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Esthetician

Overview

The Esthetician Program is a continuum of three (3) competency-based courses, described below. Fully approved by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (CSBBC) this program designed to prepare individuals for California's licensing examinations. Students will receive hands-on instruction and practical experience. Program topics include: State regulations, basic business skills, health and safety, hazardous substances, chemistry, electricity, bacteriology, principles of infection control and sanitation, and anatomy and physiology. Technique in manual facials, electrical facials and chemical are included.
 
Cost of Tuition: FREE
Total Program Credits: 45
Total Program Hours: 600+
Esthetician Program Prerequisites:
  • English Language Competency
  • Assessed Reading Level | 10th grade or higher
  • Completion of 10th grade (or equivalent)
  • High school diploma or HiSET is recommended for employment
Course Credits: 15
Course Hours: 200+
Course Prerequisites:  See "Esthetician Program Prerequisites" (above)
Course Schedule:
CLASS
TIME DAYS START END
IN-PERSON 8:15 am - 4:00 pm M-F 08/15/2022 10/1/2022
IN-PERSON 8:15 am - 4:00 pm M-F SPRING 2023 3/1/2023
 
Course Details:
The first of the three-series esthetician training courses conducted under the rules and regulations issued by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (CSBBC). This competency-based course develops the skills needed to take and pass the license examination. Instruction includes state regulations and basic chemistry, health and safety, hazardous substances, electricity, bacteriology, principles of infection control and sanitation, and anatomy and physiology. It emphasizes techniques in manual facials and electrical facials.
Course Credits: 15
Course Hours: 200+
Course Prerequisites:  Esthetician Program Prerequisites and Certificate of Completion of Esthetician 1
Course Schedule:
CLASS
TIME DAYS START END
IN-PERSON 8:15 am - 4:00 pm M-F FALL 2022 10/1/2022
IN-PERSON 8:15 am - 4:00 pm M-F SPRING 2023 3/1/2023
 
Course Details:
This competency-based course the second of the three-series esthetician training. It is conducted under the rules and regulations issued by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (CSBBC). This intermediate course futher develops the skills needed to take and pass the license examination. It emphasizes techniques in electrical facials, chemical facials, and advanced topics and treatments, client preparation, health and safety, and manual facials.
Course Credits: 15
Course Hours: 200+
Course Prerequisites:  Esthetician Program Prerequisites and Certificate of Completion of Esthetician 2
Course Schedule:
CLASS
TIME DAYS START END
IN-PERSON 8:15 am - 4:00 pm M-F FALL 2022 10/1/2022
IN-PERSON 8:15 am - 4:00 pm M-F SPRING 2023 3/1/2023
 
Course Details:
The last of this three-series, CSBBC-approved, esthetician training program, this competency-based, advanced course develops the skills needed to take and pass the license examination. It emphasizes techniques in eyebrow arching and hair removal, makeup, general esthetics and the treatment room, professional image, and the salon business and preparation for employment.

NOTES:

  • Separate costs for books, exams, supplies, preparation, certifications and/or licenses provided by outside vendors may be incured.
  • Once a Certificate of Completion is earned in a course, that course cannot be repeated.