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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:

10 Disinfection and Sanitation
40 Water and Oil manicures
20 Complete Pedicures
80 Acrylic: Liquid and Powder Brush on nails
60 Nail Tips
40 Nail Wraps and repairs
Subject of Technical Instruction

Course Description Min. Hours of Technical Instruction
1 The Cosmetology Act and the Rules and Regulation 10
2 Cosmetology Chemistry related to manicuring practices (shall include the chemical composition and purpose of nail care preparations). 10
3 Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances (shall include training in chemicals and health establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B). 15
4 Disinfection and Sanitation (shall include 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 should be emphasized through-out the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment). 10
5 Bacteriology, anatomy, and physiology. 10
6 Water and Oil Manicures, including hand and arm massage. 15
7 Complete Pedicure, including foot and ankle massage. 10
8 Application of Artificial Nails,
(a) Acrylic: Liquid and Powder Brush-Ons 15
(b) Nail Tips 10
(c) Nail wraps and repairs 05
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100 HOUR MAX OF ADDITIONAL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT MATTER:

Salon Management, 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 Manicurist field.

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 Bridges Beauty College Campus:

16515 Mojave Dr. Victorville, CA 92395

Graduation Requirements

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.

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 a Victor Valley Beauty College 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

  • 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 of the course is scheduled to be completed, (200 hours)
The point of the course is scheduled to be completed, (400 hours)

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%.

ACADEMIC GRADING

100% - 95% A… Superior Performance GPA 4 4 Points - A
94% - 85% B... Above Average GPA 3 3 Points - B
84% - 75% C... Average GPA 2 2 Points - C
74% - 65% D... Unsatisfactory GPA 1 1 Points - D
64% - 00 % F... Fail GPA 0 0 Points - F