Course of study is a 1500 clock hour program that includes both practical and theory work.
Basic Training – 150 hours:
tools and their use; shampoo; understanding chemicals and use; types of hair;
sanitation; hygiene; skin diseases and conditions; anatomy and physiology;
electricity; ethics; nail technology; esthetics; eyelash extensions, tabs and strips; and the Act and this Part, including sanitary standards.
Practical Chemical Application/Hair Treatment – 500 hours:
chemical safety; permanent waving; hair coloring, tinting and bleaching; hair relaxing;
hair and scalp conditioning; shampooing, toning and rinsing.
Hair Styling/Hair Dressing – 475 hours:
cutting; thinning; shaping; trimming; application of electrical/mechanical equipment; curling;
hair treatments; blow drying.
Shop Management – 200 hours:
labor law; workers’ compensation; client relations; bookkeeping; marketing and merchandising; emergency first aid; right-to-know laws; pertinent State and local laws and rules; business ethics; sanitation; electrical devices; personal grooming and hygiene; OSHA standards relating to chemical use.
Esthetics – 85 hours:
non-therapeutic massage, excluding the scalp; nutrition and health of skin; skin analysis;
cleansing the skin; mask therapy and facial treatments; facial treatments without the aid of machines; electricity, machines and apparatus; facial treatments with the aid of machines;
hair removal, including tweezer method, depilitators, waxing and their use; professional makeup techniques, including application of eyelash extensions, tabs and strips; product knowledge as it relates to esthetics.
Nail Technology – 55 hours:
Fabric procedures; Sculpting procedures; Light cured gels; Machines or apparatus used in nail technology; Manicures; Pedicures; Hand, arm and foot massage; Other procedures as they relate to nail technology; Product knowledge as it relates to nail technology.
Electives – 35 hours