Cosmetology 1550 Course

Cosmetology Course Description

The primary purpose of the Cosmetology Course is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to pass the State Board examination and for competency in job entry-level positions in Cosmetology or related career field.

COSMETOLOGY COURSE OBJECTIVES: 1550 Hours (52 Weeks)

Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:

    1. Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence.
    2. Practice proper grooming and effective communications skills and visual poise.
    3. Understand employer employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for      value received.
    4. Perform the basic manipulative skills including hair styling, shaping, bleaching, tinting, chemical reformation, scalp/hair conditioning, facials, manicures, pedicures and nail extensions.
    5. Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper makeup, hairstyle, and color application for the client's best overall look.
    6. Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.

The state of Minnesota requires the students to have 1550 hours.

COSMETOLOGY COURSE HOURS: 1550 (52 WEEKS)   

THEORY & PRACTICAL

HOURS

PRACTICAL

EXPERIENCES

UNIT DESCRIPTION

10

0

STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS

75

200

INFECTION CONTROL: Health, Sanitation, Disinfection, Sterilization, Chemical Agents, Bacterial Growth, Products, Procedures

75

300

SHAMPOOING:  Principles of Cleansing the Hair

100

150

SCALP AND HAIR CONDITIONING: Principles and Techniques of Treatments and Disorders of the Hair and Scalp and Related Chemistry

200

75

HAIR DESIGN SHAPING: Principles and Techniques of Sectioning, Removing Length or Bulk with Razor, Scissors, Clippers, Shears

200

60

CHEMICAL HAIR CONTROL: Principles and Techniques of Sectioning, Wrapping, Processing, Curling, and Relaxing (a minimum of 6 Hair Relaxing procedures required)

150

50

HAIR COLORING: Principles and Techniques of Temporary, Semi-Permanent, Permanent Colors, Bleaching, Tinting, Toning, Frosting, Special Effects, Problems

250

300

HAIR STYLING: Principles and Techniques of Wet Styling, Blow Drying and Waving, Finger Waving, Hair Pressing, Wigs, Braiding, and Hair Pieces

250

140

FACIALS AND MAKEUP: : Principles and Techniques of Skin Chemical Procedures, Theory of Massage, Facial Treatments, Cosmetic Application, Eyelashes, Hair Removal, Light Therapy

200

50

MANICURES:  Principles and Techniques of Massage, Manicuring, Pedicuring, and Advanced Nail Techniques (a minimum of 10 artificial nails 3 must be sculptured)

40

0

CAREER AND BUSINESS SUCCESS SKILLS: Fundamentals of Business Management, Licensing Requirements, Compensation Packages, Payroll Deductions, Communications, Human Relations

1550

1325 Minimum

TOTAL

The above hour requirements must be met by each student in each category in order for the earned hours to be accepted by the state licensing board for examination.

Avalon School of Cosmetology
1428 North McMillan Street
Worthington, MN 56187
507-372-2344
info@avaloncosmetologyschool.com
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