The Hair School’s Cosmetology Program prepares students to successfully pass the Washington State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam and gain entry-level employment in the cosmetology field. The Cosmetology Program requires 1805 hours of training with no more than 25% skills training on mannequins. The program course of study includes:

 

  • Theory/205 hours: Includes, but is not limited to, classroom lectures in each aspect of cosmetology training, written testing, workbook assignments, and homework assignments.
  • Manicuring/100 hours: A minimum of 100 hours involving the safe and sanitary practice of manicuring, pedicuring, and nail care.
  • Esthetics/100 hours: A minimum of 100 hours of the safe and sanitary practice of skin care, makeup, and temporary removal of hair.
  • Permanent Waving/200 hours: Includes sectioning and wrapping, pre-perm test curl solution application, processing and neutralizing, scalp and hair analysis.
  • Chemical Relaxing/20 hours: Scalp and hair analysis, sectioning, strand test, and relaxer application.
  • Haircutting/340 hours: Scissor, razor, thinning shears, and clipper cuts.
  • Hair Styling/125 hours: Thermal, wet and dry styling, along with the proper use of styling aids.
  • Hair Coloring/Lightening/200 hours: Scalp and hair analysis, pre-disposition test, strand test, measurement and mixing of chemicals, application of chemicals and removal of chemicals.
  • Shampooing, Scalp & Hair Analysis/125 hours: Proper draping, brushing, scalp manipulations ph values, shampooing, conditioning and rinsing. Analyzing hair and scalp for diseases and disorders.
  • Men’s Facial Hair/10 hours: Safe and sanitary cutting and trimming of beards, mustache, eyebrow, ear, and nose hair.
  • Artificial Hair/30 hours: Fitting, styling, and proper cleaning.
  • Disinfection, Disease & Disorder/120 hours: Cleaning individual workstation, sanitize individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens and chemicals. Diseases and disorders detection and recognition.
  • First Aid/10 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and cosmetology.
  • Safety/15 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and cosmetology.
  • Orientation/5 hours: Program introduction and overview.
  • Business Management & Communication Skills/200 hours: Inventory, staff scheduling, management skills, business communication skills, retail sales and professional products, career planning, portfolio building, resume composition, letters of recommendation, and job placement assistance.

The Hair School’s Barbering Program prepares students to successfully pass the Washington State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam and gain entry-level employment in the barbering field. The Barbering Program requires 1205 hours of training with no more than 25% skills training on mannequins. The program course of study includes:

 

  • Theory/200 hours: Limited to, classroom lectures in each aspect of Barber training, written testing, workbook assignments, and homework assignments.
  • Haircutting/400 hours: Scissor, razor, thinning shears, and clipper cuts.
  • Thermal Styling/75 hours: The proper use and storage of thermal styling equipment.
  • Wet Styling/75 hours: Roller sets, finger waves and pin curl styling techniques, along with the sanitary cleaning and storage of the equipment used.
  • Dry Styling/50 hours: Brushing and styling techniques used for dry styling.
  • Styling Aids/30 hours: Knowledge of thermal, wet & dry styling aids necessary for each process, along with the proper use of each.
  • Shampoo, Scalp, and Hair Analysis/60 hours: Proper draping, brushing, scalp manipulations ph values, shampooing, conditioning and rinsing. Analyzing hair and scalp for diseases and disorders.
  • Men’s Facial Hair/20 hours: Safe and sanitary cutting and trimming of beards, mustache, eyebrow, ear and nose hair.
  • Artificial Hair/10 hours: Fitting, styling and proper cleaning.
  • Disinfection, Disease, and Disorder/70 hours: Cleaning individual work station, sanitizing individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens and chemicals. Diseases and disorders detection & recognition.
  • First Aid/5 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and barbering.
  • Safety/5 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and barbering.
  • Orientation/5 hours: Program introduction and overview.
  • Business Management & Communication Skills/200 hours: Inventory, staff scheduling, management skills, business communication skills, retail sales and professional products, career planning, portfolio building, resume composition, letters of recommendation, and job placement assistance.

