450 Licensure Hours. (1500 Hours Required)
This pathway introduces the cosmetology profession. Instruction is provided on the various methods of disinfection, sanitation, and safety used in the cosmetology industry. This pathway introduces various types of scalp treatments, hair and scalp structures, and hair disorders. Training is provided in a lab or classroom setting.Instruction is provided on the laws, rules and regulations and how they govern the cosmetology and barber industry. There is emphasis on the importance of salon management and the knowledge and skills necessary to build a successful business, including a focus on the importance of interpersonal skills and basic techniques in salesmanship and customer services and integrates job readiness skills and professional ethics.