Esthetics 600 Hours:
Total for Esthetic program: 8,250
Tuition for our is 7,500.
Kit fee: 650 (non refundable after enrollment)
Application fee: 100( non refundable after being accepted into the program.
Students who pay in full will receive a 250.00 discount.
There is no financial aid available at this time but we do offer monthly payment plans. For details please contact the school.
Part Time: The schedule for the part time Esthetics program is:
The daily schedule for the part time program is Monday-Thursday from 9-2:30 & Two Saturdays a month starting in January from 8:30-3:00 Saturday Classes are underlined.
September 9th 2019- April 23, 2020
The class will take about 8 months to complete.
Hours of operation will be from 8:45am-2:45pm. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, and 8:30- 3:00 on Saturday classes.
Scheduled Class Dates:
September: 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30
October: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31
November: 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26
December: 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19
January: 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30
February: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
March: 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31
April: 1, 2, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23
Make up hours April: 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 May: 2
April 25 and May 2 are Saturday make-up classes.
The next Esthetics Class will begin in September 2020.
Stage 1- Intro to fundamentals (0-150 hours)
Stage 2-Basic Facial Techniques & Body Treatments (150-300 hours)
Stage 3-Advanced Facials & Body Treatments, Clinics Begin (300-450 hours)
Stage 4-Perfect your Skills & Prepare for State Board Exam (450-600 hours)
Orientation 4 hours
School Rules and Regulations● List school rules and regulations● Follow procedures● History of Esthetics● Describe the role of the esthetician● Qualities of the Professional Esthetician ● Describe the characteristics the professional esthetician should possess 0.5 Code of Ethics ● Define professional ethics 0.6 New York State and Federal Laws, Rules, and Regulations ● Identify the Scope of Licensure ● Discuss New York State Law, rules, and regulations ●
Structure and Functions of the Skin 18 Hours
4.1 Physiology and Histology of the Skin ● Describe the composition of the skin ● Describe sensory and motor nerves 4.2 Structure and Functions of the Skin ● Identify the structure and functions of the skin 4.3 Appendages of the Skin ● Identify and locate the appendages of the skin ● Describe the function of each appendage of the skin
Safety and Health 8 hours
1.1 Local, State, Federal Safety Codes ● Identify local, state, and federal safety codes ● Identify the fire escape routes ● Define the various classes of fire and the correct types of extinguishers 1.2 Classroom/Student Salon Rules and Regulations ● List health and safety rules, regulations and protocols ● Follow and demonstrate procedures ● Identify and discuss regulations Discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act SUBJECT 1 - Safety and Health 1.3 Hazardous Materials Communications (HAZMAT) ● Recognize types of hazard classes, physical and health hazards on the job ● Identify routes of entry and methods of control ● Identify emergency precautions ● Identify label provisions and symbolism ● Become aware of the requirements of the Hazard Communication Standard, and any other local or state regulations or laws and what they require ● Locate specific information concerning hazardous materials ● Read and understand the hazard warnings found on container labels ● Locate, read, and use a Material Safety Data Sheet ● Provide and discuss OSHA’s “Right to Know” Law ● Identify, read, and describe the safety equipment used in specific instructional setting as outlined by OSHA
Infection Control 18 hours
2.1 Types and Classification of Bacteria ● List the various types and classifications of bacteria ● Describe how bacteria grow and reproduce ● Explain the difference between bacteria and bacteriology ● Identify and define the types of pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria 2.2 Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Infections ● Identify the types and sources of viral, bacterial and fungal infections ● Describe the relationship of pathogens to the spread of disease ● Describe how pathogens enter the body and how the body fights infections ● Explain how infections can be controlled or prevented 2.3 Immunity and Body Defenses ● Describe the types of immunity ● Explain how a human disease carrier transmits germs 2.4 Methods of Infection Control ● Identify the differences between sanitation, disinfection and sterilization ● Describe the various methods of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization ● Explain why infection control practices are necessary ● List sanitary regulations pertaining to infection control ● Prepare and demonstrate universal precautions pertaining to methods of disinfection and sanitation ● Discuss bloodborne pathogen infection control requirements 2.5 Physical and Chemical Agents for Infection Control ● Identify physical methods of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization ● Identify chemical methods of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization ● List safety rules for physical and chemical methods of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization ● Select, formulate, and use proper methods of infection control that pertain to the esthetics industry
