It is the objective of Ravenscroft Beauty College to educate students in the principles and practices of the Cosmetology and Barbering profession and related fields. The educational goals are to prepare and train students for licensure in Cosmetology, Barbering, Manicuring, Esthetics, & Teacher Training through established and continous updating of cognitive and practicial programs. The programs are to be taught by licensed, qualified instructors who grow through continuing education programs. In addition, students will acquire professionalism through evaluations, counseling, in-service programs, and career orientation. The results of the above will be students who have attained job-marketable skills so that all graduates are prepared to make progress in their chosen professions; professionals trained to make valuable contributions to the community in which they serve. The primary purpose of Ravenscroft Beauty College is to provide the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain entry-level employment in Cosmetology, Barbering, or their related fields. As a result of this instruction and supervised practice, the student shall: 1) Demonstrate through practical application, the skills and techniques used in the practice of Cosmetology, Barbering, or their related fields within the acceptable standards of the State Board of Cosmetology or State Board of Barbering. 2) Exhibit a safety awareness, reflecting good work habits including cleanliness, orderliness and safety. 3) Demonstrate technical knowledge & comprehension of scientific, mathematic & mechanical principles to form sound judgments. 4) Demonstrate the ability to properly manipulate & care for tools, instruments and equipment. 5) Exhibit qualities of self-confidence, initiative, excellence in performance, a cooperative attitude & appreciation of professionalism as needed for successful employment. 6) Exhibit qualities of leadership for effective participation.