Advanced Esthetics – Diploma Program
CIP CODE 12-0414
SOC Code 39-5094
Clock Hours: 600
Program Length in Months: 6 months
Day Classes: 24 weeks
Instruction offered in English
The Advanced Esthetics 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 esthetics 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.
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Advanced Esthetics 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.
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.
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
|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|
|Communication skills and Career Development||25||15|
|Advanced techniques esthetics, make up and guest service||25||60|
When a student has completed the 600 hours, the required theory hours and practical operations in the Advanced Esthetics course with a GPA of “C” (75%) 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.