Cosmetology – Diploma Program
CIP CODE 12.0401
SOC Code 39.5012
Clock Hours: 1600
Program Length in Months: 16 months
Day & Evening Classes*: 64 Weeks
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
If you want a comprehensive education in hair, skin, and nails, and are eager to learn the art of hair design, then consider cosmetology at Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy! You can learn the hows and whys behind the techniques used in the beauty industry. Our program covers the 1600 clock hours required by the state of California to become a licensed cosmetologist. You can learn chemical straightening, cutting, bleaching, coloring, facials (manual and electrical), eyebrows, makeup application, manicures, acrylic nails, health, safety, sanitation, and much more.
We cover the state required amount of time for technical and practical instruction in a variety of ways. Our students can participate in internal and external competitions, field trips to exotic places, and guest speaker demonstrations.
Our primary goals is to provide a thorough education that prepares students to sit for the state exam. We provide an outstanding facility, experienced and competent instructors, and a curriculum developed through years of experience and expertise.
We have designed our program to help students develop good workmanship, orderly performance, safety, hygiene, professional care of commercial products, professional attitudes, and the ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner in a variety of settings.
Technical instruction and practical operations shall include:
|SUBJECT||MINIMUM REQUIRED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION
|MINIMUM REQUIRED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS|
|Barbering & Cosmo. Act & Board Rules and Regs||20||–|
|Health & Safety/Hazardous Substance||20||–|
|Theory of Electricity in Cosmetology||5||–|
|Disinfection and Sanitation||20||10|
|Bacteriology, Anatomy and Physiology||15||–|
|Wet Hair Styling||35||200|
|Thermal Hair Styling||30||30|
|Hair Coloring and Bleaching||60||50|
|Scalp & Hair Treatments||5||20|
|Eyebrow Arching & Hair Removal||10||15|
|Water and Oil Manicuring||5||15|
|Artificial Nail Tips||10||50|
|Nail Wraps and Repairs||5||20|
|Press & Curl||10||–|
|Acrylic Liquid and Powder Brush-Ons||50||–|
|Additional Classes||100 (maximum)||–|
When a student has completed the 1600 hours, the required theory hours and practical operations in the Cosmetology course with a GPA of “C” (75%) or better, he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation. All institutional charges must be paid in full prior to graduation.
Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy is one of the participates and is approved to offer the following United States Department Of Education Federal Student Aid Programs: Federal PELL Grant Program; Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Program; Federal Parental Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) Program; and the Federal Direct Student Loan Program.