Cosmetology

COSMETOLOGY COURSE (1,600 HOURS)
The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetologist course shall consist of sixteen hundred (1,600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the all of cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. Technical instruction means instruction given by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation shall mean actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin.

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COSMETOLOGY COURSE (1,600 HOURS) The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetologist course shall consist of sixteen hundred (1,600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the all of cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. Technical instruction means instruction given by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation shall mean actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:

MINIMUM SPECIFIED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS:
  • 10 Disinfection
  • 40 Thermal Hair Styling
  • 25 Chemical Straightening
  • 20 Hair Bleaching
  • 20 Scalp and Hair Treatments
  • 15 Electrical Facials
  • 10 Make up applications
  • 15 Water and Oil Manicures
  • 50 Liquid and Powder Brush ons
  • 20 Nail Wraps and Repairs
  • 200 Wet Hair Styling
  • 80 Permanent Waving
  • 80 Haircutting
  • 50 Hair Coloring
  • 10 Manual Facials
  • 15 Chemicals (Skin peels, masks & scrubs)
  • 20 Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal
  • 10 Complete Pedicure
  • 50 Artificial Nail Tips

ADDITIONAL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT MATER:
Salon Mgmt., communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service record cards and preparing a resume, employment development, modeling, desk and reception, and care and other subjects relating to Cosmetology field.

COSMETOLOGY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE
1. Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California’s cosmological establishments’ practices.
2. Acquire the knowledge of sanitation and sterilization as related to all phases of hair, skin, and nails.
3. Acquire knowledge of general theory relative to cosmetology including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory.
4. Acquire business management techniques common to cosmetology.

SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED:
Learn the proper use of implements relative to all cosmetology services. Acquire the knowledge of analyzing the scalp, face, and hands prior to all services to determine any disorders. You will learn the procedures and terminology used in performing all cosmetology services, learn the application of daytime and evening make-up to include the application of individual and strip eyelashes, learn the proper procedure of manicuring to include water and oil manicure and pedicuring, learn the application of brush-on nails, nail wraps, and nail tips.

ATTITUDES AND APPRECIATION’S TO BE DEVELOPED:
Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to cosmetology, possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers, appreciate honesty and integrity and have improved personality in dealings with patrons and colleagues.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF COURSE:
Shall have completed Theory and Operations required by Bureau of Barbering & Cosmetology with a grade average of ”C” (70%) or better.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Cosmetology with a GPA of “C” (70%) or better he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation. All tuition, fees, and charges must be paid in full prior to the release of final papers. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Barbering and Cosmetology Examination.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade. A Cosmetology license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Cosmetology course as described above and passed the licensing exam with an overall average of 70%.

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