Anatomy and Physiology 30 hours
3.1 Cells, Tissues, and Organs ● Discuss the function of cells ● Describe the tissues and organs of the body and how they function 3.2 Body Systems ● Identify the body systems and their functions ● Describe, locate and identify the following: -The bones of the skull, neck, chest, shoulders, arms, hand, spinal column, and legs and feet -The muscles of the head, face, neck, shoulders, arms, hand, back, legs and feet -The cranial nerves and the nerves of the arm and hand and legs and feet -The veins and arteries of the head, face, neck, upper body, and legs and feet -The lymph nodes of the face, neck, upper body, and legs and feet -The respiration of the body and the skin
Nutrition for Healthy Skin and Longevity 5 hours
● Explain why water is essential to maintain a healthy body ● Explain why proper nutrition is essential to maintain healthy skin and overall good health ● Identify and describe free radicals’ antioxidants ● Identify the essential benefits of vitamins
Skin Disorders and Diseases 12 hours
● Identify skin disorders ● Describe lesions ● Describe sebaceous gland disorders ● Describe sudoriferous gland disorders ● Identify and describe inflammations of the skin ● Identify and describe pigmentation disorders ● Identify contagious vs. non-contagious diseases
Skin Analysis 18 hours
● Identify skin types ● Identify skin condition ● Identify methods used for client consultation ● Identify methods of collection and analysis used in client consultation ● Identify treatments and product selection based on the skin analysis
Superfluous Hair 60 hours
● Describe two general classifications of unwanted hair removal (permanent and temporary) ● Identify safety and disinfection procedures ● Identify acceptable techniques involved ● Identify hirsutism versus unwanted hair ● Identify indications and contraindications of waxing 8.1 Theoretical Overview of Permanent Methods (Electrolysis, Thermolysis, Blend) ● Discuss the effects of galvanic current 8.2 Temporary Methods of Hair Removal: Manual tweezing and waxing (strip and non-strip) ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Provide a thorough consultation and analysis ● Explain why the use of disposable gloves is required for performing waxing procedures ● Select products ● Prepare a client ● Perform superfluous hair removal service: manual tweezing and waxing (strip and nonstrip) ● Record data ● Explain after care instructions ● Promote sales and service ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures
CHEMISTRY 3 hours
9.1 Chemistry as Related to Esthetics ● Describe chemical reactions ● Identify solutions/elements ● Identify compounds and mixtures ● Define the two branches of chemistry ● Identify matter and types of matter ● Identify changes in matter ● List the properties of matter ● Identify properties of common elements, compounds, and mixtures 9.2 Acidity and Alkalinity ● Discuss the pH scale and label the average pH values ● Identify the pH value of products ● Test the pH of various products and discuss the result
CHEMISTRY AS APPLIED TO ESTHETICS 21 hours
10.1 Cosmetics and Skin Care Products ● Identify and define the physical and chemical classifications of cosmetics ● Select the correct cosmetics for various skin types ● Discuss different product lines and their shelf life ● Follow disinfection procedures ● Discuss product contamination ● Define the two types of emulsions ● Define humectant and explain how it is used ● Discuss the common ingredients found in skin care products ● Discuss the purpose of each of the common ingredients found in skin care products ● Describe the benefits derived from common ingredients found in skin care products 10.2 Massage Creams and Oils ● Identify various products used for massage ● Describe the benefits derived from various massage creams and oils 10.3 New Product Technologies ● Discuss product innovations, applications, and technologies 10.4 FDA Laws Governing Cosmetics and Skin Care ● Identify the laws concerning Federal Drug Administration (FDA) labeling of cosmetics ● Identify the FDA rules concerning the manufacture and advertising of cosmetics 10.5 Skin Sensitivity and Allergic Reactions ● Identify the various reactions a client may experience while using cosmetics and skin care products ● Compare skin sensitivity to allergic reactions
