Cosmetology, Certificate of Achievement (C)
Cosmetology offers a lucrative, exciting and growth-filled future for the alert and ambitious man or woman. If you appreciate personal fashion and grooming, the latest hair styles and skin care, are self-motivated, and enjoy being around people, cosmetology training could be your key to a rewarding career.
The 1800-hour Cosmetology Program at Santa Barbara City College prepares students to take the final examination given by the State Board of Cosmetology for California licensure.
Step 1: Obtain a Cosmetology Academy Information & Application packet at www.sbcc.edu/cosmetology or from the SBCC Cosmetology Academy 525 Anacapa Street. New classes begin throughout the academic year; starting dates are listed in the packet and on our website.
Step 2: Apply for Admission to SBCC 721 Cliff Drive, in the Student Services Building. Obtain an assessment test date when you submit your application to the college.
Step 3: Mail or deliver to the Academy a completed Cosmetology Application Form.
Step 4: After notification of eligibility, attend the mandatory Cosmetology Academy orientation meeting. Placement will be based on space availability and application delivery or postmark date.
Step 5: Students are advised to meet with an academic counselor to discuss General Education requirements.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
Complete all Department Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement with a C or better in all courses required for the certificate. Candidates for a Certificate of Achievement are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
|CSMT 121||Introduction to Cosmetology-Module 1||6.7|
|CSMT 122||Introduction to Cosmetology-Module 2||6.7-9.4|
|or CSMT 112A|
& CSMT 112B
| Introduction to Cosmetology Clinic A|
and Introduction to Cosmetology Clinic B
|CSMT 123||Introduction to Cosmetology-Module 3||6.7-9.4|
|or CSMT 113A|
& CSMT 113B
| Fundamentals of Cosmetology Clinic A|
and Fundamentals of Cosmetology Clinic B
|CSMT 124||Introduction to Cosmetology-Module 4||6.7-9.4|
|or CSMT 114A|
& CSMT 114B
| Intermediate Cosmetology Clinic A|
and Intermediate Cosmetology Clinic B
|CSMT 125||Introduction to Cosmetology-Module 5||6.7-9.4|
|or CSMT 115A|
& CSMT 115B
| Advanced Cosmetology Clinic A|
and Advanced Cosmetology Clinic B
Apply principles of shampooing, hair shaping and hair styling.
Apply permanent waves, chemical relaxing and soft curls.
Analyze scalp and hair with ability to identify scalp conditions, diseases, parasites and disorders.
Apply hair coloring and chemical lightner.
Practice safety and sanitary practices and procedures at all times.
Practice mock State Board practical and written examinations.
Apply business practices in regards to salon finance management, retail sales, marketing, taxes and client management.
Understand and execute all lengths and styles of haircuts.
Apply gel nails and acrylic nails.
Complete a basic facial.
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.