This 600-hour program shall consist of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of an esthetician. Successful graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to pass the required California State Board Examination for Esthetician licensure. Entry level positions as a skin care therapist, make-up artist, brow expert, product representative or waxing technician are some of the options that a licensed Esthetician can secure.
The student will learn:All phases of skin care - including manual and electrical facials; use of cosmetic preparations; daytime, evening, fantasy, and theatrical make up. Knowledge of product chemistry for safety and patron protection. Business practices and professional ethics in skin care. Successful graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to pass the State Board Examination for licensure, and to secure employment as cosmetician/Esthetician.
Our Esthetician program meets the required hours by the state of California in multiple ways.The course consists of both technical and practical classes. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin. The courses are designed to promote self-esteem, appropriate employer/employee relations, effective communication skills and prepare students to pass the State Board exam and enter the job market.
The objective is to develop in the student the practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitudes necessary for success in the skin care profession and to qualify and equip the student to pass the California State Board Licensing Examination.
MAJOR SEGMENTS OF COURSE CONTENT:
Required by the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology in preparation to take the licensing exam:
Minimum Hours of Technical Instruction
Minimum Practical Operations (do not equal hours)
Cosmetology Act & Board Rules & Regulations
Health & Safety (HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis B), MSDS
Disinfection & Sanitation
Eyebrow Arching, Hair Removal, Tweeze & Wax
Make-Up, including skin analysis
Preparation for Employment
Client & work prep
335 (Theory Hours)
200 (Practical Hours)
A student who completes the 600 hours, program required hours and operations with a cumulative score of 70% or better, have paid all financial obligations and completes the Graduate Exit Survey, s/he will be awarded a diploma certifying graduation and Proof of Training for State License.