1,000 Clock Hours
Length: 1,000 clock hours, approximately 25 weeks on a 35-hour per week schedule.
Description: The Cadet Instructor course is designed for the certified practitioner for a career in training and supervising hair design, esthetics and nail technology students. Successful completion of the course leads to registration with the Oregon Department of Education as a vocational school instructor.
Format: Cadet training is divided into four units (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior). Each unit consists of academic, academic laboratory. Evaluations are an on-going part of the study and Cadet students are required to maintain progress records throughout the course.
- To provide students with a solid foundation in the basic skills of teaching hair design, nail technology and/or esthetics.
- To provide students with strong student relations and problem solving skills.
- To enable students to pass the school’s written and practical evaluations.
- To enable students to become employed as instructors in the field of hair design, esthetics and/or nail technology.
- To prepare students not only in terms of technical skills and knowledge, but also in professionalism and attitude.
Units of Instruction
|Dev. Lesson Plans||50|
|Use of Lesson Plans||45|
|Audio Visual Aids||25|
|Safety & Sanitation||150|
|Total Training Hours||1,000|
General School and Course Information
Grading Procedures and Scale
Student grades will be based on theory assignments, theory exams, practical assignments and practical exams. Students must achieve a grade of C (75%) or better to be considered acceptable according to the following grading scale:
|A||90% to 100%||Superior|
|B||80% to 89%||Excellent|
|C||75% to 79%||Satisfactory|
|F||74% or less||Unsatisfactory|
Hourly Breakdown of All Courses
|Program||Hair||Esthetics||Nails||Safety & Sani.||Career||Total|
|H + E + N||1,450||250||350||150||100||2,300|
|H + E||1,450||250||–||150||100||1,950|
|H + N||1,450||–||350||150||100||2,050|
|E + N||–||250||350||150||100||850|
|H = Hair Design, E = Esthetics, N = Nails Technology, B = Barbering, C = Cadet Instructor|
All courses (except Cadet Instructor) each contain the required units of 100 hours of Career Development and 150 hours of Safety and Sanitation. If you have already completed one or more of the courses and want to return to complete another subject, you must complete at least the following hours, plus have an evaluation of your prior hours to credit to the Career Development and Safety & Sanitation requirements:
The occupational outlook for cosmetology careers is very promising. The salon industry continues to grow and continues to employ large numbers of professionals. In the latest national survey conducted for the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, there were 1,682,641 professionals employed in the nation’s 370,250 beauty salons, barber shops, skin care salons and nail salons. New employees were difficult to find. Approximately 3 out of every 4 salon owners that looked for new employees reported difficulty in finding new applicants. Recent trends indicate a steady demand for licensed professionals in the industry.
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