Esthetics Program and Certifications

Our Programs

Esthetics Course

Objective:   To prepare students interested in pursuing a career in esthetics for professional success.  The student will have an entry level understanding of skin care, makeup application, hair removal, professionalism, safety, and infection control upon completion of this course.  Students will also possess skills in the advanced treatments of Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, and Dermaplaning after successful licensure.

Division of Private Occupational Schools approved curriculum

Advanced Esthetics Massage Certification

Objective:  To provide licensed estheticians the knowledge and skills to safely perform the skills of advanced esthetics massage.  Proving an understanding of the benefits of massage, anatomy of the face, head and neck, shoulders and arms, and feet; the rules and regulations as they pertain to massage, and safe, satisfying client care during massage will be possible upon completion of this course.

Advanced Extractions

Objective:  This class will provide cosmetologists and estheticians the knowledge and skills necessary to provide confident, safe, and effective extractions.   Modalities of lancet, extractor tool, blackhead extractor, and manual extraction to be discussed and demonstrated.

Advanced Ingredients

Objective:  As new ingredients and treatment modalities continue to become available, it is increasingly difficult for cosmetologists and estheticians to stay up to date and educated.  This class will provide these professionals the knowledge and understanding regarding new ingredients on the market in skin care products and in treatments for them to provide safe and effective use as well as client education.    Specifically, stem cells and their derivatives will be explained as well as peptides and other obscure ingredients.  Some such ingredients include:  Mastiha, Kojic acid, Niacinamide, and others.

 

*Pre-requisites for class:  Satisfactory completion of Proficiency quiz or completion of Skin Care Ingredients class.

Advanced Makeup Artistry with Blair Leonard

Objective:  This class will teach cosmetologists and estheticians the knowledge and skills necessary to apply makeup appropriately for different professional situations using advanced techniques.  Concepts in bridal and special occasion makeup, advanced natural beauty makeup, special considerations related to photography, and tattoo and camouflage makeup skills will be explained as well as demonstrated.  Special emphasis will be focused on safety, sanitation, and professional aspects of makeup application.

Brazilian Waxing Certification

Objective:  To provide licensed estheticians and cosmetologists the knowledge and skills to safely perform the skills of Brazilian waxing.  Proving an understanding of the safe, effective techniques required to perform Brazilian waxing as well as rules and regulations as they pertain to waxing will be possible upon completion of this course.

Chemical Peels Certification

Objective:  To provide the knowledge and skills to licensed estheticians the ability to safely perform the skills of Chemical Peel Application.  Proving an understanding of the benefits, treatment procedures, rules and regulations, and safe client care during chemical peels will be possible upon completion of this course.

Division of Private Occupational Schools approved curriculum

Cosmetologist/Esthetician Esthetics Intensive

Objective:  Many cosmetologists and estheticians seek additional foundational training to increase their confidence and skill in the area of general esthetics.  This has been evidenced by individuals contacting us to provide refresher type services for those looking to return to the esthetics realm and by recently graduated students who are not feeling confident in their training/skills.  This course will provide a comprehensive immersion in esthetics with a combination of theory and hands on practice.  The main objective of this class is to provide licensed estheticians and cosmetologists an enhancement in their knowledge and skills to safely perform the skills of esthetics in a professional settingDivision of Private Occupational Schools approved curriculum

Dermaplaning Certification

Objective:  There is continual confusion regarding the rules and regulations as they pertain to Cosmetology and Esthetics.  Working with DORA (for clarifications), we will provide licensed estheticians and cosmetologists a forum to discuss and learn about applicable rules and regulations as they pertain to their professions.  The main objective is to support members of our profession to work within the scope of the law and to understand the rationale for those laws.

**Disclaimer:  This class will not constitute legal advice, but rather engagement and discussion of the written rules and regulations.

Division of Private Occupational Schools approved curriculum

Department of Regulatory Agencies Class

Provides licensed estheticians and cosmetologists the knowledge and skills to safely perform dermaplaning.  Proving an understanding of the benefits, treatment procedures, rules and regulations, and safe client care during dermaplaning will be possible upon completion of this course.

Students will receive 8 hours of theory and hands on learning during this course.

Division of Private Occupational Schools approved curriculum

Introduction to High Definition Television and Film Makeup Artistry with Blair Leonard

Objective:  The television and film industry offers numerous opportunities for cosmetologists and estheticians to earn a competitive wage in makeup artistry.  This class will not only teach the knowledge and skills necessary to apply the makeup appropriately for different situations and screen formats, but it will also teach the “behind the scenes” information to enhance professional success.

Lash Extensions Certification

Objective:  To provide licensed estheticians and cosmetologists the knowledge and skills to safely perform the skills of lash extensions.  Proving an understanding of the treatment procedures, rules and regulations, and safe client care during lash extensions will be possible upon completion of this course.

Microdermabrasion Certification

Objective:  To provide the knowledge and skills to licensed estheticians the ability to safely perform the skills of microdermabrasion.  Proving an understanding of the benefits, treatment procedures, rules and regulations, and safe client care during microdermabrasion will be possible upon completion of this course.

Division of Private Occupational Schools approved curriculum

Microneedling Certification

Objective:  To provide licensed estheticians and cosmetologists the knowledge and skills to safely perform the skills of microneedling.  Proving an understanding of the benefits, treatment procedures, rules and regulations, and safe client care during microneedling will be possible upon completion of this course.

Permanent Makeup Certification

Objective:  To provide licensed estheticians and cosmetologists the knowledge and skills to safely perform the skills of permanent makeup.  Proving an understanding of the benefits, pigment application procedures, color theory, rules and regulations, and safe client care during permanent makeup will be possible upon completion of this course.

Reiki Level I

Objective:  In Level I, the student learns the Reiki power symbol and the non-traditional symbol.  The student experiences different ways of using the symbols along with the Reiki hand positions. The student is also coached on how to prepare themselves for a healing session, what to expect during a session, and then conducts a healing session as part of the class training. This course spends a great deal of time on the actual healing session and the Chakras so that the student gains the confidence and knowledge necessary to enable them to use Reiki on themselves, others, animals, plants or situations. At the end of training, students receive the attunement and are initiated as Usui/Tibetan Level I practitioners.

Skin Care Ingredients

Objective:  There are so many ingredients used in skin care products, it is a challenge to keep it all straight!  This class will provide cosmetologists and estheticians the knowledge and understanding regarding commonly (and not so commonly) used ingredients on the market in skin care products and in treatments.  The goal of providing safe and effective product use as well as client education is our mission.    This class is a pre-requisite for Advanced Ingredients.

Threading

Objective:  Threading is not regulated by DORA, but given the effectiveness and growing popularity of this hair removal technique, we are offering this class.  This class will provide cosmetologists and estheticians the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective hair removal using the threading technique.