COSMETOLOGY I Course No. 8527
COSMETOLOGY II Course No. 8528
Offered at the Advanced Career Education (ACE) Centers at Hermitage and Highland Springs and The Academy at Virginia Randolph
2 years – 6 credits
State Course Title: Cosmetology
Cosmetology I serves as a foundation for the entire cosmetology curriculum, familiarizing the student with basic procedures that will, with practice, lead to the skills of the occupation. Emphasis is placed on professional ethics, image development, and the skills required of a licensed cosmetologist.
In the second year course, students expand on knowledge and skills that are required for licensure. Emphasis is placed on advanced technique, with increased speed and perfection. Lab work is performed on mannequins, students, and patrons from the school and community in the school and in the salon. This allows students to gain the skills needed to ensure a smooth transition from school to employment in this industry. Students are encouraged to work in a salon as a stylist through the work experience program second semester.
Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following area(s):
- Virginia State Board Cosmetology License
- Workplace Readiness
Cost to take the certification test is paid for by Henrico County Public Schools.