Cosmetology CIP Code12.0401 – Competency RecordsPossible CareersHairdresser, Stylist & CosmetologistNail SpecialistMakeup SpecialistBraidery SpecialistSkincare SpecialistVocational Education Teachers, PostsecondaryCareer/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary SchoolPotential CertificationsCosmetology LicenseBarbicide CertificationEmployability: Interviewing SkillOSHA-10 Instructor: Ms. ClaywellProgram OverviewThe 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 AttributesExpectationsProgram Safety & Physical ConsiderationsAbility stand for long periods of timeAbility to work with strong chemical odors (breathing and skin reactions)Good hand/eye coordinationAbility to work through and pass a series of self–paced occupational safety modularsEssential APTITUDES for this lab–Recommended levelsColor discriminationFinger & manual dexterityActive listening, speaking skillsSocial perceptivenessManual dexterityExcellent attendanceBasic knowledge of ChemistryAbility to learn and understand AnatomyReading Explain the main ideas or draw accurate conclusions after reading textLearn and apply content–specific symbols correctlyApply content–specific vocabulary correctlyIdentify and explain how different ideas connect throughout textComprehend written text and apply it to understand tables, charts, and other visualsCompare & contrast information in a textSummarize information from different written resourcesFollow a complex multi–step procedure independentlyBy the end of grade 10 read & comprehend technical texts independently & proficiently.Textbook: MILADY: Average grade reading level of 12.73WritingWrite different types of essays such as: informative & explanatory focused on program specific contentProduce clear & coherent writingWriting accurate step–by–step instructionsAccurate note–taking skillsDevelop and strengthen writing by brainstorming, revising, editing & rewritingWrite routinely over short/long time frames for a range of tasks, purposes & audiencesUse technology to produce, publish or share writingMath LevelsNumbers and OperationsGrade 6 – Fluency in operations with whole numbers and decimalsGrade 6 – Fraction computationsGrade 7 – Fraction to decimal conversionGrade 7 – Percent and ratio problemsGrade 8 – Decimal to rational number (fraction) conversionAlgebra 1 – Problem solving with real world units, including conversionsMeasurementUnits: English and Metric Precision: length – 1/2 inch, volume – ml/ozGrade 6 – Unit conversion within and between measuring systemsGeometric ConceptsGrade 7 – Scale drawings of geometric figuresGeometry – Scale models and drawingsTheory Time5 hours/weekHomework1 hour/weekLab Time9th–11th grades: 5.5 hours/week12th grade: 9 hours/weekTests10 tests/quizzes per quarterQuarterly AssessmentsMath Literacy AssessmentsIndustry CertificationsOSHACosmetology State Board ExamPOS Academics and Electives RecommendedEnglish & Math are a component of the DCTS programStudy & Other SkillsExcellent attendanceNote taking skillsAbility to learn a task via directions and picturesTechnology Skills/KnowledgeUse and navigate school–issued laptopWeb navigationEmail managementNavigate learning management system and other instructional technology toolsDatabase navigationVideo conferencingPost–Secondary Options and Continuing EdPost–secondary manager certificationSpecialized study and certification as a Massage Therapist, Esthetician, Make–up Consultant, Theatrical Make–up Artist, and specific coiffures.