Our Programs


This 2-year program (with an option for a 3rd year) gives students opportunities to gain skills & credentials in a high demand career area. Students earn industry recognized credentials while earning hours towards the Vermont Cosmetology Licensing Exam. Students will be engaging in a wide variety of challenging and real-world projects and assignments typical of the cosmetology field, as well as collaborations with local hair salons. Some of the career opportunities are: Hairdresser/Stylist, Salon Manager/Owner, Licensing Examiner/Inspector, Manicurist, Shampooer, Skincare Specialist, Make-up Artist.

Skills USA

Southwest Tech - Course Catalog

Adults are welcome to apply for daytime technical programs. A Vermont resident adult without a high school diploma is a secondary student and is eligible for tuition to be paid by their school district. Adults with high school diplomas will be charged a tuition. Financial aid may be available. Contact the Adult Education Office at 447-3596.

Academics & Career Readiness