The objective of this program and curriculum is to prepare the student for State Licensing Examination to become a Licensed Barber/Stylist, and to provide the appropriate training and hands on practice necessary for the students to become competent professionals.
After completing the necessary credit hours and services, the students will receive a Diploma stating that they have satisfactorily completed the course and will be registered to take the state exam to become a licensed Barber/Stylist.
Note: Graduates will not be able to practice their career until they have passed the State licensing examination.
This program is designed for extensive training in Styling and Barbering. Students will learn techniques through intensive study and hands on practice. A student that enrolls in our school is guaranteed the provision of the books and equipment needed to develop his specialty as well as personal technically qualified to provide quality teaching. This program has been created to provide a formation in Barbering/Styling that complies with the requirements established by the governmental organizations. It is also designed to train the students in the skills required by barbers/stylists in their beginning level which includes: professional development, hair cutting & styling, shaving, mustache & beard trim, coloring, scalp treatment, facials, etc.
There are legal rules and regulations in place for the practice of cosmetology (code of ethics). Ethics is described as the philosophical study of moral values, rules, and principles depicting what are right and wrong concerning proper conduct in business. Proper etiquette will ensure that your clients, coworkers and superiors will come to appreciate you and will treat you the same way. Proper professional ethics will promote your success.
Students will learn what sanitation means, and to significantly reduce the number of pathogens found on a surface. Barbering tools and other surfaces are sanitized by washing with detergents followed by the application of chemical disinfectants. Antiseptics applied on the skin are another form of sanitation.
The students will learn to establish and describe the different types of property, structure, function and requirements necessary to run a successful business. Also, they will learn the requirements for license renovation, the penalties for different infractions, the security and health requirements of a beauty salon, and in general, all the laws and rules established by the State of Florida for a cosmetology business.
The students will be required to complete the AIDS / HIV four (4) hour program and pass an examination before graduating. The school provides a four-hour class in which the instructor discusses the course using the handbook provided by Informed. This is an Institution approved by the State of Florida to certify the students for this course.
The students will receive a detailed description from the instructor of the functions and objectives of each instrument such as: razors, perm rods, setting rollers, scissors, thinning shears, electric clippers, and other implements.
The student will learn how to discuss the art of hair cutting, and the importance of the client consultation, identify the sections of the head as applied to hair cutting, discuss the principles of facial shape and profiles, list and define the fundamental terms used in hair cutting and demonstrate an understanding of the following: finger and shear cut, shear-over-comb cut, clipper cut, and razor cut.
The students will be able to discuss reasons why men purchase hair pieces, identify the types of hair used in the manufacture of hair pieces, demonstrate correct cleaning methods for hair pieces, discuss alternative hair replacement methods, and other aspects of hair pieces.
The students will learn the objective of shaving, the fundamentals of shaving, how to demonstrate the ability to handle the razor in four standard cutting positions and strokes, identify the fourteen shaving areas of the face, and the safety and sanitation procedures and precautions.
The purpose of scalp and hair treatment is to preserve the health and appearance of the hair and scalp. The treatments also help to prevent and combat scalp disorders such as dandruff, hair loss, dryness and oiliness.
Excellence in shampoo services requires the barber-stylist to give individual attention to each client’s needs. In addition to selecting the shampoo best suited to the condition of the scalp and hair, the effectiveness of the shampoo will depend on the way the shampoo is applied, the way the scalp is massaged, and the way the shampoo is rinsed from the hair, and more.
This course addresses the art of arranging the hair in an appropriate style following a haircut or shampoo. Today many haircuts require minimal hair style techniques due to the quality of the cuts and the availability of effective styling aids such as: gel, mousses, and freeze sprays. Some haircuts require more styling attention, such as blow-drying, curling iron work, or finger waving. It is important for the barber to be proficient in such techniques.
Hair coloring is the science and art of changing the color of the hair. Hair bleaching is the partial or total removal of natural pigment of artificial color from the hair. Skill in both hair coloring and bleaching requires thorough practice, determination and study.
The professional barber-stylist works with chemicals and performs services that change the hair chemically and physically. An understanding of the health and safety standards of the chemical used will help protect both and is essential for an intelligent understanding of the various products and cosmetics used in the barber-stylist shop.
The objective in this course is for the students to learn how to explain and demonstrate the theory and the fundamental procedures associated with a chemical permanent, and the creation of a curl. This is a course where the chemical aspects are translated into the student’s ability to create a perm or to straighten the hair for a client. This technique produces great chemical changes in the hair that will offer new options for haircuts and styles for the client. The students will be able to identify the different types of perms, the chemical contents of each, and the methods of application, as well as different methods of hair curling, positions and patterns for perms, rinses, the different categories of curls and their advantages, and the general elements necessary for the job.
This program is designed in accordance with the regulations and requirements of the State of Florida to obtain the license of “Facial Specialist” In this program, the students will learn to define the composition, function, types of skin, the difference between skin disorders and skin diseases, and the steps to follow during a facial treatment, including massage, makeup application and hair removal.
This course with 20 clock hours is designed to offer the most comprehensive review of cosmetology contents and its most distinguished clinical or services in each field. Theoretical and practical updates, case discussions and board preparation sessions enhance the students’ knowledge so they will be confidently incorporate the latest guidelines and recommendations into cosmetology field. In addition to preparing for board certification.