MANICURING CURRICULUM

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CURRICULUM FOR MANICURE COURSE CIP#12.0410

The curriculum for students enrolled in a manicurist and pedicurist course shall consist of four hundred (400) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a manicurist and pedicurist. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. Please note 40 hours are devoted to clinical/theory experience, which will include all phases of manicuring.

 

Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:

 

Minimum Specified Practical Operations

 

                                                         10     Disinfection & Sanitation         40      Water & Oil Manicures

                                                        20     Complete Pedicures                   80     Acrylic: Liquid/Powder Brush-on Nails

                                                        60     Nail Tips                                       40     Nail Wraps & Repairs

 

 

 

SUBJECT OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION & MINIMUM HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION:

  1. The Cosmetologist Act and the Rules & Regulations: 10Hrs

       (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.)

  1. Chemistry: 10Hrs
    (Shall include the chemical composition and purpose of nail care preparations.)

  2. Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances: 15Hrs
    (The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Chemistry pertaining to the practices of a manicurist including the chemical composition and purpose of nail care preparations. Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances, including training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.)

  3. Disinfection and Sanitation: 10Hrs
    (The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Sections 979 and 980. Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment, with special attention given to pedicure foot spa and basin disinfection procedures detailed in Sections 980.1, 980.2 and 980.3.)

  4. Bacteriology, Anatomy, and Physiology: 10Hrs
    (The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Bacteriology, anatomy, physiology, and nail analysis and conditions)

  5. Manicuring & Pedicuring: 15Hrs & 15Hrs
    (The subject of Manicures and Pedicures shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Water and oil manicures including hand and arm massage, complete pedicure including foot and ankle massage, application of artificial nails including liquid, gel, and powder brush-ons, nail tips, nail wraps and repairs, and nail analysis.)

  6. Application of Artifical Nails
    (A) Acrylic: Liquid and Powder Brush-ons: 15Hrs
    (B) Nail Tips: 10Hrs
    (C) Nail Wraps and Repairs: 05Hrs

  7. Additional Training: 25Hrs
    (The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record-keeping, client service record cards, seeking employment, the resume, job interview)

 

RESOURCES:

Manicuring textbook, notes from class lectures, supplemental materials handed out in classes, school library materials, and demonstrations.

LEARNING STRATEGY:

Students will read assigned chapters of the textbook and other materials in the school library. Attend scheduled theory classes, lectures, and demonstrations, prepare written procedures on service operations and perform services on another student a person or mannequin.

 

INSTRUCTORS:

As in all phases of any profession each individual has specialties within his or her training and acquired skills. Every attempt is made by the school to best utilize the special skills of each instructor to provide the best educational available. Classes are assigned and posted on the appropriate bulletin boards, the names of the Instructors giving these classes, are also posted with the classes for the students benefit.

 

 

MANICURIST PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE

1.Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California Cosmological establishments' practices.

2. Understand sterilization procedures.

3. Acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to manicuring, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed.

4. Acquire business management techniques common to manicurist.
 

SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED:

Use of proper implements relative to all manicuring, pedicuring, and artificial nails, develop the knowledge to recognize the various skin conditions and disorders, acquire knowledge of analyzing the hands and feet, prior to all services to determine any disorders and develop the knowledge of safety precautions in use of manicuring, pedicure and artificial nails.
 

ATTITUDES AND APPRECIATION'S TO BE DEVELOPED:

1. Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to manicuring. 
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 ESTHETICS AND COSMETOLOGY:

1116 San Fernando Rd. San Fernando, Ca 91340
 

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF COURSE:

Shall have satisfactorily completed Theory and Operations required by Board of Barbering & Cosmetology with an average grade of "C" (75%) or better. In addition to the BBC State Licensing agency requirements, WBC requires all Manicuring students to complete the following: Prepare a Photo Portfolio, Typed Resume and course work which includes viewing educational video's available at college.
 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete 400 Hours - Manicurist

  • *Applied effort as madated by the State of California and The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

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

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

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

  • Complete theory workbook.

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

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

  • Prepare a typed resume with cover letter.

     

     

YOUR PROGRESS IN SCHOOL AND YOUR "COURSE WORK" LISTED ABOVE 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 Manicurist will be evaluated at the following intervals:

  • The point at which 25% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (100 hours) 

  • The point at which 50% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (200 hours) 

  • The point at which 75% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (300 hours) 

  • The point at which 100% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (400 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 manicuring 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 Cosmetology State Exam with an overall average of 75%.
 

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade. An Estheticians license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Esthetician course as described above and passed the licensing exam with an overall average of 75%.

                                                      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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