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Related Science Health & Safety

Related Science (Health & Safety) - Prerequisite

Related Science (Health & Safety) is a PREREQUISITE course for all cosmetologist, barber, esthetician and manicurist students.


Related Science (Health & Safety) is a REQUIRED online, week-long course that all students must take prior to beginning core classes (Barber, Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Manicurist). This course is conducted in Google Classroom and assignments are due daily.

Related Science is a training program that covers health, and safety hazards, as well as challenges faced by beauty professionals in the workplace. It is a mandatory course required by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. This course will provide students with a better understanding of the knowledge, skills, and training needed to succeed in the Barbering and Beauty industry.


The $55 fee for the Related Science (Health & Safety) prerequisite is included in Level 1 core class tuition. The fee structure for Level 1 core classes will be as follows: 

Barber - Level 1: $1,905

Cosmetologist - Level 1: $1,905

Esthetician - Level 1: $1,605

Manicurist - Level 1: $1,105

We now offer an optional in-person tutorial session on the first day of class that covers the basics of navigating Google Classroom. 

Please Note: Students wishing to enroll in the January 2024 Level 1 core classes must enroll in the December session of Related Science. Registration for this course will open in mid-October.

Online Class

Related Science (Health & Safety) is the only Cosmetology program course conducted online.

Barber, Cosmetologist, Esthetician, and Manicurist core classes are conducted IN-PERSON ONLY.

2023 Related Science Dates

  • October 2 - October 6
  • December 11 - 16


Carmen Beck

805-579-6200 ext. 1610