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CURRICULUM FOR MANICURING/NAIL CARE COURSE CIP#12.0410 (400 HOURS)

The curriculum for students enrolled in a Manicuring/Nail Care course shall consist of four hundred (400) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a manicurist, pursuant to section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. .For the purpose of this section, technical (Theory) instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following:


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. Health & Safety Considerations : 45 hours

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 make-up, 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 MSDS.

2. Disinfection and Sanitation: 20 hours

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 disinfections 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.

3. Anatomy and Physiology: 15 hours

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

4. Hairstyling: 65 hours

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.

5. Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening: 40 hours

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.

6. Hair Coloring and Bleaching: 60 hours

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.

7. Haircutting: 20 hours

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.

8. Facials: Manual, Electric and Chemical: 25 hours

The subject of facials shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Manual facials including cleansing, scientific manipulations, pack, and masks. 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. 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.

9. Eyebrow Beautification and Make-up: 25 hours

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

10. Manicuring and Pedicuring: 10 hours

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.

11. Artificial Nails and Wraps: 25 hours

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 BV 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 Cosmetology field.

COSMETOLOGY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE

1. Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California's cosmological establishment's 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 APPRECIATIONS 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 Bridges Beauty College Campus:

16515 Mojave Dr. Victorville, CA 92395

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

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)
6. 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 of the course is scheduled to be completed, (450 hours)
The point of the course is scheduled to be completed, (900 hours)
The point of the course is scheduled to be completed, (1250 hours)
The point of the course is scheduled to be completed, (1600 hours)

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%.

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