• cosmetology

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester)

    Location: On-site at NEWTech

    Duration: 540 hours (year-long) with an optional Year Two 540-hour course available

    Instructor: Jean Rodriguez

    Prerequisite(s):
    Year One Course*
    - Junior or Senior standing       
    Year Two Course - B or better in Year 1 course and instructor's approval

    *Please Note: Students must be 16 years of age at start of Year One course and have a Social Security Number

    Program Description: This 1080-hour course (Year 1 and 2) will supply students with basic salon operation, hair cutting, styling and coloring techniques. Students will be introduced to clients in the second half of the school year, improving on their practical skills and professional knowledge. Students earn hours toward Washington State Hair Design certification (1400 hrs required). This program prepares students for a career in the cosmetology industry and helps to ready students for the State licensing exam.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: None

    Certifications: Hours toard WA State Hair Design Certificate

    Careers in this field:

    • Hairstylist
    • Nail technician
    • Salon or spa manager
    • Beautician
    • Wedding and Event Stylist
    • Makeup artist
    • Esthetician

    2020-21 Cosmetology Year 1 Syllabus
    2020-21 Cosmetology Year 2 Syllabus

    Program Uniform Information

Cosmetology student