Electricity and Equipment 18 hours
11.1 Electricity as Related to Esthetics Equipment ● Perform, discuss and record the client consultation data ● Prepare client 11.2 Electrical Equipment Safety ● Define the nature of electricity ● Define the two types of electric current and explain the benefits ● List the four main modalities of electricity used in esthetics ● Describe the uses of electrical equipment used by estheticians ● Explain the safety precautions that must be followed when using electricity ● Define light therapy and its effects 11.3 Galvanic Current for Iontophoresis or Desincrustation ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Define and explain galvanic current ● Identify the benefits of positive and negative poles ● Identify skin conditions for which the negative pole is used ● Identify skin conditions for which the positive pole is used ● Explain the safety precautions that must be followed when using galvanic current ● Use the positive and negative poles for the following: a) Desincrustation b) Ionization ● Follow disinfection procedures of poles ● Clean and maintain each machine ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 11.4 High Frequency Current ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Define high frequency current and list the benefits ● Identify the types of electrodes and their purposes ● Explain the safety precautions that must be followed when using high frequency current ● Demonstrate the use of the following: - Direct current application - Sparking - Indirect current application ● Follow disinfection procedures of electrodes ● Clean and maintain each machine ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 11.5 Esthetics Equipment ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● List the features of esthetics equipment ● Explain the purpose of and benefits of esthetics equipment ● Explain safety precautions that must be followed when using esthetics equipment ● Demonstrate the proper use of each type of equipment ● Clean and maintain each type of equipment ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 11.6 Paraffin Unit ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Identify various types of paraffin heaters ● Demonstrate procedures used to melt paraffin and add necessary oils ● Explain the safety precautions that must be followed when using a paraffin unit ● Demonstrate the methods and procedures for applying and removing paraffin ● Clean and maintain the machine ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 11.7 Emerging Technologies ● Explain and identify advanced and emerging technologies
Facial and Body Procedures 240 hours
12.1 Client Consultation ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Perform sanitation procedures ● Perform a thorough client consultation and record data ● Prepare client ● Be familiar with the effects of topical and oral medications on the skin 12.2 Skin Analysis, Product Selection and Treatment Recommendations ● Analyze and classify skin types and conditions ● Record Data ● Discuss when physician referral is necessary ● Select appropriate product ● Recommend appropriate treatments 12.3 Facial and Body Procedures ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Demonstrate the procedures for a facial ● Demonstrate methods for: Cleansing Exfoliating Steaming Extractions Ampoule application ● Demonstrate the procedure for a facial massage ● Demonstrate the following massage techniques: effleurage, friction, petrissage, vibration, and percussion/tapotement ● Describe the beneficial effect of each type of massage technique ● Demonstrate application and removal of basic and specialized masks ● Instruct client in after-care procedures and products ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 12.4 Overview of Various Products to Enhance the Appearance of the Skin 12.5 Facial Procedures with Electrical Equipment ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Demonstrate facial and body procedures using high frequency and galvanic equipment ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 12.6 Wet and Dry Exfoliations and Applications ● Identify procedures used in wet and dry exfoliation application 12.7 Overview of Advanced Techniques ● Explain the benefits of advanced techniques ● Discuss the benefits of continuing education
Make-up Techniques 70 hours
