ST11 Shampoo Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin and Flint River Campuses and Butts Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 12

Program Description

The Shampoo Technician technical certificate of credit introduces courses that prepare students for careers in the field of cosmetology as shampoo technicians. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training for safety, sanitation, state laws, rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, structure of the hair, diseases and disorders of the hair and scalp, hair and scalp analysis, basic hair and scalp treatments, basic shampooing techniques, reception sales, management, employability skills, and work ethics. Graduates receive a Shampoo Technician technical certificate of credit and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, salon manager, or salon owner.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required
  • Meet assessment requirements

Note: Students enrolled in the Cosmetology program MUST meet the general and program admission requirements for Cosmetology.

Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks

    Kit #1 $70.75

A minimum grade of C for each course is required to receive a Shampoo Technician TCC from SCTC.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Kimberly Rawlins, A.A.S., Program Coordinator


Phone: (770) 233-6111 


Program Courses

First Term

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development



PSYC 1010Basic Psychology



COSM 1000Introduction to Cosmetology Theory


COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment


COSM 1120Salon Management