PURPOSE: This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a licensed skin care specialist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialty Certification.
PROGRAM CONTENT: The content includes, but is not limited to: communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the nails specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology,anatomy and physiology; art of make-up; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of nails specialist occupations.This program includes:
This program includes:
- planning, management, finance, technical and production skills
- underlying technological principles, labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues
- instruction and learning activities in a laboratory setting using hands-on experiences with chemicals, implements, and equipment appropriate to the programs’ content and in accordance with safety and sanitation practices in the trade
LENGTH OF PROGRAM: This entire program is 260 hours and consists of a core and one occupational completion point (OCP)
- OCP A Facials/Skin Care Specialist 260
Upon successful completion of these hours of instruction designed to meet the learning objectives and completion of forty (40) services, the student will earn a certificate of completion in the specialty area of facials. Application for the State Board License is required.
Upon completion of the program, employment can be found as a skin care technician, cosmetician, cosmetologist’s assistant, manufacturer’s representative, or beauty supply salesperson.
The salary range is from $11.55 to $16.17 and may vary depending on specialty and experience.
NOTE: Different kinds of financial aid are available to eligible students and eligible programs. Applications and information regarding financial aid resources may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.