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Get the skills to become a cosmetology professional!

9-Month Cosmetology Training Program in The Villages, Florida

Cosmetology professionals use their creativity, personality, and training to connect with people, and help others feel great about the way they look.

If you’re a stylish, social person interested in hair and beauty, you owe it to yourself to stop settling for less, and explore your future in cosmetology!

Become a Qualified Cosmetology Professional

The cosmetology program offered at TENAJ Salon Institute provides the hands-on training, practical salon experience, and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding beauty career — without spending years in school.

Interactive classes are led by passionate beauty professionals with years of experience in the industry.

Skills you’ll learn include:

  • Hair Color
  • Skin Care
  • Hair Cutting
  • Anatomy/Chemistry
  • Relaxing/Chemical Waving
  • Make-Up
  • Eye Lash Application
  • Hair Removal
  • Manicuring, Pedicuring
    and MORE!

As a TENAJ Salon Institute student, you’ll gain the skills to perform a wide-range of services, and will enter the industry a well-rounded beauty professional.

For detailed information on individual courses, visit the Course Descriptions page.

Advanced Learning With Real-World Experience

Cosmetology isn’t learned just only textbooks – it’s learned in the salon. As a student in our cosmetology program ,you’ll have the opportunity to work with real clients in our student salon. We receive over 2,000 client visits per month on our clinic floor!

Our program features a modern facility and Milady curriculum!

TENAJ facilities were specifically built as a beauty teaching center. The institute is a 10,000 square foot facility which includes a clinic area and features:

  • 50 hairstyling stations
  • 12 backwash shampoo stations
  • 8 manicure stations
  • 8 pedicure stations
  • Color bar
  • Dispensary
  • Waxing area
  • Consumer retail area

Under the guidance of experienced, cosmetology educators, you’ll provide clients with the same services done in high-end salons, spas, and barbershops. After gaining so much real-world experience before you even graduate, you will enter the workforce with confidence, feeling fully prepared to build your client base. 

Get The Right Tools For the Job

To be a successful cosmetology professional, you need the specialized equipment including styling combs, flat irons, hair scissors, nail brushes, sterilization trays, and more. To guarantee you start your beauty career on the right foot, as a TENAJ Salon Institute student you’ll receive a complete Cosmetology Tool Kit. This kit is yours to keep in hopes it will help launch your career.

State License

Graduates of this program are fully prepared and eligible for the Florida State Board of Cosmetology Examination to become a licensed cosmetologist and enter the beauty field. 

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

Cosmetology training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about pursuing a career you love! The TENAJ Salon Institute is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced career services professionals are happy to offer support and help you seek out employment opportunities.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Is a Creative Career in Cosmetology Right for You? Request More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in the beauty industry, and exploring whether cosmetology is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

To speak with a friendly and knowledgeable TENAJ Salon Institute admissions advisor right away, give us a call at 352-753-5511.


The TENAJ Salon Institute is accredited by:
National Accrediting Commission of
Career Arts and Sciences
4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 1300
Alexandria, Virginia 22302


The TENAJ Salon Institute is licensed by:
Florida Commission for Independent Education
License No. 3387
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400


Detailed statistical information for hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists can be found at the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics website.


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