Advanced Esthetician – Diploma Program

CIP CODE 12-0414
SOC Code 39-5094
Clock Hours: 600
Program Length in Months: 6 months
Day & Evening Classes*: 24 weeks
Instruction offered in English

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Esthetician course is a 600-hour program offered to students who are licensed Estheticians or Cosmetologists or who have completed a State-approved 600-hour basic esthetician program. California State Law requires a minimum of 600 hours to be completed in a basic esthetician program at a licensed cosmetology school to apply for an esthetician license. Includes instruction in advanced anatomy and physiology, skin properties and disorders, sanitation and infection control, advanced facial treatments, spa body treatments, advanced extractions, corrective makeup, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, lymphatic drainage and advanced massage techniques, pre- and post-operative esthetic skin care, client/patient evaluation and care, applicable laws and regulations, and business practices.

PROGRAM FORMAT

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Advanced Esthetician program consists of six hundred (600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of esthetician. 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.

EDUCATIONAL GOALS

Our primary goals are to provide a quality educational system that prepares students to gain employment within their chosen field of study. Our quality educational system includes an outstanding facility, experienced and competent instructors, and a curriculum developed through years of experience and expertise.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The objective of the program is to provide advanced Esthetics skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes and competencies to work in a clinical or medical esthetic setting. Along with high-quality technical training students will learn career development skills such as client consultation, business tracking systems, and marketing.

Technical instruction and practical operations shall include:

SUBJECT MINIMUM REQUIRED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION
(HOURS)
MINIMUM REQUIRED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS
ADVANCED PRODUCTS AND EQUIPMENT
This section includes ingredients, microdermabrasion, LED lights, advanced case studies, body treatments, eyelash extensions and advanced peels 60 60
ADVANCED CLINICAL TREATMENTS
Mature/Aging Skin Condition 20 20
Hyperpigmentation and Ethnic Skin Condition 20 20
Acneic Skin Condition 20 25
Rosacea Skin Condition 20 15
Medical Spa Operations 25 15
Anatomy, physiology, pathology of the body & systems 15
ADVANCED BODY TREATMENTS
Lymphatic-manual 20 10
Lymphatic-mechanical 20 10
Body wraps/exfoliation/masks 20 20
Communication skills and Career Development 25 15
Advanced techniques esthetics, make up and guest service 25 60

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

When a student has completed the 600 hours, the required theory hours and practical operations in the Advanced Esthetician course with a GPA of “C” (70%) or better, he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation. All institutional charges must be paid in full prior to graduation.

The Academy does not have a cumulative final test or examination required for the completion of the Cosmetician program.

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