SOC code: 39-5094  CIP CODE: 12.0409

300 Clock Hours

Program Description

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.

Objective

To prepare students to work as a professional Esthetician and to enter into the field of Skin Care.

Prerequisites

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).

Courses

CourseTitleHoursServices
Total Hours and Services 300465
SCP-00-01 Orientation and Professional Ethics10
SCP-00-02 Florida Cosmetology Laws4
SCP-00-03 Bacteriology, Sanitation, H.I.V./A.I.D.S.nCertification25100
SCP-00-04 Cells, Tissues, Organs and Systems15
SCP-00-05The Skin15
SCP-00-06Human Anatomy20
SCP-00-07Chemistry for Aestheticians1550
SCP-00-08Practices and Procedures for Professional Aestheticians n100100
SCP-00-09Methods of Superfluous Hair Removal 30100
SCP-00-10 Enemies of the Skin, Aging Factors andnCosmetic Surgery 4
SCP-00-11 Professional make-up Techniques 2550
SCP-00-12Successful Business Management and nEmployment skills 3015
SCP-00-13Sales Psychology and Human Relation nIn Business 750

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.

SCP-00-01 ORIENTATION AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

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.

SCP-00-02 FLORIDA COSMETOLOGY LAWS

Define and interpret Florida State Laws and Regulations for Cosmetology.

SCP-00-03 BACTERIOLOGY, SANITATION, HIV/AIDS CERTIFICATION

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. 

SCP-00-04 CELLS, TISSUES, ORGANS AND SYSTEMS

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.

SCP-00-05 THE SKIN

Students will review the histology and disorders of the skin.

SCP-00-06 HUMAN ANATOMY

Students will be Introduced to human anatomy, be able to describe muscular structures and functions, cell growth and reproduction, and the skeletal system.

SCP-00-07 CHEMISTRY FOR AESTHETICIANS

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.

SCP-00-08 PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES FOR PROFESSIONAL AESTHETICIANS

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.

SCP-00-09 METHODS OF SUPERFLUOUS HAIR REMOVAL

Students will learn the practices of permanent hair removal, temporary hair removal, shaving, tweezing, depilatories, hot wax, cold wax and chemical depilatories.

SCP-00-10 ENEMIES OF THE SKIN

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.

SCP-00-11 PROFESSIONAL MAKE UP TECHNIQUES

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.

SCP-00-12 SUCCESSFUL SALON MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYMENT SKILLS

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.

SCP-00-13 SALES PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS

Students will be introduced to selling principles, selling in the salon, and the salon business.

Skin Care Program Information

Tuition and FeeSkin Care ProgramTimeframe
Total Tuition$4,000.00
Tuition$3,250.00300 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.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 300 hours of theory, practice and clinical services including Monday through Saturday clinical practice.
  2. Completion of the minimum amount of services required as described on the course description.
  3. Passing a final written clinical examination with 75% (C) or more.
  4. 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

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:

  1. Application Form (duly completed and signed)
  2. Money order for $75.00 (payable to DBPR)
  3. 1 Photograph
  4. A fee of $25.00 applicable towards your HIV/AIDS certification