This is the second year of a two-year program. Students enhance their skills, knowledge and experience, and meet 1,080 hours of classroom experience required to qualify for a cosmetology license. Students study hair, skin and nails and their related care. Students are grounded in theory as they prepare to practice procedures in a clinical lab setting or classroom, using mannequins for manipulative skill practice. The course emphasizes personal safety, professionalism and sanitation of equipment and facilities. Students develop skills in shampooing and conditioning as well as styling and cutting hair. This program prepares students for the Virginia State Board of Cosmetology Examination. Fees are associated with this course.