General Beauty Culture/Cosmetology
1200 Clock Hours
Pivot Point International is considered to be the premiere curriculum in Cosmetology education. Founded by Leo Passage in 1962, Pivot Point is the global leader in Hair and Beauty education. The Pivot Point curriculum teaches students to see, think, create and adapt as a beauty professional. The curriculum marries art and design, as well as the most innovative techniques used in the industry today – not just the “how,” but also the “why” of everything you do. The Pivot Point curriculum teaches foundational design principles of form, texture and color, and then incorporates these with practical applications, such as sculpting, long hair design, texture and color. You will also learn how to adapt every aspect of the design to your clients’ needs.
As a student you will enjoy learning exciting and innovative techniques in the art of Hair Design, Nails, Skin Care, and Makeup. You will also learn how to provide outstanding customer service while interacting with a wide variety of clients in a real Salon and Spa environment. The objective of the Cosmetology program is to train students with the necessary skills needed to meet the competencies for the examination required by the Florida State Board of Cosmetology (DBPR).
Theory and Practical Course Material
- Science: Infection Control, Chemistry, Electricity/Light Therapy, Anatomy, Physiology, Trichology
- Hair Techniques: Hairstyling, Hair Cutting & Shaping, Hair Coloring, Chemical Texture Services, Scalp Treatments, Hair Treatments
- Other Techniques: Skin Care Treatments, Makeup Application, Nail Technology Services
- Professional Development: Ethics, Communication, Payment/Compensation, Licensing Requirements, Licensing Laws, Business Management, Client Record-Keeping
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COSMETOLOGY STUDENT KIT
The Bureau of labor Statistics estimates that the overall employment of Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
Employment for Hairstylists and Cosmetologists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue over the coming decade. If you’re considering becoming a Licensed Cosmetologist this could mean thousands of new jobs will be introduced this decade
Cosmetologists have a variety of career opportunities in the beauty industry, including:
Other Career Opportunities:
- Wedding or Event Stylist
- Salon & Spa Owner or Manager
Some Cosmetologists choose careers in the beauty industry as beauty magazine editors or consultants. Others become sales or marketing specialists in the cosmetics industry. Some can even become certified instructors and work in a beauty school to pass on their knowledge and skills to the next generation.