Palomar Institute of Cosmetology can give you in-depth training on the skills needed in the beauty industry. After you graduate, you should be ready to pass your licensing exam and launch a successful career in the beauty industry.
Our 1,600-hour cosmetology program is designed to blend theory and hands-on training with valuable work experience on the salon floor. You’ll learn the fundamentals of hair care, skincare, and nail technology and gain a valuable foundation in business and ethics.
Here’s what you’ll learn in cosmetology school:
- HAIR CUTTING
- HAIR STYLING
- HAIR REMOVAL
- MAKEUP APPLICATION
- NAIL TECHNOLOGY
The Cosmetology Course prepares the student for the State Board Examination. The student will receive practical training and technical instruction in the areas of hair, skincare and nails. Potential occupations for graduates of this course include Cosmetologist, Hairstylist, Hair Color Specialist, Esthetician, Waxing Specialist, Manicurist, Salon Manager/Owner, Makeup Artist, Fashion Show Stylist, Platform Artist and Educator, Perm Specialist, Nail Care Artists, School Instructor, Salon Coordinator, Salon Sales Consultant, Manufacturer Sales Representative, Director of Education, Distributor’s Sales Representative, Photo and Movie Stylist, Beauty Magazine Writer, Beauty Magazine Editor, Cosmetology School Owner, Beauty Care Marketing, Salon Franchisee, Salon Chain Management, Beauty Care Distributor, Salon Computer Expert, Beauty Care PR Specialist, Research Chemist, Beauty Product Designer, Beauty Business Consultant, and Trade Show Director.
If you’re serious about training for a new career in the beauty industry, nothing should hold you back! Palomar Institute of Cosmetology offers both day and evening classes, along with various forms of financial aid, so you can live your life while you pursue your dream.
Call (760) 744-7900 option 5 or use our contact form to learn more about becoming a student at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology.
The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetology course shall consist of 1,600 hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.
For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical and practical training shall include the following hours and/or operations:
|Cosmetology curriculum requirement breakdown (1600 Total clock hours)||Minimum hours of technical instruction required||Minimum practical operations required|
|Permanent waving and chemical straightning||40||105|
|Hair coloring and bleaching||60||50|
|Laws and regulations||20||-|
|Health and safety regulations||45||-|
|Disinfection and sanitation||10||-|
|Anatomy and Physiology||15||-|
|Manual, electrical and chemical facials||25||40|
|Eyebrow beautification and makeup||25||30|
|Manicuring and pedicuring||10||25|
|Artificial nails and wraps||25||120(nails)|