Cosmetology

About

Personal beauty service is recognized as a necessity by most people today, and performance of this service can be satisfactory rendered only by operators who possess the skills and knowledge of the trade and who are adept at social courtesies.  A state license is required for the practice of beauty culture, and a formal examination must be passed before this license can be obtained. State registration is required for trainees who, by their registration, become apprentices for the required 1500 clock hours of study of physiology, chemistry, math, and other technical information pertaining to the trade.  The laboratory and classroom work is supplemented by training and practical experience in accepted practices relative to the hair, scalp, skin, and nails.

The Instructor Trainee course consists of 300 hours of training.  The course consists of student teaching, lesson planning, curriculum development, record keeping, and classroom management.  Prerequisites for this program include a high school diploma.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 14 Months
Clock Hours 1,500
Class Type Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,903.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $878.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Cosmetologist 1500Diploma

Campus Locations

Greeneville Instructional Service Center
1121 Hal Henard Road
Greeneville, TN 37743

Job Duties

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 9,580

Current job openings per year: 330

Salary Range

$18,900
to
$33,900

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation
Sterilization, Bacteriology
Anatomy and Physiology
Shop Ethics and Salesmanship
State Law
Tech Foundations
Shampooing and Rinsing
Hair and Scalp Care
Hair Shaping
Hairstyling
Facials
Manicuring and Pedicuring
Permanent Waving
Hair Structure and Chemistry
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Sterilization, Bacteriology II
Anatomy and Physiology II
Shop Ethics and Salesmanship II
Shampooing and Rinsing II
Hair and Scalp Care II
Hair Shaping II
Hairstyling II
Facials and Eyebrows
Manicuring and Pedicuring II
Permanent Waves II
Hair Relaxers
Hair Color and Lightening
Hair Structure and Chemistry II
Worker Characteristic
Third Trimester: 
Sterilization, Bacteriology III
Anatomy and Physiology III
Shop Ethics and Salesmanship III
Hair Shaping III
Hairstyling III
Facials and Eyebrows II
Permanent Waves III
Hair Relaxers II
Hair Color and Lightening III
Sculptured Nails
Worker Characteristic
Fourth Trimester: 
Sterilization, Bacteriology IV
Shop Ethics and Salesmanship IV
State Law II
Hair Shaping IV
Hairstyling IV
Permanent Waves IV
Hair Relaxers III
Hair Color and Lightening IIV
Worker Characteristic

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Lujuanda King
423-787-0232

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