Cosmetology & Spa Services


Cosmetology & Spa Services

Instructor: Laurie Darfler-Sweeney

PROGRAM LENGTH:

  • 1000 Hours
  • 2-Year Program for NYS Licensure, Summer School
  • 2½ * CTE Credits Per Year
  • Total of 3½ * Credits issued per year
  • 1 Credit CTE Math for a 2 Year Program
  • 1 Credit CTE Science for a 2 Year Program

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Students will learn all aspects of the personal enhancement field and acquire skills in hair care, chemical services and styling, nail care and art, facial and skin care, and business practices. Jobs are plentiful in this field in our region and a state-of-the-art salon prepares students to be successful after graduation. Students are required to complete 1,000 hours, and pass the New York State written and practical exam to be licensed in New York State as a cosmetologist. This program gives students the opportunity to log the required 1,000 hours and gain the knowledge and practical experience necessary to be succesful on the state examination.

UNITS OF INSTRUCTION :

JUNIOR YEAR

  • Manicures
  • Waxing Procedures
  • Pedicures
  • Hair Styling
  • Finger Waving
  • Permanent Waxing
  • Nail Extension (gel overlays, acrylics)
  • Hair Coloring
  • Conditioning Treatments
  • Hair Cutting

SENIOR YEAR

  • Facial Treatments
  • Back Facials
  • Hair Cutting
  • Make-up Analysis
  • Hair Shaping & Styling
  • Chemical Relaxing
  • Spa Services
  • Salon Management Training
  • State Board Testing Review

OPTIONAL COSMETOLOGY PROGRAMS

Nail Speciality - A 250-hour course in professional level nail treatments, nail art, artificial nails, pedicure, paraffin waxing treatment and manicures.

 

SKILL BASE NECESSARY FOR ENTRANCE INTO THE PROGRAM

Recommended - Tenth Grade Reading and Writing Levels

Articulation Agreements  (subject to change)

Herkimer County Community College: - BU 238 Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

Paul Smith’s College: - Entrepreneurship 232 (3 credits)          

Bryant & Stratton College: - BUSS 100 Business Principles (3 credits