Bitterroot School Of Cosmetology

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Cosmetology

Cosmetology

NAME OF COURSE: Cosmetology
Description of Course: All phases of Cosmetology, 1500 Clock Hours.
Course Goals:

  • Our goals are to prepare today’s students to become tomorrow’s successful and influential professionals by teaching a high level curriculum in the cosmetology arts, and sciences field.
  • Pass the Montana State Written and Practical Cosmetology Examination for Licensure.

TOPIC: HAIR CUTTING – 155 HOURS

Objectives:

  • Know how to hold hair-cutting tools properly.
  • Know when and how to use various hair cutting tools. ( Shears, razors, clippers, tapering shears and blenders)
  • Know men’s clipper cutting techniques and how to outline men’s cuts with an edger razor.
  • Learn various methods of planning and sectioning haircuts.
  • Know how to establish length and design lines.
  • Know how to elevate the haircut for high, medium, low under and reverse elevation.
  • Know how to taper hair. (Shallow, medium and deep.)
  • Be able to read clients hair growth direction.
  • Know how to cut a straight line in the hair with shears, clippers and edger.
  • Know how to slither hair with shears.
  • Know how to use blending shears.
  • Learn how to communicate with patron and determine the desired style and their needs.
  • Learn how to communicate with patron and determine the desired style and their needs.
  • Know that hair cutting and shaping is the foundation for the hairstyle.
  • Know safety precautions for shaping and cutting.

TOPIC: CHEMICAL SERVICES – 395 HOURS

Objectives:

  • Know how to wrap a perm rod perfectly.
  • Know how to section hair for various permanent waves.
  • Know how to prepare the strand for no-stem, half-stem, and full stem perm wraps.
  • Able to recognize different hair textures, hair density and hair porosity.
  • Know how to read a permanent wave rod.
  • Know how to do a split wrap.
  • Know how to do a spiral wrap.
  • Know how to do a rod transfer perm.
  • Know the difference between acid and alkaline perm and how to do both perms.
  • Know chemistry pertaining to permanent waving.
  • Know how to protect client during permanent waving service.
  • Know record keeping for permanent waving.
  • Know safety rules for permanent waving.
  • Know various reasons for tinting, bleaches and dyes.
  • Know various products used for tinting, bleaches and dyes. How they are applied and used.
  • Know hair coloring triangle CO-ED-CO program.
  • Know color levels from dark to light colors.
  • Know how to select proper color for client.
  • Know how to give a patch test.
  • Know hair color definitions.
  • Learn frosting, tipping and streaking methods.
  • Know record keeping for tints, bleaches, and dyes.
  • Know safety precautions for tints, bleaches and dyes. 23) Sodium Hydroxide.

TOPIC: HAIRSTYLING – 195 HOURS

Objectives:

  • Successfully complete and master CO-ED-CO Hairdressing for Beginners program.
  • Complete and master Hairdressers Skills and Designs CO-ED-CO program.
  • Learn wet setting techniques.
  • Learn dry setting techniques (Iron and air waving).
  • Learn CO-ED-CO five steps on the comb-out.
  • Know various products used in hair styling, how they are applied and the effect they have on hair.
  • Know safety rules for hair styling.
  • Know how to drape a patron.
  • Know how to give a shampoo manipulation
  • Know proper rinsing techniques.
  • Product knowledge- Know various shampoos, rinse and conditioning products, how they are applied and their effect on the hair and scalp.
  • Be able to recognize various scalp disorders.
  • Know how to apply professional scalp manipulations.
  • Know safety precautions for shampooing, rinsing and scalp treatments.

TOPIC: MANICURING – 95 HOURS

Objectives:

  • Know implements and cosmetics used in manicuring.
  • Know how to prepare a manicure table.
  • Know basic procedure for manicuring.
  • Know basic procedure for pedicures.
  • Know how to apply and prepare nail tips.
  • Know how to apple acrylic, gel and silk wraps.
  • Know how to give arm, hand and foot massage.
  • Know safety and sanitary procedures for manicuring.

TOPIC: FACIALS, COSMETIC, CHEMISTRY, ELECTRICITY, WAXING – 110

Objectives:

  • Lean hair structure and chemistry simplified (Milady Text).
  • Know basic electricity pertaining to cosmetology.

TOPIC: SALON MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS METHODS -115 HOURS

Objectives:

  • Know cosmetology code of ethical conduct.
  • Learn how to maintain a professional attitude.
  • Learn well, sound, selling techniques, and methods.
  • Know and practice good personal grooming habits.

TOPIC: SANITATION – 60 HOURS

TOPIC: SCHOOL DISCRETION – 375 HOURS

Objectives: This portion of the curriculum will provide students with a high level of practical experience.

Instructional Methods

The course will be taught using a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, small groups, demonstrations, handouts/worksheets, practical applications, etc.

REFERENCES

Books
  • Milady Standard Textbook of Cosmetology
  • Milady Standard Theory Workbook
  • CO-ED-CO Student Work book
  • Montana Cosmetology Law Book
Periodicals:
  • Modern Salon
  • Nail Pro
  • Behind the chair
Visual aids:
  • TV and VCR

 

SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM

THEORY PRACTICAL
92-100%
83-91%
75-82%
Below 75%
A
B
C
F
Excellent
Good
Satisfactory
Failing
92-100 Excellent
83-91 Good
75-82 Satisfactory
Below 75 Fail/Unsatisfactory