Cosmetology CIP Code 12.0401 – Competency Records The Wolverine Spa Price List and Hours of Operation Possible Careers Hairdresser, Stylist & Cosmetologist Nail Specialist Makeup Specialist Braidery Specialist Skincare Specialist Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School Potential Certifications Cosmetology License Barbicide Certification Employability: Interviewing Skill OSHA-10 Articulated Credits Local Articulation Agreements Program Overview The Cosmetology program focuses on the fundamentals of the profession. This enables students to confidently begin working with hair, skin, and nails early in their training. Technical skill development blends with applied sciences to guide them toward a successful career as a salon professional. During this three-year, 1250-hour training program, students learn hair sculpture, color application, chemical texture, and skin and nail procedures. Students study a wide variety of scientific applications, such as the chemistry of cosmetics, biology, human anatomy, and physiology. Upon completion, graduates are fully prepared to take the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology examination. Students learn the history and career opportunities of Cosmetology. Topics of study include Life Skills, Professional Image, Communicating for Success, Infection Control: Principles and Practices, Basics of Electricity, Properties of the Hair and Scalp, Principles of Hair Design, Scalp Care, Shampooing & Conditioning, Hairstyling, Braiding and Extensions, Hair Cutting, Hair Removal, Facials, Make-up, Manicuring, and Pedicuring. * Students must successfully complete the 1250 hour training program to qualify for the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology Examination. Skill Alignment Chart (Click to Expand) Educational & Physical Attributes Expectations Program Safety & Physical Considerations Ability stand for long periods of time Ability to work with strong chemical odors (breathing and skin reactions) Good hand/eye coordination Ability to work through and pass a series of self–paced occupational safety modulars Essential APTITUDES for this lab–Recommended levels Color discrimination Finger & manual dexterity Active listening, speaking skills Social perceptiveness Manual dexterity Excellent attendance Basic knowledge of Chemistry Ability to learn and understand Anatomy Reading Explain the main ideas or draw accurate conclusions after reading text Learn and apply content–specific symbols correctly Apply content–specific vocabulary correctly Identify and explain how different ideas connect throughout text Comprehend written text and apply it to understand tables, charts, and other visuals Compare & contrast information in a text Summarize information from different written resources Follow a complex multi–step procedure independently By the end of grade 10 read & comprehend technical texts independently & proficiently. Textbook: MILADY: Average grade reading level of 12.73 Writing Write different types of essays such as: informative & explanatory focused on program specific content Produce clear & coherent writing Writing accurate step–by–step instructions Accurate note–taking skills Develop and strengthen writing by brainstorming, revising, editing & rewriting Write routinely over short/long time frames for a range of tasks, purposes & audiences Use technology to produce, publish or share writing Math Levels Numbers and Operations Grade 6 – Fluency in operations with whole numbers and decimals Grade 6 – Fraction computations Grade 7 – Fraction to decimal conversion Grade 7 – Percent and ratio problems Grade 8 – Decimal to rational number (fraction) conversion Algebra 1 – Problem solving with real world units, including conversions Measurement Units: English and Metric Precision: length – 1/2 inch, volume – ml/oz Grade 6 – Unit conversion within and between measuring systems Geometric Concepts Grade 7 – Scale drawings of geometric figures Geometry – Scale models and drawings Theory Time 5 hours/week Homework 1 hour/week Lab Time 9th–11th grades: 5.5 hours/week 12th grade: 9 hours/week Tests 10 tests/quizzes per quarter Quarterly Assessments Math Literacy Assessments Industry Certifications OSHA Cosmetology State Board Exam POS Academics and Electives Recommended English & Math are a component of the DCTS program Study & Other Skills Excellent attendance Note taking skills Ability to learn a task via directions and pictures Technology Skills/Knowledge Use and navigate school–issued laptop Web navigation Email management Navigate learning management system and other instructional technology tools Database navigation Video conferencing Post–Secondary Options and Continuing Ed Post–secondary manager certification Specialized study and certification as a Massage Therapist, Esthetician, Make–up Consultant, Theatrical Make–up Artist, and specific coiffures.