2022-2023 Olympic College Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cosmetology - Associate in Technical Arts (ATA)

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Gain hands-on experience in a salon/business environment learning industry-proven skills in Cosmetology and Esthetics. You’ll learn the science and art of hairstyling, cutting, chemical texture services, skin care, facial massage and so much more. Gain valuable leadership and business skills to help you thrive in the real-world work environment. We will prepare you to complete the Washington state Cosmetology, Esthetics or Instructor certificate in one of our three exciting programs.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate written skills required for the application process to obtain a Washington State Cosmetology license.
  2. Perform industry employability skills such as punctuality, reliability, decision-making, integrity and leadership as well as the importance of giving quality service.
  3. Understand employer-employee relationship and independent business ownership.
  4. Perform basic Cosmetology industry skills in the areas of hairstyling, cutting, coloring, chemical texture services, shampooing and conditioning of the hair and scalp, natural nail care and basic skin care services.
  5. Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper hairstyle, color, and makeup application for the client’s overall image.
  6. Observe state safety, sanitation laws, regulations, and use of appropriate protective measures to provide a safe working environment.

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