50 clock hours
This course begins with an introduction to the field of esthetics acquainting students with skin care and facial techniques. Students then begin to study general sciences: pathology of the skin - recognizing skin diseases and disorders, general anatomy & physiology, histology of the skin, chemistry, electricity, and disorders & diseases of the skin. Skin analysis, skin types and products are all covered.
Sanitation & Sterilization
9 clock hours
This course covers the principles and practice of infection control. Students learn the guidelines for healthcare professionals that cover the safe handling of materials, instruments and equipment. Classifications and growth of bacteria, various types of infections, and the principles of prevention are all covered. Students learn product knowledge on antiseptics, disinfectants, and how to use them; as well as the different equipment used to sterilize facial tools.
Esthetics: Facial Procedures and Practical
150 clock hours
This course focuses on the actual practices performed by the esthetician. Students begin by learning how to set up a treatment room, select and operate facial equipment, learn about electricity, order supplies, and disinfect and sanitize implements and equipment. Students then learn an array of different facial treatments, facial massage techniques, and begin developing their skills through hands-on training. Advanced procedures (i.e. peels, laser technology, light therapy, lymphatic drainage, body treatments, and surgical procedures) are also introduced.
50 clock hours
This course provides training in the different techniques of hair removal including waxing, sugaring, threading and tweezing. Students study the morphology of the hair, hair growth cycles, methods of hair removal both permanent and temporary, and product knowledge on a variety of hot and soft waxes, body sugaring pastes, and other products. Students practice waxing all areas of the face and body. This includes legs, bikini, underarms, facial hair & eyebrows, back & chest.)
Basic Makeup Artistry
20 clock hours
This course is an overview of makeup artistry. It begins with cosmetic product knowledge, tools and brushes, proper sanitation.Students are introduced to basic makeup techniques. They learn facial geometry, color theory, and principles of corrective techniques. Through hands-on guidance, students practice professional step-by-step application.
12 clock hours
This course provides practical knowledge on business management. It covers: responsibilities of employment, client retention, retail strategies, incentives, goal setting, designing successful marketing strategies, listening and communication, and the day to day salon operations.
5 clock hours
This course covers the Florida Statues that govern makeup artists, facial specialists, and cosmetologists- Students review the rules and laws set by the State of Florida.
4 clock hours
This course covers the differences between HIV and AIDS and the transmission and prevention of the viruses. It covers United States statistical data and resources. Students learn the sanitary procedures and precautions necessary when working with the public.