1200 Clock Hours
This program is designed to provide the individual with the basic skills to perform various cosmetology services as is done in a beauty salon and be prepared to pass the State Board Licensing Examination.
Upon completion of the program, meeting all course requirements and Financial Obligations the student shall receive a diploma.
This program instructs the students in cosmetology practices and Florida State law related to the profession.
In addition to classroom theory, the student performs cosmetology services.
The Cosmetology theory portion is designed for the instructor to review each chapter on a weekly rotating schedule and is integrated with the practical skills.
The following instructional methods are used to present theory and practical lessons. Hands on step by step practical demonstration and repetitive use / Visual aids / Hand out, Video / DVD, Flash cards, skeletons, mannequins, Discussion, small group debates, assisted reading.
Students will learn the origin, transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS required by Florida Statute, “guidelines” and principle of cleanliness and safety. The different procedures for protection against the spread of disease.
COS03 BACTERIOLOGY, SANITATION, STERILIZATION & HYGIENE
This unit will introduce the student to the various classifications of bacteria and how bacteria grow in the salon. Further, methods of health, sterilization, sanitation, and infection control, as well as sterilization rules, regulations, and procedures will be covered.
COS05 DRAPING, SHAMPOO AND RINSING
The students will learn proper hair maintenance and the objective of the wash, the frequency, the products designed for each type of condition or alteration. Students will learn the structure of the face and neck: bones, muscles, and nerves. Students will also learn effective means of manipulating the scalp to maintain muscle tone and increase blood circulation.
COS07 HAIR STYLING
Principles and techniques of hair styling are covered. Styling methods will be taught; differences in blow-drying and roller styling; types of roller sets. This unit will also cover principles and techniques of hair extensions. The differences in roller styling; blow-drying; types of roller sets; styling methods and designs.
COS09 HAIR COLORING
Principles and techniques of hair coloring are introduced. Principles of color theory; Hair color preparations, including client consultation; safety precautions for coloring; hydrogen Peroxide, special coloring; correction of coloring problems.
COS11 FACIALS MAKE UP AND HAIR REMOVAL
The student will be introduced to the principles and techniques of skin care, including facial treatments, facial manipulations; the skin and its disorders; make-up. Students will learn three methods of hair removal: Tweezing, Waxing, and Chemical depilatories. The student will also be introduced to the safety guidelines of waxing, chemical depilatories, and the proper method to shape brows.
COS02 FLORIDA LAW
The study of Florida State Laws, Rules & Regulating with an overview as they applied to Cosmetology and salon practice set by the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulations.
COS04 HAIR AND SCALP TREAMENT
This unit will introduce all basic aspects of the hair and scalp: principles, techniques, properties, growth, analysis, treatments, hair loss, etc. Hair and scalp disorders will also be examined. The students will be given the knowledge of the different products and manipulations.
COS06 HAIR CUTTING/SHAPING
Students will learn hair cutting for women, men and children, and the various hair cutting methods used in the industry. Principles and techniques of hair cutting are covered.
COS08 CHEMICAL RELAXING/STRAIGHTENING AND WAVING
The course instructs student on the effects of cosmetics and skin care products on the skin. Students will learn the composition of cosmetics and effects of product chemistry on the hair. Cosmetic chemistry will also be covered. In this unit, the student will also learn about human cells, anatomy and physiology. This course will provide information on materials used in the straightening/relaxing process and its purpose. Safety of product use will be taught as well.
COS10 MANICURE, PEDICURE AND NAIL EXTENSIONS
This unit will introduce the student to the nail care industry, including principles, techniques, implements and tools, manicure table preparation, various styles of manicure, pedicure and massages. The unit will also cover nail disorders and diseases, along with basic instruction on nail extensions (i.e., acrylics, gel, etc.).
COS12 ETHICS SALON MANAGEMENT
This course teaches professionalism in the work force. Personal improvement, client confidentiality and honesty are also taught. Students will be introduced to salon management. Emphasis will be placed on rules for professional behavior with clients, employers, and co-workers. Salon safety and professional appearance will also be covered.
(TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS AND SERVICES) Hours 1200 Services 620