A facial is a procedure involving a variety of skin treatments.
This program is designed in accordance with the regulations and requirements of the State of Florida to obtain the license entitled “ Facial Specialist or Esthetician Technician”. The objective of this program is to provide training for individuals interested in employment as a facial specialist or esthetician in finer salon and spas. They may choose to be manager, skin consultant or technician. They may also choose to own a skin salon or spa. After completing the necessary credit hours and services, the students will receive a Diploma stating that they have satisfactorily completed the course and will be registered with the State as a Esthetician Technician or Facial Specialist.
In this program the students will learn to define the composition, function, types of skin, the difference between skin disorders and skin disease, and the steps to follow during a facial treatment, including massage, makeup application and hair removal. Upon successful completion of the program hours, clinical service and final exam, the student will receive a certificate of completion and will be registered with the State for licensing.
- Milady’s Standard Fundamentals for Estheticians. 11th English Edition, (Textbook) 2013. ISBN-13: 9781111306892 - Milady’s Standard Fundamentals for Estheticians. 11th Spanish Edition, (Textbook) 2013. ISBN-13: 9781111306991
|Facial Specialist (260 Hours)|
|Total Hours and Services||260||100|
|AIDS / HIV||GN04||4||0|
|Hair Removal /Waxing / Tweezing||FS05||24||20|
|Consultation and Preparation||FS09||6||0|
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (GN01)
Ethics is described as the philosophical study of moral values, rules and principles depicting what are right and wrong concerning proper conduct in business. Proper etiquette will ensure that your clients, coworkers and superiors will come to appreciate you and will treat you the same way. Proper professional ethics will promote your success.
SANITATION / DISINFECTION (GN02)
Sanitation and disinfection is of vital importance for infection control, client’s safety and one’s safety. The student will be very familiar with the rules and regulation to sanitize implements and equipment in the salon.
SKIN THEORY (FS01)
The student will learn to identify the composition of the skin, the different types of skin and its functions, as well as, diseases of the skin and treatment rendered to treat such diseases and care for the skin.
The student will be trained in the different type of facials and basic corrective treatment and maintenance techniques, application of electrical techniques in facials, dermatological, mechanical and chemical reaction of light therapy, and the use the proper methods to guarantee the health and well-being of the clients.
PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE (FS03)
The students will learn the chemical composition of cosmetics and their classification. They will become familiar with products such as: suspension, solution, emulsions, pomades, soaps and powders in order to obtain better results when performing a service.
LIGHT THERAPY (FS04)
The students will learn that light therapy may be used to produce beneficial effects on the body by the use of treatments in which rays or light waves are used.
HAIR REMOVAL / WAXING / TWEEZING (FS05)
The students will become familiar with the preferences for different methods and the client’ need to eliminate unwanted corporal hair, and to recommend to the client the most adequate way of such removal. They will also learn the temporary and permanent procedures available and the use of electrolysis and the application, rules and regulations of such a service.
MAKEUP APPLICATION (FS06)
The students will learn the different designs and tendencies of make up related to fashion, clothes and hair, and the artistic concept necessary to visually alter characteristics through the application of lighter and darker tones and corrective makeup. They will also be trained in the elements necessary for technical makeup and products, and the inspiring and exciting possibilities that exist in makeup design.
SALON BUSINESS (GN05)
In this chapter the students will learn to establish long or short term personal objectives, the techniques used to recommend available products to clients, the steps necessary to conduct a successful job search, the steps to follow in maintaining professional relationships with clients and the requirements necessary for a good business practice.
The students will learn to recognize the structure and function of bacteria and viruses by their type, growth, reproduction and ability to spread infections as well as the regulations followed in school and beauty salons regarding bacteria.
AROMA THERAPY (FS08)
The students will benefit from this course as they will learn the curative powers of nature, from medicinal plants to alternative therapies and their application. In addition, the students will learn to prevent diseases and maintain good health and general well being. The students will learn relaxation techniques with curative oils extracted from fruits and plants that have been used for centuries to fight common problems such as: allergies, insomnia, irritations, skin burns and to create a general well-being.
CONSULTATION & PREPARATION (FS09)
In this chapter the students will learn the steps to follow for a successful client consultation such as: the greeting, the proper tone of voice, establishing communication, filling out the consultation information sheet, asking questions, analyzing, evaluating and completing a service.
PROFESSIONAL IMAGE (GN06)
The student will learn to select and have a good image that will reflect their personal style and will express their profession and respect towards others.
FLORIDA LAW (GN03)
The students will learn to establish and describe the different types of properties, structure, function, and requirements necessary to run a successful business, the laws that govern a Facial Specialist’s activities. Also, they will learn the requirements for license renovation, the penalties for different infractions, and the security and health requirements of a beauty salon and in general, all the laws and rules established by the State of Florida.
AIDS / HIV (GN04)
The students will be required to complete the AIDS/HIV four (4) hour program and pass an examination before graduating. The school provides a four hour class in which the instructor discusses the course using the handbook provided by Informed. This is an Institution approved by the State of Florida to certify the students for this course.