Full Specialist Diploma Program
The Full Specialist Diploma Program consists of both the facial and skin care and nails aspects of the industry. The student performs techniques in nail services and facial and skin care services. This program is a combination of both the Facial and Skin Care Specialist and the Nail Specialist diploma programs.
Earn your Full Specialist Diploma in just 11 months !
The Profession, Florida Law, and EthicsThis course features the historical background of cosmetology and its evolution process. The dress code, makeup, behavior and attitudes of the future professional are fully discussed. Different specialization and possible job opportunities for future graduates are included in this module. Florida Law and ethical case studies will also be topics.
Hygiene and Sterilization, including HIVThis course introduces the study of bacteriology and infection control procedures necessary for the safe practice of Esthetician. Topics include microbiology, practical infection control, sterilization and monitoring, chemical disinfectants,aseptic technique, infectious diseases, OSHA standards, and first aid. Students will receive four (4) hours of HIV/AIDS awareness training. Upon completion, students would be able to understand infectious diseases, disease transmission,infection control procedures, biohazard management, OSHA standards. Students will receive four (4) hours of HIV/AIDS awareness training
Nail Disorders and Related ChemistryNail Disorders and diseases and their treatments are discussed and practiced.
Manicure and PedicureThis course acquaints the student with the arm and legs muscular-skeletal system, so that he/she can perform the correct massages and attain efficient manicures and pedicures. Adequate instruments, safety measures, and timing are emphasized.
Success StrategiesThis course provides success strategies and support services to entry level students. The strategies and support services are threaded through three critical areas that enhance student success: academic skills, personal life management, and educational navigation
Career DevelopmentThe course will provide the framework for the career decision making process. It stresses the connection between the student’s chosen academic field and career objective. Among techniques employed include resume writing, interview skill development and internet research.
Artificial Nails (Tips and Applications)During this course, the student will learn to apply and provide maintenance to nail tips using procedures, precautions and adequate material during the process of application, design and removal. The process of learning and practice is included through exercises and simulations about polishing natural and artificial nails.
Acrylic and Gels Nails- LabWith this course, the student will learn and exercise everything related to the application, the types of maintenance end the process of removing acrylic nails. Procedures, precautions and the correct use of material and equipment through exercises and simulations with natural and artificial nails are also covered during the course.
Nail ExtensionsAll methods of nail extensions are discussed and practiced, including designs, gel, silk wrap, and natural.
Prerequisite: Artificial Nails, Acrylic and Gel Nails courses.
Hair Removal (Epilation)/ElectricityIn this laboratory the student will learn the basics of hair growth and will practice the different techniques to remove face and body hair, temporarily or permanent. After a revise of the procedures to deal with the client to make them comfortable and posted of the whole details of the process before, during and after body or face hair removal, the students of the course will start working with face and body hair’s removal, using the following procedures: shaving, chemical depilation, soft and hard waxing, tweezing, and sugaring. Regarding permanent body and face hair removal. The students will practice different
methods like: electrolysis, galvanic electricity, thermolysis, blending, laser, photo-depilation or pulse light, waxing and others procedures.
Skin Analysis, Disorders and TreatmentsIn this course the students learn the structure and functions of the Integumentary System. Topics of study include proper techniques for skin care along with product knowledge are taught; safety, sanitation, skin analysis, diseases, disorders, facial machines, and principles of facial massage
Chemistry and ElectricityThe course provides the theoretical concepts related to presence of chemicals and electricity in the hair, beauty products and equipment. The focus is in the correct using the adequate materials and products. Among the topics to be covered are: a description of safe working area, the proper client’s preparation for the procedure, and the performance of the techniques of the use of products and equipment.
Principles of EstheticsBasic skin care and hygiene, introductory facial massage, and skin analysis and treatment methods are discussed
Professional makeup 1Course featuring different face makeup techniques applied according to the occasion, individual face characteristics, and skin conditions. The adequate products, instruments, and equipment for artificial eyelashes, and eyebrows arching are also practiced.
Facial Care 1-LabIn this first laboratory of facial care the students will learn and practice the basic facial procedures. The course included: demonstrations and practical exercises of basic facial preparation, step-by-step technical facial care, home skin care services, and other entry level skills needed for repeat business and financial success.
Prerequisite: Skin analysis, disorders and treatments courses
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