Name of Program


Program Length in Hours


Description of Program

The Esthetics Course offers a complete 600 hour course in the science and art of esthetics. The program is designed to prepare and educate each student in the fundamentals of the basic esthetic education set forth by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. It will also prepare each student for the practical and theory examination for a California Esthetician License. In addition, the course will incorporate the knowledge needed for entry level employment in salons, spas, or clinical esthetics


Name of Course(s) Within this Program of Study

Skin Care Therapy

Hair Removal

Make Up

Equipment Used by Instructors and Students

  • Container and Supplies for

            Preparation  of Wet and Dry.

            Sanitary Maintenance Area

  • Hand soap
  • Container for Disinfection of Implements
  • Disinfectant solution
  • Terry towels
  • Paper towels
  • Appropriate draping for all services
  • Pencil type makup sharpener
  • Cleansing cream
  • Massage cream
  • Astringent or witch hazel
  • Abrasive cleansing scrub
  • Waste receptacle (plastic bags)
  • Tweezers
  • 1 oz portion cups
  • Cosmetic applicators
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton tipped swabs
  • Cleansing tissue
  • Powder and liquid foundation
  • Eye shadow and eye liner
  • Tube mascara and applicator
  • Eyebrow Pencils
  • Blush
  • Lip color
  • Water soluble wax



List the skills or competencies to be acquired by the student.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Ability to analyze customer’s skin care needs.
  • Able to discuss treatments and products with clients.
  • Perform facials to cleanse pores and improve skin tone.
  • Apply chemical peels to reduce fine lines and age spots.
  • Perform simple extractions to remove blackheads.
  • Remove unwanted facial hair using depilatory wax.
  • Tint eyebrows.
  • Instruct customers on skin care and makeup techniques.
  • Sterilize equipment and clean work area.
  • Massage the face.
  • Select and apply cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, and tonics.


Does Training Lead to Licensing or Certification



List of Requirements for Eligibility for Licensure:




Completion of a Board approved course of instruction and achievement of a passing grade on a Cosmetology Board administered exam.



Which Agency certifies or licenses graduates?

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Is an Externship or Internship Required?



Requirements for Completion

Students are assigned theory study and a minimum of practical experiences. Theory is evaluated after each unit of study. Practical assignments are evaluated as completed and counted toward course completion only when rated as satisfactory or better. Practical skills are evaluated according to text procedures and performance standards. Students must maintain a theory grade of 75% and pass a final written and practical exam prior to graduation. Students must make up failed or missed tests and incomplete assignments. To complete this program a student must attend a minimum of 85% of the scheduled hours of instruction and pass an instructor monitored practical exam demonstrating competence in the fundamentals of the basic esthetic care.