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Esthetics

ESTHETICS–Diploma Program

Program Duration-600 Clock hours

Program Length-6 months to 10 months

SOC Code-39-5094.00

Instruction Offered in English & Spanish

 

 

ESTHETICS CURRICULUM/DESCRIPTION

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.

 

 

COURSE GOALS

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.

 

 

PROGRAM FORMAT

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.

 

 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

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)

SUBJECT

      Cosmetology Act & Board Rules & Regulations  

10

 

      Cosmetic Chemistry  

30

 

      Anatomy, Bacteriology/Biology  

15

 

      Health & Safety (HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis B), MSDS

40

 

      Electricity  

10

 

      Disinfection & Sanitation  

10

10

      Facials-Manual  

20

50

      Facials-Electrical  

20

50

      Chemical Facials  

30

40

      Eyebrow Arching, Hair Removal, Tweeze & Wax 

20

20

      Make-Up, including skin analysis  

30

10

      Corrective Make-up  

10

10

      Preparation for Employment  

15

 

      Client & work prep  

15

 

      Additional Training  

60

10

 

335 (Theory Hours)

200 (Practical Hours)

 

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

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.

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