Dog grooming is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing careers. Are you interested in making dog
grooming a career? This course is designed to prepare you to obtain your Suffolk County Dog Grooming
License. Our professional grooming instructor will share their expertise in a learning environment
that combines theory and practical skills. The program includes basic grooming techniques, breed
recognition, first aid, flea and tick evaluation and treatment, skin disorder identification, and clipping
and scissor techniques. A 30-hour internship is necessary for the completion of this course. Student is
responsible to secure internship. 45 classes ASC1020
A: 10/02 – 04/02 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $1,750
B: 10/02 – 04/02 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: WTC Tuition: $1,750 A current tetanus vaccination is required.
If you love working with animals, take the first step towards your new career and learn how to become a
veterinary assistant. You will have the opportunity to combine theory and practical skills while studying
veterinary terminology, surgical preparation, post-operative care, small and large animal nursing
and animal first aid. You will be introduced to holistic methods such as animal nutrition, preventive
and alternative medicine. You will have the opportunity to arrange your own 20-hour externship and
complete hands-on training in a veterinary hospital under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian.
61 classes ASC1000
A: 09/17 – 06/05 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
B: 09/20 – 05/23 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
C: 09/17 – 06/05 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $2,465 Additional requirements: uniform purchase is required and current tetanus vaccination is recommended.
Barbers are in high demand! Whether you are interested in working in a traditional barbershop or executing the latest trends in a high-end salon, Eastern Suffolk BOCES Barbering program is the first step to a successful career. Cutting and styling techniques, shaving and beard designs, shampoos, rinses and conditioning treatments are just a few of the skills you will learn from our professional Barbering instructor in a state-of-the-art facility. Throughout the program, you will be provided with valuable experience working with visiting clients in our student clinic. Successful completion of the program will prepare you to take the New York State Licensing exam. 134 classes
A: 09/17 – 06/20 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $4,665
Additional requirement: students are required to purchase their own barbering kit.
Are you creative? Do you like working with other people? Consider a career in Cosmetology, a career that is projected to grow 10% faster than other occupations. Prepare for the New York State Board Exams as you develop hairstyling, cutting, coloring and chemical techniques in addition to make-up and skin care and nail technology. Begin your career in the beauty industry by registering today! This course is now eligible for federal student aid. Please call 233- 4450 for more information.