The Academy of Beauty is an I-Train certified and approved Training Provider to qualified applicants. If you are a Displaced Worker or currently collecting Unemployment Benefits you are a qualified applicant.

If you live in the city of Santa Monica, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Inglewood, El Segundo, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Gardena, Carson, or Los Angeles AND/OR meet one of the following categories:


-Displaced workers through no fault of their own.


-Displaced homemakers (recently divorced).


-Collecting unemployment benefits (Federal or State).


-Low Income Family.


You may qualify for tuition assistance through the US Dept. of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration (ETA) job training programs to improve the employment prospect of adults, youths, and dislocated workers. Specifically, the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program aims to increase the employment, job retention, earnings and career advancement of U.S. workers. This federal program is provided through the following listed One-Stop Career Centers:


 Mar Vista/ Marina Del Rey One-Stop Business & Career Center

13160 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone: 1-310-309-6000
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm / Friday 8am – 4pm


Beach Cities South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Center

1611 S. Catalina Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 1-310-792-1300 / Fax:  1-310-792-3900 / TTY: 7-1-1
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm / Friday 8am – 4pm


Carson South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Center

3 Civic Plaza Drive / 801 E. Carson St., Carson, CA 90745
Phone: 1-310-952-1762 / Fax: 1-310-830-9516 / TTY: 7-1-1
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm / Friday Closed


Gardena South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Center

16801 South Western Avenue, Gardena, CA 90247
Phone: 1-310-217-9579 / Fax: 1-310-217-6149 / TTY: 1-310-327-3596
Hours:  Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm


Inglewood South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Center

110 South La Brea Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone: 1-310-680-3700 / Fax: 1-310-543-1730 / TTY: 1-310-316-9881
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 8am – 6pm / Friday 8am – 5pm


Please contact the One-Stop Business & Career Center nearest you to start your eligibility process so you can join the Academy of Beauty upon approval. You can also contact Tim Nguyen – Director if you have questions prior to contacting the One-Stop Career Center.

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