AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
• The Accra Girls’ Vocational Institute is established to prepare students for a better life with a three year comprehensive practical training in very useful trades and skills.
• It seeks to provide sound practical training in womanhood.
• It also seeks to impart to her students sound moral and spiritual values.
• The Institute aims at inculcating in the students a high sense of civic responsibility through community participation in its activities.

COURSE DURATION:
The Hairdressing and Cosmetology course is of three academic years duration and covers academic subjects laid down by the NATIONAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (N V T I) GHANA EDUCATION SERVICE (G E S) AND NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICIAN EXAMINATIONS (NABPTEX)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Interested Girls must have at least Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) or SHSCE – Senior High School Certificate Examinations or WASSCE.

INFORMATION: The academic year runs as follows: 1ST TERM SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2ND TERM JANUARY - APRIL 3RD TERM MAY - JULY

Examinations
1ST YEAR: Internal Examinations for all students.
2ND YEAR: Students sit both practical and core subjects examination (NVTI foundation) in the second year.
3RD YEAR: In the third year, students sit NVTI certificate 1, G E S certificate 2 and NABPTEX examinations.

Course Content
The following are subjects taught:
• PERSONAL HYGIENE
• INTEGRATED SCIENCE
• PEDICURE
• SALON HYGIENE
• ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS
• MANICURE
• FIRST AID
• MATHEMATICS
• FACIAL
• RECEPTION
• SOCIAL STUDIES
• MAKE UP • HAIR SCIENCE
• COMPUTER STUDIES
• EYE LASH BEAUTIFICATION • HAIR THEORY
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE
• EYE BROW BEAUTIFICATION
• HAIR PRACTICAL
• NAIL EXTENSION (TECHNICIAN)
A FEE once paid is not refundable. Fees in this department have been subsidized to encourage more girls to pursue technical course. FEES ……………………... GH¢
TUITION ……………………... 250.00
ADMISSION ……………………... 100.00
LODGING ……………………... 150.00
EQUIPMENT ……………………... 25.00
BREAKAGES ……………………... 20.00
FIRST AID ……………………... 10.00
SPORTS/ENTERTAINMENT ……………………... 10.00
DEMONSTRATION ……………………... 45.00
COMPUTER STUDIES ……………………... 50.00
EXAMINATION ……………………... 30.00
TOTAL : 690.00
TOTAL DAY FEES : 540.00
TOTAL LODGING FEES : 690.00


REGULATION FOR THE PAYMENT OF SCHOOL FEES
1. Fees are paid termly either in advance or at beginning of the term.
2. Where pupils will be absent for a full academic year and parents wish places kept, fees must be paid in full for the period of absence: otherwise pupils will be considered as new entrants and admitted when a vacancy occurs on payment of a new admission fee.
3. A term’s written notice is required on withdrawal. If no such notice is given, a term’s fees must be paid in lieu thereof. Exception to this rule may be made at the discretion of the Principal if withdrawal is made necessary by unforeseen circumstances; in any case, written notice must be given as soon as plans are known.
4. Fees once paid are not refundable in the event of a pupil being expelled or in any other circumstances.
5. The Directors of the school reserves the right to raise the scale of fees during the course of the school year.

ITEMS TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE SCHOOL
2 UNIFORMS
2 SCHOOL CRESTS
1 OVERALL
1 CEREMONIAL DRESS
1 SCHOOL T – SHIRT

BOOKS TO BE PURCHASED BY STUDENT
RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOKS
ENGLISH FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS - AKI-OLA
SALONOVATIONS’ BEAUTIFUL BLACK STYLES - LOUISE COTTER
MILADY STAN DARD COSMETOLOGY - MILADY
HAIRDRESSING THE FOUNDATIONS - LEO PALLADINO
MILADY’S HAIR COLOURING TECHNIC - LOUISE COTTER
AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN HAIRDRESSING - SANDRA GITTENS

ALL STUDENTS (BOTH DAY & BOARDERS)
FULL BLACK SHOE FOR CLASSES
P.E. KIT (WHITE T-SHIRT & GREEN SHORTS) FOR SPORTING ACTIVITIES

NOTE BOOKS:
Specimen Book
1 Big Note book No.3
2 Exercise books No. 1

KIT - (ITEMS TO BE PROVIDED BY STUDENTS) :
Equipment
1 LARGE MIRROR
1 HAND DRYER
2 MANNEQUINS
1 WASHING BASIN
*1 HOOD DRYER

Products
2 POWDERS
1 HAIR SPRAY
1 STYLING GEL
SETTING LOTION (1/2GALLON)
INSTANT CONDITIONER (1 GALLON)
1 POMADE (HAIRDRESS)
*1 CURLY KIT
*1 RELAXER
*1 NEUTRALIZING SHAMPOO
1 CONDITIONER (DEEP PENETRATING CRÈME)

Materials
3 FACE TOWELS:
(SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE)
3 MESH
COTTON WOOL

Tools
2 RAT TAIL COMBS
4 PINS (ASSORTED)
2 TINT BRUSHES
1 MIXING BOWL
60 (EACH) MAGNETIC ROLLERS (ALL SIZES)
60 (EACH) BRUSH ROLLERS (ALL SIZES)
2 SCISSORS (THINNING & CUTTING SHEARS)
SET OF HAND GLOVES
1 MANICURE SET
1 PEDICURE SET
1 FACE SHIELD
1 (EACH) SET OF COMBS:
I. RAKE COMB
II. TOOTH COMB
III. SHAMPOO COMB
IV. AFRO COMB
1 PEDAL BRUSH
*1 THERMAL IRON (STRAIGHTENER)

*PLEASE NOTE THAT ITEMS MARKED * ARE NEEDED FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS AND FOR EXAMINATIONS PURPOSES ONLY

BOARDERS ONLY
1 TRUNK
1 PRESSING IRON
1 PILLOW
1 MATTRESS
4 HANDKERCHIEVES
2 HOUSE DRESSES (BLUE CHECK)
2 WHITE BEDSPREAD
MOSQUITO NET
2 BLANKETS
2 WHITE DRESSES (FOR CHURCH SERVICE)
2 PILLOW CASES
1 CUP

NB:
BLUE CHECK (HOUSE DRESS) CAN BE SOWN AT THE SCHOOL AT GH¢.......................................... BLUE CHECK DRESS SOWN MUST BE SLEEVELESS, SQUARE NECK, GATHERS AT THE WAIST WITH BELT. WHITE DRESS FOR CHURCH SERVICE CAN BE SOWN IN ANY STYLE BUT MUST BE WHITE AND DECENT.
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