Cosmetology Practitioner  =  1550 Clock Hours  / CIP Code: 12.0401 /  4 day a week schedule/no weekends. download_student_handbook

Class start dates:
January 23, 2023
February 13, 2023
March 6, 2023
March 27, 2023
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 From the moment that you walk in you’ll realize that Panache Academy of Beauty isn’t your average Academy. Our energy of our students, staff and educators hits you immediately. Students of all ages and stages of their lives are learning in state of the art classrooms and clinic floors that enhances a students learning experience with a maximum number of students per classroom, each student has the greatest opportunity to excel.

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Our experienced instructors will ensure that you receive quality education that will encourage confidence in the art and science of beauty and help with the success of your career.  Included in this education is advance training from guest speakers, guest artists, product educators, and experts in specific fields.  The practical instruction and all areas where services are provided imitate the environment of a salon/spa and provide students exposure to that of working in a salon/spa.

Courses included in the program are:  Hair cutting, razor cutting, hairstyling, curling, thermal waving, blow drying, shampoo’s, scalp and hair treatments, hair analysis, and care of hairpieces, wigs, extensions, and wefts, hair straightening, hair relaxing, thermal and chemical hair straightening, blow outs, basic and designer permanents, hair coloring, facial massages, facial makeup, eyelash extensions, manicuring, including nail enhancements, product knowledge, product use and sales, preparing and consulting with customer for services, and safety and sanitation.

There are many career opportunities and listed below are just a few examples available for the licensed professional.

  • Hairstylist
  • Platform Artist/Designer
  • Image Counselor
  • Hair Colorist
  • Resort Spa Manager
  • Fashion Photography Stylist
  • Manicurist
  • Hair / Eyelash Extension Specialist
  • Aesthetician
  • Fashion / Beauty Editor
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • Product Representative / Educator
  • Salon / Spa Owner
  • Hair, Scalp, and Wig Specialists
  • State Board Examiner, Member, or Inspector
  • Product Designer/Development
  • Television/Motion Picture Hairstylist & Make-up Artist

Cosmetology Practitioner Course Syllabus 1550 Clock Hours

Clock Hour Description: A measure of time; 60 minutes in length.  The number of clock hours required of a student is based on state requirements.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code:  39-5010 Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists.  This broad occupation includes the following two detailed occupations:

39-5011 Barbers and 39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

39-5011 Barbers: Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists: Provide beauty services, such as: shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

Sample of reported job titles: Cosmetologist, Hairstylist, Hair Stylist, Hairdresser, Barber Stylist, Hair Dresser, Manager Stylist, Nail Technician, Aesthetician, Manicurist.

For additional information related to this occupation visit O*NET.  This free database offers occupation-specific descriptors, including required skills, knowledge, abilities, education, and possible wage trends for this occupation.

Description:  Students will be trained in the basic manipulative skills of barbering or cosmetology including: technical skills; safety practices; professional appearance, work habits and attitudes; goal setting; communication; and job application skills.  These are all necessary to obtain licensure and for competency in job entry level positions in the barbering, cosmetology, or a related career field.

Objectives: Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:

  • Project self-confidence, positive attitude, a professional appearance, pleasant personality and observe professional ethics.
  • Practice effective communication skills towards clientele, employer, and co-workers.
  • Perform all basic manipulative skills in the areas of hair cutting, shampooing and rinses, hair arranging (styling), hair coloring, chemical waving and relaxing, hair removal, manicuring and pedicuring, facials, make-up, scalp and hair treatments and wigs.
  • Utilize basic analytical skills to determine proper hairstyle, makeup, and color application for the client’s overall image.
  • Apply theory and practical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.
  • Successfully complete the State Board Licensure Examination to obtain license and be prepared for entry-level employment in the State of Wisconsin.

To ensure continued career success, the graduate/licensed practitioner will need to continue to learn new and current information related to skills, trends, and methods for career development in barbering, cosmetology, and related fields.