The Art of Face, Hair, and Nails
Cosmetology is an exciting and rewarding career, a way to express your passion for hair care, skin care, and make up. Cosmetologists have the opportunity to incorporate lash and hair extension into their program. All students will receive a valued certification during their course of training with the 1600 hour cosmetologist program.
Students will use the ZORGANICS brand which is locally owned products and training from the legendary brand owner. These are the same products line used in professional salons and spas.
Clock Hours: 1600
Graduates in: 12.5 months
SOC Code: 39-5012
ZORGANICS Institute Cosmetologist program consists of 1600 hours. The first half of the program will cover theory lectures, instructor guided hands-on training, interactive exercises, and demonstration through special events. The second half of the program will be applying your skills to the general public in the student salon.
Upon completion of the hours and passing the final exams you will receive a certificate and be prepared to apply for the Washington State board examination.
ZORGANICS Cosmetologist Schedule is available on campus and online. The schedule is Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8am to 6:30pm; giving you four days to balance your lifestyle with your family and work.
Program Objectives - Barber programTo prepare students to an entry level position in the salon field performing all services normally offered in the Barber profession. Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to: Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence. Practice proper grooming, poise, and effective communication skills. Understand employer/employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received. Perform the basic analytical and manipulative skills applicable to the program of study. Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.
DescriptionLectures, demonstrations, and lab work. Training will include a combination of live models and mannequins. The BARBER course consists of various topics and subjects related to the theoretical and practical (hands on) aspects of the care and beautification of the hair. Topics and/or subjects are designed to assist the future professional with a basic understanding of a wide variety of knowledge areas in the field. Because trends and tools within the field are constantly changing, ZORGANICS Institute updates the course content and the teaching methods to address those trends. 1000 hours are dedicated to the theory of the practice of barbering services, business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology Core Curriculum Students will acquire knowledge and practical skills in the following subjects: Theory of the practice of barbering including business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology. Shampooing including draping, brushing, scalp manipulations, conditioning and rinsing. Scalp and hair analysis. Hair cutting and trimming including scissors, razor, thinning shears and clippers. Hair styling including wet, dry and thermal styling, and styling aids. Cutting and trimming of hair, including shaving, beard and mustache design and eyebrow, ear and nose hair trimming. Cleaning and disinfecting of individual workstations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and storage of linens. Diseases and disorders of the skin, scalp and hair. Safety including proper use of implements and electrical tools First aid as it relates to barbering Not all training may be on mannequins.
Program Length1000 hours Intended time to complete the Barber program attending full time is 8.5 months. As outlined by Washington State Law, RCW 18:16, a minimum of 1000 hours are required for licensure. These are divided as follows: 1000 hours are dedicated to Theory of the practice of barbering services, business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology.
On-Time Completion RateThis program was offered in 2022, 100% of Barber graduates completed their program according to the time frame in the contract between  and  as compared to the total number of graduates who completed their program in the same time frame.
Core CurriculumStudents will acquire knowledge and practical skills in the following subjects: Theory of the practice of barbering including business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology. Shampooing including draping, brushing, scalp manipulations, conditioning and rinsing. Scalp and hair analysis. Hair cutting and trimming including scissors, razor, thinning shears and clippers. Hair styling including wet, dry and thermal styling, and styling aids. Cutting and trimming of facial hair including shaving, beard and mustache design and eyebrow, ear and nose hair trimming. Cleaning and disinfecting of individual work stations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and storage of linens. Diseases and disorders of the skin, scalp and hair. Safety including proper use of implements and electrical appliances. First aid as it relates to barbering. Not all training may be on mannequins. Phase 1- Earth (0-250 Hours) New student Orientation Introductory theory & basic practical skills Safety and sanitation Intro to clinic floor and client consultation Phase 2- Water (251-500 Hours) Continue progression through Milady Standard textbook to expand knowledge Build upon foundational practical skills Begin practice on live clients, and build confidence Phase 3- Fire (501-750 Hours) Hands-on theory classes Review all subjects learned. and expand knowledge from part 1 and part 2 Learn and practice more advanced techniques Focus on completing practical requirements Phase 4- Air (751-1000 Hours) Review Washington State rules and regulations, as well as business practices Employment preparation (resume, portfolio) Employer interview techniques Continue to review and study, fully complete practical requirements, prepare for WA State exams, take final written and practical examinations. Complete exit interview, graduation, and sign up for WA State Exams.
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Employment: Standard Occupational ClassificationsA Standard Occupational Classification or SOC code is a number that represents an occupational classification which links a particular area of study or educational program to a list of occupations. The following SOC codes are related to ZORGANICS Institute: SOC CODE: 39-5011.00 CIP CODE: 12.0402
Estimated Cost - BarberTuition: $15,708.00 Materials & Supplies &taxes: $4203 Books: $700.00 Orientation Fee: $300.00 Application Fee: $100 Processing Fee: $78 Enrollment Fee: $150 TOTAL: $21239:50 NOTE: ZORGANICS Institute does not offer on-campus housing. The costs listed below are estimated figures of the total cost of attendance, which includes expenses outside of tuition and fees. *Payment Plan Available *Scholarship *Private School Loans