Full Specialist Program

500 Clock Hours

Objective

To gain information and knowledge on the uses of professional manicuring implements, supplies, procedures in shaping, polishing nail arts and extension. To use the materials and equipment required in giving facial massage treatment using oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations to properly protect the client from significant damage and to describe chemicals, implements and techniques used in hair removal.

Upon completion of the program, meeting all course requirements and Financial Obligations the student shall receive a diploma and qualify for Florida State
Full Specialist License.

Description

This program is a combination of the Nail Tech and Skin Care Program and is designed to prepare a student for a Career Opportunity as a Full Specialist. This program instructs students in skin and nail practices and state law related to the profession. In addition to classroom theory, the student performs skin and nail services.

Instructional Methods

The theory portion of Full Specialty 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 such as hand out, video/DVD, flash cards,

Discussion small group, debates, lecture, role playing, guided and assisted reading

12 + 12 =

COURSES

Course Curriculum

FS01 HIV/AIDS

Students will learn the origin, transmission and prevention of HIV/AID required by Florida Statute.

FS03 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, sanitation, sterilization, and infection control, as well as sterilization rules, regulations, and procedures to prevent the spread of disease.

FS05 MANICURE

Students will learn all the abilities of a manicurist, proper use of implements and material used when doing a manicure.

FS07 TIPS WITH OVERLAY

Students will learn how to extend the natural nail artificially by using tips, buffing, applying nail glue, placing the tips and filling.

FS09 NAIL WRAPS & MENDING

Students will learn to wrap nails with the four types of wraps and how to repair natural nails.

FS11 ARTIFICIAL NAIL REMOVAL

Students will learn the proper procedure to removing acrylic nails.

FS13 POLISH & NAIL ART

Students will learn the creative part of nail painting, from what supplies to use to the applicant. Application of nail tapes, gems and foil is studied and practiced. The use of air brush for decoration is reviewed.

FS15 ANATOMY & MASSAGE MANIPULATION

The study and understanding the bones, muscles and nerves of the face and neck. Means of manipulation of the face to maintain muscle tone and increase circulation. Using the correct products for the skin.

FS17 CHEMISTRY & PROPER USE OF PRODUCTS

Students will learn the composition of cosmetics. Effect of chemistry of cosmetics on the skin, safety of cosmetics and skin preparation

FS19 MAKE-UP APPLICATION & COSMETIC TREATMENTS

The students will learn the correct application of makeup, how to use the color wheel, day wear make-up, evening make-up and procedures for eye lash application, lash and brow tinting.

FS20 ELECTRICITY, LIGHTING & MAGNIFICATION

Student will learn polarity and current flow, measurements of electricity and safety precautions, set-up uses and maintenance of electric devises. 

FS22 SALON MANAGEMENT

Students will be introduced to the proper salon organization, bookkeeping, taxes requirement, employee hiring, type of insurance, appointments, site selection and telephone techniques.

FS02 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.

FS04 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

This course teaches professionalism in the work force. Personal improvement, client confidentiality and honesty is also taught.

FS06 PEDICURE

Students will learn the basic procedure when conducting a pedicure, equipment, implements and materials.

FS08 SCULPTING

The students are taught how to create and extension using only the acrylic liquid. Students lean the precautions and proper procedure to sculpting nails in different types of nail beds. Supplies and chemistry of acrylic nails.

FS10 NAIL CAPPING & FILL INS

Students will learn how to maintain the artificial nail using the acrylic to fill in between the new growth area of the nail

FS12 NAIL THEORY, DISORDERS & DISEASES OF THE NAIL

Students will learn and study about the structure of the nail. The technical terms, the parts of the nail, defining the types of disorders and handling customer with nail disorders.

FS14 SKIN THEORY, BASIC DERMATOLOGY, DISORDERS & DISEASES

Students will be instructed in the knowledge of skin disorders, diseases, analysis and treatment of these disorders. Before performing services or selecting products, the client’s skin type and conditions must be analyzed, and appropriate treatment determined. This course includes the study of the structure and composition of the tissue as well as the study of function of the skin. Students will be instructed in the effects that each service performed will have on the client’s skin.

FS16 CONSULTATIONS

Student will learn how to handle a consultation in person or by telephone.

FS18 HAIR REMOVAL BODY WAXING & BROW SHAPING

Student will learn three methods of hair removal, tweezing, waxing and chemical depilatories, sugaring. Safety of waxing and chemical depilatories.

FS21 FACIAL TECHNIQUES& CONTRAINDICATIONS

The basic facial treatment protocol is studied in this course including the general routine and alternate methods depending on the client’s needs. Students will practice applications of all subjects taught on fellow students and clients. Facials, manual and mechanical, including masks, packs or treatments which must be performed on a variety of skin types including normal, dry, combination, problem and mature skin. Students will be instructed in preparing the client pre- and post-treatment.

FS23 SALON RETAIL

Students will learn product knowledge, storage, and inventory display, inventory pricing and retail sales

 (TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS AND SERVICES) Hours 500    Services 145

PROGRAM BREAKDOWN BY COURSE
Clock Hours
Services
COS01 HIV/AIDS
4
COS02 Florida Law
15
COS03 Bacteriology, Sanitation, Sterilization& Hygiene
20
COS04 Hair and Scalp Treatment
65
45
COS05 Draping, Shampoo and Rinsing
65
50
COS06 Hair Cutting/Shaping
200
75
COS07 Hair Styling
410
300
COS08 Chemical relaxing/Straightening and Waving
135
65
COS09 Hair Coloring
115
45
COS10 Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Extensions
76
20
COS11 Facials, Make-Up and Hair Removal
70
20
COS12 Ethics and Salon Management
25