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Cosmetology
1800 Hours
COSMETOLOGY COURSE -STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION CODE: 12.0401

With perfect attendance, our full time students may complete all graduation requirements of our 1800 hour course in just a little over eleven months.  At the completion of 1800 hours of training, those full and part time students who have completed all other school requirements are to be examined by the State Board for a license to practice.  The Apprentice Program will be for a period of at least six months but not to exceed eighteen months before being tested for the Cosmetology License.  After passing the basic license test a person will usually start working for minimum wage.  After becoming established many people make over $500 per week.  It is also possible to move on to other areas such as teacher, sales representative, salon manager/ owner, school manager/director or owner.

For the convenience of our students we offer both part time and full time courses during the day.  The school schedule is as follows:  FULL TIME; is considered 30 to 20 hours or more per week.  PART TIME; is considered less than 20 hours per week, not to fall below 15 hours per week without the permission of the school director.

The course is presented through theory and practical lecture on pertinent topics in Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.  Additional topics and skills are also introduced by means of demonstration and practical clinic participation classes.  All practical assignments are determined by student needs and made accordingly.

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE NAME:  Cosmetology (1800 hours)

STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION CODE: 12.0401

TEXT BOOK:
MILADY’S STANDARD TEXTBOOK
MILADY’S STANDARD STATE EXAM REVIEW BOOK

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The Cosmetology Course at The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty provides 1800 clock hours of instruction which takes a full time student approximately sixty weeks to complete.  Upon satisfactory completion of this course of study, the student will have the training necessary to take the Licensing exam given by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. 

COURSE GOALS:
Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:
Project a positive attitude and sense of personal integrity and self confidence
Practice proper grooming and effective communication skills and visual poise
Understand employer-employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received
Perform the basic manipulative skills including hair styling, shaping, bleaching, tinting, chemical reformation, scalp/hair conditioning,
           facials, manicures, pedicures and nail extensions   
Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper makeup, hairstyle, wardrobe style and color application for the client’s total image
Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions and procedures

To ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to techniques, trends, fashions and methods for career development in cosmetology and related fields.

Nail Technology
600 Hours
NAIL TECHNOLOGY COURSE -STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CALSSIFICATION CODE: 12.0410

The Nail Technology Course at The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty provides 600 clock hours of instruction over a period of sixteen to twenty-five weeks.  Upon satisfactory completion of this course of study, the student will have the training necessary to take the Licensing exam given by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. 

The Nail Technology Course is the foundation for careers such as nail enhancement specialist, manicurist, nail salon owner or manager, nail artist and manufacturer’s representative.

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE NAME:  Nail Technology (600 hours)

STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION CODE:    12.0410

TEXT BOOK:
MILADY’S ART & SCIENCE OF NAIL TECHNOLOGY TEXTBOOK
MILADY’S ART & SCIENCE OF NAIL TECHNOLOGY STATE EXAM REVIEW BOOK

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The Nail Technology Course at The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty provides 600 clock hours of instruction which takes a full time student approximately 20 weeks.  Upon satisfactory completion of this course of study, the student will have the training necessary to take the Licensing exam given by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. 

COURSE GOALS:
Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:
Project a positive attitude and sense of personal integrity and self confidence
Practice proper grooming and effective communication skills and visual poise
Understand employer-employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received
Perform the basic manipulative skills including manicures, pedicures and nail extensions
Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions and procedures

To ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to techniques, trends, fashions and methods for career development in nail technology and related fields.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:

The course is presented through theory and practical lecture on pertinent topics in Nail Technology Arts and Sciences.  Additional topics and skills are also introduced by means of demonstration and practical clinic participation classes.  All practical assignments are determined by student needs and made accordingly.
Apprentice Instructor
1000 Hours
APPRENTICE INSTRUCTOR COURSE –STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION CODE: 12.0499

The Apprentice Instructor Course at The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty provides 1,000 clock hours of instructional training over a period of 34 weeks.  Upon satisfactory completion of the Apprentice Instructors Course, the student will have the training to take the Licensing exam administered by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. 
The Apprentice Instructor Course is the foundation for careers such as an instructor in a licensed school of cosmetology, and with advanced specialized training, considers a career as a school owner or manager, public or private school instructor, technical writer, research technician and state board member.

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE NAME:  Apprentice Instructor (1000 hours)

STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION CODE:12.0499

TEXT BOOK:
MILADY’S PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The Apprentice Instructor Course at The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty provides 1,000 clock hours of instructional training over a period of 34 weeks.  Upon satisfactory completion of the Apprentice Instructors Course, the student will have the training to take the Licensing exam administered by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. 

COURSE GOALS:
Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:
Project a positive attitude and sense of personal integrity and self confidence
Practice proper grooming and effective communication skills and visual poise
Understand employer-employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received
Perform the basic teaching skills including lesson planning, demonstration techniques, examination skills, classroom management, course,                    outlining and development
Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper makeup, hairstyle, wardrobe style and color application for the client’s total image
Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions and procedures

To ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to techniques, trends, and teaching methods for career development in cosmetology and related fields.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:
The course is presented through theory and practical lecture on pertinent topics in teaching Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.  Additional topics and skills are also introduced by means of demonstration and practical clinic participation classes.  All practical assignments are determined by student needs and made accordingly.

See                            for more information on our school and programs.
Placement Rate: Percentage of graduates from a fixed sample that obtains employment resulting from skills acquired through training at the institution.

Placement Rate Methodology:

Bellefonte Academy of Beauty applies the following Placement Methodology to outcomes:

TOTAL # PLACEMENTS: Number of Eligible Completions placed in training-related employment. A graduate is considered placed when employed for 30 days in a paid training-related position. Training-related is defined by the vocational objectives of the program for which the graduate was enrolled, consistent with the program length, job title, and responsibilities.

Verification of employment is through our state board and graduate surveys.

Esthetics
1000 Hours
COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE NAME:  Esthetics (1000 hours)                                                                                           STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION CODE  12.0414

TEXT BOOK:
MILADY’S STANDARD TEXTBOOK ESTHETICS1 EA
MILADY’S STANDARD COURSE MATE ESTHETICS 1 EA

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The Esthetic Course at The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty provides 1000 clock hours of instruction which takes a full time student approximately 34 weeks to complete.  Upon satisfactory completion of this course of study, the student will have the training necessary to take the Licensing exam given by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. 

COURSE GOALS:
Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:
Project a positive attitude and sense of personal integrity and self confidence
Practice proper grooming and effective communication skills and visual poise
Understand employer-employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received
Perform the basic manipulative skills including facials, equipment & technology tools, pharmacology, hair removal, make up application, advanced skin care, clinical skin care.
Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper facial and makeup procedures for the client’s needs.
Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions and procedures
To ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to techniques, trends, fashions and methods for career development in esthetic fields.