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This course will cover all areas of cosmetology, skincare, manicuring and pedicuring. Completion of this course and the State Board National Examination and Licensure will allow the Cosmetologist to perform such skills as hair stylists, chemical applications, manicuring and pedicuring services. Hilltop Beauty School starts students at a freshman level, once you finish this level you will become a junior, and after finishing the junior level, you then become a senior until you finish your 1600 hours. Our hands-on approach helps our students master the skill necessary to pass state board exams and also help them to start a successful career once they have graduated. Once they reach the senior level they will be given State Board’ mock exams.

In Our Facility you will learn

  • All the rules and regulations of the beauty field
  • Health and safety standards
  • All the uses of electrical devices
  • The chemistry of cosmetic, nail, skin, and hair preparations
  • Disinfection and sanitation
  • Analyzing the scalp, face, and hands
  • Bacteriology, anatomy and physiology
  • Hair styling – up-dos, thermal curling, thermal hair straightening, wet hair styling, waving
  • Chemical procedures – chemical straightening
  • Hair cutting – men’s and women’s cut, using scissors, razors, and clippers
  • Hair color and bleach – highlights, lowlights, color formulation techniques, color correction
  • Facials – manual, electrical and chemical
  • Hair removal and eyebrow arching
  • Make up – application techniques
  • Manicuring and pedicuring
  • Artificial nails
  • Salon management
  • Communication and salesmanship
  • Preparing resumes, employment training, interview preparation, job search skills
  • Desk and reception
  • State Board Training – mock board practical and technical exams
  • Ethnic hairstyling – chemical and thermal






  • A curriculum contains the subjects that are to be taught within the course of study.
  • The State of California, Board of Barbering and Cosmetology mandates the curriculum of all cosmetology schools.
  • How this curriculum is taught or delivered by the school and its instructors to the students will to a large degree, be instrumental in the level of your success in your new career.
  • At Hilltop Beauty School the organization and structure of the delivery system has been reviewed and Improved many times over the 50 years that Hilltop has been providing quality education to its students.
  • Come in and talk with us and our students to see for yourself. We are sure you will enjoy your visit.

Cosmetology Course Curriculum

The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetologist course shall consist of 1600 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. Technical instruction means instruction given by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation shall mean actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. Normal completion for our Cosmetology course in weeks and months: 12 – 18 months; 53 – 84 weeks.

The Cosmetology curriculum includes the following classes:

  • Health and Safety
  • Disinfection and Sanitation
  • Cosmetology Act Board Rules & Regulations
  • Theory of Electricity In Cosmetology
  • Liquid Powder and Brush-ons
  • Bacteriology, Anatomy and Physiology
  • Hair Cutting
  • Hair Coloring
  • Press and Curl
  • Make up
  • Cosmetology Chemistry
  • Preparing a Resume
  • Scalp and Hair Treatment
  • Thermal Hairstyling
  • Wet Hairstyling
  • Permanent Waving
  • Manual, Electric & Chemical Facials
  • Chemical Straightening
  • Bleaching
  • Acrylic Nails
  • Pedicures
  • Nail Wraps and Repairs
  • Employment Training
  • Water and Oil Manicure

Cosmetology Course Performance Objectives:

Once you have become a licensed cosmetologist you will then be prepared to seek employment for profit as a hair dresser, salon manager, salon owner, hair colorist, product demonstrator or styling publicist.

Graduation Requirements


All students who have completed the required hours and operations upon finishing their 1600 hour course graduate. When a student has completed all required hours and operations and the cumulative total of 1600 hours (clock) for the Cosmetology course with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of (70%) “C” or better he/she is awarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation. Students are helped with the necessary papers that they need to file with the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Examination.


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