Course Description

The state of Illinois requires you complete 1500 hours of training and so do we.  Other schools in the area require you to complete more! Our cosmetology course consists of 1500 hours and includes all aspects of hair, skin and nails as follows:

Basic Training and General Theory in Practical Application (150 hours)-  Tools and use, shampoo chemicals and use, types of hair, anatomy & physiology, electricity and ethics.

Practical Chemical Application/Hair Treatment (500 hours)- Chemical safety, permanent waving, hair coloring, tinting & bleaching, hair relaxing, hair and scalp conditioning, shampooing, toning and rinsing.

Hairstyling/Hairdressing (475 hours)- Cutting, thinning, shaping, trimming, application of electrical & mechanical equipment/curling, hair treatments, marcelling & rules, management, OSHA relating to chemical use and Workers Compensation Act.

Shop Management (200 hours)- Sanitation, labor law, workers compensation, client relations, bookkeeping, marketing & merchandising, emergency first aid, right to know laws, state & local laws/rules, business ethics, sanitation, electrical devices, personal grooming and hygiene.

Esthetics (85 hours)- Skin structure, growth & nutrition, skin diseases & disorders, hair removal, facials, makeup application.

Nail Technology (55 hours)- Nail structure & growth, nail diseases & disorders, manicuring, pedicuring, artificial nails.

Electives (35 hours)


We know your time is of great importance to you when deciding to attend Haskana Institute of Cosmetology. You can complete our program in as little as 9 months or as long as 2 years with our flex scheduling program!

Schedules are picked on a monthly basis.  You pick the days and times to get your training that work best for you!  We don’t give you a part time and full time schedule to follow like other schools in the area.

Make your school schedule hours within these hours~

Students Only

  • Monday         2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday         9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Wednesday   —
  • Thursday      9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Friday           —
  • Saturday       8.30 am – 9:00 am

Salon Clinic Hours

  • Monday —
  • Tuesday       10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday     10:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday            9.30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday       9.30 am – 4:00 pm