The Hair School’s Manicurist Program prepares students to successfully pass the Washington State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam and gain entry-level employment in the nail technician field. The Manicurist Program requires 805 hours of training with no more than 25% skills training on mannequins. The program course of study includes:

 

  • Theory/80 hours: Includes, but is not limited to, classroom lectures in each aspect of Nail Tech training, written testing, workbook assignments, and homework assignments.
  • Acrylic Nail Application/150 hours: Includes nail analysis, preparation of the nail for application, finish and removal of acrylic nails.
  • Gel Nail Application/150 hours: Includes nail analysis, preparation of the nail for application, finish and removal of gel nails.
  • Silk Nail Application/50 hours: Includes nail analysis, preparation of the nail for application, finish and removal of silk nails.
  • Pedicuring/100 hours: The safe and sanitary practice of pedicuring and foot care, foot massage and proper product use, with extra attention in cleanliness and disinfection of pedicure implements and spa equipment.
  • Manicuring/100 hours: The safe and sanitary practice of manicuring and nail care, hand massage and proper product use.
  • Nail Art/50 hours: Basic information and techniques of applying nail art and product use and application.
  • Disinfection, Disease, and Disorder/70 hours: Cleaning individual work station, sanitize individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens and chemicals. Proper storage and disposal of single use appliances and products. Diseases and disorders detection & recognition.
  • First Aid/5 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and manicuring.
  • Safety/5 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and manicuring.
  • Orientation/5 hours: Program introduction and overview.
  • Business Management and Communication/40 hours: Inventory, staff scheduling, management skills, business communication skills, retail sales of professional products, career planning, portfolio building, resume composition, letters of recommendation, job placement assistance.

The Hair School’s Esthetician Program prepares students to successfully pass the Washington State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam and gain entry-level employment in the field of esthetics. The Esthetician Program requires 805 hours of training with no more than 25% skills training on mannequins. The program course of study includes:

 

  • Theory/105 hours: Includes, but is not limited to, classroom lectures in each aspect of Esthetics training, written testing, workbook assignments, and homework assignments.
  • Skin Care/200 hours: Includes skin analysis, recommendations for daily skin care and treatments, as well as the use of products available for the client.
  • Facials/150 hours: Skin and color analysis, facial massage and treatments, including exfoliation, masques and the proper use, cleaning and storage of all implements and tools used for facial treatments, on both men and women.
  • Temporary Hair Removal/125 hours: The proper and sanitary use and storage of equipment and products used for temporary hair removal, the temporary removal of superfluous hair by waxing, using both soft and hard wax and proper tweezing techniques.
  • Makeup Application/50 hours: Sanitary makeup application techniques, and makeup and color analysis to include daytime makeup application – daily makeup for work or casual activities, evening makeup application – out on the town, fancy dinner and dancing, fantasy makeup application – exaggerated makeup for shows, entertainers, models or weddings and proms, corrective makeup application – maximum coverage techniques, color correction and proper application methods.
  • Extractions/20 hours: Safe and sanitary procedures used for extractions and the proper cleaning, sanitizing and storage necessary for this process.
  • Disinfection, Disease and Disorder/75 hours: Cleaning individual work station, sanitize individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens and chemicals. Proper storage and disposal of single use appliances and products. Diseases and disorders detection and recognition.
  • First Aid/15 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and esthetics.
  • Safety/10 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and esthetics.
  • Orientation/5 hours: Program introduction and overview.
  • Business Management and Communication Skills/50 hours: Inventory, staff scheduling, management skills, business communication skills, retail sales of professional products, career planning, portfolio building, resume composition, letters of recommendation, job placement assistance.

The Hair School’s Master Esthetician Program prepares students to successfully pass the Washington State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam and gain advanced employment in the field of esthetics. The Master Esthetician Program requires 1405 hours of training with no more than 25% skills training on mannequins. The program course of study includes:

 

