1114 Eastchester Drive
High Point, NC 27265
The Fila Academy proudly celebrates over 30 years history of training tomorrow's spa and salon professionals in their craft. At their twin locations in Glen Burnie, near Baltimore, MD, and High Point, NC, Fila nurtures the careers of the next generation of beauty practitioners, aided by state-of-the-art equipment and an expert faculty. Its reputation for professional excellence was recently recognized by Modern Salon's First Chair Magazine with the award of '2008 1st Runner-Up School of the Year.'
The beauty industry offers bright job prospects, and the US Department of Labor forecasts above average growth in overall employment for personal appearance workers. Life as a salon or spa professional is a fascinating career for those who enjoy working with different people and can bring great job satisfaction. If you have a passion for hair design or skin care, Fila Academy offers you the opportunity to develop your expertise in a fun and dynamic environment.
This program can be completed full time during the day in as little as eight months, or on a part time basis in the evenings in just 15 months and there are multiple enrollment opportunities during the year at Fila's Maryland campus.
After graduation and licensing, students have a wide range of job placement possibilities, whether as salon professionals, business managers and owners, manufacturing representatives or industry consultants.
This comprehensive course involves 600 hours of study that can be taken full or part time as students' schedules permit, and can be completed in as little as 16 weeks. The curriculum incorporates a study of classic techniques and European-style treatments as well as a grounding in emerging procedures and products, and students acquire associated knowledge such as aromatherapy and the holistic approach to wellness.
Skin care professionals also enjoy multiple employment possibilities in salons and spas, as make-up artists, in retail settings and many other fields such as health care or manufacturing.
Fila Academy seeks to provide students with the skills they need to make a success of their future career, and faculty members take the role of 'career coaches' as they offer guidance and mentorship to their students.
Fila also aims to promote the widest possible access to its career training. Advisors are ready to help prospective students identify the financial assistance that is right for them, whether in the form of a scholarship, loan or grant.
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