III Life Skills

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

A. Principles that contribute to personal and professional success B. Concept of self-management C. How to set long and short term goals D. Concept of wellness as it relates to image E. Basic principles of sound nutrition and exercise

  • (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
  • (5) The student integrates the academic and technical knowledge and skills for cosmetology to simulated and actual work situations.
    • (E) implement ethical and legal conduct while working in the personal care industry


  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 – Chapters 2, 3

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