13.1 Color Theory ● Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary colors ● Distinguish between warm and cool colors ● Determine skin tones and undertones ● Identify complementary colors ● Identify effects of light 13.2 Morphology of the Face ● Identify facial shapes and proportions 13.3 Eyebrow Contouring ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Identify shape and placement ● Describe the technique for properly shaping eyebrows ● Prepare a client. ● Perform a client consultation ● Record data ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 13.4 Make-Up Application ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Describe various makeup application procedures ● Select and formulate colors to achieve varied effects and desired results ● Read and interpret color charts ● List the safety precautions to be observed in the application of makeup ● Perform a client consultation and analysis ● Prepare a client ● Select and apply the proper products ● Demonstrate the different procedures for correction and contour ● Promote sales and product knowledge for after services ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 13.5 Artificial Eyelashes ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Explain and identify types of artificial eyelashes and adhesives ● Perform a client consultation and analysis ● Prepare client ● Demonstrate the application and removal of artificial eyelashes ● Explain care and maintenance ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures 13.6 Advanced Make-up Techniques ● Follow safety and disinfection procedures ● Identify advanced make-up techniques ● Identify uses of camouflage make-up ● Follow safety and post-application disinfection procedures
Unassigned 24 hours
To be assigned as per individual school determines as needed to meet their school mission
Business Practices 30 hours
14.1 Business Operation ● Discuss a business plan beginning with financial considerations involved in operating business ● Explain the importance of maintaining accurate business records ● Explain the importance of good business operation and personnel management ● Discuss various business ownership structures ● Discuss various types of business licenses (booth/area renter) ● Discuss various insurance requirements, for example, malpractice, premises liability, and personal liability ● Discuss local, state, and federal regulations ● Discuss site planning and design 14.2 Accounting and Inventory ● Define a projected budget, balance sheet and income statement ● Identify various record-keeping systems ● Discuss inventory control systems ● Discuss the sales tax on products and/or services 14.3 Payroll Regulations ● Discuss mandated and voluntary deductions from gross salary ● Discuss W-2 forms, personal income tax forms, and tip report forms ● Discuss Social Security, Workers Compensation, Disability and Labor Laws ● Discuss minimum wage requirements 14.4 Ethics and Professional Conduct ● Discuss physical presentation, proper hygiene, punctuality, and professional conduct ● Understand the scope of practice of your esthetics license ● Discuss effective communication skills 14.5 Retailing Techniques ● Principles of selling ● Select, educate, and recommend various products appropriate for the client ● Closing the sale 14.6 Marketing (Advertising, Retailing, and Promotion) ● Follow ethical sales techniques to promote and sell services ● Design and use sales promotions ● Promote an awareness of motivational techniques ● Explain the psychology behind establishing prices ● Use referral methods to establish goodwill ● Promote return business ● Discuss the importance of designing and displaying retail products ● Identify various advertising campaigns ● List the advantages of good public relations ● Use of technology in marketing 14.7 Customer Relations ● List the advantages of good customer relations ● Demonstrate the proper techniques for customer care ● Assess client expectations ● Demonstrate good client rapport through personalized service and courtesy ● Identify various situations that may cause potential problems when dealing with clients and discuss possible solutions ● Discuss effective communication skills
Career Skills 12 hours
● Identify career opportunities ● Discuss proper job keeping attitudes and habits ● Identify the reasons why people leave jobs ● Identify the reasons why people lose jobs ● Prepare a resume and cover letter ● Discuss interview preparation ● Participate in an interview, either actual or simulated ● Discuss applications for employment ● Identify professional organizations pertinent to the esthetics industry ● Discuss continuing education opportunities pertinent to the esthetics industry
Introduction to Advanced Esthetics 9 hours
16.1 Define Paramedical Procedures 16.2 Discuss Scope of Licensure ● Discuss how performing these procedures is beyond the scope of the esthetics license 16.3 Overview of Medical Procedures ● Understand the role of the esthetician who works in a medical facility ● Be familiar with the most common cosmetic surgery procedures 16.4 Pre- and Post-Operative Care ● Know various treatment modalities and their benefits that can be done for pre- and post-operative skin care ● Know when the esthetician is able to resume skin care treatments on the patient