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College Salon at our Winchester and Nicholasville Campuses
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Our cosmetology students are ready to provide hair, makeup, waxing, facials and nail services. All are supervised by a licensed cosmetologist and it helps our students fulfill their hours requirement for licensure.
Monday – Friday 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Monday – Friday - 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Monday – Friday - 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The prices are discounted.
In partnership with Bluegrass Career Services, students in every program receive career readiness training during their time with the college. Services include:
The History of the College of Technical Education
The Center for Training and Employment, now known as the College for Technical Education, was opened in February 1997 in the Woodhill Center.
In October 2000, Employment Solutions purchased the Gainesway Shopping Center at 1165 Centre Parkway.
In February 2001 the College for Technical Education, Bluegrass Career Services, and Employment Solutions Personnel relocated to the Gainesway Shopping Center.
In 2006 the College for Technical Education received its full accreditation through the Council on Occupational Education.
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We take pride in providing students with education and training that is affordable, practical and leads to employment. The faculty and staff are here to help you become successful. All we ask in return is that you do your best and that you believe in yourself!
*available to those who qualify
Making the decision to go to college can be stressful. Meeting with our Financial Aid office to discuss our various methods of payment can help you. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to establish eligibility for federal financial aid. If you qualify, funding may include Pell Grants, subsidized and unsubsidized federal student loans.
CTE utilizes a rotational admissions process, enroll today because your program may begin in as little as four weeks! The Cosmetology program may have classes starting monthly. Your class start may vary depending on class rotation and finalization of Financial Aid/Payment arrangements. Graduation ceremonies are held semi-annually.
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The College for Technical Education, at 1165 Centre Parkway, Lexington is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.