Cosmetology

Cosmetology I

The Cosmetology program must be approved and licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations, Division of Professional Regulation and meet all state and federal regulations.  Cosmetology I introduces students to the requirements to become a licensed cosmetologist.  It offers students instruction in both theory and practical application in the following areas:  tools and their use, shampoo, understanding chemicals and use, types of hair, sanitation, hygiene, skin diseases and conditions, anatomy and physiology, electricity, ethics, nail technology and esthetics as they relate to the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology Act.  Knowledge, skills and activities completed in this course will help prepare students for Cosmetology II, while earning hours towards licensure. All hours, grades, and classes accumulated during the student’s time in LACC Cosmetology courses are credited towards the completion of the 1,500 clock hours required by the Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Cosmetology II

The Cosmetology II program must be approved and licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations, Division of Professional Regulation and meet all state and federal regulations.  This course offers students continued instruction in both theory and practical application.  All hours, grades, and classes accumulated during the student’s time in LACC Cosmetology courses are credited towards the completion of the 1,500 clock hours required by the Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Certification Opportunities

  • Approximately 470 hours toward 1,500 required.

For Course Information Contact:

Tera Graves, Director

tgraves@pontiac90.org

Enrichment Opportunities

  • America’s Beauty ShowHome Shows

Partnering School

  • Unity Cosmetology College