Examination for licensure.
-Nail Technician -Colorist
-Platform Artist -Salon Owner/Manager
-Hair Stylist -IndustryConsultant
-Barber* -Instructorof Cosmetology*
-Make-up Artist -Salonmanager*
-Esthetician/Skin Care Specialist*
*Requires additional training/schooling
Cosmetology kit (Kit costs varies yearly)
Two to three uniforms of white shirts and black plants and black shoes
Textbooks and workbooks are included in the kit.
AVERAGE EARNINGS:Minimum wage plus commission to start, plus the potential of $18,000 to $40,000 and up
for experienced licensed stylists, beauty consultants.
ACADEMIC/EMPLOYABILITYSKILLS:Physical Skills: Be able to bend at the knees and waist without difficulty; good hand/eye
coordination and manual dexterity, demonstrate steadiness and be able to stand. Concentrate
on details for long periods. Be tolerable towards chemicals and have good hygiene practices.
Math Skills: Add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure. Compute discount interest, profit, and loss; commissions, markups, and selling price; ratio and proportion variables. Understand kinds of angles and properties of pairs and angles. Bookkeeping skills.
Language/English Skills: Read newspapers, periodicals, journals, manuals, and dictionaries. Prepare business letters, summaries, and reports. Speak clearly and easily with clients.
Science Skills: Demonstrate technical competencies in the interpretation of scientific processes and principles, utilization of measurements, operating specific scientific equipment. Be able to demonstrate competencies in the interpretation of scientific process and principles of biology, anatomy, chemistry and physical science.
Interpersonal Skills: Pleasant, outgoing personality, well groomed, self-disciplined, able to interact successfully with a variety of people. People skills, patient.
Computer Skills: Be able to use the computer to perform basic data processing.
RELATEDPOST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES:Two-year and four-year college degree opportunities, business administration,
massage services and day spa services.