This final component of the Cosmetology program includes a short, unpaid practicum in which learners will apply theoretical knowledge by engaging in supervised practice work in industry. If a practicum placement with an actual employer cannot be offered, students will complete their practicum in the lab and perform services on clients under the supervision of their instructor.
- Total Practicum Hours: 24
On the Job Experience: 24
This course is offered online:
COSM 160: Business Skills
Upon successful completion of this Practicum, learners will be able to:
- Perform receptionist duties
Perform dispensary duties
Demonstrate shampooing, hairdressing, and comb-out skills
Assist licensed hairstylists in the maintenance of their clientele
Perform a permanent wave
Perform chemical relaxer treatments
Perform hair coloring and lightening services according to client's needs
Demonstrate proper sanitation and infection control procedures
Follow good personal hygiene habits
Demonstrate good communication skills when discussing client's request for services
Apply all the skills learned in the Cosmetology program under the supervision of a licenced journey person
Use initiative to identify tasks.
Use time productively.
Select and use appropriate tools.
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Cosmetology Learner Kit
Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.