Cosmetology 
OPEID: 012297
Cosmetology Operator

  • The cosmetology operator course is available in both English and Spanish.
  • The day course takes approximately 12 months to complete.
  • Admission Requirements: 17 years or older, and a high school diploma or GED or equivalent.

Objective
To prepare the student in the basic skills for licensure and practice of cosmetology as prescribed by Texas State Law.
Course format
Day students attend classes in the theory of cosmetology in all its phase. They are held one hour each day except on Saturday.  Clinic classes in which students perform services upon the public encompass the reminder of the hours. Supervision by a licensed instructor provides learning situations for practical applications of cosmetology. A student is not allowed to perform beauty services until 200 hours of pre-clinic schooling is completed.
Course Evaluation
Written exams for theory will be given on each subject. Monthly progress reports containing theory and practical grades and projects completed are made and reviewed with each student. To be progressing satisfactorily, students must maintain a 70% grade average which is calculated at payment periods to comply with school’s satisfactory progress statement.
Curriculum
Based on 1500 hours of cosmetology training as required by Texas law

SubjectHours
Orientation and TDLR rules and regulation100
Shampoo and related theory100