2019-2020 College Catalog

Shampoo Technician TCC

Program Description (Major Code: ST11)

The Shampoo Technician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for careers in the field of Cosmetology as Shampoo Technicians. Students will be prepared to shampoo client’s hair and assist in shop management. The program emphasizes specialized training for safety, sanitation, state laws, rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, skin, hair treatment, reception, sales, management, employability skills, and work ethics.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Official high school or GED transcript is not required to apply, however, you must complete and provide the official high school or GED transcript as a requirement for graduation. No credential will be awarded until the official transcript is received in the Office of Enrollment Services
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Blood and Airborne Pathogens: Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens. These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at https://tcsg.edu/tcsgpolicy/tcsg_policy_manual.pdf.

Course Outline


General Education Courses (2 Credits)

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev


Occupational Courses (10 Credits)

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory


COSM 1020Hair Care & Treatment


COSM 1120Salon Management


Total Credit Hours: 12

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Credit

Estimated Program Cost: $1,909