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873000 
Cosmetology I 873000
Grades 10-11 Credits: 3
 
Prerequisite: Competitive Application Process
 
The first year of Cosmetology is a semester course and introduces students to the basics of shampooing and hairstyling, scalp treatments, hair cutting, finger waving, pin curling, roller techniques, chemical relaxing, permanent waving, make-up, wig care, and Manicuring and pedicuring. Related subjects include public health, personal hygiene, bacteriology, and salon management. Regular attendance is essential for success in this course.
Passing the State Board Examination after Cosmetology III is required to be employed as a licensed cosmetologist.
 
Lab fees apply. (Kit fee as of 9/2015 is $185)
 
 

 
874000 
Cosmetology II 874000
Grades 10-11 Credits: 3
 
Prerequisite: Cosmetology I
 
Cosmetology II is a semester-long course. Students are taught the advanced skills necessary to develop job entry requirements as a cosmetologist by performing the services expected in a professional salon environment. Advanced skills include hair cutting; chemical texture services; hair coloring, lightening, special effects hair color services and color removal application; hairstyling; thermal waving and pressing; artificial nail applications; facials; and waxing services. Students also attain training in salesmanship, salon management and ownership, product knowledge, and public relations. Human anatomy and physiology, chemistry and electricity, histology diseases and disorders of the scalp, skin, and nails are also covered. Regular attendance is essential for completion of the required competencies needed for the State Board Exam.
Students may sit for the State Board Examination at the conclusion of Cosmetology III.
 
Lab fees apply.
 
 

 
874500 
Cosmetology III 874500
Grades 11-12 Credits: 3
 
Prerequisite: Cosmetology II
 
In this advanced course, students build on their theoretical foundation of general sciences and practices in cosmetology to increase proficiency in hair cutting and styling on live models, with attention to professionalism, client consultation, safety, and infection control. Students are trained in safe chemical processes related to chemical texture services and advanced hair coloring techniques. They also develop artistic skills with wigs and hair additions. In addition, students learn to care for skin, hands, and feet, developing experience in providing facials, manicures, pedicures, and nail enhancements. An advanced business management unit focuses on managing the salon. Competency completion prepares the student for the Virginia State Licensing Exam.
Students can combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position or internship with continuing supervision throughout the school year.

 

Lab and licensing fees apply.

 

In order to take the State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Examination, a student must successfully complete the program AND perform the required number of competencies in the lab AND present a U.S. Government-issued identification at the time of the Board exam. Passing the State Board Examination is required to be employed as a licensed cosmetologist.

Licensing Exam fee as of 9/2015 is $170.

 
 
 
 
873000
Cosmetology I

Grades 11-12

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Competitive Application Process

The first year of Cosmetology introduces students to the basics of shampooing and hairstyling, scalp treatments, hair cutting, finger waving, pin curling, roller techniques, chemical relaxing, permanent waving, hair coloring, facials, make-up, wig care, and manicuring. Related subjects include public health, personal hygiene, bacteriology, and salon management. Regular attendance is essential for success in this course. Students are required to purchase a cosmetology kit which includes items needed for the two-year program. Lab Fees apply. (Kit fee as of 9/2015 is $185)

In order to take the State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Examination, a student must successfully complete the program AND perform the required number of competencies in the lab AND present a U.S. Government-issued identification at the time of the Board exam. Passing the State Board Examination is required to be employed as a licensed cosmetologist.

Licensing Exam fee as of 9/2015 is $170.


874000

Cosmetology II

Grade 12 or Post-Graduate

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Cosmetology I

Students are taught the advanced skills necessary to develop job entry requirements as a cosmetologist by performing the services expected in a professional salon environment. Advanced skills include hair cutting; chemical texture services; hair coloring, lightening, special effects hair color services and color removal application; hairstyling; thermal waving and pressing; artificial nail applications; and waxing services. Students also attain training in salesmanship, salon management and ownership, product knowledge, and public relations. Human anatomy and physiology, chemistry and electricity, diseases and disorders of the scalp, skin, and nails are also covered. Regular attendance is essential for completion of the required competencies needed for the State Board Exam. Students are expected to sit for the State Board Examination at the conclusion of Cosmetology II.

In order to take the State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Examination, a student must successfully complete the program AND perform the required number of competencies in the lab AND present a U.S. Government-issued identification at the time of the Board exam. Passing the State Board Examination is required to be employed as a licensed cosmetologist.

Licensing Exam fee as of 9/2015 is $170.

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