cosmetology

Cosmetology –Diploma Program

Program Duration-1600 Clock hours

Program Length-12 months to 24 months

SOC Code 39-5012

Instruction Offered in English & Spanish

COSMETOLOGY CURRICULUM DESCRIPTION

Completing 1600 hours of applied effort and the following technical and operational requirements, a student will learn the art and science of cosmetology which includes hair cutting, hair styling, hair coloring, chemical services, skin care and nail care. Graduates, once licensed, can secure positions as a hairstylist, chemical specialist, color specialist, make-up artist, skin care or manicuring specialist. Successful graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to pass the required California State Board examination for Cosmetology licensure.

COURSE GOALS

Knowledge of State Board Rules and Regulations, laws, and other administrative requirements of cosmetology practices. Assimilation of knowledge in hair chemistry, principles of electricity as they apply to Cosmetology and principles of hair design and styling, hair enhancements, nail care, skin care, hair change, and hair color. Demonstrations by students that they have met all the state behavioral objectives prescribed for the course preparatory to state licensor examinations.

PROGRAM FORMAT

We cover the state required amount of time for technical and practical instruction in a variety of ways. Our students can participate in competitions, field trips and guest speaker demonstrations. In addition to exam preparation, our technical classes on salon management and rules and regulations will help prepare the students for joining the work force. 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The program has been designed to teach key fundamentals in cosmetology procedures, techniques, methods, applications, safety, hygiene and commercial products and supplies. The course consists of both technical and practical classes. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. The classes are designed to promote self-esteem, appropriate employer/employee relations, effective communication skills, professional manner in variety of setting and prepare students to pass the State Board exam and enter the job market.

MAJOR SEGMENTS OF COURSE CONTENT:

Required by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology in preparation to take the licensing exam:

SUBJECT

Minimum Hours of Technical Instruction

Minimum Practical Operations (do not equal hours)

     

Cos. Act. Rules & Reg’ s, Law


20

N/A

     

Cosmetology Chemistry


20

N/A

    

 Health & Safety/Hazardous


45

N/A

     

Substances


45

N/A

     

Electricity


5

N/A

    

Disinfection/Sanitation


20

20

  

Anatomy/Physiology


35

N/A

   

Wet & Thermal Hairstyling


105

240

     

Permanent Waving


20

60

   

Chemical Straightening


20

25

     

Hair Cutting


20

80

     

Hair Coloring/Bleaching


60

70

 

Scalp & Hair Treatments


5

20


Facials-manual


15

10


Facials-electrical


10

15


Chemical Facials


15

15


Eyebrow Arching & Hair Removal


10

20


Make up


15

10


Manicuring


5

15


Pedicuring


5

10


Artificial Nails


10

50 nails


Liquid& Powder Brush-on


10

50 nails


Nail tip


10

50 nails


Nail wraps& Repairs nails


5

20 nails


Additional Training


100

N/A




585 (Theory Hours)

1,015 (Practical Hours)

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A student who completes the 1600 hours, program required hours and operations with a cumulative score of 70% or better, have paid all financial obligations and completes the Graduate Exit Survey, s/he will be awarded a diploma certifying graduation and Proof of Training for State Licensure.

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