ESTHETICIAN COURSE (*Starting MARCH 20, 2018)

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CURRICULUM FOR ESTHETICIAN COURSE CIP#12.0409 - 600 HOURS

The curriculum for students enrolled in a Esthetician course shall consist of six hundred (600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a Esthetician, pursuant to Section 7354 of the Cosmetology Act. For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. Please note 170 hours will be devoted to clinic/theory experience, which shall include all phases of being an esthetician.

 

Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:

 

Minimum Specified Practical Operations

 

                                             10     Disinfection & Sanitation                                10       Hair Removal & Eyebrow Arching/Tweezing

                                             40     Facials (Manual)                                               40      Wax & Depilatories

                                             60     Facials (Chemical)                                            40      Make-up & Eyelash Applications
                                             40     Chemicals (Skin Peels, Masks, Scrubs)

 

 

 

SUBJECT OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION & MINIMUM HOURS OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION:

  1. The Cosmetology Act and Rules & Regulations: 10Hrs
    (The subject of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering And Cosmetology Act and the Board‘s Rules and Regulations.)

  2. Chemistry Pertaining to the practices of an Esthetician: 10Hrs
    (Shall include the chemical composition and purpose of cosmetic and skin care preparation. Shall also include the elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels, physical, and chemical changes of matter.)

  3. Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances : 15Hrs
    (Shall include training in chemicals and health in Establishments, material Safety data sheets ,protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemicals injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.)

  4. Electricity: 10Hrs
    (Shall include the nature of electrical current, principles of operating electrical devices, and the various safety precautions used when operating electrical equipment.)

  5. Disinfection and Sanitation: 10Hrs
    (Shall include procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Sections 979 and 980. Disinfection should be emphasized through-out the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.)

  6. Bacteriology, Anatomy, Physiology, Skin Analysis & Conditions: 15Hrs
    (The subject of Anatomy and Physiology shall include ,but no is not limited to the following issues: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Bacteriology, analysis and conditions)

  7. Nutrition: 15Hrs
    (The subject of Nutrition include ,but is not limited to the following issues: The macro -nutrients - carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. The micro -nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. Anti -nutrients, enzymes and water. The balance diet. The nutrition consultation.)

  8. Muscles/Nerves: 10Hrs
    (Shall include ,but is not limited to the following issues: With any postural problem the muscles will be affected; some muscles will have shortened or tightened fibers while the antagonistic muscles will be lengthened or stretched.)

  9. Trigger Points/Deep Tissues Therapy: 10Hrs
    (Shall include training in Trigger points ,contracture in the muscles, increased muscles tonos, Development of secondary and associated trigger points due to compensating from the effects of the primary trigger points.)

  10. Other System Massage: 05Hrs
    (There are several other classifications of massage therapies apart from traditional Swedish massage.)

  11. Basic Tradition Massage: 10Hrs
    (The subject basic tradition massage shall include: Effleurage, Petrissage (kneading frictions), tapotement or percussion, vibrations.)

  12. Basic Swedish Massage: 10Hrs
    (The subject traditional Swedish massage use similar techniques but work using differing philosophies.)

  13. American Techniques: 10Hrs
    (The subject American Techniques shall include : As well as a number of other form of bodywork occurred in the United States, Several professional associations and numerous schools emerged to teach and promote a variety of massage disciplines.)

  14. Basic Shiatsu/16 Movements: 20Hrs
    (The subject acupressure/shiatsu shall include: A history of shiatsu the treatment .There are still today some variations in techniques ensure you are familiar with, understanding energy.)

  15. Aromatherapy: 05Hrs
    (The subject of Aromatherapy shall include: A brief history of aromatherapy, what aromatherapy is, what is essential oil is, the physiology of aromatherapy, safety issues treating a client with pre - blended aromatherapy oils ,the aromatherapy treatment.)

  16. Patterns of KI/Qi/Chi: 15Hrs
    (The subject KI/QI/CHI shall include training in primary points lie near to surface in fixed structures and depressions and bony prominences.)

  17. Front/Back/Side Channels (Acupressure): 20Hrs
    (The subject Acupressure shall include but not limited to the following issues: Techniques have been developed that detect imbalances in the flow of the force in the body and affect it in such a way as to bring back into balance or homeostasis.)

  18. Introduction System Massage: 10Hrs
    (The subject Introduction to System Massage shall include: Philosophy that supports such therapies as acupuncture and shiatsu but the following information will help the beginning practitioner or student gain a better understanding of the therapies that originated in the ancient cultures of China and Japan.)

  19. Sports Massage: 55Hrs
    (The subject of Athletic massage or Sport Massage shall include but is not limited to the following issues; Application of massage techniques that combine sound anatomical and physiological knowledge, an understanding of strength training and conditions.)

  20. Introduction Holistic Therapy: 15Hrs
    (The subject of Holistic Therapy shall include: What a holistic facial is, skin types skin care products, preparing for a holistic facial, carrying out a skin analysis, basis face reading, cleansing, facial massage, adaptation to massage .masks, contra actions and after care.)

