Wisconsin Administrative Code
Cosmetology Examining Board
Chapter Cos 5 - Courses Of Instruction
Section Cos 5.02 - Practitioner license syllabus

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง Cos 5.02
Current through May 31, 2022

A syllabus for the practitioner license is shown below in Figure 5.02:

SUBJECTS

THEORY HOURS

PRACTICAL HOURS

I.

Hygiene, grooming and personal development.

10

0

II.

Bacteriology, sterilization and sanitation.

20

20

III.

Haircutting, hair tapering (clipper-cuts), razor cutting, hairstyling, curling, thermal waving, finger-waving, roller setting, pincurl placement, blow-drying, shampoos, scalp and hair treatments, conditioning, reconditioning, hair analysis, and care of hairpieces, wigs and wefts. Tools, equipment and implements (identification and usage).

140

440

I V.

Hair straightening, hair relaxing, thermal hair straightening, blow-outs, permanents, hair coloring, tinting, bleaching and chemistry. Tools, equipment and implements (identification and usage).

185

392

V.

Shaving, beard and mustache shaping, trimming, superfluous hair removal, waxing, facials, facial massages, facial makeup, eyelashes, light therapy, basic principles of electricity, and introduction to electrology. Tools, equipment and implements (identification and usage).

35

60

VI.

Manicuring, including nail enhancement. Tools, equipment and implements (identification and usage).

10

25

VII.

Anatomy and physiology of the hair, skin and nails and disorders of the hair, skin, scalp and nails.

50

0

VII.

Product knowledge, product use and sales, preparing and consulting with customer for services.

30

0

IX.

Laws, rules, professional ethics and history of cosmetology.

18

0

X.

Individual student needs, industry trends and electives (e.g. recordkeeping, mathematics, comunications, human relations, public relations, first aid, etc.) (Hours may include structured visits conducted by the school outside of the classroom at one or more cosmetology establishments.)

40

75

TOTAL HOURS:

538

1012

Cr. Register, July, 1989, No. 403, eff. 8-1-89; am. Register, July, 1994, No. 463, eff. 8-1-94; am., Register, May, 1999, No. 521, eff. 6-1-99; am. Register, September, 2000, No. 537, eff. 10-1-00; CR 05-118: am. Register November 2006 No. 611, eff. 12-1-06; correction in Figure 5.02 made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 6, 7., Stats., Register February 2013 No. 686.

Amended by, CR 15-020: r. and recr. Figure 5.02 Register July 2015 No. 715, eff.8/1/2015.

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