Cosmetology - Las Vegas (Summerlin)

COS801D - Diploma Program

CIP Code: 12.0401
SOC Code: 39-5012

Day and Evening Programs

Lincoln Tech Inc. 2019-02-08T14:45:25-05:00 2019-02-11T14:14:40-05:00 Lincoln Technical Institute, Inc. Lincoln Technical Institute, Inc. Lincoln Tech,Las Vegas (Summerlin) ,Cosmetology

Program Objective

The Cosmetology program prepares students for entry-level positions within the cosmetology industry. Topics covered include Haircutting and Styling, Hair Design, Color Design, Perm Design, Ladies and Men's Hair Sculpture, Skin, and Nails. The student will also learn excellence in customer service with an emphasis on communication. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates are encouraged to sit for the state licensing exam. The program is designed to prepare students for jobs like hairdresser, makeup artist, esthetician, and nail technician.


Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in the areas of hair sculpting, designing, and permanent waving. The student will learn the four basic forms which are the foundation of all haircuts and how to manipulate the hair and achieve the desired end result. The students will also learn men’s hair sculpting, form and design principles. In addition, this course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills of color and chemical texturizing. Discussions will include infection control as it relates to cosmetology. In all, the student will gain the foundation that is needed to be able to function in the field of cosmetology.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in design decisions, hairstyling techniques and choosing the appropriate design for your client, client consultations, draping and shampooing. Students will perform basic manicures and pedicures, facials, hair removal and will learn basic skin care. Students will gain an understanding of the composition, structure and function of the hair, known as Trichology. Discussion of textured hair will introduce the student to chemical relaxers and application of chemical straightening techniques. The student will also acquire skills in the areas of goal setting, time management and the 80/20 rule.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in the areas of Skin and Nails. Elements of instruction for the study of skin include: functions, composition, types, diseases, disorders, massage, facial masks and essentials, infection control and safety measures, client consultation for skin care, hair removal and make-up. Step-by-step procedures are offered for basic facial, basic waxing and basic make-up application. The study of nails, nail structure, growth, diseases, conditions, shapes, essentials, infection control and safety, client consultation, and natural are the primary items of discussion for the sessions on the study of nails. Step-by step practical procedures are offered for basic manicure, male manicure, and basic pedicure.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in the areas of chemistry and chemical procedures. The student will learn about matter as it builds to elements and compounds, the pH scale depicting the differences between acid and alkaline properties and the chemistry of cosmetics pertaining to cosmetic classifications, shampoos, rinses and conditioners, perms, relaxers, curl reformation, hair color, and product information. The student will also learn chemical texturizing including the history, theory, and essentials of perming, as well as infection control and safety measures, and client consultation for perming, chemical relaxing and curl reforming. In this course the student will learn the scientific approach to hair sculpture, and sculpted form, and its relationship to hair design. The student will gain an understanding of how to make design decisions that involve adding texture and color to solid, graduated, increase-layered, uniformly layered and combination forms. The student will also learn the scientific approach to color and perm design as a component of the total design composition, making a clear correlation between color and texture and its dynamic effects of the sculpted form. The history, composition, colors, construction, essentials, infection control and safety measures, services, hairpieces and air addition methods provide the core subject matter of the sessions of wigs and hair addition.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in the areas of chemistry and chemical procedures. The student will learn about how chemistry plays a part in hair color, and product information. The student will gain an understanding of how to make design decisions that involve adding texture and color to solid, graduated, increase-layered, uniformly layered and combination forms. The student will also learn the scientific approach to color and its dynamic effects of the sculpted form.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in the areas of haircutting and styling. The fundamentals of haircutting, including form, essentials, infection control and safety, and the client consultation are the elements of information that provide the basis for the basic practical applications of haircutting. The student will learn how to use indicators when making decisions about the composition of hair designs during a client consultation including proportion, hair, personality, clothing, lifestyle, communication, design elements and design principles. The student will be introduced to the theory of hairstyling, thermal styling, wet styling, long hair styling, infection control and safety measures, and client consultation elements to the foundation of hairstyling.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skill in the areas of design forum cutting and coloring techniques. The student will learn design principles utilized in creating long hair designs, as well as long hair design techniques including 3, 5, & 9-strand over braid and under braid, and double and multiple loops. This course is designed to enhance student learning by shifting between action and reflection in the five-step walk thru process, which encourages students to observe what they see on the clinic floor, reflect and write about it and share ideas with fellow students during group discussions.

Course Description

This course offers instruction in preparation for licensure and job placement. In addition, preparation for written and practical mid-term and final examinations in mock settings, along with assigned review sessions help prepare students for the actual licensure-testing process. Regulatory laws, rules and regulations, and school policies and procedures are required topics and serve as the foundation for professional compliances. Infection control procedures are identified along with fees, hours or credit requirements and other pertinent, related information.




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