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Instructor course of study (600 hours)

The course of study for students enrolled in a teacher training course shall consist of six hundred (600) clock hours which include a minimum of 390 clock hours of technical instruction (lecture, demonstrations, classroom participation and/or examination) and the following minimum specified practical operations: The minimum combined total clock hours of 600, include the technical instruction phase and opportunity for the student to acquire the necessary skills through practical applications developed under the supervision of the school’s instructors.
The Teacher Training course is designed to prepare licensed students for the state instructors licensing examination and for profitable employment as a cosmetology instructor.
Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means the actual performance by; the teacher training of teaching techniques and principles.
To develop the ability to:
- Teach related information, manipulative operations, and techniques.
- Use various teaching aids, such as instruction sheets, visual aids and tests.
- Achieve professional competency as a teacher.
- Develop personal characteristics that contribute to success in teaching.
- Develop occupational experiences and personal characteristics that will upgrade the cosmetology profession by producing quality students.
- Develop lesson plans, outlines, procedures and tests that will insure student comprehension and will instill the will to learn.
- Develop a course content reflecting a comprehensive, correlated unit of study.
- Develop instructional materials that will facilitate set-up and preparation of class.
- Develop supplemental teaching aids that will give the student a variety of ideas from which to draw and maintain motivation.
- Specific teaching techniques used by the vocational teacher in the working area and in the classroom.
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Teacher Training with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of “C” (70%) or better, he/she is awarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology Examination.
An Instructor’s license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Teacher Training course, has completed the 12th grade or an accredited senior high school course of study or has the equivalent education, holds a valid California Cosmetologist license, has provided a signed affidavit from his/her employer attesting to experience, and has passed the Bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology Examination with an overall average of 75%.
Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, participation, or examination: Practical Operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include: 
1. T he Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board’s Rules and Regulations 10  
2. Preparatory Instruction    
a. Instructional Techniques: Method of instruction; lecture; demonstration;performance; communication skills; instructional aids; and use of questions                to promote learning 40  
b. Organization techniques: 4 steps teaching method; performance 30 50
c. Lesson planning: subject; title; outlines; development; and visual aids,etc.. 60 50
d. Techniques of evaluation: purpose of tests; types of test; test  administration; scoring; and grading, etc. 10  
3. Conducting classroom and technical instructions and demonstrations for three (3) or more students on all practices of cosmetology, including the      Cosmetology Act and Rules and Regulations (Shall be conducted under supervision of a licensed instructor.) 140  
4. Supervising and training of students while they are practicing the art of cosmetology on a live person or mannequin in a classroom or laboratory 100  
The total minimum 600 clock hours include the technical instruction phase, and opportunity for the student to acquire the necessary skills through practical methods developed under the supervision of the school’s instructors.