  21. Business Practice/Massage Business: 25Hrs
    (The subject Business Practice/Massage Business Shall include: Choosing premises, business planning, stock, accounts and your accounts, time management, effective marketing.)

 

25 HOUR MAX OF ADDITIONAL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT MATTER:

Salon Mgmt., communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service record cards and preparing a resume, employment development, modeling, desk and reception, and care and other subjects relating to Massage Therapy field.

 

LICENSENSING NOT REQUIRED:

Currently there is no California state license for Massage Therapy. However, each city or county has its own requirements to obtain a license or permit to practice Massage Therapy. Most cities will require fingerprinting and a background check prior to issuing a license or permit. Please check with the local 49 jurisdiction to determine if any past criminal conviction will prohibit you from obtaining a permit or license in that jurisdiction.

RESOURCES:

Massage Therapy textbook, notes from class lectures, supplemental materials handed out in classes, school library materials, and demonstrations.

LEARNING STRATEGY:

Students will read assigned chapters of the textbook and other materials in the school library. Attend scheduled theory classes, lectures, and demonstrations, prepare written procedures on service operations and perform services on another student a person or mannequin.

INSTRUCTORS:

This course is taught by an experienced Massage Therapist.

 

 

ESTHETICIAN PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE

  1. Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California's Cosmological Establishments' Practices.

  2. Acquire the knowledge of sanitation and sterilization as related to all phases of skin.

  3. Acquire knowledge of general theory relative to Esthetics including Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, and Theory.

  4. Acquire business management techniques common to Esthetician.

  5.  

SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED

  1. Learn the proper use of implements relative to all esthetician services.

  2. Acquire the knowledge of analyzing the skin prior to all services to determine any disorders.

  3. Will learn the procedures and terminology used in performing all esthetician services.

  4. Will learn the application of daytime and evening make-up to include the application of individual and false strip eyelashes.

  5. Will learn the proper procedure of plain and electrical facials.

  6.  

ATTITUDES AND APPRECIATION'S TO BE DEVELOPED

  1. Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to Estheticians.

  2. Possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers.

  3. Appreciate honesty and integrity.

  4. Have improved "people skills".
     

CLASSES ARE HELD AT THE ACADEMY OF ESTHTICS AND COSMETOLOGY CAMPUS:

1116 San Fernando Rd. San Fernando Valley, California 91340

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF COURSE

Shall have completed Theory and Operations required by the Barbering and Cosmetology Program with a grade average of "C" (75%) or better.

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Complete: 600 Hour - Esthetics
    *Applied effort as mandated by the state of California And The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

  2. Complete all, and/or over, the minimum requirements in regards to theory and operations as indicated on your weekly timecard.

  3. Pass a written and practical final test with a 75% G.P.A. or better

  4. View specified educational videos from your video list/assignment sheets, (approx. one per wk.)

  5. Complete theory workbook.

  6. Complete all (practical operations) assignment sheets prior to scheduled evaluations.

  7. Prepare a photo portfolio with at least 15 photos of your "finished" work, (on going project)

  8. Prepare a typed resume with cover letter.
     

YOUR PROGRESS IN SCHOOL AND YOUR "COURSE WORK" LISTED WILL BE REVIEWED DURING SCHEDULED QUARTERLY EVALUATIONS. STUDENTS WHO FAIL TO MAINTAIN SATISFACTORY PROGRESS IN THESE AREAS WILL BE PLACED ON PROBATION.

 

SAP EVALUATION POLICY

A cosmetologist will be evaluated at the following intervals:

  • The point at which 25% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (150 hours)

  • The point at which 50% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (300 hours)

  • The point at which 75% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (450 hours)

  • The point at which 100% of the course is scheduled to be completed, (600 hours)

  • And, the point of actual completion, or at which each additional 25% block of hours is scheduled to be completed, beyond graduation date.

 

Academic Grading

 

 

                                                100% - 90%        A… Superior Performance            GPA 4              4 Points - A

                                                  89% - 80%        B... Above Average                          GPA 3              3 Points - B

                                                  79% - 70%         C... Average                                      GPA 2              2 Points - C

                                                  69% - 60%        D... Unsatisfactory                          GPA 1               1 Points - D

                                                  59% - 00 %       F... Fail                                              GPA 0              0 Points - F

 

SCHOOL HOURS

Monday             9am - 5pm (Barbers)

Tuesday             9am - 9pm 
Wednesday       9am - 9
pm 
Thursday           9am - 9pm 
Friday                9am - 9pm 
Saturday            9am-3pm

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Academy of Esthetics and Cosmetology


1116 San Fernando Rd
San Fernando, Calif 91340

Phone: (818) 361-5501

Fax: (818) 361-5528

Email: academyofestheticsandcosmetology@yahoo.com

 

SERVICE HOURS

Monday         10:30am - 4pm(Barbers)

Tuesday         10:45am - 8pm
Wednesday   10:45am - 8pm
Thursday       10:45am - 8pm
Friday            10:45am - 8pm
Saturday       8:30am - 2:30pm

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