Cosmetology (1500)

Course ID
CIP 12.0401
Course Length
1500 Hours
Tuition Cost
Registration Fee
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Program Objective: The purpose of this program is to prepare the student for employment as a licensed hairdresser and cosmetologist (68005457), registered nails and facial specialist.  Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully passing the Florida Cosmetology License Examination or obtaining a registration from the Board of Cosmetology.

We offer Cosmetology 1500 (300 hour increase from Florida requirement) to give Georgia residents the opportunity to attend classes in Florida and return to Georgia for the state board, which requires 1500 hours. The Course is comprised of 15 classes which provide 1500 class hours and 765 service training hours.


COS 01 – Orientation (Rules and Regulations) – Overview of school rules, policies, procedures and regulations

COS 02 – Shampoo and Rinses – Detailed instruction on the use of shampoo and chemicals for cleansing the scalp and hair in preparation for additional hair services and treatments

COS 03 – Hair – Structure of Hair – Learn and understand the growth structure and composition of the hair.

COS 04 – Hair Styling – Learn techniques to complete hair styling and finishing per the client’s request and to their satisfaction.

COS 05 – Hair Shaping – Learn basic hair cutting and shaping techniques utilizing shears, razors and clippers.

COS 06 – Hair and Scalp Treatments – Instruction on identifying hair and scalp treatments to keep hair and scalp in a healthy condition

COS 07 – Permanent Waving and Chemical Relaxing/Straightening -Detailed instruction regarding the techniques used for chemically treating the hair and re-arranging the basic structure

COS 08 – Hair Coloring and Hair Lightening – Learn the art of conducting a color service to either deposit color or lighten the original hair color – Product Chemistry (8 Hours).

COS 09 – Manicure and Pedicures – Detailed instruction on the proper care of the hands and feet and learn to identify nail disorders and sanitation.

COS 10 – Facials and Make-Up (2 Hours) – Learn skin management and treatments: Hair Removal (3 Hours), Facial Techniques, Contraindications (66 Hours), Skin Theory, Disease and Disorders of the Skin (85 Hours).  Learn skin types and conditions, cosmetic color theory and basic make up application and procedures.

COS 11-Salon Management – Learn the basic principles needed to open and operate a successful salon and salon Ethics and practices (2 Hours).

COS 12 – Sterilization, Sanitation (10 Hours) and Bacteriology, and Basics of Electricity (8 Hours) – Learn to promote good health by sanitizing implements and equipment in accordance to state regulation.

COS 13 – Florida Law and HIV/AIDS (9 Hours) – Overview of Florida Law regarding HIV/AIDS for student and client protection as well as health and economic matters.

COS 14 – Hygiene, Good Grooming and Personal Development – Learn principles of personal hygiene and wellness thru sanitary practices.

COS-15 – Compensation and Payroll Deductions – Comparison of commission vs payroll deduction employee.

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    All programs are divided into three segments, Theoretical Instruction, Practical Instruction, and Clinical instruction.

    Theory segments constitute instruction in which students learn the theory related to hairdressing, cosmetology, skin care, and nails - along with state laws. Clinical segments constitute applicable instruction in cosmetology, skin care, and nails.

    During supervised practice, students are placed in a simulated beauty salon environment under direct supervision of instructors. Students participate in group discussions, take notes, attend lectures, listen, and follow instructor direction.

    When ready, students are assigned patrons. At this point, they learn to work with the public, performing the same salon services as they will after graduation and successful passage of a state board examination.

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