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EQ School of Hair Design

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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

HOW TO ENROLL

RULES and ATTENDANCE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

ENROLLMENT APPLICATION

FACILITY and EQUIPMENT

FINANCIAL AID

TRANSFER STUDENTS

JOB PLACEMENT SERVICE

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE

Class Starting Dates for 2015

    • January 12, 2015

    • March 23, 2015

    • June 8, 2015

    • August 10, 2015

    • October 12, 2015

    OUR MISSION

    We are EQ School of Hair Design. ("EQ" stands for Educational Quest) We are on a quest to provide the best educational experience for the cosmetology student
    We seek to share these understandings and appreciations with others through structured educational programs.
    We prepare students for successful careers in cosmetology or related fields.
    We share a vision of being the best in cosmetology education.
    We care about and respect those who come to study and learn with us and will do everything within reason to ensure their satisfaction, development and ultimate professional success.
    We will safeguard the educationional purposes of the clinic as a classrom with student development as the driving force.
    We see beauty and elegance in our students and faculty; we have fun serving together, striving to be a caring, productive, growing, successful team of professionals.
    We committ ourselves to upholding, and living-up-to the hightest professional and ethical standards.
    We will be proud of our professional accomplishments, but we will never be satisfied. We will constantly be searching for ways to improve everything we do.
    We will succeed as a team, sharing our success, offering each other opportunities for growth, recognition and rewards.

    Cosmetology Course Description

    A 2100 hour course of study of the principles and practices of cosmetology that enables students to acquire a basic understanding of hair sculpture, hair design, permanent waving, haircoloring, manicuring, artificial nails, skin care and makeup. The course also emphasizes client relations, job seeking skills and preparation for professional success

    Course Goals

    Upon completing 2100 hours of training, the student will

    • Be adequately prepared to pass the State Board exam for licensing in cosmetology.

    • Have sufficient skills and speed for entry level employment in a hair salon.

    • Be capable of passing the final written and practical examinations of the school with a minimum 80 percent score.

    SCHOOL HOURS

    During "Basics", (the first eight weeks) school hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After Basics, the hours are 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Wednesday 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

    Full time students attending 35 hours per week finish the 2100 hour course in approximately 60 weeks (14 months). Non-traditional students attending 28 hours per week finish the course in approximately 73 weeks (18 months).

    SCHOOL IS CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS

    • Memorial Day

    • Fourth of July

    • Labor Day

    • Thanksgiving Day

    • There is a Christmas Break between Christmas day and New Year's day.

    CLASS SCHEDULES

    The first eight weeks of training ("Basics") are spent learning the fundamentals of all facets of cosmetology to prepare students to perform services on clients. Our professional staff provide step-by-step instruction on the skills needed. Classes include lecture, demonstration and practical application, enhanced by the use of textbooks, visual aids, printed illustrations, and evaluations.

    Units of study during "Basics" include:

    • Hair Sculpture

    • Hair Color

    • Hair Design

    • Client Service

    • Permanent Waving

    After the successful completion of basic classes, students are assigned to a schedule whereby they begin to perform services on clients on the clinic floor and continue attending Advanced Phase Classes. This combination of classroom and clinic provides the exposure necessary to master speed and accuracy of technical skills.

    GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

    For successful completion of the Cosmetology Program, a Student must

    • Complete and pass Senior practical and written exams.

    • Complete and pass Advancement levels I and II.

    • Fulfill minimum grade requirements for written and technical work.

    • Meet all financial responsibilities to the school.

    • Complete 2100 hours of training and have diploma presented.

    • Complete a student portfolio

    Graduation ceremonies are held three times per year. Those students who have met the above requirements or have accumulated more than 1500 hours may participate

    LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

    To obtain a cosmetology license in Iowa, a student must

    • Have 2100 hours in an approved school with diploma awarded upon graduation.

    • Be eighteen years of age or older at the time of the State Board Exam. (Birth certificate may be required).

    • Pay application, examination, and/or license fees.

    • Have a high school diploma or proof of passing G.E.D. 5. Complete and pass the State Board Exam.

    PROGRESS REVIEWS/ACADEMIC COUNSELING

    EQ School of Hair Design takes great pride in the close working relationship between staff and students. As part of this, students are evaluated on their progress as they complete various phases of their training.

    All work is supervised, strong points emphasized, and areas of weakness worked on to bring them to an acceptable level. If problems arise regarding attendance, grades, technical and personal performance, students are counseled by professional staff to determine the reason and measures to be taken to correct the situation on an individual basis.

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