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  • Cosmetology: Video Overview

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester)

    Location: NEWTech Rm. 131

    Duration: 1080 Hours: 540 hours (year-long) with an optional second-year 540-hour course available

    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 to improve their practical and professional skills.

    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 prepare them for the state licensing exam.


    2022-2023 Cosmetology 1 Syllabus

    2022-2023 Cosmetology 2 Syllabus

    2021-22 Orientation Video

    Program Uniform Information

    High School Credit Equivalencies: None

    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

    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
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