COSM1000 - Principles and Practices

Credits
3 (3/0/0)
Description
This course is intended for manicurists, estheticians and some transfer students. In a condensed form, this course will include the topics of chemistry, electricity, salon business, professional image, anatomy and infection control.
Prerequisites
  • none
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of ergonomic principles and ergonomically correct postures and movements.
  2. Discuss Universal Precautions and your responsibilities as a salon professional.
  3. Name the ten main body systems and explain their basic functions.
  4. Explain the difference between organic and inorganic chemistry.
  5. Understand the principles of electrical equipment safety.
  6. Explain the importance of keeping accurate business records.
  7. Describe how to safely clean and disinfect salon tools and equipment.
  8. Name and describe the types of ownership under which a salon may operate.
  9. Explain pH and the pH scale.
Degrees that use this course

Cosmetology

Diploma

Esthetician

Certificate

Hair Technician

Diploma

Nail Technician

Certificate