South Branch Career & Technical Center

South Branch Career & Technical Center is a career technnical education center that specializes in career training for the following industries: Cosmetology. For more information about any of these programs, please reference the information below.  

South Branch Career & Technical Center is a participant in the ACE Advantage program, which provides low-cost or tuition free training options in West Virginia. Contact the school to learn more about eligible programs and additional qualifications.



Do you enjoy helping others enhance their appearance to look their best? Are you friendly, outgoing, and creative? The ACE Cosmetology program could be a perfect fit to prepare you for a career in the high-demand cosmetology field.

As an ACE Cosmetology student, you will learn hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and clientele management practices. The Cosmetology program offers you the opportunity to specialize in the areas of: Hair Styling, Nail Technology, Barbering or Aesthetics. Upon graduation, you will qualify to take the West Virginia state licensing exam to obtain a state cosmetology license. Enroll today to turn your passion for style into a rewarding career!

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401 Pierpont Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

PHONE: (304) 257-1331

*Supplementary adult learning opportunities can be found at South Branch Career & Technical Center -

**State and national certifications/licensures available where applicable.