State License Requirements - California

Cosmetology - 1,600 hours

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Cosmetology Program consists of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of cosmetology, including aspects related to hair dressing, health and safety, disinfection and sanitation, anatomy and physiology, esthetics, manicuring, pedicuring, professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping and client service records.

 

ESTHETICIAN (SKIN CARE) - 600 hours

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Esthetician Program consists of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of esthetics, including all aspects related to non-invasive manual, electrical and chemical facials affecting only the uppermost layers of the facial skin; client consultation, professionalism, client record keeping, salon/spa skills, California laws and regulations, health and safety, injury prevention, product knowledge and chemistry, anatomy/physiology, methods of disinfection and sanitation, application of makeup and eyelashes, eyebrow beautification, communication skills, ethics, and fundamentals of business management.

 

Manicuring - 400 hours

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Manicuring Program consists of technical instruction and practical training in the art and science of manicuring, including manicuring and pedicuring, performing water and oil manicures, hand and arm massage, communication skills, professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service records, health and safety/hazardous substances, safety regulations and laws, injury and prevention of disease, nail care related chemistry, ergonomics, disinfection and sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy and physiology, and all laws, rules and regulations covering the practices of a manicurist.

 

BARBERING - 1,500 HOURS

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Barbering Program consists of technical instruction and practical training covering the art and science of barbering, from techniques in hair, skin care and shaving, to business skills, and health and safety practices. This course of study satisfies the requirements of Section 7316 of the California Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

 

TEACHER TRAINING - 600 HOURS

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Teacher Training Program consists of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of classroom instruction, educator relationships, developing lesson plans, education aids, teaching skills and presentation techniques, classroom management, creating a dynamic clinic, evaluation and testing, teaching for learner achievement, and licensure and employment requirements.

Currently there is no required California state license for Cosmetology and Esthetics Instructors.

 

MASSAGE THERAPY (DIPLOMA) - 600 HOURS

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Massage Therapy Program consists of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of Swedish Massage, Connective Tissue Techniques, Deep Tissue Massage, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Acupressure, Sideline and Other Specialty Massage, Business and Success Skills, Health and Wellness, and CPR/ First Aid.

Currently there is no required California state license for Massage Therapy. However, the state does have a voluntary state certification process, and each city or county has its own requirements to obtain a license or permit to practice massage therapy. Graduates from this program will also be eligible to apply for certification from The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), a nationally accredited credentialing body.

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