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Cosmetology

Career Cluster: Human Services 

Florida Department of Education Curriculum Framework | Gainful Employment Disclosure | Brochure – English Folleto – Español

Purpose

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment.

Students completing the Cosmetology program are prepared for employment as licensed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists (SOC 39-5012). Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Cosmetology license.

The content includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida Cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the cosmetology/nails specialist/facial specialist and the related chemistry, bacteriology, anatomy, physiology, art of make-up, and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of cosmetology, nails specialist, and facials specialist occupations.

This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the cosmetology industry; planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying technological principles, labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues.

Certificate Of Completion

A certificate of completion is issued to program completers who obtain all Occupational Completion Points (OCP’s), pass the basic skills requirements for the program, and pass the Florida State Board of Cosmetology issued exam.

Course Number: CSP0009
Occupational Completion Point: A
Grooming And Salon Services Core, Facials And Nails – 225 Hours – SOC Code 39-5012

01.0 Identify career opportunities.
02.0 Demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.
03.0 Employ safe, sanitary, and efficient work practices.
04.0 Demonstrate language arts knowledge and skills.
05.0 Demonstrate mathematics knowledge and skills.
06.0 Demonstrate science knowledge and skills.
07.0 Explain the importance of employability skills and entrepreneurship skills.
08.0 Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills needed to accomplish team goals and objectives.
09.0 Demonstrate personal money-management concepts, procedures, and strategies.
10.0 Describe the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.
11.0 Describe the roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment.
12.0 Use information technology tools.
13.0 Solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation.
14.0 Use oral and written communication skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas.
15.0 Demonstrate the practice of performing manicures, pedicures, and apply artificial nails/nail wraps identifying the proper procedure and application of chemicals.
16.0 Perform facials, manipulation and related massage, make-up, hair removal, and artificial lash application. Identify the proper chemical to be prescribed using an understanding of the chemistry that affects the nails and skin. Demonstrate proper procedure and application of chemicals.

Course Number: COS0002
Occupational Completion Point: A
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, And Cosmetologists – 300 Hours – SOC Code 39-5012

17.0 Identify shampoo/hair conditioners and scalp treatments.
– Evaluate scalp and hair needs by analysis, demonstrating an awareness of diseases and disorders.
– Communicate an understanding of the chemical compositions and reactions of shampoos, conditioners, and rinses with water and each other.
– Demonstrate an understanding of electrical current, transfer of energy, and how it affects the skin. Demonstrate application of shampoo, manipulations, and rinsing.

18.0 Identify and perform hair shaping (cutting).
– Identify and analyze spheres and dimensional shapes using visualization.
Illustrate ways in which geometric shapes can be combined, subdivided, and changed in performing haircuts on a manikin or client.
– Communicate an understanding of factors that influence the determination of strategies necessary to meet individual client needs.

Course Number: COS0003
Occupational Completion Point: A
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, And Cosmetologists – 375 Hours – SOC Code 39-5012

19.0 Identify and perform hairstyles.
– Identify and analyze spheres and dimensional shapes using visualization.
– Illustrate ways in which geometric shapes can be combined, subdivided, and changed in performing haircuts on a manikin or client.
– Communicate an understanding of factors that influence the determination of strategies necessary to meet individual client needs.

20.0 Identify and prepare hairpieces, wigs, and hair attachments.
– Identify and analyze spheres and dimensional shapes using visualization.
– Illustrate ways in which geometric shapes can be combined, subdivided, and changed in performing haircuts on a manikin or client.
– Communicate an understanding of factors that influence the determination of strategies necessary to meet individual client needs.

Course Number: COS0009
Occupational Completion Point: A
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, And Cosmetologists – 300 Hours – SOC Code 39-5012

21.0 Identify and perform permanent waving/reconstruction and curl/ chemical relaxing.
– Identify the proper chemical to be prescribed, and understand the way chemicals affect the hair shaft and skin.
– Be able to demonstrate proper procedure and application of chemicals.

22.0 Identify and apply temporary/semi-permanent and permanent color/bleach and specialty color techniques.
– Identify the proper chemical to be prescribed.
– Understand the chemicals that affect the hair shaft and skin and be able to describe, measure, and predict chemical reactions.
– Demonstrate proper procedures including the measurement, mixing, and application of chemicals.

Laboratory Activities

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures, tools, equipment, materials, and processes related to these occupations. Equipment and supplies should be provided to enhance hands-on experiences for students.

Basic Skills (If Applicable)

In Post-Secondary Adult Vocational (PSAV) programs offered for 450 hours or more, in accordance with Rule 6A-10.040, F.A.C., the minimum basic skills grade levels required for post-secondary adult career/technical student to complete this program are Mathematics 8, Language 8, and Reading 9. These grade level numbers correspond to a grade equivalent score obtained on a state designated basic skills examination.

Adult students with disabilities, as defined in Section 1004.02(7), Florida Statutes, may be exempted from meeting the basic skills requirements (Rule 6A-10.040). Students served in exceptional student education (except gifted) as defined in s. 1003.01(3)(a), F.S. may also be exempted from meeting the basic skills requirement. Each school district and Florida college must adopt a policy addressing procedures for exempting eligible students with disabilities from the basic skills requirement as permitted in Section 1004.91(3), F.S.

Students who possess a college degree at the Associate of Applied Science level or higher, who have completed or are exempt from the college entry-level examination, or who have passed a state, national, or industry licensure exam are exempt from meeting the basic skills requirement (Rule 6A-10.040, F.A.C.). Exemptions from the state, national, or industry licensure are limited to the certifications listed at Basic Skills (if applicable). The PSAV programs offered for 450 hours or more, in accordance with Rule 6A-10.040, F.A.C., the minimum basic skills grade levels required for post-secondary adult career/technical students to complete this program are Mathematics 8, Language 8 and Reading 9. These grade level numbers correspond to a grade equivalent score obtained on a state designated basic skills examination. Adult students with disabilities, as defined in Section 1004.02(7), Florida Statutes, may be exempted from meeting the Basic Skills requirements (Rule 6A-10.040). Students served in exceptional student education (except gifted) as defined in s. 1003.01(3)(a), F.S., may also be exempted from meeting the basic skills requirement. Each school district and Florida college must adopt a policy addressing procedures for exempting eligible students with disabilities from the basic skills requirement as permitted in Section 1004.91(3), F.S. Students who possess a college degree at the Associate of Applied Science level or higher; who have completed or are exempt from the college entry-level examination, or who have passed a state, national, or industry licensure exam are exempt from meeting the basic skills requirement (Rule 6A-10.040, F.A.C.). Exemptions from the state, national, or industry licensure are limited to the certifications listed at http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/dwdframe/rtf/basicskills-License-exempt.rtf.

Points & Grade

The following grading scale will apply to all courses within the program: 90 -100 A | 80 – 89 B | 70 – 79 C | 60 – 69 D | 59 or less F

Total Program Cost

$2.56 per Hour + Materials + Fees (In-State Career / Technical Education Program Rate)

$10.25 per Hour + Materials + Fees (Out-of-State Career / Technical Education Program Rate)