Cosmetology

Instructor:  Julie Tabor

Email:  jtabor@lchsrailers.org

Phone Extension:  1305

Aim of Course:  The Cosmetology program is a program designed to help students complete part of the 1,500 hours required to take the Illinois Cosmetology Exam and become licensed to practice Cosmetology in Illinois.

Course Description:   This course is designed to provide students interested in a career in Cosmetology with the information and practical experiences needed to complete part of the 1,500 Practice Skills required to take the Illinois Cosmetology Exam.  In Lab: Students will learn- Wet and dry hair styling, which include: finger waving, roller and pin-curl placements, air forming, iron curling, hair pressing, flat ironing and all finishing techniques.  Students will also receive training in various braiding techniques.  Long hair styling, including all types of up-dos, is an integral part of the course.

Theory Units: Hair Design, Design Decision, Chemistry, Salon Business.

College Credit Opportunities:  Students can earn up to 300 hours of credit toward the 1,500 hours required for the Illinois Cosmetology Exam.

Length of Course:  Students can take the class for two years to earn up to 600 hours of credit toward the 1,500 hour required for the Illinois Cosmetology Exam.

Fees for Class:  $40 for supplies and products.

Program Information Resource:  Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology, Inc.