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The primary objective of the cosmetology program and curriculum is to prepare students for the State Licensing Examination to become a Licensed Cosmetologist, and to provide the appropriate training and hands-on practice necessary for the students to become competent professionals. After completing the necessary credit hours and services, the students will receive a Diploma stating that they have satisfactorily completed the course and will be registered to take the State Exam to become a Licensed Cosmetologist. Note: Graduates will not be able to practice Cosmetology until they have passed the State licensing examination.
This program has been created to provide a formation in Cosmetology that complies with the requirements established by the governmental organizations. It is also designed to train the students in the skills required by cosmetologists in their beginning level which includes: professional development, ecology, anatomy, physiology, electricity, chemistry and the salon business. All services for the hair such as theory and hair care, design decisions, cuts, procedures, styles, wigs, extensions, chemical textures and hair color. Manicure and pedicure services are also included as well as the study of the skin, theory, care, hair removal and make-up.
BUSINESS SKILLS/ PROFESSIONAL IMAGE
The objective of this course is to describe the basic principles needed to plan and operate a salon as a successful business; to learn to apply for and fill out employment applications, study lease terms and negotiations, describe the legal forms of ownership, become aware of insurance needs, understand the basic accounting principles of business, understand techniques for interviewing prospective employees and techniques of filling out employment applications. The students will also learn to select and have a good image that will reflect their personal style and will express their confidence in their profession and respect towards others.
SANITATION / DISINFECTION
Students will learn that one of the most important aspects of proper sanitation is the cleanliness of all instruments and work areas. The habits the students form in this aspect will be very important, as they will affect the health and well being of the clients and themselves. The proper procedures to follow for the sanitation and cleanliness of the work environment are part of the chapter entitled “Bacteriology”, which is the science that deals with microorganisms.
HAIR SHAPING / CUTTING
Hair design decisions are based on the consideration of the facial proportions, consultations with the client and the students’ understanding of style compositions. Hair styling design follows the same basic artistic concepts as any other form or art, only it’s applied to the hair. The three principal elements are form, texture and color. In creating and completing a design, none of these elements should be ignored.
SCALP TREATMENTS AND HAIR CARE RINSES
The students will learn to define the theory of hair formation, growth, structure, parting and color. In addition, the students will learn the techniques of services such as washing, massages, hair care and evaluating common problems such as hair loss, dandruff etc. The students will be given the knowledge of the different products and manipulations. There are legal rules and regulations in place for the practice of cosmetology (code of ethics). Ethics is described as the philosophical study of moral values, rules and principles depicting what is right and wrong concerning proper conduct in business. Proper etiquette will ensure that your clients, coworkers and superiors will come to appreciate you and will treat you the same way. This way of conduct will take you very far and will help enormously in your success.
The students will receive a detailed description from their instructor of the functions and objectives of each instrument such as: razors, perm rods, setting rollers, scissors, thinning shears, electric clippers etc.
The students will learn to define the theory of hair formation, growth, structure, parting and color. In addition, the students will learn the techniques of services such as washing, massages, hair care and evaluating common problems such as hair loss, dandruff etc. The students will be given the knowledge of the different products and manipulations
SHAMPOOING AND RINSES
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, the infectious diseases, manipulations, rules and regulations, water’s chemical composition, shampoos and the procedures to follow with different types of chemicals. This is a very satisfactory service for the client as long as it is done with professionalism.
As professionals, we will ensure that the students comprehend the individual needs of each client based on their age, personality and lifestyle and learn to use these aspects to work with the natural or artificial texture and the disposition of each client’s hair. A particular hairstyle for a certain individual may become their most descriptive characteristic, marking their personality and proclaiming their identity.
This chapter will cover three important parts of hair styling: the styling of wet hair, the styling of short hair and the styling of long hair. These techniques include symmetry and proportions, and the use of hand held hair dryers, brushes, curling irons, finger styling, rollers, braids, etc.
We will ensure that the students at the end of this chapter will be capable of defining color and its laws as well as identify the natural level, tones and intensity of the hair. Additional considerations will be given to texture, diameter and porosity of the hair due to the fact that these will influence greatly in the absorption of the color and the timing of the procedure.
The students will also be trained in the technique of coloring of the hair and the categories of different products. They will also become familiar with other techniques associated with hair coloring such as highlights, consultation with the client, promotions and sale of services, discoloration terminology and problem of discoloration of the hair and its solutions. In theend, all these techniques will make the student a solicited and highly qualified stylist.
CHEMICAL RELAXING/STRAIGHTENING AND CHEMICAL WAVING
Our goal in this chapter is for the students to learn how to explain and demonstrate the theory and the fundamental procedures associated with a perm and the creation of a curl. This is a chapter where the chemical aspects are translated into the student ability to create a perm or to straighten the hair for a client. This technique produces great chemical changes in the hair that will offer new options for haircuts and styles for the client. The students will be capable of identifying the different types of perms, the chemical contents of each, and the methods of application as well as different methods of hair curling, positions and patterns for perms, rinses, the different categories of curls and their advantages and the general elements necessary for the job.
This program is designed in accordance with the regulations and requirements of the State of Florida to obtain the license of “Facial Specialist.” In this program, the students will learn to define the composition, function, types of skin, the difference between skin disorders and skin disease, and the steps to follow during a facial treatment, including massage, makeup application and hair removal.
In this chapter the students will learn the theory of nails and to describe the structure, growth, diseases and conditions associated with the nail and to explain and demonstrate learned services for the care of artificial nails such as prevention of infections. The students will also learn pedicure and massage techniques.
STATE BOARD TEST PREP
In this chapter the students will prepare for the state board examination. The student will review previous chapters and take practice tests.
The students will learn to establish and describe the different types of property, structure, function and requirements necessary to run a successful business. The laws that govern the activities of all cosmetologists as set forthby the cosmetology society and its composition. The difference between cosmetologists and specialists. The requirements for license renewal. The penalties for different infractions. The security and health requirements of a beauty salon and, in general, all the laws and rules established by the cosmetology board in the State of Florida.
AIDS / HIV
The students will be required to complete the AIDS / HIV four (4) hour program and pass an examination before graduating. The school will provide this program or the student may obtain it in another center that is approved by the State of Florida. The subject to be completed in this program covers the difference between HIV and AIDS.
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