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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Shampoo Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Waynesboro Campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall and Spring
Length of Program: One Term
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 12-13

Program Description: The Shampoo Technician Technical Certificate of Credit introduces courses that prepare students for careers in the field of Cosmetology as Shampoo Technicians. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training for safety, sanitation, state laws, rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, structure of the hair, diseases and disorders of the hair and scalp, hair and scalp analysis, basic hair and scalp treatments, basic shampooing techniques, reception sales, management, employability skills, and work ethics. Graduates receive a Shampoo Technician Technical Certificate of Credit and are employable as a Cosmetology salesperson, salon manager, or salon owner.

Employment Opportunities: The shampoo technician graduate will be employable as an assistant to a license cosmetologist, receptionist in a salon, or a salon owner. After additional experience/training, a graduate may become a Hair Designer and/or Master Cosmetologist or may work in another specialist area within the cosmetology field.

Curriculum Outline

Basic Skills Course

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Occupational

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory

4

COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment

3

COSM 1120Salon Management

3