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§ 950.2. Curriculum for Cosmetology Course.

16 CA ADC § 950.2Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 9. Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
Article 6. Schools
16 CCR § 950.2
§ 950.2. Curriculum for Cosmetology Course.
(a) The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetology course shall consist of sixteen hundred (1600) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.
(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical and practical training shall include the following hours and/or operations:
(1) 1100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Dressing
The required subjects of instruction in Hair Dressing shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:
Hairstyling (65 hours of Technical Instruction and 240 Practical Operations)
The subject of Hairstyling shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb outs, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons and blower styling.
Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening (40 hours of Technical Instruction and 105 Practical Operations)
The subject of Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, acid and alkaline permanent waving, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.
Hair Coloring and Bleaching (60 hours of Technical Instruction and 50 Practical Operations)
The subject of Hair Coloring and Bleaching shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures (also including, the use of semi-permanent, demi-permanent and temporary colors): Hair analysis, predisposition and strand tests, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removers
Hair Cutting (20 hours of Technical Instruction and 80 Practical Operations)
The subject of Hair Cutting shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Use of scissors, razor (shaper), electrical clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting.
(2) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety
The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction for each subject-matter as follows:
Laws and Regulations (20 hours of Technical Instruction)
The subjects of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.
Health and Safety Considerations (45 hours of Technical Instruction)
The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Cosmetology chemistry including the chemical composition and purpose of cosmetic, nail, hair and skin care preparations. Elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels and chemical and physical changes of matter. Hazardous substances including training in chemicals and health in establishments, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, ergonomics, theory of electricity in cosmetology, bacteriology, communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and staph and Material Safety Data Sheets.
Disinfection and Sanitation (20 hours of Technical Instruction)
The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Disinfection and sanitation including proper procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. Proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments.
Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.
Anatomy and Physiology (15 hours of Technical Instruction)
The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology.
(3) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Esthetics
The required subjects of instruction in Esthetics shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:
Manual, Electrical and Chemical Facials (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 40 Practical Operations)
The subject of manual, electrical and chemical facials shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Manual Facials including cleansing, scientific manipulations, packs, and masks. Electrical Facials include the use of electrical modalities, dermal lights and electrical apparatus, for facials and skin care purposes; however, machines capable of producing an electrical current shall not be used to stimulate so as to contract, or for the purpose of contracting, the muscles of the body or face. Chemical Facials include chemical skin peels, packs, masks and scrubs. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, known as the epidermis, may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification. All practical operations must be performed in accordance with Section 992 regarding skin peeling.
Eyebrow Beautification and Make-up (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 30 Practical Operations)
The subject of Eyebrow Beautification shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal, including the use of wax, tweezers, electric or manual, and depilatories for the removal of superfluous hair.
The subject of Makeup shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: skin analysis, complete and corrective makeup, the application of false eyelashes, and lash and brow tinting, if a product exists that is not disapproved, prohibited or banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
(4) 100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Manicuring and Pedicuring
The required subjects of instruction in Manicuring and Pedicuring shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operation for each subject-matter as follows:
Manicuring and Pedicuring (10 hours of Technical Instruction and 25 Practical Operations)
The subject of Manicuring and Pedicuring shall include, but are not limited to, the following issues: Water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand/foot and arm/ankle massage.
Artificial Nails and Wraps (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 120 (nails) Practical Operations)
Artificial nails including acrylic: liquid and powder brush-ons, artificial nail tips and nail wraps and repairs
(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, and client service records.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 7312, 7362 and 7362.1(c), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316(b), 7321(d)(1), 7362, 7362.5(b) and 7389, Business and Professions Code.
History
1. Repealer and new section filed 10-18-94; operative 11-17-94 (Register 94, No. 42). For prior history, see Register 93, No. 41.
2. Repealer and new section filed 1-28-2009; operative 2-27-2009 (Register 2009, No. 5).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending section and Note filed 3-4-2009 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2009, No. 10).
4. Amendment of subsection (b)(3) filed 11-19-2014; operative 1-1-2015 (Register 2014, No. 47).
This database is current through 11/11/22 Register 2022, No. 45.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 950.2, 16 CA ADC § 950.2
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