Cosmetology is offered at the college’s to prepare students for the licensing examination by the Board of Cosmetology for the State of Illinois only. Additionally, our college’s provide every opportunity for the student to gain entry level skills for the professional cosmetology job market. The world opportunities include stylist, esthetician, publishing, nail technician, salon owner, retail specialist, make up artist, competition champion, sales distributor, Instructor, and education specialist. The possibilities are endless.
Instructor Training is offered to prepare the Instructor Trainee for the Licensing Examination required by the State of Illinois Board of Cosmetology. This also allows the Instructor Trainee to gain sufficient skills required for employment as a Cosmetology Instructor or Nail Technology Instructor. Other job opportunities include educational director, school owner, or admissions director.
Innovations Design Academy’s mission is to provide a positive atmosphere to educate, motivate and prepare students for a career in the cosmetology industry.
Innovations Design Academy meets or exceeds the requirements established by Illinois licensing authorities. The state of the art facilities and equipment provided by Innovations Design Academy emulate a true salon setting.
Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. The schools include a large handicapped accessible clinic and reception area, as well as classrooms for both practical and theory instruction.
All classrooms are equipped to include power point, DVD, and online instructional aides. The remaining space is occupied by administrative offices, student lounge, restrooms, and a laundry area.
Canton Location (Main Location)
125 E. Locust Street, Canton, Illinois 61520.
Ample parking for students and clinical patrons is provided. Clients may park in the parking lot to the east of the building; all students are expected to park in the city parking lot located on 1st Avenue.
Macomb Location (Branch Location)
214 E. Washington Street, Macomb, Illinois 61455.
Ample parking for students and clinical patrons is provided. Clients may park in the parking lot to the North of the building; all students are expected to park in the city parking lot to the south of the building.
STUDENT TO TEACHER RATIO
The maximum student to teacher ratio at Innovations is twenty-five (25) students per one (1) instructor.
Graduation Rate = 69.57% (69.57% of all students who enter the programs complete them)
Licensure Rate = 86.67% (86.67% of all students who graduate from Innovations Design Academy pass the state boards and receive their license to practice)
Placement Rate = 75% (75% of all students who receive their their license are working in the cosmetology industry)