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        Non Discrimination Policy
        Branford Academy does not discriminate in its employment, admission, instruction, or graduation policies on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, or ethnic origin nor does it recruit
        students already attending or admitted to another school offering programs of study. The school does not allow or tolerate discrimination of any kind, bullying, or harassment. If any student or
        staff member experiences or witnesses anyone being bullied, or harassed, they are required to report the matter to the schools director either in person, by phone or in writing so appropriate
        action can be taken.
        Admission Requirements
        Branford Academy admits as regular students those that have met the following requirements for enrollment:
        •    For all accredited course, an applicant must be at least 18 years of age. All prospective students must complete an Admissions Application, $30.00 non refundable fee is charged, and
             return it to the campus location of their choice.
        • All applications will be reviewed and approved by the campus Admissions Representative and campus Manager.
        •  Incomplete applications will not be considered for review.
        •  Applications received from an applicant with a felony conviction will be further reviewed by the schools’ owner, directors staff, and campus Admissions Representative and Manager.
        •  Submitting an application does not guarantee admission.
        •  Prospective students will be notified by Email of approval or denial of admission.
        •   Branford Academy reserves the right to approve or deny admission based on information gathered from the Admissions Application, during conversations with prospective students or
          friends and family members of prospective students (on the phone or in person), letters written by or on the behalf of a prospective student, or any other form of communication.
        •   Branford Academy teaches all courses in English only. If English is not the primary language of a prospective student, they will be required to take Admissions Exam and must pass the
          exam with a minimum of 75%.
        •    Personal Interview: Applicant must complete a personal interview with the admissions team prior to registration. The applicant shall receive and review the school catalog, and be
             given a tour of the facility.
        •    Provide Verification Documentation: Copy of High school diploma, a GED certificate, an official transcript of secondary school completion, or a state certification of home-school
             completion, and driver’s license or birth certificate. Branford Academy does not accept ATB students.
        Transfer Students will be accepted provided:
        •    The above admissions requirements are completed
        •    An official transcript of hours earned from the previous school is received and does not exceed 5 years prior to the date of application for admission to Branford Academy of Hair &
        •    A transfer student must attend a minimum of 300 hours at Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology.  Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology does NOT accept transfer hours/
             reentry students for Nail Tech and/or Eyelash Tech programs.
        •    Student was not terminated from the previous school due to drug/ alcohol and/or  unprofessional conduct . Branford Academy does NOT accept transfer students for Eyelash or
             Nail Tech programs.
        Reentry Students will be accepted provided:
        - Outstanding tuition, fees and overtime expenses are paid in advance or the student has made satisfactory arrangements’ with the Financial Aid officer.
        - Previous tuition payments will be credited to the students balance
        - Reentering students will be contracted according to the current tuition costs and will be required to pay any additional fees if applicable.
        - Pay the $150.00 Non-refundable registration fee
        State Licensing Disclaimer                     
        The state may refuse to grant a license if a student has been convicted of a crime;
        committed an act involving dishonesty, fraud, or deceit; or committed any act that, if   Cosmetology 1500 Full time 34 hrs per week, 3/4 time 27.5 per week, part time 22 per
        committed by a licentiate of the business or profession in question, would be grounds for   week
        the Department of Health to deny licensure. The Department of Health denies licensure on   Barber 1000 Full time 27.5 hours per week Part time 22 hours per week
        the grounds that the applicant made a false statement of fact required to be revealed in the   Esthetics Full time 25 hours per week. Part time 16 hours per week
        application for such license.
        Branford Academy is not responsible for students denied licensure. Students who are   Hygiene: It is important for cosmetologists/barbers to have adequate hygiene for several
        not US residents or who do not have documented authority to work in the United   reasons. The first is simply a matter of self-recommendation. It is a cosmetologist /
        States will not be eligible to apply to take the state licensure examination.   barber’s job to help others look as attractive as possible; therefore it is important for the
                                                                 cosmetologist/barber to have a neat, clean appearance. Most people would not want to go
        Important Facts about Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology Programs.   into a salon/barber shop and have someone do their hair or make-up, which clearly doesn't
        Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology offers programs in Cosmetology, Barbering,   take care of their own hair and make-up. Cosmetologist/Barbers' physical appearances are
        Esthetics, Eyelash Tech, Nail Tech and Makeup Artistry. All programs are taught in   walking references to their skill ability.
