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Cosmetology

 


 

CAREER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM INFORMATION CHART

 

 

Reading Level of Textbook

and Program Materials

 

10th grade

 

Math Skills

used in this program

 

Basic math, money (make change)

Fractions

Liquid measurement - ounces

Basic geometry for  angles in haircutting

 

Classroom Tests

 

Chapter tests & quizzes

Formatted like state boards – limited accommodations available

Vocabulary tests

 

Certification Tests

 

State Board of Cosmetology

CareerSafe (OSHA)

NOCTI

 

Lecture

 

30-45 minutes / day

5 times / week

 

Homework Requirement

 

Unfinished class work must be done at home

Study for tests

 

Task List

 

Aligned with State Board certification

More information available on www.citvt.com

 

 

 

 

Program Aptitudes

 

Ability to read & comprehend

Ability to follow multistep directions

Skills are progressive, ongoing mastery of skills as they build

 

Essential Physical Requirements

 

Hand-eye coordination

Stand for long periods of time

Ability to discriminate subtle differences in color

 

Soft Skills

 

Ability to set priorities

Time management

Customer service skills

 

Uniform & Tool Requirements

 

Cosmetology kit ($415 and up – changes each year, must be paid before entering program)

Uniform must include white clinic shoes

 

Work Environment

 

Must maintain a safe and hygienic environment

 

 

Safety Concerns

 

Tolerance of various chemicals

Spend time making repetitive motions

Caution advised for individuals with respiratory issues

 

 

 

 

Co-op / Clinical

 

Participate in clinic as part of the program

Must meet eligibility requirements for grades, attendance, performance and percentage of program completion.

 

Articulation Agreements

 

Most current information can be found through www.citvt.com, look for “How to Earn College Credit”

 

Sample of Career Opportunities

(O*Net ID)

 

Hairdressers, Hairstylists & Cosmetologists (39-5012.00)

Licensing Examiners (13-1041.02)

Manicurists and Pedicurists (39-5092.00)

Skin Care Specialists (39-5094.00)

 

COSMETOLOGY                                                                                                                                                C.I.P. CODE:  12.0401