Instructor Training

Milady Standard Textbook of Cosmetology, 13th Edition, 2015
ISBN-13: 978128576941

This course is designed to provide potential instructors with an understanding of the basic principles of teaching and knowledge techniques required to successfully complete the Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology licensing examination for instructors.

 Upon completion of this course, the student instructor will have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the instructors as measured by 75% accuracy on written tests and instructor observation of student practice and 75% completion of assigned lesson plans, visual aids, administrative duties, and other signed projects, the ability to:

  1. ​Demonstration and understanding of the philosophy, objectives, and course content for teaching cosmetology.
  2. Write and use appropriate daily and unit lesson plans for meeting the objectives of the course.
  3. Utilize methods of teaching that are appropriate for cosmetology, including lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and supervision of student clinic work.
  4. Demonstrate efficient class organization, control, and management in both the theory classroom and the clinic practice.
  5. Understand individual differences and different learning rates of students and be able to identify motivational techniques for student success.
  6. Create and use appropriately visual aids and use and care for visual aid equipment.
  7. Perform administrative duties as related to classroom atmosphere, safety measures, records and record keeping, enrolling and terminating students, and ordinary maintenance of equipment.
  8. Develop and use evaluation instruments for measuring student achievement.
  9. Successfully complete the Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology licensing examination for instructors.

The instructor training 600 hour curriculum is designed as a course to extend over a period of not less than 4 months or not less than 600 hours of training. A instructor trainee shall (a) be licensed as a cosmetologist in the state of Arkansas (b) hold a permit as a student instructor with the board (c) under the immediate supervision of a licensed instructor at all times, (d) authorize or verify student daily slips, (e) be given a written examination after student completion of each subject by the licensed instructor.

  • Course objectives
  • Approved course for cosmetology instructor training

Upon completion of this course, the student instructor will have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the instructors as measured by 75% accuracy on written tests and instructor observation of student practice and 75% completion of assigned lesson plans, visual aids, administrative duties, and other signed projects, the ability to:

  1. ​Demonstration and understanding of the philosophy, objectives, and course content for teaching cosmetology.
  2. Write and use appropriate daily and unit lesson plans for meeting the objectives of the course.
  3. Utilize methods of teaching that are appropriate for cosmetology, including lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and supervision of student clinic work.
  4. Demonstrate efficient class organization, control, and management in both the theory classroom and the clinic practice.
  5. Understand individual differences and different learning rates of students and be able to identify motivational techniques for student success.
  6. Create and use appropriately visual aids and use and care for visual aid equipment.
  7. Perform administrative duties as related to classroom atmosphere, safety measures, records and record keeping, enrolling and terminating students, and ordinary maintenance of equipment.
  8. Develop and use evaluation instruments for measuring student achievement.
  9. Successfully complete the Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology licensing examination for instructors.

The instructor training 600 hour curriculum is designed as a course to extend over a period of not less than 4 months or not less than 600 hours of training. A instructor trainee shall (a) be licensed as a cosmetologist in the state of Arkansas (b) hold a permit as a student instructor with the board (c) under the immediate supervision of a licensed instructor at all times, (d) authorize or verify student daily slips, (e) be given a written examination after student completion of each subject by the licensed instructor. 

Course outline units and hours required

Units of instruction

Hours

Required preparatory training

1. Teaching of theory and practical operation.
2. Selection subject matter for class lecture.
3. Preparing class lectures.
4. Conducting a review of all subjects taught.
5. Preparing and grading examinations.
6. Demonstrating practical operations.
7. Teaching practical operations.

50

Class Attendance

Classes are to be conducted by a licensed instructor to prepare the instructor trainee to properly lecture and demonstrate on all subjects of cosmetology.

100

Conducting theory classes

1. Sterilization and bacteriology
2. Osteology
3. Mycology
4. Neurology
5. Angiology (blood vessels, lymphatics)
6. Cosmeticity
7. Canitics
8. Dermatology
9. Trichology
10.Permanent waving
11.Unguiology (nails)
Theory classes will be conducted under the supervision of a licensed instructor

50

Conducting practical classes in cosmetology

1. Permanent waving (machine, machine less, cold wave)
2. Facials (make-up, waxing, packs, masks, eyebrow arches, electric facials).
3. Shampoo (wet waving, finger waving, haircutting, comb outs)
4. Scalp treatments, (hair and scalp treatments, electric scalp treatments).
5. Canitics (tinting, bleaching, corrective hair coloring, removal of hair coloring).
6. Manicuring (plain and oil, sanitation, sterilization).
7. Predispostion tests
8. Thermal pressing and iron curling and blow drying.

300

Method of keeping student records

10

Training in subjects in which the individual instructor-trainee may be deficient, or to the practice of cosmetology

90