Cosmetology

Everyone – Children, Men and Women - need a good Self image, Imaginative and inspired look. There is a big demand for qualified Hairdressers, Beauty therapists and Cosmetologists – from working in a Salon, Cosmetics company, Retail representative, Manager, Consultant, Teacher, Mass media educator, Theatrical artist, Promoter to Owning one’s own business. The opportunities are endless.
OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the cosmetology programs, students should be able to:

Perform skills that reach the standards required by the modern client.
Communicate effectively with employers, employees and clients in a constructive manner.
Understand the scope of the cosmetology Industry.
Recognize the need to continually up-grade individual skills and keep current with the trends of cosmetology.
Incorporate a client centered approach to Cosmetology.
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of Cosmetology products and service awareness.
Demonstrate initiative, motivation, energy and persistence in meeting Client needs.

PROSPECTS
The department intends to train professional killed and knowledgeable hairdressers, beauty therapists and cosmetologists worth of local and international recognition for their technical abilities.
The department intends to provide up-to-date knowledge, and practical skills and in line with the needs of the cosmetology industry.
The department intends to train our students in the latest techniques giving them an immediate market advantage.
The department intends to acquire up-to-date equipments for both the hair and beauty industries.

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

ELEMENTARY HAIRDRESSING - HDE

YEAR 1 QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Fundamentals of Hair Dressing

HDC111

3

 

 

Hair Practicals

HDC112

5

 

 

English

HDC113

4

 

 

YEAR1 : QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Hair Therapy

HDC121

3

 

 

Hair Practicals II

HDC122

3

 

 

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 3

Fundamentals of Beauty Therapy

HDC131

3

 

 

Beauty Practicals1

HDC132

4

 

 

Hair Design

HDC133

3

 

 

CERTFICATE COSMETOLOGY - COSC

YEAR 1: QUARTER1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Fundamentals of Hair Dressing I

COC111

3

 

 

Hair Practicals 1

COC112

4

 

 

Communication Skills

COM110

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT140

3

 

 

YEAR1: QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Hair Dressing II

COC121

4

 

 

Hair Practicals II

COC122

5

 

 

Book Keeping

COC123

3

 

 

YEAR1: QUARTER 3

Fundamentals of Beauty Therapy I

COC131

4

 

 

Fundamentals of Beauty Practicals I

COC132

3

 

 

Hair Design 1

COC133

3

 

 

Computer Applications

CSC113

3

 

 

YEAR2: QUARTER 1

Fundamentals of Beauty Therapy II

COC211

4

 

 

Fundamentals of Beauty Practicals II

COC212

4

 

 

Industrial Training

COC213

4

 

 

Hair Design II

COC214

3

 

 

 DIPLOMA COSMETOLOGY- COSD

YEAR 1: QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Fundamentals of Hair Dressing

COD111

3

 

 

Hair Practicals 1

COD112

5

 

 

Fundamentals of Management

COD113

3

 

 

Communication Skills

COM110

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT240

4

 

 

YEAR1: QUARTER2

Fundamentals Of Accounting

ACD100

3

 

 

Hair Dressing 1

COD121

3

 

 

Hair Practicals II

COD122

5

 

 

YEAR1: QUARTER3

Beauty Therapy 1

COD131

4

 

 

Beauty Practicals I

COD132

4

 

 

Fundamentals of Beauty Therapy

COD133

4

 

 

Computer Applications

CSD113

4

 

 

YEAR2: QUARTER1

Beauty Therapy 1

COD211

3

 

 

Advanced Hair Practicals

COD212

3

 

 

Hair Dressing II

COD214

3

 

 

Advanced Beauty Practicals

COD232

3

 

 

Research Methodology

REM210

4

 

 

YEAR2: QUARTER2

Fundamentals of Marketing

COD221

4

 

 

Beauty Therapy II

COD222

4

 

 

Beauty Practicals II

COD223

4

 

 

Advanced Hair Dressing

COD224

3

 

 

Research Project

REP220

3

 

 

YEAR2: QUARTER3

Advanced Beauty Therapy

COD231

4

 

 

Advanced Beauty Practicals

COD232

4

 

 

Salon Management

COD233

4

 

 

Industrial Training

COD234

4

 

 

Advanced Hair Design

COD235

3

 

 


For more Information about the department contact the Head of Department at: 
cosmetology@yci.ac.ug

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE
COSD DIPLOMA COSMETOLOGY
COSC CERTIFICATE COSMETOLOGY 
HDE ELEMENTARY CERTIFICATE IN HAIR DRESSING

Entry requirements for DIPLOMA IN COSMETOLOGY:-
A’level Certificate or “O” level plus Certificate in cosmetology or its equivalent
Duration: 2 years

Entry requirement for CERTIFICATE IN COSMETOLOGY
O’level or the Equavalent

Duration: 1 1/2 years 

Entry requirements for ELEMENTARY

 Atleast Post-Primary level

Duration: 1 year