Cross-Over to Cosmetology


COSMETOLOGY CROSS-OVER COURSE FOR BARBERS (300 Hours)
The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetology crossover course for barbers shall consist of a minimum of three hundred (300) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering those cosmetological practices that are not a part of the required training or practice of a barber. For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Such instruction shall include:

Cosmetology Crossover Course for Barbers Technical Instruction and Practical Operations

SUBJECT

Minimum Hours  of  Technical instruction

Minimum Hours of  Practical Operations

(1)    The Barbering and Cosmetology Ad and the Board’s Rules and Regulations.

10

 

(2) Cosmetology Chemistry (Shall include the chemical composition and purpose or cosmetic, nail, hair and skin care preparations. Shall also include the elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels, physical and chemical changes of matter.)

5

 

(3)    Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances (Shall Include training

in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.)

20

 

(4)    Theory of Electricity in Cosmetology (Shall include the nature of electrical current, principles of operating electrical devices, and the various safety precautions used when operating electrical equipment.)

5

 

(5)    Disinfection and sanitation (Shall include procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Sections 979 and 980. Disinfection should be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.)

10

10

(6)    Bacteriology, anatomy and physiology

5

 

(7)    Wet Hair Styling (Shall include hair analysis. Fingerwaving, pin curling and comb-outs.)

10

35

(8)    Thermal Hair Styling (Shall include hair analysis. straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons.)

5

15

(9)    Permanent Waving (Shall include hair analysis, sectioning patterns, chemical and heat permanent waving,)

10

35

(10)  Chemical Straightening (Shall include hair analysis and the use of sodium 5 10 hydroxide and other base solutions.)

5

10

(11)  Hair Cutting (Shall include hair analysis, basic guideline and sectioning, the use of the razor, scissors for wet and dry cutting.)

2

10

(12) Hair Coloring and Bleaching (Shall include hair analysis, Predisposition tests safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching. and the use of dye removers. Shall not include any credit for color rinses.)

 

 

(A) Hair Coloring

20

15

(B) Bleaching

 

5

(13) Scalp and Hair Treatments (Shall include hair analysis, scientific brushing.)

2

5

(14) Facials

 

 

(A) Manual (Shall include cleansing. scientific manipulations, paks, and masks.)

2

5

(B) Electrical (Shall include the use of an electrical modalities, including dermal lights and electrical apparatus for facials and skin care purposes.)

7

5

(C) Chemicals (Shall include chemical skin peels, packs, masks and scrubs. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, known as the epidermis, may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification. All practical operations must be performed in accordance with Section 992 regarding skin peeling.)

10

15

(15)  Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal (Shall include the use of wax, tweezers, electric or manual, and depilatories for the removal of superfluous hair.)

5

5

(16) Makeup (Shall include skin analysis, complete and corrective makeup, lash and brow tinting, and the application of false eyelashes.)         

5

10

(17)  Manicuring and Pedicuring

 

 

(A) Water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand end arm massage.

5

15

(B) Complete pedicure, including nail analysis, and foot and ankle massage.

1

3

(C) Artificial nails

 

 

1. Acrylic: Liquid and powder brush-ons

5

10 Nails

2. Artificial nail tips

3

10 Nails

COSMETOLOGY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE FOR COSMETOLOGY CROSSOVER COURSE:
Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California Barbering and Cosmological establishments’ practices, understand sterilization procedures, acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to manicuring, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed and acquire business management techniques common to the manicurist.

SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED:
Use of proper implements relative to all Cosmetology procedures. Develop the knowledge to recognize the various skin conditions and disorders. Acquire knowledge of analyzing the hair and skin, prior to all services to determine any disorders. Develop the knowledge of safety precautions in the use of all Cosmetology implements.

ATTITUDES AND APPRECIATION’S TO BE DEVELOPED:
Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to barbering, possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers, appreciate honesty and integrity and have improved personality in dealing with patrons and colleagues.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF COURSE:
Shall have satisfactorily completed Theory and Operations required by Board of Barbering & Cosmetology with an average grade of ”C” (70%) or better.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Barbering with a GPA of ”C’ (70%) or better he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation. All tuition, fees, and charges must be paid in full prior to the release of final papers. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Barbering and Cosmetology Examination.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade, have a Barber License. A Cosmetology License will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Cosmetology Crossover Course as described above and passed the California Cosmetology Licensing Exam with an overall average of 70%.

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