Certificate Course Description: COS 0500

COS 0500 Barber-Styling I
Prerequisites: TABE, VPI 0100, VPI 0200 and VPI 0300. This course provides students with beginning theoretical and practical procedures of barbering. The basic topics and tasks to be performed are history of barbering, professional image and ethics, bacteriology, sterilization and sanitation, safe and efficient work practices, implements, tools and equipment, skin, scalp and hair structure, disorders and treatments of hair and skin, and massage and facial treatments.