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:
|SUBJECT||MINIMUM REQUIRED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION (HOURS)||MINIMUM REQUIRED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS (ACTUAL OPERATIONS – NOT HOURS)|
|1100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Dressing|
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.
Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening:
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.
Hair Coloring and Bleaching:
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 tests, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removers.
The subject of Hair Cutting shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Use of scissors, razor (shaper), electrical clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting.
|200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety|
Laws and Regulations:
The subjects of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barber and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.
SUBJECT Health and Safety Considerations:
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.
Disinfection and Sanitation:
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.
Anatomy and Physiology:
The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology.
|200 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Esthetics|
Manual, Electrical and Chemical Facials:
The subject of manual, electrical and chemical facials shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Manual Facials including cleansing, scientific manipulations, packs, and masks. Electrical Facials include the use of electrical modalities, dermal lights and electrical apparatus, for facials and skin care purposes; however, machines capable of producing an electrical current shall not be used to stimulate so as to contract, or for the purpose of contracting, the muscles of the body or face. Chemical Facials include chemical skin peels, packs, masks and scrubs. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, known 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.
Eyebrow Beautification and Make-up:
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 Makeup shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: skin analysis, complete and corrective makeup, lash and brow tinting, and the application of false eyelashes.
|100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Manicuring and Pedicuring|
Manicuring and Pedicuring:
The subject of Manicuring and Pedicuring shall include, but are not limited to, the following issues: Water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand/foot and arm/ankle massage.
Artificial Nails and Wraps:
Artificial nails including acrylic: liquid and powder brush-ons, artificial nail tips and nail wraps and repairs.
100 HOUR (MAXIMUM) ADDITIONAL TRAINING
The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, and client service records, seeking employment, the resume, job interview.
The following breakdown of technical (theory) instruction, and practical training is based on (approximate) clock hour time spent on each subject listed in the State’s published curriculum.
NOTE* TIME SPENT ON SOME OPERATIONS MAY VARY SLIGHTLY FROM CLIENT TO CLIENT AND/OR ON MANNEQUIN WORK.
COSMETOLOGY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE:
1. Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California Cosmological establishments' practices.
2. Acquire the knowledge of sanitation and disinfection procedures as related to all phases of hair, skin, and nails
3. Acquire knowledge of general theory relative to Cosmetology including anatomy, physiology, chemistry.
4. Acquire business management techniques common to Cosmetology.
SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED:
Learn the proper and safe use of implements relative to all Cosmetology operations. Acquire practice in hair, skin, and scalp, analysis for recognizing disorders and for safely performing salon services.
You will learn the procedures and terminology used in performing all Cosmetology services which include hair coloring, permanent waving, hair cutting, facials, makeup application, etc. In addition you will learn the proper procedures of manicuring and nail care and other salon services related to the Cosmetology course.
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".
The address or addresses where class sessions will be held:
Bridges Beauty College: 16515 Mojave Dr. Victorville CA 92395
Bridges Beauty College: 9170 Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Graduation Requirements and School Diploma:
Student’s requirements are to complete the required clock hours in their program of study which include theory hours and practical operations as mandated by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. To be awarded a school diploma the student is required to maintain attendance of at least 67% and Academic grade of a “C” (75%) or better, complete their theory workbook, and prepare a functional resume with cover letter, portfolio and pass a final written and practical test with a 75% or better.
Satisfactory Academic Policy (SAP)
Bridges Beauty College measures pace of clock hour progress at the point when the student’s scheduled hours for the payment period have elapsed, regardless of when the student attended them.
Evaluations for all Cosmetology students will be conducted when the student is scheduled (as per contract) to complete the following hours:
ACADEMIC - GRADING POINT GRADES FOR PRACTICAL WORK (10)
|GRADING||LETTER GRADE||DESCRIPTION||GRADE POINT|
|100% - 95%||A||Excellent||4.00|
|94% - 85%||B||Very Good||3.00|
|84% - 75%||C||Satisfactory||2.00|
|74% - 65%||D||Unsatisfactory||1.00|
|64% - 00 %||F||Fail||0.00|
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 state’s licensing exam (Practical and Written) with an overall average of 75%.
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