and willing for students to put their skills to the test. While students are encouraged to build a clientele and a rapport with their clients, the clinic floor is still a classroom and each guest is a learning experience. This 10-month, hands-on experience leaves graduates of The Salon Professional Academy confident and ready to take on whatever avenue of cosmetology they pursue.
Whether you want to work behind the chair in the salon or behind the scenes in editorial work and fashion shows, The Salon Professional Academy in The Villages has the technology, expertise and enthusiasm to help you attain it. They are constantly bringing in outside educators like Redken’s Bridal Expert and Tearsheet Founder Giovanni Giuntoli and Rodrick Samuels, Andis Educator and platform artist, to name a few.
Students are trained to use Schwarzkopf professional color and participate in advanced workshops with Schwarzkopf regional educators and platform artists. Furthermore, its educators continue their education and training to ensure they keep up with the trends. The Salon Professional Academy also emphasizes the equally important business-building side of cosmetology, ensuring success and instilling ambition in all students.
The Salon Professional Academy
11915 County Road 103
The Villages, FL 32162