Cosmetology course of study is a 1500 clocked hour program of training. Each of the subjects listed below will be covered in theory and practical work.
1. Basic Training:
150 hours of classroom instruction in general theory and practical application shall be provided that shall include a minimum of the following subject areas: 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 and esthetics.
2. Practical Chemical Application/Hair Treatment:
500 hours of instruction, which shall be a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience, shall be provided in the following subject areas: Chemical safety, permanent waving, hair coloring, tinting and bleaching, hair relaxing, hair and scalp conditioning, shampooing, toning and rinsing.
3. Hair Styling/ Hair dressing:
475 hours of instruction in hair styling, this shall be a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience, and shall be provided in the following subject areas: cutting, thinning, shaping, trimming, and application of electrical/mechanical equipment, curling, hair treatments, and marcelling.
4. Shop Management, Sanitation and Interpersonal Relations:
200 hours of classroom instruction shall be provided in the following subject areas: labor law, worker’s compensation, bookkeeping, marketing and merchandising, emergency first aid, right-to know laws, pertinent state and local laws and rules, business ethics, sanitation, electrical devices, and personal grooming and hygiene.
85 hours of instructions shall be provided.
6. Nail Technology:
55 hours of instruction shall be provided.