School Program FAQs
A cosmetology or barber school qualifies as a Sam Villa School Partner by purchasing Sam Villa Student Kits. Sam Villa provides high-quality professional- styling tools that are durable, effective, and user-friendly. Their innovative ergonomic design are both stylish and functional. Thousands of professional stylists use these tools in their salons every day.
By purchasing Sam Villa tools, Sam Villa School Partners also receive Sam Villa's award-winning education. Included in the kit purchase price is a student seat license to SkillsUP, Powered by Sam Villa.
SkillsUP, Powered by Sam Villa, is an online education platform that provides access to over 150 video tutorials designed to help future hair professionals enhance their styling techniques beyond a licensure curriculum. Educational Catalogs include:
- SkillsUP Student Training
- Foundations of haircutting
- Face Framing
- Upstyles and Braiding
- Tool Mastery and Care
The SkillsUP platform offers time stamping, progress reports and enables easy learning path integration of all Sam Villa education.
A school can customize Sam Villa tool combinations to meet its needs and budget. Get started by requesting a Sam Villa Kit Catalog with pricing. The catalog lists several of our most popular tool packages.
Sam Villa provides the core styling tools hairstylists use every day behind the chair. We do not provide mannequins, manicure, esthetician, or color accessories.
Every month Sam Villa and Jesse Linares teach a live hour-long class tailored to the skills students crave. Topics range beyond cutting, styling, and finishing skills but also include essential skills needed for life after graduation. Every class is recorded and uploaded to SkillsUP, our digital learning platform, for permanent availability.
SkillsUP Student Training is offered exclusively to our Sam Villa Partner Schools. To see for yourself what this class can do for you and your students, we’re offering you a special invitation to attend our next SkillsUP Training. Click here to register to attend!
We guarantee your Sam Villa® tool against defects in material and workmanship for the entire duration of a student’s education at your school.
Sam Villa Kit Orders are shipped within 72 hours of order placement.