This program is certified by the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists
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Theory and practical experiences prepare students for the Maryland State Board of Cosmetology practical and written examinations needed to become a licensed cosmetologist. A college level textbook and four experienced cosmetologists along with a fully equipped salon allow students to earn the 1500 hours needed to sit for the exam. Senior students work with clients anywhere from one to four hours and are able to perform all the services one would find at a real salon. This is as close to a real experience that students can get before they are licensed.
CCCTC COSMETOLOGY HANDBOOK
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Why do students come to CCCTC?
Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major. This program puts you in touch with state of the art technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)
Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day. After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)
Our Cosmetology Program has been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)
What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?
Major Units of Study
- Business Procedures
- Chemical texture services
- Customer relations
- Facial & scalp treatments
- Hair coloring
- Hair cutting
- Hair lightening
- Principles of design
Getting started on your career path takes skills. Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (more)
At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job. We emphasize professionalism in each program. (more)
How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?
Students can become certified by the Maryland State Board of Cosmetology
Students who log 1500 hours and earn a B average can sit for the Maryland State Board of Cosmetology's Certification test. (Both written and practical) Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for work in the field of Cosmetology in Maryland. This certification adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate.
Students Can Earn College Credits
College Credits can be earned through articulation agreements with colleges. These agreements are the colleges way of saying that our programs, shops, equipment and instructors meet the same high standards as that college or post-secondary institution.
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Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.
If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!
OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!! Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)
- ATTENDANCE IS CRITICAL TO GET 1500 HOURS FOR STATE BOARD CERTIFICATION
- Ability to communicate and successfully collaborate with others
- Ability to follow multi-step directions
- Ability to organize information visually
- Being able to work in stressful situations
- Safety and sanitation procedures MUST be followed (Health Department Inspections)
- Interaction with up 40 students and 20-30 clients in a busy/loud work environment is a regular occurrence
- Being alert and aware of what’s going on around you
- Creative ability
- Critical thinking & problem solving skills
- Dependability and a strong work ethic
- Excellent communication and social skills
- Physical stamina (Standing and working for long periods of time)
- Professional behavior
- Proficient reading, writing and math skills
- Strong hand and eye coordination
- Strong manual dexterity
- Taking orders and directions from teacher in a business environment
- Working quickly & accurately under time constraints
SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS. See what you need to apply. For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)
How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?
ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC
Transportation is provided to and from your home high school. (there are some exceptions such as community based internship) Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school. (more)
PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)
CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES
SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM
Program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 ALL SENIOR YEAR. (more)
SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION
See Program of Studies for most up to date information.
Different career paths that ALL start with the Cosmetology Program.
CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...)
ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)
- Bridal Make-Up Specialist
- Nail technician
- Wedding and Event Stylist
- Makeup artist
TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)
- Artificial Tanner
- Beauty Care Blogger
- Beauty Care Magazine Writer
- Broadway or Performance Stylist
- Intelligence Community: Changing/Altering Identities
- Mortuary Beautician
- Movie Make-up Artist (Special Effects (aging and Sci-Fi))
- Photo Stylist
- Salon or spa manager
- Skin Care Consultant
- Small Business Owner
- Tattoo Artist
- Wig Retailer
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)
- Beauty Product Model/Brand Ambassador
- Beauty Care Magazine Editor
- Beauty School Owner
- Cosmetic Retailer
- Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon
- Producer of hair products
- Image Consultant/Stylist
- Cosmetic Research Scientist
Check Out These Career Sites:
ONET: The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.
OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.
Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!
What do PROFESSIONALS say about CCCTC?
(Don't just take our word for it)
Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by state and local agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relevant and important in today's job market. A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.
Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution. Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)
PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry. (more)
TEXTILE AND FASHION CAREERS