COSMETOLOGY CURRICULUM

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CURRICULUM FOR COSMETOLOGY COURSE CIP#12.0401 - 1600 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 art 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. Please note 505 hours are devoted to clinic/theory experience, which shall include all phases of cosmetology.

 

Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:



Minimum Specified Practical Operations

                             

                                240          Hair Styling                                           105      Permanent Waving/Chemical Relaxing

                                  80          Hair Cutting                                            50      Hair Coloring / Bleaching

                                  40          Facials: Manual, Elec, Chem                30      Eyebrow Arching, Wax & Make Up

                                  25          Complete Manicures & Pedicures      120     Acrylic Nails, Brush-on & Repairs



 

SUBJECT OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION & MINIMUM HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION:
 
  1. The Cosmetology Act and Bureau's Rules & Regulations: 20Hrs
    (The subjects of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.)

  2. Cosmetology Chemistry: 20Hrs
    (Shall include the chemical composition and the purpose of cosmetic, nail, hair, and skin care preparations. Shall also include the elementary chemical make up, chemical skin peels, physical and chemical changes of matter.)

  3. Health & Safety Considerations: 45Hrs
    (The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Cosmetology chemistry including the chemical composition and purpose of cosmetic, nail, hair and skin care preparations. Elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels and chemical and physical changes of matter. Hazardous substances including training in chemicals and health in establishments, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, ergonomics, theory of electricity in cosmetology, bacteriology, communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and staph and Material Safety Data Sheets)

  4. Theory of Electricity in Cosmetology: 5Hrs
    (Shall include the nature of electrical current, principles of operating electrical devices, and the various safety precautions used when operating electrical equipment.)

  5. Disinfection and Sanitation: 20Hrs
    (The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Disinfection and sanitation including proper procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician, proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments. Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment)

  6. Anatomy and Physiology: 15Hrs
    (The subject of Anatomy & Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following: Human Anatomy and Physiology.

  7. Hairstyling: 65Hrs
    (The subject of Hairstyling shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb outs, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons and blower styling.

  8. Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening: 40Hrs
    (The subject of Permanent waving and chemical straightening shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, acid and alkaline permanent waving, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.)

  9. Hair Coloring and Bleaching: 60Hrs
    (The subject of hair coloring and Bleaching shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures (also including, the use of semi-permanent, demi-permanent and temporary colors): Hair analysis, predisposition and strand test, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removes.)

  10. Haircutting: 20Hrs
    (The subject of haircutting shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Use of scissors, razor (shaper), electric clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting.)

  11. Facials: Manual, Electric and Chemical: 25Hrs
    (The subject of facials shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures:
    (A) Manual Facials including cleansing, scientific manipulations, pack, and masks.
    (B) Electric Facials include the use of electric modalities, dermal lights and electric apparatus, for facials and skin care purposes; however, machines capable of producing an electric current shall not be used to stimulate so as to contract, or for the purpose of contracting, the muscles of the body or the face.
    (C) Chemical Facials include chemical skin peels packs, masks and scrubs. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, know as the epidermis, may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification. All practical operations must be performed in accordance with Section 992 regarding skin peeling.)

  12. Eyebrow Beautification and Make-up: 25Hrs
    (The subject of Eyebrow Beautification (Shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal, including the use of wax, tweezers, electric or manual, and depilatories for the removal of superfluous hair. The subject of Make-up shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Skin Analysis, Complete and Corrective Make-up, Lash and Brow Tinting, and the application of False Eyelashes.)

  13. Manicuring and Pedicuring: 10Hrs
    The subject of Manicuring and Pedicuring shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand/foot and arm/ankle massage.)

  14. Artificial Nails and Wraps: 25Hrs
    (Artificial nails including acrylic: liquid and powder brush-ons, artificial nail tips and nail wraps and repairs)



100 HOUR MAX OF ADDITIONAL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN BY THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT MATTER:

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

  1. Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to cosmetology.

  2. Possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers.

  3. Appreciate honesty and integrity.

  4. Have improved "people skills".



 

CLASSES HELD AT THE ACADEMY OF AESTHETICS AND COSMETOLOGY CAMPUS:

1116 San Fernando Rd, San Fernando, CA 91340

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REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF COURSE

Shall have completed Theory and Operations required by the Barbering and Cosmetology Program with a grade average of "C" (75%) or better.



DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS FOR COSMETOLOGY STUDENTS ONLY

In addition the the graduation, students must complete the following course work to earn an Academy of Aesthetics & Cosmetology Diploma: Complete all assignments from the Salon Skills course book, view all required educational videos, complete theory workbook, compile organized theory notebook, complete photo portfolio (minimum 10 photos) and prepare a complete functional resume with cover letter.​


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS​

  1. Complete: 1600 hours-Cosmetology
    *Applied effort as mandated by the state of California And The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

  2. Complete all, and/or over, the minimum requirements in regards to theory and operations as indicated on your weekly timecard.

  3. Pass a written and practical final test with a 75% G.P.A. or better

  4. View specified educational videos from your video list/assignment sheets, (approx. one per wk.)

  5. Complete theory workbook.

  6. Complete all (practical operations) assignment sheets prior to scheduled evaluations.

  7. Prepare a photo portfolio with at least 15 photos of your "finished" work, (on going project)

  8. Prepare a typed resume with cover letter.


YOUR PROGRESS IN SCHOOL AND YOUR "COURSE WORK" LISTED WILL BE REVIEWED DURING SCHEDULED QUARTERLY EVALUATIONS. STUDENTS WHO FAIL TO MAINTAIN SATISFACTORY PROGRESS IN THESE AREAS WILL BE PLACED ON PROBATION.
 

SAP EVALUATION POLICY

A cosmetologist will be evaluated at the following intervals:

  • The point at which 28% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (450 hour)

  • The point at which 56% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (900 hours)

  • The point at which 78% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (1250 hours)

  • The point at which 100% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (1600 hours)

  • And, the point of actual completion, or at which each additional 25% block of hours is scheduled to be completed, beyond graduation date.



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 75%.

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                                                                              ACADEMIC GRADING

                                                      100% - 90%        A… Superior Performance     GPA 4             4 Points - A

                                                       89% - 80%         B... Above Average                   GPA 3             3 Points - B 
                                                       79% - 70%         C... Average                                GPA 2             2 Points - C

                                                        69% - 60%        D... Unsatisfactory                   GPA 1              1 Points - D

                                                        59% - 00 %       F... Fail                                       GPA 0             0 Points - F




SCHOOL HOURS

Monday             9am - 5pm (Barbers)

Tuesday             9am - 9pm 
Wednesday       9am - 9
pm 
Thursday           9am - 9pm 
Friday                9am - 9pm 
Saturday            9am-3pm

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Academy of Esthetics and Cosmetology


1116 San Fernando Rd
San Fernando, Calif 91340

Phone: (818) 361-5501

Fax: (818) 361-5528

Email: academyofestheticsandcosmetology@yahoo.com

 

SERVICE HOURS

Monday         10:30am - 4pm(Barbers)

Tuesday         10:45am - 8pm
Wednesday   10:45am - 8pm
Thursday       10:45am - 8pm
Friday            10:45am - 8pm
Saturday       8:30am - 2:30pm

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