(724) 625-3691

Fountain of Youth Academy of Cosmetology
616 Lincoln Ave
Bellvue, PA 15202
(412) 477-1253
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Throughout the Cosmetology Program, you’ll cover the following topics in varying levels of depth and detail, giving you an exceptional foundation for your professional career.
Cosmetology Curriculum: 
(1250 Total Hours)

1.History & Opportunities in Professional Beauty 
2. Life Skills 
3. Your Professional Image 
4. Communicating for Success 
5. Infection Control Principles & Practices 
6. Seeking Employment 
7. On the Job 
8. The Salon Business 
9. Anatomy & Physiology 
10. Skin Structure & Growth 
11. Nail Structure & Growth 
12. Properties of the Hair & Scalp 
13. Basics of Chemistry 
14. Basics of Electricity 
15. Principles of Design 
16. Shampooing, Rinsing, Conditioning, & Scalp Massage 
17. Haircutting 
18. Hairstyling 
19. Braiding & Braid Extensions 
20. Wigs & Hair Enhancements 
21. Chemical Texture Services 
22. Hair Coloring 
23. Skin Diseases & Disorders 
24. Hair Removal 
25. Facials 
26. Facial Makeup 
27. Nail Diseases & Disorders 
28. Manicuring 
29. Pedicuring 
30. Nail Tips, Wraps, & No-Light Gels
31. Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail 
32. UV Gels 
33. Beauty Culture Law 
34. Care for All Hair Types
Breakdown of Cosmetology Hours by Subject: 
Professional Practices: 
(50 Hours) 

History & Opportunities in Professional Beauty
Beauty Culture Law (2)
Life Skills
Your Professional Image
Communicating for Success
Infection Control Principles & Practices
Seeking Employment
On the Job
The Salon Business
(200 Hours)

Anatomy & Physiology
Skin Structure & Growth
Nail Structure & Growth
Properties of the Hair & Scalp
Basics of Chemistry
Basics of Electricity
Cosmetology Skills - 
Cognitive & Manipulative: 
(1,000 Hours)

Principles of Design
Care for All Hair Types (3)
Shampooing, Rinsing, Conditioning & Scalp
Scalp Treatments
Braiding & Braid Extensions
Wigs & Hair Enhancements
Chemical Texture Services
Hair Straightening
Hair Coloring
Skin Diseases & Disorders
Hair Removal
Facial Makeup
Nail Diseases & Disorders
Nail Tips, Wraps & No-Light Gels
Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail Enhancements - UV Gels
State Rules and Regulations
State laws and rules
Safety and sanitation requirements 

Personal/Career Development
Time management
Team building
Interview techniques
Job requirements
Employee benefits and wages
Social Media for Professionals