Esthetician

Pursue a fulfilling career as an Esthetician. The Institute of Beauty Culture will help you gain the technical skills needed to work in the field of skincare while also supporting you the entire way.

Pursue a fulfilling career as an Esthetician. The Institute of Beauty Culture will help you gain the technical skills needed to work in the field of skincare while also supporting you the entire way.

A new ESTHETICS class begins on January 5th, 2021.

 

Course Description

The curriculum involves 600 hours to satisfy California State requirements. The course includes technical instruction and practical operations in facials, eyebrow arching and hair removal, skin analysis, and make-up.

The curriculum also stresses the following: sanitation, quality customer service, personal appearance, and hygiene, personal motivation and development, positive attitude, state laws and regulations, salon type administration, and job interviewing.

Goals and Objectives

To provide a quality educational system to prepare each student to pass the State Board examination. That quality system includes providing an outstanding facility and experienced, qualified instructors. To train and graduate students who are prepared, confident, and excited to enter a successful career as estheticians.

Measurable Performance Objectives

Receive the required number of clock hours of training. Complete and receive passing grades on all practical graduation requirements and projects to include exams, both practical and theory. Satisfactorily pass final written and practical exams.

Receive a graduation certificate or plaque. Pass state board exam.

Instructional Techniques and Method

The 600-hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps that address specific tasks necessary for State Board preparation, graduation, and job entry skills. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative, and productive career-oriented activities.

The course is presented through well-developed lesson plans that reflect the latest educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audio-visual aids, guest speakers, and other related learning methods may be used in the course.

Evaluation Procedures and Required Level of Achievement

The following tests and grading procedures are incorporated into the student’s 600-hour course:

Students must receive 70% or higher on each theory exam in the following areas as they pertain to the practices of an esthetician:
chemistry
health and safety
disinfection and sanitation
anatomy and physiology
facials
eyebrow arching and hair removal
make-up
communication skills
record-keeping
employment development
ethics
modeling
Students will be evaluated on practical performance in disinfection and sanitation and for complete services on another person of
facials (both manual and chemical)
other chemical procedures (chemical skin peels, packs, masks, and scrubs)
waxing and depilatory
hair removal and eyebrow arching
facials
eyebrow arching and hair removal
eyebrow application
make-up application

Grading

A = 90% to 100%

B= 80% to 89%

C=70% to 79%

F=69% or below = failing

California State Law Requirements

The California State Law requires that students have 600 clock hours of training and be graduated from a licensed cosmetology school to qualify for an initial esthetician license. Following graduation, students are required to take a State Board Practical and Written Examination before receiving the esthetician license. The license is a protected license and must be renewed every two years.

A new ESTHETICS class begins on January 5th, 2021.

 

Course Description

The curriculum involves 600 hours to satisfy California State requirements. The course includes technical instruction and practical operations in facials, eyebrow arching and hair removal, skin analysis, and make-up. The curriculum also stresses the following: sanitation, quality customer service, personal appearance, and hygiene, personal motivation and development, positive attitude, state laws and regulations, salon type administration, and job interviewing.

Goals and Objectives

To provide a quality educational system to prepare each student to pass the State Board examination. That quality system includes providing an
outstanding facility and experienced, qualified instructors.
To train and graduate students who are prepared, confident, and excited to enter a successful career as estheticians.

Measurable Performance Objectives

Receive the required number of clock hours of training.
Complete and receive passing grades on all practical graduation requirements and projects to include exams, both practical and theory.
Satisfactorily pass final written and practical exams.
Receive a graduation certificate or plaque.
Pass state board exam.

Instructional Techniques and Method

The 600-hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps that address specific tasks necessary for State Board preparation, graduation, and job entry skills. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative, and productive career-oriented activities. The course is presented through well-developed lesson plans that reflect the latest educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audio-visual aids, guest speakers, and other related learning methods may be used in the course.

Evaluation Procedures and Required Level of Achievement

The following tests and grading procedures are incorporated into the student’s 600-hour course:

Students must receive 70% or higher on each theory exam in the following areas as they pertain to the practices of an esthetician:
chemistry
health and safety
disinfection and sanitation
anatomy and physiology
facials
eyebrow arching and hair removal
make-up
communication skills
record-keeping
employment development
ethics
modeling
Students will be evaluated on practical performance in disinfection and sanitation and for complete services on another person of
facials (both manual and chemical)
other chemical procedures (chemical skin peels, packs, masks, and scrubs)
waxing and depilatory
hair removal and eyebrow arching
facials
eyebrow arching and hair removal
eyebrow application
make-up application

Grading

A = 90% to 100%

B= 80% to 89%

C=70% to 79%

F=69% or below = failing

California State Law Requirements

The California State Law requires that students have 600 clock hours of training and be graduated from a licensed cosmetology school to qualify for an initial esthetician license. Following graduation, students are required to take a State Board Practical and Written Examination before receiving the esthetician license. The license is a protected license and must be renewed every two years.