At a Glance:

Contact: Asbery Wilkerson II
Asbery Wilkerson II, Chairperson, Cosmetology
Phone: 404-225-4586
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division

Credentials

, Program Chair
Email: awilkerson@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225-4586

 

Shampoo Technician

Program Overview

The Shampoo Technician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for careers in the field of Cosmetology as Shampoo Technicians.  Students will be prepared to shampoo client's hair and assist in shop management.  The program emphasizes specialized training for safety, sanitation, state laws, rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, skin, hair treatment, reception, sales, management, employability skills, and work ethics. 

Minimum Program Length: 1 Semester

Estimated Program Cost: $1,946

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Official high school or GED transcript is not required to apply, however, you must complete and provide the official high school or GED transcript as a requirement for graduation.  No credential will be awarded until the official transcript is received in the registrar's office.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Blood and Airborne Pathogens: Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens. These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at www.tcsg.org/tcsgpolicy/menu.html.

 

 

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Curriculum (12 hours)
Occupational Courses (12 hours)
Introduces fundamental both theory and practices of the cosmetology profession. Emphasis will be placed on professional practices and safety. Topics include: state rules, and regulations; state regulatory agency, image; bacteriology; decontamination and infection control, chemistry fundamentals, safety, Hazardous Duty Standards Act compliance, and anatomy and physiology.
3
75
Introduces the theory, procedures and products used in the care and treatment of the scalp and hair, disease and disorders and their treatments and the fundamental theory and skills required to shampoo, condition, and recondition the hair and scalp.
COSM
1120
3
45
Emphasizes the steps involved in opening and operating a privately owned salon. Topics include: law requirements regarding employment, tax payer education / federal and state responsibilities, law requirements for owning and operating a salon business, business management practices, and public relations and career development.
Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today\'s rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.