ESTHETICIAN COURSE OF STUDY ( 600 CLOCK HOURS )
The course of study for students enrolled in a Esthetician course shall be consist of six hundred hours which include the minimum of 190 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetician : The minimum combined total clock hours of 600 , include the technical instruction phase and opportunity for the student to acquire the necessary skills through practical applications developed under the supervision of the school’s instructors.
ESTHETICIAN COURSE EDUCATIONAL GOALS ( D.O.T.# 332.271.014 )
The Esthetician course of study is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a cosmetician specialist, product demonstrator or esthetician.
ESTHETICIAN COURSE PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
The licensed Esthetician will be prepared to seek profitable employment as a skin care specialist, skin care salon manager, salon owner, or product demonstrator. They will be versed in all areas of the skin care profession.
ESTHETICIAN COURSE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations for a Esthetician, with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of “C” (70%) or better, and he/she is awarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate State Board Esthetician Examination.
ESTHETICIAN COURSE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:
A Esthetician license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Cosmetician course as described above and passed the State Board’s practical examination with an overall average of 75%, and written examination with an overall average of 70%.
Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, participation, or examination: Practical Operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin.
All students shall have completed the specified minimum required hours and operations upon completion of the six hundred (600) hour course. Where warranted, not more than 30 hours may be utilized to correct individual student deficiencies.
ESTHETICIAN STATE BOARD REQUIREMENT FOR TAKING EXAMINATION
The Barbering and Cosmetology Act, No. 7337: “Every application for admission to examination and licensure shall be in writing, on forms prepared and furnished by the Board. Each application shall be accompanied by the required fee, and shall contain proof of the qualifications of the application for examination and licensure. It shall be verified by the oath of the applicant. Every applicant shall, as a condition of admittance to the examination facility, present satisfactory proof of identification. Satisfactory proof of identification shall be in the form of a driver’s license or identification card, containing the photograph of the person to whom it was issued, by any State, Federal or other government entity.”