Grade 12 Credits 2.5 Full Year

Course Fees: $25 per semester

$16 uniform

Prerequisites: In most cases, students must provide their own transportation.


Course Description


The Cosmetology program must be approved and licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations, Division of Professional Regulation and meet all state and federal regulations. Cosmetology 1 provides introduces students to the requirements to become a licensed cosmetologist. It offers students instruction in both theory and practical application in the following areas: tools and their use, shampoo, understanding chemicals and use, types of hair, sanitation, hygiene, skin diseases and conditions, anatomy and physiology, electricity, ethics, nail technology and esthetics as they relate to the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology Act. Knowledge, skills, and activities completed in this course will help prepare students for Cosmetology II, while earning hours towards licensure.