Courses:

Cosmetology - 1500 hours

The objective of this course is to prepare the student for the State Board Examinations and for salon work by providing a minimum of 1,500 clock hours of classroom demonstrations and clinical practice in order to develop in the student the personal qualities essential to achieving success in the cosmetology field.  The approximate completion time for this course is 12 months.  The knowledge and skills covered in the course will prepare the student for work as a hairdresser, salon manager, hair colorist, salon owner, product demonstrator, etc.

 

(1)  The fifteen hundred (1,500) hours of instruction required of applicants for a cosmetologist’s license will be apportioned as follows:

 

GENERAL……………………………………………………………………300 hours

 

    Sterilization, sanitation, and bacteriology – 72 hours

    Anatomy and physiology – 60 hours

    Shop ethics, personality and salesmanship – 130 hours

    State law – 38 hours

 

CHEMICAL…………………………………………………………………600 hours

 

    Permanent waves – 225 hours

    Hair relaxer – 70 hours

    Hair coloring, bleaching and toning – 175 hours

    Sculpture nails – 70 hours

    Hair structure and chemistry – 60 hours

 

PHYSICAL……………………………………………………………………600 hours

 

    Shampooing and rinses – 48 hours

    Hair care and scalp care – 60 hour

    Hair shaping – 100 hours

    Hairdressing and styling – 257 hours

    Facials, arching, lash and brow tinting – 75 hours

    Manicures and pedicures – 60 hours

 

 

 

Aesthetics - 750 hours

 

The objective of this course is to prepare the student for the State Board Exam and for salon work as a skin care specialist, product demonstrator, make-up artist, etc., by providing a minimum of 750 clock hours of classroom demonstrations and clinical practice in order to develop in the student the personal qualities essential to achieving success in the skin care field.  The approximate completion time for this course is 6 months.

 

    GENERAL………………………………………………………………………150 hours

 

       Sterilization, sanitation and bacteriology – 54 hours

       Anatomy and physiology – 24 hours

       Shop ethics, personality and salesmanship – 48 hours

       State law – 24 hours

 

    CHEMICAL…………………………………………………………………….150 hours

 

       Product ingredients – 36 hours

       Skin diseases – 66 hours

       Products and their uses – 48 hours

 

    PHYSICAL………………………………………………………………………450 hours

 

       Manipulations of facial – 96 hours

       Application of all products and all machines – 120 hours

       Make-up application – 96 hours

       Waxing – 24 hours

       Facials, arching, lash and brow tinting – 114 hours

 

 

     

 

 

 

Student Stylist & Student Model:

Keeley W.

Teacher Training - 450 hours

Students wishing to enter in this course must have a valid Tennessee Cosmetology License.  The knowledge and skills covered in the course will prepare the student for work as an instructor, school manager, school owner, product demonstrator, and etc.  Our Teacher Training Course is a

self-pay course, financial aid is not available for this course.  Flexible payment arrangements are available.

 

Upon completion of this 450-hour course, the student teacher shall have demonstrated competencies to pass the State Board examination and the ability to:

 

1.    Teach the theory and practice of Cosmetology using lesson plans.

2.    Use various teaching aids, such as textbook, workbooks, audio-visual aids, test, etc., to the best advantage in the classroom.

3.    Demonstrate the knowledge and techniques along with Cosmetology State Law necessary to perform as a professional Cosmetology Teacher.  The approximate completion time for this course is 4 months.

(4) The 450 hours of instruction required of applicants for completion of the Teacher Training course will only be apportioned as follows:

 

    GENERAL…………………………………………………………….250 hours

 

       Orientation & review – 20 hours

       Introduction to teaching – 25 hours

       Course outlining & development – 75 hours

       Lesson planning & motivation – 75 hours

       Laws & rules – 15 hours

       Record keeping – 40 hours

 

    PHYSICAL………………………………………………………....200 hours

 

       Assist in classroom – 100 hours

       Practice teaching – clinic, sanitation & theory –100 hours

 

 

 

Manicuring - 750 hours

Student Stylist & Model:  Rebecca P.

The objective of this course is to prepare the student for the State Board and for salon work by providing a minimum of 750 clock hours of classroom demonstrations and clinical practice.  TN State Board of Cosmetology only requires 600 clock hours in this course; however, The Hair Academy feels the necessity for more hours than the TN State Board of Cosmetology requires, as we feel it is imperative to have enough time to finish the course requirements to produce a more knowledge nail technician.  The approximate completion time for this course is 6 months.  The knowledge and skills covered in the course will prepare the student for work as a manicurist, manicure salon manager, manicure salon owner, manicure product demonstrator, and etc. CIP Code:12.0410

 

(2) The 750 hours of instruction required of applicants for completion of the manicuring course will only be apportioned as follows:

      

      GENERAL…………………………………………………………………………..150 hours

         Sterilization, sanitation and bacteriology, Anatomy and physiology, 

         Shop ethics, personality and salesmanship, State law 

      

      CHEMICAL…………………………………………………………………………250 hours

         Product ingredients, Product knowledge,

         Manicuring and Pedicuring,EPA and OSHA requirements

      

      PHYSICAL…………………………………………………………………………..350 hours

        Manicuring and Nail care, Massage, Pedicuring, Nail artistry, Nail wraps, 

        Sculptured nails, Nail Tips, Gel Nails, and Nail Safety