FS001 Esthetics: Orientation and Business Skills
(90 clock hours total, 30 lecture, 45 services)
At the end of this chapter the student learns how helpful it is to understand what materials used in
early beauty preparations may have been instrumental in determining how materials are used today, such as
in color formulations and cosmetics and the changes in skin care and grooming in the twentieth and
twenty-first centuries. How all of the technical skills acquired in the school are vastly important and
how the way you handle yourself and behave towards others will ultimately determine whether you can
attain----and sustain--- success. Understand how the way you look, act, and speak is critical to
presenting a polished professional image in the skin care business. And how communicating effectively is
the basis of all long-lasting relationships with clients and coworker.
After completing the business skills section of this module, the student will be able to: explain the steps involved in preparing for and passing the licensing exam. describe those qualities that are needed to be successful in a service profession, list and describe the various types of esthetics practices and determine employment options, demonstrate effective techniques for writing a good resume, be prepared to complete a successful job interview, describe the different methods of compensation that are utilized in esthetics, and explain the importance of meeting financial responsibilities and managing money well.
FS002 Esthetics Sciences
(90clock hours total, 20 services, 10 Work-base hours)
After completing the esthetics sciences module, the student will be able to: identify and apply infection controls principles and practices, understand general anatomy and physiology, the basics of chemistry, the basics of electricity, the basics of nutrition, physiology and histology of the skin, disorders and diseases of the skin, skin Analysis, skin care products: chemistry, ingredients, and selection. The course includes theory, hands-on practice, as well as services provided to school clients under an instructor’s supervision and guidance.
FS003 Esthetics – The Treatment Room
(90 clock hours total, 55 services, 30 Work-base hours)
At the end of this chapter the student will be able to: Understand, have the knowledge and the skills to
provide his/her esthetics services in the treatment room, describe what equipment and supplies are needed
for facials, prepare and set up the treatment room in order to create a professional atmosphere.
Explain the key elements of the basic facial treatment; list and describe the products used in a facial treatment, perform a step-by-step facial treatment, understand extraction methods, perform sanitation procedures and provide a safe environment for clients.
Describe the benefits of a facial massage: Understand contraindications for performing massage, explain the different types of massage movements, describe other massage techniques, and perform a massage.
Describe the different types of cosmetics and their uses, consult with clients to determine their needs and preferences; identify different facial features and demonstrate procedures for basic corrective makeup, as well as perform a basic makeup procedure for any occasion.
The course includes theory, hands-on practice, as well as services provided to school clients under an instructor’s supervision and guidance.
FS004 Esthetics Advanced Treatments and Body Wraps
(90 clock hours total, 60 services, 30 Work-base hours)
At the end of this chapter the student will be able to explain, provide, and know how and when it is
beneficial and/or recommended to apply advanced treatments.
This module covers the following topics:
Waxing and hair removal: explain the morphology of hair and its growth stages, describe methods of temporary and permanent hair removal, identify different hair removal equipment, tools, and accessories, perform face and body waxing, name the conditions that contraindicate hair removal.Identify the machines used in skin care treatment, describe the mechanization used with each machine, explain the benefits of each machine, and describe the contraindications for machines.
Understand peels and other exfoliation techniques: the process of removing excess accumulation of dead cells from the corneum layers of the epidermis as superficial peeling, exfoliation, keratolysis, and desquamation. Accomplishment of this by three different systems: mechanically (microdermabrasion), manually (scrubs) or chemically, (AHA and BHAs) by the use of specific products to achieve these results.
Describe the Spa Body Treatments and Services: understand how to perform a Body Wrap, products used, how to perform a Body Scrub and understand how to perform a Body Mask and the differences among them. Understand and perform a Stone Massage (use of hot and cold stones), Foot Reflexology: understand the key points located on the bottoms of the feet and how this points balance and relax the entire body.
FS005 Esthetics Hands On Practice and Services
(90 clock hours, 20 services, 10 Work-base hours)
At the end of this module the student will have acquired the proficiency necessary in the use of the esthetics equipment necessary for a successful career. Equipment include: microdermabrasion, lifting, ultrasound, passive gym, vacuum and radiofrequency. The course includes theory, hands-on-practice, as well as service provided to school clients under an instructor’s supervision and guidance.
FS006 Nail Technology Orientation and Business Skills
(90 clock hours, 35 services, 15 Work-base hours)
At the end of this module the student will have acquired the required knowledge in the following subjects: history of the nail technology and career opportunities, life skills, your professional image, communicating for success, seeking employment, on the job, the salon business. The course includes theory, hands-on practice, as well as services provided to school clients under an instructor’s supervision and guidance.
FS007 Nail Technology Sciences
(90 clock hours, 55 services, 30 Work-base hours)
At the end of this module the student will have acquired the required knowledge in the following subjects: Infection control principles and practices, general anatomy and physiology, skin structure, growth, nutrition, nail structure and growth, nail disorders and diseases, the basics of chemistry, nail product chemistry simplified, and the basics of electricity. The course includes theory, hands-on practice, as well as services provided to school clients under an instructor’s supervision and guidance.
FS08 Nail Technology Care and Services
(90 clock hours, 40 services, 20 Work-base hours)
At the end of this module the student will have acquired the required knowledge and skills required to provide services such as: manicure, pedicure, electric filing, nail tips and wraps, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements, UV and LED Gels, and adding a creative touch. The course includes theory, hands-on practice, as well as services provided to school clients under an instructor’s supervision and guidance.
Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals 11th Edition
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Workbook for Theory and Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Workbook for Practical.
Requirements for Graduation
Students must complete 720 hours of theory, and lab/shop training with a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.0.
After the completion of the program, the student receives a diploma providing that the final examination is approved and all requisites and financial obligations with the institution have been met.
Requirements for Licensing
Submit to the State Board of Cosmetology the following:
1. Application form (duly completed and signed)
2. Money order or check in the proper amount depending on odd or even years payable to DBPR. The school office will help determine your total amount.
3. Certificate of completion of H.I.V. /A.I.D.S. Seminar (4 hours).
Method of Payment
Full payment may be made in advance, at the beginning of the program, mid-point of the program, paid on a monthly basis arranged with the School office.