The Cosmetology course (1500 hours) prepares students for taking the Kentucky State Board exam and for gainful employment as a cosmetologist at an entry level. The skills acquired train the graduate for work as a hairdresser, salon manager, hair colorist, salon owner, product demonstrator, and related jobs. Standard Occupational Classification Code and occupational name: 39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologist.
The Nail Technology course (450 hours) is designed to prepare the student to take the Kentucky State Board exam for nail technician, and trains students for gainful employment as a nail technician. Standard Occupational Classification Code and occupational name: 39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurist.
The Apprentice Instructor course (750 hours) enables cosmetology graduates to obtain a cosmetology instructor license. Students need to have been a practicing master cosmetologist for 1 year and have a high school diploma or GED, in addition to having their cosmetologist license. The course prepares the students to take the Kentucky State Board exam to be a cosmetology instructor, and instills teaching skills and techniques to accomplish that goal. Standard Occupational Classification Code and occupation name: 25-1194 Vocatonal Education Teachers, Postsecondary.
The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classity workers and jobs into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, analyzing, or disseminating data. You may access the above occupational profiles on the O*NET website at: http:///onetoline.org and enter the SOC code.