Preparing Students to be GREAT Employees

Online Course For Instructors

A great employee in the beauty profession has many traits that stretch beyond the technical skills, experience and theoretical knowledge. This online course will discuss the importance of work readiness skills and what employers are looking for from today’s graduates. We will breakdown some of the key employability skills that are necessary to be successful in the beauty profession. You will learn tips on how to identify students' strengths and areas for improvement, setting them up to be a true asset to future employers.

Price: $33.90
Length of Access: 365 days
  • Instructor CE Hours

    This course fulfills 3 hours of NACCAS Teaching Methodology requirement. Please check with your state board for credit approval.

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    You have access to this class for 365 days. Take it at your own pace. Start and stop as needed. Don't worry—your progress will be saved.

  • Become a Master Educator

    This course counts as 1 credit towards your Milady Master Educator Certification. Learn more about our certifications, here.

About the Author: Marcia Haines-Bird

Marcia is a dedicated professional with just over 40 years of experience in many divisions of the professional beauty industry. She is a stylist at her core, a state certified educator, state board testing examiner and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Education from Rutgers University. Her career has stretched from the salon, to senior management positions in education for manufacturers and administrator roles within schools of cosmetology.

As a recipient of the NF Cimaglia Educator of the Year by Milady Publishing and the Career Educators Alliance (CEA), Marcia was acknowledged for her contributions to upholding the standards of excellence in education. The quote above defines what Marcia strives to instill throughout her training and in her own professional endeavors. She will be featured in the “Spotlight on Success” in Milady’s 4th edition of Professional Educator.

As a member of the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) she has served 3 terms on the Advisory Council for licensed professionals and currently sits on the Foundation Board of Directors. She encourages professionals to engage in their industry organizations to support their career path.
Marcia Haines Bird

Course Outline


    1. Welcome Message

    2. Preparing Students to be GREAT Employees Workbook

    3. Welcome Video

    1. Lesson 1 - Career Programs

    2. Lesson 2 - What is a great employee?

    3. Lesson 3 - Why teach soft skills?

    4. Lesson 4 - Personal Qualities

    5. Lesson 5 - Client Care Qualities

    6. Lesson 6 - Joining Forces with Employers - Part 1

    7. Lesson 7 - Joining Forces with Employers - Part 2

    8. Lesson 8 - Comments on Soft Skills

    9. Lesson 9 - Review and Next Steps - Part 1

    10. Lesson 10 - Q & A

    11. Lesson 11 - Qualities of a Great Employee

    12. Lesson 12 - Preparing to Teach

    13. Lesson 13 - Identifying the Content

    14. Lesson 14 - Content - Behavioral Skills

    15. Lesson 15 - Class Development

    16. Lesson 16 - Suggested Materials

    17. Lesson 17 - Methods of Teaching - Part 1

    18. Lesson 18 - Methods of Teaching - Part 2

    19. Lesson 19 - Assessment

    20. Lesson 20 - Review and Next Steps - Part 2

    21. Lesson 21 - Q & A

    22. Lesson 22 - Remember

    23. Lesson 23 - Craft Your Message

    24. Lesson 24 - Prepare Curriculum Materials

    25. Lesson 25 - Beyond the Daily Assessment

    26. Lesson 26 - Options to Consider

    27. Lesson 27 - Schedules

    28. Lesson 28 - Educator Training and Employer Events

    29. Lesson 29 - Final Reminders

    30. Lesson 30 - Final Q & A

    1. In Conclusion Video

    1. Final Exam Instructions

    2. Final Exam

    1. Feedback Form

About this course

  • $33.90
  • 37 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

Understand the importance of work readiness skills and what employers are looking for from today’s graduates.

FAQs

  • Why should I take this course?

    In this three-hour online class, you’ll focus on a variety of characteristics that students need to successfully land a job in our industry. You'll learn the key employability skills, and how to teach them to your students to ensure future success for them.

  • How long is this course?

    The course should take you about 3 hours depending on your current learning style and how long you take to practice what you learn. You may take the course at your own pace, stopping and starting as it fits your schedule.

  • How is the course structured?

    There are 30 lessons in the course as well as a final exam. You must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or higher in order to obtain your certificate of completion.

  • Is this class offered in-person?

    No, this course is not currently offered in-person. However, if you’re interested in hosting an event (in-person or live, virtual) with Milady’s Master Educator Program, we do have a menu of classes that can be delivered in-person or as a live, virtual class. Learn more, here.

  • How many courses do I need for my Milady Master Educator Certification?

    To receive your Level 1 - Master Educator Certification, you must complete a total of 12 classes.

    To receive your Level 2 - Advanced Master Educator Certification, you must complete a total of 18 classes.

    To receive your Level 3 - Trailblazer Master Educator Certification, you must complete a total of 24 classes.

    Remember, you're responsible for keeping track of your credits! Once you reach 12, 18, or 24, email info@milady.com (with all of your course certificates attached) to order your printed Master Educator Certificate. Please allow up to 4 weeks for processing. The credits toward your Master Educator Certification do not expire.

    We only keep your information on course completions for 5 years. After that, we will have no record of events that you've attended

  • I have completed 12, 18, or 24 classes. How do I receive my Level 1, 2, or 3 certificate? 

    Remember, you're responsible for keeping track of your credits. Once you reach 12, 18 or 24, please contact us at info@milady.com, and attach all course certificates. We will confirm and send out your printed Master Educator Certificate! Please allow up to 4 weeks for processing.

    We only keep your information on course completions for 5 years. After that, we will have no record of events that you've attended