  • Theory/250 hours: Includes, but is not limited to, classroom lectures in each aspect of esthetics training, written testing, workbook assignments, and homework assignments.
  • Skin Care/250 hours: Includes skin analysis, recommendations for daily skin care and treatments, as well as the use of products available for the client.
  • Facials/150 hours: Skin and color analysis, facial massage and treatments, including exfoliation, masques and the proper use, cleaning, and storage of all implements and tools used for facial treatments, on both men and women.
  • Temporary Hair Removal/125 hours: The proper and sanitary use and storage of equipment and products used for temporary hair removal, the temporary removal of superfluous hair by waxing, using both soft and hard wax and proper tweezing techniques.
  • Makeup Application/75 hours: Sanitary makeup application techniques, and makeup and color analysis to include daytime makeup application (daily makeup for work or casual activities), evening makeup application (out on the town, fancy dinner and dancing), fantasy makeup application (exaggerated makeup for shows, entertainers, models or weddings and proms), corrective makeup application (maximum coverage techniques, color correction and proper application methods).
  • Extractions/20 hours: Safe and sanitary procedures used for extractions and the proper cleaning, sanitizing and storage necessary for this process.
  • Exfoliation/60 hours: Learn the many different ways to remove dead skin off the face so the new skin can shine through giving a more youthful appearance.
  • Laser/80 hours: Learn about the many different kinds of lasers used as medical devices utilizing electromagnetic radiation for hair removal and skin treatments.
  • Chemical Peels/80 hours: Knowing who is a candidate, the 6 kinds of chemical peels and how deep the different peels can go.
  • Client Consultation/Cards/25 hours: How to obtain and maintain safety records for each client, plus a list of products needed for home use.
  • Pre/Post Treatments/25 hours: Ask complete and intensive questions, provide complete information regarding treatments and after care, perform service, suggesting proper care products to use and providing some of these products for purchase.
  • Lymphatic Drainage/35 hours: Learn how to perform lymphatic massage to enhance fluid movement in the skin and promote wellness.
  • Advanced Facial Massage/30 hours: Learn more in-depth facial massage techniques that help with muscle tone and relaxation and stimulate blood and lymphatic circulation.
  • Advanced Diseases and Disorders/45 hours: Cleaning individual work station, sanitizing individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens and chemicals. Proper storage and disposal of single use appliances and products. Use of autoclave. Cleaning, decontaminating and sterilizing reusable equipment. Potential hazards for estheticians. Basic safety guidelines and OSHA inspection information. Diseases and disorders detection & recognition.
  • Disinfectant/75 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and esthetics.
  • First Aid/15 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and esthetics.
  • Safety/10 hours: As it relates to the salon environment and esthetics.
  • Orientation/5 hours: Program introduction and overview.
  • Business Management and Communication Skills/50 hours: Inventory, staff scheduling, management skills, business communication skills, retail sales of professional products, career planning, portfolio building, resume composition, letters of recommendation, job placement assistance.

The Hair School’s Cosmetology Instructor Program prepares students to successfully pass the Washington State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam and gain advanced employment in the field of cosmetology instruction. The Cosmetology Program requires 605 hours of training. The program course of study includes:

 

  • Course Organization/Written Lesson Plans/50 hours: Develop instruction from course analysis, organize and prioritize, group and sequence learning units.
  • Teaching Methods/25 hours: Learn to work with all types of students including the four step method.
  • Class setup, Topic and Subject matter/25 hours: Group learning units and test and evaluate progress while organizing classroom activities.
  • Student Assignments/25 hours: Lesson preparation to meet instructional objectives.
  • Materials, Supplies & Record Keeping/70 hours: Organization of teaching materials and supplies and record keeping of student progress. Learn and apply State laws and codes.
  • Lectures & Demonstrations/100 hours: Organize and implement lectures and demonstrations of techniques regarding classes and topics. Apply visual materials, philosophy of vocational educations and techniques in individualized instruction.
  • Q&A, Project Method & Discussions/90 hours: Provide question and answers regarding student topics discuss the project method and lead discussions on the current topic of teaching/learning.
  • Clinic Supervision/20 hours: Supervise student applications, oversee clinic day to day operations.
  • Classroom Management and Client Relations/40 hours: Manage and implement classroom instruction and work with and also teach client relations.
  • Written and Practical Assessment/35 hours: Assign and supervise both written assignments and practical assignments and asses the outcome or completed work.
  • Communication Skills/40 hours: Help to develop standards of personal character and professional ethics, expand abilities in working cooperatively and creatively with others.
  • Test & Evaluations, Student Progress and Monthly Reports/40 hours: Group and sequence learning units and test and evaluate student progress. Record monthly reports and record keeping.
  • Safety and Sanitation of Tools, Implements and Work Areas/40 hours: Teach and promote sanitary cleaning methods for individual work station, sanitize individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens and chemicals.
  • Orientation/5 hours: Program introduction and overview.