This cosmetology program consists of intensive practice and lecture designed to prepare our students to take the Virginia State Board of Cosmetology examination for licensure. Student who have completed this program successfully are eligible to take the state board examination and become a licensed cosmetologist, salon manager, and/or cosmetic technician or school instructor.
Cosmetology is an approved program in Virginia. Students are eligible to sit for board-approved examination for licensure upon completion of this program. The pprogram incorporates 1,500 hours of rigorous, practical, and technical training based on the most innovative curriculums in the industry. This program prepares students to become a beauty professional through hands-on training in hair and nail design, basic makeup artistry and product, retail and marketing strategy.
• Interest in cosmetology industry is rising along with the expansion of the value of personal beauty and wellness.
• In order to obtain a license in Cosmetology, Barbering or Nail Technology in the state of Virginia, individuals must complete the requirements. Cosmetology-related services are required hiring cosmetology experts who possess the license.
• Employment of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue over the coming decade.
Program Length: 90 weeks
Total Hours: 1,500 hours
|Introduction to History of Cosmetology
Bacteriology, Sterilization, and Sanitation
Anatomy and Physiology
Skin and Nail Composition
Freshman Lab and Practice I
Hair Structure and Chemistry
Principles of Hair Design
Shampooing, Rinsing, and Conditioning
Freshman Lab and Practice II
Intermediate Lab and Practice I
Intermediate Clinic I
Placement of Artificial Hair
Intermediate Lab and Practice II
Intermediate Clinic II
Bleaching and Tinting
Skin Diseases and Disorders
Intermediate Lab and Practice III
Intermediate Clinic III
Facials and Makeup I & II
Manicuring and Pedicuring I & II
Senior Lab and Practice I
Senior Clinic I
Finger Waving, Skip waving, and pencil waving
Job seeking skills
Professional Ethics and Salon Management
Senior Lab and Practice II
Senior Clinic II
|▶ Total Required Clock Hours 1,500|