        English.                                                 In terms of cleanliness, refined personal hygiene is crucial for Cosmetologists/Barbers.
                                                                 Cosmetologists/Barbers regularly touch their clients, more so than many other professions,
        Licensing requirements:                                  so they need to keep clean as a matter of course or may spread dirt, germs, disease and
        Cosmetology, Esthetics & Barber, Nail Tech & Eye Lash Tech are clock hour programs   possibly bugs, such as lice amongst clients.
        which prepare the student for Licensing.                 Body Positioning: Cosmetologists/Barbers are required to stand about 75 percent of the
        The State of CT requires a student to have completed the eighth grade, the required hours   time. Cosmetologists/Barbers must lean forward, stoop, bend and twist. Standing and
        of instruction from a CT state approved curriculum and passed the CT State Board Written   leaning over clients is a common position when washing a client’s hair or administering a
        Exam with a minimum score of 70% in order to obtain a Cosmetology / Barbers license.   facial. The back experiences significant stress during the course of a cosmetologist's day. If
                                                                 an individual cannot stand or remain standing for long periods of time, they are unlikely to
        Reference to state regulations:    be successful as cosmetologists/Barbers because they will not be able to perform tasks
        Cosmetology requires 1500 clock hours. Barbering requires 1000 clock hours.  Esthetic   Steady Hands: A cosmetologist/Barber’s hands are frequently exposed to water and
        600 clocked hours Nail Tech 100 clocked hours & Eye Lash Tech 50 clocked hours   cleansing. Cosmetologists/Barbers work with their hands to cut hair, perform manicures
                                                                 and pedicures, make-up and other applications. To perform all these tasks successfully, the
        Currently the State of CT does not require licensing for Makeup Artistry.   cosmetologist/Barber must have the ability to control their hands and fingers at all times,
                                                                 including holding the hand very steady while cutting hair, applying makeup or other beauty
        Our programs are offered in a Day schedule (full or part-time) and Evening schedule.    treatments. A cosmetologist/Barber who cannot hold their hands steady is certain to receive
        Cosmetology & Barbering programs are full or part time day programs.   a number of complaints from incorrectly or badly performed procedures.
                                                                 Allergies: Cosmetologists/Barbers are required to handle a large number of chemicals and
        Industry Requirements:                                   use a variety of cleansing agents. If an individual is highly allergic to any of these products
        According to CT Job & Career Connection the average statewide annual income for these   or very sensitive to these sorts of items, they are unlikely to succeed in cosmetology/
        occupations                                              barbering due to their adverse physical reactions to the tools of the trade.
         Cosmetologists/Hairdressers                             Using Tools: Cosmetology/Barbering tools can cause cuts and other injuries, so it's  Standard Occupational Classification Code   important that a cosmetologist have reasonably good vision so she can handle the tools
        (SOC) 39-5012.00.                                        safely. Dexterity to grasp scissors, razors and small make-up tools is important.
         Aestheticians                                           Occupations available:                    For licensed professionals jobs include Salon/ Spa/Barbershop ownership or management,
        Standard Occupational Classification Code (SOC) 39-5094.00    Full or Part-time work as a Hairstylist, Color specialist, Barber in a Salon/Spa/Barbershop/       Chain salon, Instructor (at least two years Professional experience required), Inspectors
        Barber                                                   Other areas include: Hair,  Nail or Makeup artistry for Film ,Theater, Photography studio            or Department store, Product manufacturer Marketing or Educational Support
        Standard Occupational Code                               Representative, Manicurist, Skin care specialist.
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