Full Personal Stylist Certification Program


Become a professional Certified Personal Stylist (CPS) in our comprehensive stylist training program. The Personal Stylist Certification Program (PSCP) is delivered over 12-weeks with 8 weeks focused on learning key skills and concepts and an additional 4 weeks for completing your certification project. Each student will receive comprehensive training materials and your own personal set of the Wardrobe 911 Color System to conduct color evaluations with your clients.

Learning Objectives

Learn the essential and advanced technical skills to successfully start working as a professional Certified Personal Stylist. Not only will you have confidence in assisting clients with their style needs, at the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate and define the four main body types
  • Identify and analyze a client’s color temperature, value and saturation
  • Select and identify the appropriate neutrals and colors for an individual
  • Evaluate and guide a client in determining her style personality and mantra
  • Conduct a professional style consultation and put together a color palette for your clients
  • Guide your client into uncovering her true authentic style and identify her personal color harmonies
  • Manage a closet audit and plan a core wardrobe for your client
  • Shop for and style a client in clothing that supports her personal coloring, body type and style
  • Recommend to your clients the appropriate fabrics and discuss the care of various fibers
  • Take beautiful outfit pictures and put together professional looking style books
  • Manage your return clients and build their wardrobes effortlessly
  • Create and offer various additional services that build your business + expertise
  • Market and manage your services effectively so you can still have time for family!
  • Successfully start your business with the right tools provided

This Course is For You If…

You want to have all the knowledge and training you need to become a certified personal stylist and start your business with all the materials you need.

Course Curriculum

In addition to the curriculum, students will be receive the Certification oral exam and project guidance.

View the course map:

Textiles + Fashion

  • Fabric + Texture (includes swatch kit)
  • Fashion cycles + trends
  • Fashion design + language

Body Type Analysis

  • The 4 Body Types
  • Line and shape
  • Proportion and scale
  • Face shapes

Style Personality Analysis

  • The 6 Personalities
  • Considering Lifestyle

Intro to Personal Coloring

  • Color Theory + Analysis
  • Temperature, Value + Resonance
  • Determining Neutrals

Advanced Proportion + Fit

  • The principles of fit
  • Alterations + Tailoring
  • Petite + Plus style

Uncovering Authentic Style

  • Personal design aesthetics
  • How to best uncover your client’s true style

Advanced Color

  • The psychology of color
  • Creating personal color harmonies
  • Using the Wardrobe 911 Personal Color System
  • Conducting a professional color analysis

Wardrobe Planning + Management

  • Creating wardrobe collections
  • Wardrobe color planning
  • Building and growing your client’s wardrobe

The Style Consultation

  • Assessing client needs and goals
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Tools required

The Closet Sweep

  • Tools and techniques
  • How to conduct a successful audit
  • Outfit planning and coordination

Personal Shopping

  • Prep-work and matching the wardrobe goals to the budget
  • The preshop: the art of pulling
  • How to manage the appointment

Styling Tools + Partners

  • Taking good pictures
  • Photo tools that rock your style books
  • Your makeover network

Makeup + Grooming

  • Skincare + makeup essentials
  • Hair + grooming
  • Developing a makeover plan

Business Essentials

  • Your professional look as a stylist
  • Setting up your business
  • Managing your business finances
  • Growing and managing your business + life

Marketing Essentials for Success

  • Identify your ideal client
  • Marketing your services
  • Client relationship management

Enroll in the Program

Your choice of 3 payment plans:

  • Pay in Full: $3498 – Save $696
  • 3-mo Payment Plan: 3 payments of $1282/mo – save $352
  • 6-mo Payment Plan: 6 payments of $699/mo