SOC code: 39-5094 CIP CODE: 12.0409
300 Clock Hours
The Skin Care program of study is designed to provide the students with the skills to beautify the skin through facial massage, application of creams and high frequency current and corrective treatments with packs and masks. It is also related to the art of applying cosmetics.
To prepare students to work as a professional Esthetician and to enter into the field of Skin Care.
Proof of High School Diploma or General Education Diploma required.
Student must be at least 16 years of age.
The curriculum is based on as many hours of theory and practical instruction as each subject requires in order for the student to obtain the necessary knowledge and skills. It also includes the designated hours for clinical experience and the minimum services necessary to acquire the skills and the experience to perform a professional service.
Skin Care Classes offered are bilingual (English/Spanish).
|Total Hours and Services||300||465|
|SCP-00-01||Orientation and Professional Ethics||10|
|SCP-00-02||Florida Cosmetology Laws||4|
|SCP-00-03||Bacteriology, Sanitation, H.I.V./A.I.D.S.nCertification||25||100|
|SCP-00-04||Cells, Tissues, Organs and Systems||15|
|SCP-00-07||Chemistry for Aestheticians||15||50|
|SCP-00-08||Practices and Procedures for Professional Aestheticians n||100||100|
|SCP-00-09||Methods of Superfluous Hair Removal||30||100|
|SCP-00-10||Enemies of the Skin, Aging Factors andnCosmetic Surgery||4|
|SCP-00-11||Professional make-up Techniques||25||50|
|SCP-00-12||Successful Business Management and nEmployment skills||30||15|
|SCP-00-13||Sales Psychology and Human Relation nIn Business||7||50|
Skin Care Program Course Descriptions
The course numbering system reflects the program and level of courses. Acronyms are used to identify the program while the numbering system reflects the level of program. For Example, INS-00-01 is Instructor Training (INS) 00-01 level of course.
Students are to demonstrate guidelines to maintain a healthy body and mind and qualities of effective physical presentation, define personality and the qualities of effective communication, demonstrate good human relations and a professional attitude and define professional ethics.
Define and interpret Florida State Laws and Regulations for Cosmetology.
Students are to list the various types and classifications of bacteria and how it grows and reproduces. Describe the relationship of bacteria to the spread of disease, define AIDS and provide brief overview of the disease.
Students will learn about cells, tissues, systems and organs and how they work together to form the body system, learn the muscular structures and functions and the various nerves that are affected during facial treatments, student will learn the functions of the circulatory systems and the importance of blood and lymph circulation, and the effects on the various organs and systems when given a massage and performing other steps during treatments.
Students will review the histology and disorders of the skin.
Students will be Introduced to human anatomy, be able to describe muscular structures and functions, cell growth and reproduction, and the skeletal system.
Students will learn the composition of elements, compounds and mixtures, the physical and chemical classifications of cosmetics, basic Chemistry types and action of professional products.
Students will perform various facial techniques, treatments and massage, prepare for facial treatments and massages, facial manipulation, identify special problems, perform application of packs and masks.
Students will learn the practices of permanent hair removal, temporary hair removal, shaving, tweezing, depilatories, hot wax, cold wax and chemical depilatories.
Students will discuss the effects of the environment on the skin, explain what clients can do to help protect the skin, discuss the enemies of the skin and how they can damage the skin, describe what plastic surgery is, and the effects of too much sunlight, air pollution, alcohol, drugs and tobacco.
Students will discuss how to become a successful make-up artist, explain how to set up a make- up area in the salon, demonstrate how to analyze a client’s facial shape and features before the application of make-up, and explain and demonstrate the different cosmetics used when applying make-up and the purpose of each.
Students will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of working in the four types of salons, list ten questions you will need to ask before deciding which salon to work for, list eight questions that will assist in determining if a salon has safe working conditions, explain the difference between income and expenses and give two examples of each, list four types of salon compensation, list the practical uses for business records that are required by local, state, and federal laws, explain the difference between an employee and a booth renter, list seven questions a successful interviewer might ask, list the types of information that a salon can gather by keeping accurate records, discuss the advantages of keeping proper service, inventory, and personal appointment records, list the guidelines that should be followed in booking appointments.
Students will be introduced to selling principles, selling in the salon, and the salon business.
Skin Care Program Information
|Tuition and Fee||Skin Care Program||Timeframe|
|Tuition||$3,250.00||300 Clock Hours|
|Registration Fee||$100.00 (non-refundable)||14 Weeks/3.5 Months Full Time|
|Book and Equipment||$650.00 (non-refundable)||17 Weeks/4.5 Months Part time|
A Clock hour is defined as a minimum of 50 minutes of supervised instruction and a ten minutes break.
Method of Payment
Full payment may be made in advance at the beginning of classes or $1,620.00 paid at time of enrollment, and $170.00 to be paid on a weekly basis arranged with the School’s Accounting Office.
- Completion of 300 hours of theory, practice and clinical services including Monday through Saturday clinical practice.
- Completion of the minimum amount of services required as described on the course description.
- Passing a final written clinical examination with 75% (C) or more.
- Meeting all financial obligations to the School or signing a Financial Agreement with the School, which both the School and the student deem fair and reasonable.
Diploma is awarded upon satisfactory completion of all requirements for graduation.
Requirements for Skin Care Program Graduates
The graduate will submit a completed application to the State Board of Cosmetology, certified by the school. The Department of Business and Professional Regulations will issue the License after satisfactorily passing the Cosmetology State Board examination. Graduate must be a minimum of 16 years of age to take the State Board Examination for the Cosmetology
It is necessary to submit the following to apply for the State Board Examination:
- Application Form (duly completed and signed)
- Money order for $75.00 (payable to DBPR)
- 1 Photograph
- A fee of $25.00 applicable towards your HIV/AIDS certification