Cosmetology at Spokane Community College

Cosmetology at Spokane Community College
1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

(509) 533-7288 or 1-800-248-5644, ext. 7288

Cosmetology is a diverse field that offers a variety of employment opportunities. SCC's cosmetology programs provide the education and training needed to successfully compete in today's job market.

A.A.S. Degree
Upon successful completion of this 1,600 hour program, students are prepared to take the Washington state exam which provides them with a license for cosmetology.

This program includes haircutting and styling, skin care, temporary superfluous hair removal, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, tinting and bleaching, and manicuring and pedicuring. The application and removal of a wide variety of artificial nails also will be presented. In addition, safety and sanitation measures are stressed throughout the program. Students also must complete a first aid class. Students will be given review testing and simulated performance evaluations in preparation for the state licensing examination.

Students must complete the program and pass the written and practical exit exams in order to be prepared to take the Washington state examination for cosmetology licensure.

Additional requirements for the A.A.S. degree consist of general education requirements in the areas of written communications, human relations/leadership and computation.

Physical Requirements:
* Normal or corrected vision
* Physical dexterity, i.e. small grasp manipulation
* Must be able to work with arms at shoulder level for extended periods of time
* Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

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