X Haircutting

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Reference points on the head form and their role in haircutting B. Angles, elevations, and guidelines C. Factors involved in a successful client consultation D. Demonstrating safe and proper use of the various tools of haircutting E. Mastery of the four basic haircuts F. Mastery of other haircutting techniques

  • (1) The student investigates the employability characteristics of a successful worker in the workplace.
    • (A) integrate organizational policies, procedures, and regulations to establish personal care organization priorities; accomplish the mission; and provide high-quality service to a diverse set of clients
    • (B) employ leadership skills within a community setting to maintain positive relationships that enhance personal care business opportunities
    • (C) compare cost-effective resources to assist with planning and delivery of services
    • (D) apply the technical knowledge and skills required to be successful in careers in the personal care service area
    • (E) justify time-management principles and techniques to achieve objectives and efficiently serve clients
  • (3) The student applies the rules and regulations established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
    • (A) review and implement emergency policies and procedures regarding health and safety
    • (B) research risks and potentially hazardous situations to maintain a clean record of safety when providing personal care services
  • (4) The student describes the function and operates the tools, equipment, technologies, human resources, and materials used in cosmetology.
    • (A) review and implement emergency policies and procedures regarding health and safety
    • (B) research risks and potentially hazardous situations to maintain a clean record of safety when providing personal care services
  • (5) The student integrates the academic and technical knowledge and skills for cosmetology to simulated and actual work situations.
    • (A) analyze and guide individuals in recognizing concerns and making informed decisions to select personal care services
    • (B) create an individualized plan that reflects client preferences, needs, and interests in order to follow a course of treatment or action
    • (C) apply time-management principles and techniques to achieve objectives and effectively serve clients
    • (D) review client satisfaction with solutions, procedures, and products to enhance future services and interactions
    • (E) implement ethical and legal conduct while working in the personal care industry
    • (F) execute actions that comply with legal requirements for personal liability to guide personal conduct in the personal care services setting

Resources:

  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 – Chapters 12, 14
  • Resources on current trends

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