1600 Clock Hours / 50 WEEKS
CAREER ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY offers a basic Cosmetology program to individuals seeking to become licensed within the field of Hairdressing. CAREER ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY recognizes and develops an individual’s potential, thus producing qualified hairdressers invested in the concept of hair fashion.
The basic Cosmetology course is designed to introduce and guide beginner students in the areas of modern haircutting, coloring and hairdressing, as well as esthetics and manicuring. These techniques are taught to challenge students to meet the state required level of cosmetology.
Each student begins their program as a freshman the first month in the program. After four weeks of freshman training the student moves to the sophomore class. During the first two months, theory and practical sessions will entail all aspects of cosmetology in addition to basic haircutting and coloring. After successfully completing the freshman and sophomore classes, students advance to the junior class.
The Junior and Senior classes consist primarily of practical applications with clients. After approximately 1000 hours, a separate test is administered to students which include the required haircuts. Additionally, students are required to complete state board applications to prepare for the graduating senior class of the course. The graduating senior class consists of applications for state board and testing.
The normal time to complete the 1600 Hour cosmetology program for a full-time student is 50 weeks.
Please review the following requirements for program completion and admission to the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Liscencing.
CURRICULUM FOR COSMETOLOGY COURSE
The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetologist course shall consist of sixteen hundred (1600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.
For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination: practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin.
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