|(a) General requirements. This course is recommended
for students in Grades 11 and12. Prerequisite: Cosmetology I. This
course must be taken concurrently with Cosmetology II and may not
be taken as a stand-alone course. Districts are encouraged to offer
this lab in a consecutive block with Cosmetology II to allow students
sufficient time to master the content of both courses. Students shall
be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course.
(1) Career and technical education instruction provides
content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical
knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed
in current or emerging professions.
(2) The Human Services Career Cluster focuses on preparing
individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families
and human needs such as early childhood development and services,
counseling and mental health services, family and community services,
personal care services, and consumer services.
(3) Cosmetology II Lab provides instruction and content
directly aligned to the licensure requirements as established by the
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).
(4) Students are encouraged to participate in extended
learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations
and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.
(5) Statements that contain the word "including" reference
content that must be mastered, while those containing the phrase "such
as" are intended as possible illustrative examples.
(c) Knowledge and skills.
(1) The student demonstrates professional standards/employability
skills as required by business and industry. The student is expected
(A) demonstrate professionalism in selecting appropriate
attire for the profession and work site;
(B) demonstrate professionalism by practicing the use
of effective oral and written communication with diverse individuals,
including coworkers, management, and clients;
(C) demonstrate personal ownership over the quality
of individual performance;
(D) explore employment opportunities, including entrepreneurship;
(E) collect and compile mastery-level work samples
and evaluations to be included in an employment portfolio as appropriate.
(2) The student demonstrates knowledge of rules and
regulations related to sanitation, disinfection, and health and safety
as established by TDLR. The student is expected to:
(A) apply knowledge of health and safety policies and
procedures in a work setting in compliance with TDLR requirements;
(B) demonstrate cleaning and disinfecting of the work
environment, including implements and equipment;
(C) demonstrate techniques to avoid risks and potentially
hazardous situations in compliance with TDLR requirements; and
(D) demonstrate industry best practices when disposing
hazardous materials in compliance with TDLR requirements.
(3) The students demonstrates mastery in the use of
tools, equipment, technologies, and materials used in cosmetology.
The student is expected to:
(A) apply with increased fluency proficient, safe,
and effective use of tools in a simulated or actual work setting to
enhance client services;
(B) demonstrate with increased fluency professional
efficiency by using ergonomically designed equipment; and
(C) demonstrate with increased fluency effective integration
of technology sources in a professional salon as available.
(4) The student executes proficient managerial and
practical skills in diverse work and professional situations with
minimal direction. The student is expected to:
(A) resolve client concerns with little to no guidance
by using appropriate consultation skills;
(B) practice consultation skills to guide individuals
in selecting future appointments and services;
(C) assess and document client satisfaction in a simulated
and actual work situation;
(D) assess and document client products to inform future
client consultations; and
(E) operate a client management system in diverse work
and professional situations.
(5) The student performs cosmetology services with
increased fluency as required for the state practical examination
in a simulated and/or work setting with minimal guidance. The student
is expected to:
(A) demonstrate mastery-level haircut skills and techniques;
(B) demonstrate mastery-level manicure skills and techniques;
(C) demonstrate mastery-level facial skills and techniques;
(D) demonstrate mastery-level knowledge of chemical
(E) demonstrate mastery-level shampooing techniques;
(F) demonstrate mastery-level permanent waving techniques;
(G) perform curling services while demonstrating mastery-level
(H) perform blow drying services while demonstrating
mastery-level blow drying techniques; and
(I) perform thermal styling services while demonstrating
mastery-level thermal styling techniques.