This program is designed under the regulations and requirements of the State of Florida to obtain the license entitled “Facial Specialist or Esthetician Technician.” The goal of this program is to provide training for individuals interested in employment as a facial specialist or esthetician in finer salon and spas. They may choose to be manager, skin consultant or technician. They may also decide to own a skin salon or spa. After completing the necessary credit hours and services, the students will receive a Diploma stating that they have satisfactorily completed the course and will be registered with the State as an Esthetician Technician or Facial Specialist.
In this program, the students will learn to define the composition, function, types of skin, the difference between skin disorders and skin disease, and the steps to follow during a facial treatment, including massage, makeup application and hair removal. Upon successful completion of the program hours, clinical service and final exam, the student will receive a certificate of completion and will be registered with the State for licensing.
- NOTE: This program will be taught in its entirety in English or Spanish by a Licensed Facial Specialist or Cosmetologist, students are required to make a language selection during registration.
|FACIAL SPECIALIST||260 HOURS|
|Professional Ethics (GN01)||2||0|
|Sanitation / Disinfection (GN02)||10||0|
|Skin Theory, Diseases and Disorders (FS01)||85||0|
|Facials Techniques and Contraindications (FS02)||106||40|
|Product’s Knowledge (FS03)||8||0|
|Basic Electricity (FS04)||9.25||5|
|Hair Removal / Waxing / Tweezing (FS05)||7.5||30|
|Make Up Application (FS06)||7||15|
|Salon Business (GN05)||0||1|
|Lash and Brow Tinting (FS07)||5||10|
|Eye Lash Application (FS08)||10||10|
|Consultation & Preparation (FS09)||0||30|
|Manual Extractions (FS10)||1.25||5|
|Professional Image (GN06)||0||3|
|Florida Law (GN03)||5||0|
|AIDS / HIV (GN04)||4||0|
|TOTAL HOURS & SERVICES||260||149|
About The Curriculum
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (GN01)
Ethics is described as the philosophical study of moral values, rules and principles depicting what is right and wrong concerning proper conduct in business. Proper etiquette will ensure that your clients, coworkers, and superiors will come to appreciate you and will treat you the same way. This way of conduct will take you very far and will help enormously in your success.
SANITATION / DISINFECTION (GN02)
Sanitation and disinfection are of vital importance for infection control, client’s safety and one’s safety. The student will be very familiar with the rules and regulation to sanitize implements and equipment in the salon.
SKIN THEORY, DISEASE AND DISORDERS (FS01)
The student will learn to identify the composition of the skin, the different types of skin and its functions, as well as, diseases of the skin and treatment rendered to treat such conditions and care for the skin.
FACIALS TECHNIQUES AND CONTRAINDICATIONS (FS02)
The student will be trained in the different type of facials and necessary corrective treatment and maintenance techniques, application of electrical techniques in facials, dermatological, mechanical and chemical reaction of light therapy, and the use the proper methods to guarantee the health and well-being of the clients.
PRODUCT’S KNOWLEDGE (FS03)
The students will learn the chemical composition of cosmetics and their classification. They will become familiar with products such as suspension, solution, emulsions, pomades, soaps, and powders to obtain better results when performing a service.
BASIC ELECTRICITY (FS04)
Basics of Electricity, set up, use & maintenance of electrical devices Students will read textbook chapters and study the definition of electricity, electrical measurements, the principles of electrical equipment safety, electric modalities used in cosmetology and the types of light therapy and their benefits.
HAIR REMOVAL / WAXING / TWEEZING (FS05)
The students will become familiar with the preferences for different methods and the client’ need to eliminate unwanted corporal hair, and to recommend to the client an adequate way of such removal. They will also learn the temporary and permanent procedures available.
MAKEUP APPLICATION (FS06)
The students will learn the different designs and tendencies of makeup related to fashion, clothes and hair, and the artistic concept necessary to visually alter characteristics through the application of lighter and darker tones and corrective makeup. They will also be trained in the elements required for professional makeup and products, and the exciting possibilities that exist in makeup design.
SALON BUSINESS (GN05)
In this chapter, the students will learn to establish long or short term personal objectives, the techniques used to recommend available products to clients, the steps necessary to conduct a successful job search, the steps to follow in maintaining professional relationships with clients and the requirements needed for a good business practice.
LASH AND BROW TINTING (FS07)
Lash & Brow Tinting – Students, will read textbook chapters, study the theory and practice proper preparation, including products, tools, equipment use and safety for tinting lashes and brow.
EYELASH APPLICATIONS (FS08)
Eyelash application, including strip lashes, individual lashes & semi-permanent lashes Students will read textbook chapters and study application & removal techniques for artificial lashes.
CONSULTATION & PREPARATION (FS09)
In this course the students will learn the steps to follow for a successful client consultation such as the greeting, the proper tone of voice, establishing communication, filling out the consultation information sheet, asking questions, analyzing, evaluating and completing a service.
MANUAL EXTRACTIONS (FS10)
Manual Extractions- Students will read textbook chapters, learn preparation, safety procedures and practice proper methods for manually extracting clogged pores including products, tools, equipment use, and safety.
PROFESSIONAL IMAGE (GN06)
The student will learn to select and have a right image that will reflect their personal style and will express their profession and respect towards others.
FLORIDA LAW (GN03)
The students will learn to establish and describe the different types of properties, structure, function, and requirements necessary to run a successful business. The laws that govern a Facial Specialist’s activities, the requirements for license renovation, the penalties for different violations, and the security and health requirements of a beauty salon and in general, all the laws and rules established by the State of Florida.
AIDS / HIV (GN04)
The students will have to complete the four (4) hours AIDS/HIV program and pass an examination before graduating.
- English Courses: Milady’s Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals, 11th Edition, 2013 (ISBN-13:9781111306892), Milady Standard Makeup, 1st, 2013 (ISBN-13:9781111539597)
- Spanish Courses: Spanish Translated Milady Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals 11th Edition, 2013 (ISBN‐13:9781111306991), Spanish Translated Milady Standard Makeup, 1st Edition, 2013 (ISBN-13:9781111539658)
A daily log is maintained where the students sign in and out in the morning and afternoon. The school expects regular attendance by all students.
Daily theory class, practical demonstration and practical work performed by students under strict instructor supervision according to program curriculum.
DEFINITION OF CLOCK HOURS
One “Clock Hour” is defined as no less than 50 minutes of any one clock hour during which the student participates in a learning activity of the school for the coursework required in the physical presence of a member of the faculty.
GRADING PROCEDURES & DIPLOMAS AWARDED
A progress sheet is used daily to record service tasks. All practical tasks are evaluated and documented to comply with Florida’s minimum tasks requirement. A minimum score of 75% is acceptable. A diploma will be issued to each student who satisfactorily completes the program and satisfies all requirements.