Blake Austin Beauty Academy1679 E. Monte Vista Avenue
Vacaville, CA 95688
Discover the Blake Austin Difference!
Blake Austin Beauty Academy is centrally located in Solano County in Vacaville at the beautiful Nut Tree shopping and dining complex. We are locally owned and operated, so you can expect a positive, comfortable environment–promoting a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, and mature atmosphere. Our programs are designed to reflect real-world, hands-on training for today's career opportunities.
Our classrooms, professional instructors and training facility will provide you will the quality education you need to receive the maximum benefit from training. The spacious classrooms are furnished with real world, state-of-the-art equipment and you will receive the latest in techniques and training. We offer many features that make our school unique among educational and career training institutions. All of our programs go above and beyond State requirements to offer you the best in training and job placement and to date have boast extremely high pass rates. We offer to you our committed best. On behalf of the entire staff, our wish for you is freedom, empowerment and success. We stand behind and support our mission to provide you with - Exceptional Education for Today's Careers.
Our Cosmetology Program, is designed to educate students and train them above and beyond the State requirements to become a valuable employee or go as far as you want to take your career. The extras offered are Advanced Haircolor training, Advanced Multidimensional Color, Advanced Combination Haircuts, Nail Artistry, Fantasy and Theatrical Makeup- including airbrushing, Advanced Esthetics Techniques, Lash and Brow Training and more. Students will also prepare for the State Board exams in the study of Hairdressing, Health and Safety (Laws and Regulations, Disinfection and Sanitation, etc.), Esthetics, Manicuring and Pedicuring, along with all information needed to sit for the State Board Licensure Exam to be a licensed Cosmetologist. The program consists of 1600 hours of theory and practical training, preparing students with a solid background of practical hands-on experience directly related to the cosmetology industry.
Utilizing the most up to date modern equipment and techniques such as Microdermabrasion Training, Chemical Facial Training, Ultrasonic Training and Waxing with both strips and hard wax, The purpose of the Esthetician Program is to educate students in study of skin care through theory and practical experience. The program consists of 600 hours of technical and practical training. Upon completion the student will be prepared to sit for the State Board Licensure Exam to become a licensed Esthetician. The program is delivered through theory and practical training.
The Massage Therapy Program is designed to give the student the necessary training and skills for employment as a Massage Therapist. This instructional program prepares the individual to provide massage services in the modalities of Swedish, Sports, Myofacial Release, Shiatsu, Chair, Hydrotherapy, Pregnancy and Reflexology. Students will receive instruction on Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Medical Terminology, Nutrition, Business Management, Ethics, Kinesiology, Body Mechanics and CPR/First Aid.
All students will participate in 170 hours of supervised clinical experience in addition to 550 classroom theory and practical hours. Upon completion of the program students will be prepared and eligible to sit for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) exam to become a nationally certified Massage Therapist.
The Esthetics/Massage Therapy Combination
This Program is designed to give the student the necessary training and skills for employment as a Massage Therapist and/or Esthetician. This instructional program prepares the individual to provide massage services in the modalities of Swedish, Sports, Myofascial Release, Chair, Hydrotherapy, Pregnancy and Reflexology, students will receive instruction on Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Medical Terminology, Nutrition, Business Management, Ethics, Kinesiology, Body Mechanics and CPR/First Aid, as well as the esthetics curriculum courses in Facials, Preparation, Health & Safety, Disinfection & Sanitation, Eyebrow Beautification, Make-up and Laws & Regulations. All students will participate in 100 hours of supervised clinical experience in addition to classroom theory and practical hours in Massage and technical and practical hours in Esthetics. This provides a combined total of 1100 hours of instruction and practical experience.
Upon completion of the program students will be prepared and eligible to sit for the NCTMB exam for certification as a Massage Therapist. Graduates will also be eligible to sit for the California State Esthetician exam.
Holistic Health Practitioner
The Holistic Health Practitioner Program is designed to give the student the additional training and skills as a Massage Therapist with expanded abilities to assess the whole client in areas such as Diet & Nutrition, Exercise, Lifestyle Changes and Alternative Health Options. This instructional program prepares the individual to provide all massage services learned in the basic MT program as well as additional training in areas of Herbology, Aromatherapy, Practical Yoga, Qigong, Reiki, Clinical Massage, Advanced Nutrition and Advanced Spa Techniques.
Upon completion of the program students will be prepared and eligible to sit for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) exam to become a nationally certified Massage Therapist. Students who complete the Reiki course will be eligible for the Level II certificate as Reiki practitioners.
Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
Visit with our career Services Department for assistance in locating a job for you in your chosen field, we are happy to help you find and locate the position that is right for you. Graduates are highly desirable in salons, spas, cruise ships, hotels and resorts, for film and TV. You can take your training as far as you want to go!
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify and there are scholarships for our programs. Call one of our Enrollment Advisors now at 707-448-3100 to start your future today!
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://blakeaustincollege.
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