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RULE §130.286Cosmetology I Lab (One Credit), Adopted 2018

(a) General requirements. This course is recommended for students in Grades 10 and 11. Recommended prerequisite: Introduction to Cosmetology. This course must be taken concurrently with Cosmetology I and may not be taken as a stand-alone course. Districts are encouraged to offer this lab in a consecutive block with Cosmetology I to allow students sufficient time to master the content of both courses. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course.

(b) Introduction.

  (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 I Lab provides instruction and content directly aligned to the licensure requirements as established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).

  (4) Careers in cosmetology include all aspects of sterilization and sanitation procedures and personal care services, including hair care, nail care, and skin care. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the personal care services industry.

  (5) Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.

  (6) 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 to:

    (A) demonstrate professionalism in selecting appropriate attire for the profession and work site;

    (B) demonstrate 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; and

    (E) create appropriate document information for employment such as a resume.

  (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 of hazardous materials in compliance with TDLR requirements.

  (3) The student demonstrates knowledge of appropriate use of tools, equipment, technologies, and materials used in cosmetology. The student is expected to:

    (A) demonstrate safe and effective use of tools to enhance client services;

    (B) practice and promote professional efficiency by using ergonomically designed equipment; and

    (C) critique, select, and operate effective technology resources in a professional salon as available.

  (4) The student applies the practical management skills in simulated and actual work situations. The student is expected to:

    (A) apply client consultation skills to guide individuals in recognizing concerns and making future appointments;

    (B) select and implement a client management system appropriate for a professional work situation; and

    (C) document client satisfaction, procedures, and products to facilitate ease of consultation in future appointments.

  (5) The student demonstrates proficiency in executing basic cosmetology services as required for the state practical examination. The student is expected to:

    (A) demonstrate proficiency of basic haircuts such as zero degree, forty-five degree, ninety degree, and one hundred eighty degree;

    (B) demonstrate basic manicure skills and techniques;

    (C) demonstrate basic facial service skills and techniques;

    (D) demonstrate basic chemical service applications;

    (E) demonstrate basic shampooing techniques;

    (F) demonstrate basic permanent waving techniques;

    (G) demonstrate basic curling techniques;

    (H) demonstrate basic blow drying techniques; and

    (I) demonstrate basic thermal styling techniques.

Source Note: The provisions of this §130.286 adopted to be effective March 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 1852

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