CURRICULUM FOR MANICURING/NAIL CARE COURSE CIP#12.0410 (400 HOURS)
The curriculum for students enrolled in a Manicuring/Nail Care course shall consist of four hundred (400) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a manicurist, pursuant to section 7316 of the Barber and Cosmetology Act. .For the purpose of this section, technical (theory) instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following:
|SUBJECT||MINIMUM REQUIRED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION (HOURS)||MINIMUM REQUIRED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS (ACTUAL OPERATIONS – NOT HOURS)|
|300 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Nail Care|
Manicures and Pedicures:
The subject of: Manicures and Pedicures shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Water and oil manicures including hand and arm massage, complete pedicure including foot and ankle massage, application of artificial nails including liquid, gel, and powder brush-ons, nail tips, nail wraps and repairs, and nail analysis.
|100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Health and Safety|
Laws and Regulations:
The subjects of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barber and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.
Health and Safety Considerations:
The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Chemistry pertaining to the practices of a manicurist including the chemical composition and purpose of nail care preparations. Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances, including training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.
Disinfection and Sanitation:
The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Sections 979 and 980. Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment, with special attention given to pedicure foot spa and basin disinfection procedures detailed in Sections 980.1, 980.2 and 980.3.
Anatomy and Physiology:
The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Bacteriology, anatomy, physiology, and nail analysis and conditions.
Additional Training: 25 hours
The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record-keeping, client service record cards, seeking employment, the resume, job interview
The following breakdown of technical (theory) instruction, and practical training is based on (approximate) clock hour time spent on each subject listed in the State’s published curriculum.
NOTE* TIME SPENT ON SOME OPERATIONS MAY VARY SLIGHTLY FROM CLIENT TO CLIENT AND/OR ON MANNEQUIN WORK.
MANICURING/NAIL CARE 400 HOURS
1. Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California Cosmological establishments’ practices.
2. Learn sanitation, disinfection and safety procedures.
3. Acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to Manicuring/Nail Care, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed.
4. Acquire business management techniques common to a manicurist.
SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED:
The proper and safe use of implements, disinfection and safety procedures relative to all manicuring, nail care, pedicuring, and artificial nail services. Hand and feet analysis, and the proper procedures for manicuring, pedicuring, and artificial nail and salon services.
ATTITUDES AND APPRECIATION'S TO BE DEVELOPED:
1. Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to Manicuring/Nail Care.
2. Possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers.
3. Appreciate honesty and integrity.
4. Have improved “people skills”.
The address or addresses where class sessions will be held:
Bridges Beauty College: 16515 Mojave Dr. Victorville CA 92395
Bridges Beauty College: 9170 Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Graduation Requirements and School Diploma:
Student’s requirements are to complete the required clock hours in their program of study which include theory hours and practical operations as mandated by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. To be awarded a school diploma the student is required to maintain attendance of at least 67% and Academic grade of a “C” (75%) or better, complete their theory workbook, and prepare a functional resume with cover letter, portfolio and pass a final written and practical test with a 75% or better.
Satisfactory Academic Policy (SAP)
Bridges Beauty College measures pace if clock hours progress at the point when the students schedule clock hours for the payments period have elapsed, regardless of when the student attended them.
Evaluations for all manicuring students will be conducted (as/per contract) when they are scheduled to complete the following:
ACADEMIC - GRADING POINT GRADES FOR PRACTICAL WORK (10)
|GRADING||LETTER GRADE||DESCRIPTION||GRADE POINT|
|100% - 95%||A||Excellent||4.00|
|94% - 85%||B||Very Good||3.00|
|84% - 75%||C||Satisfactory||2.00|
|74% - 65%||D||Unsatisfactory||1.00|
|64% - 00 %||F||Fail||0.00|
Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade, a Manicuring license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Manicuring/Nail Care course as described above and passed the state’s licensing exam (Practical and Written) with an overall average of 75%.
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