Printed on 2/27/2021

Esthetician - Basic

30-502-2 Technical Diploma (TD) Full Time 19 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Pursue a career in skincare to become an indispensable part of the beauty industry. In this program, you’ll learn everything from the fundamental concepts to the latest techniques in skincare treatments and services including facial and body treatments, skin analysis, hair removal and makeup application. In addition, you’ll receive instruction on marketing, business processes and professional standards. Successful completion of the program will prepare you for the state board aesthetician licensing examination.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (19 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Esthetic Spa Services 1
    10-502-101
    2Credit
    108
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10502101
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces students to working on clients in a spa setting. Students schedule appointments, consult with clients, analyze various skin types, perform facial treatments including hair removal. Students incorporate the use of facial machines during treatments. Students recommend products and perform makeup applications.

    Coreq: Cosmetology Theory 31502317
  • Esthetic Treatments
    10-502-104
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10502104
    • Credits: 3.00

    Build on previous skills and knowledge to perform advanced techniques such as deep cleansing galvanic facials, extractions, high frequency, microdermabrasion and chemical exfoliation. Newer technologies including ultrasonic spatulas, dermafiles and microcurrent also are introduced.

    Coreq: Cosmetology Theory 31502317
  • Facial Treatments
    10-502-108
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10502108
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces the theory and practical skills of facials. Students study the histology of skin, skin analysis, massage manipulations, various products and mask applications. Basic makeup application is applied to enhance the client’s appearance. Introduction to the benefits and application of facial machines also will be covered.

    Coreq: Cosmetology Theory 31502317
  • Hair Removal Techniques
    10-502-109
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10502109
    • Credits: 1.00

    Learn how to remove hair on areas such as underarms, legs, bikini area and backs.

    Coreq: Cosmetology Theory 31502317
  • Spa Sciences
    10-502-155
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10502155
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces the science of esthetic services including use of machines. Learn to describe the chemical composition of salon/spa products, determine the effects on the hair and skin, as well as mixing them with other products. Apply sanitation practices to keep the salon/ spa clean and safe. Choose techniques and products that will enhance customer physiology, anatomy, and promote good health.

    Coreq: Cosmetology Theory 31502317
  • Cosmetology Theory
    31-502-317
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 31502317
    • Credits: 1.00

    Presents theoretical concepts in microbiology and decontamination, general chemistry, micro-hair structure and anatomy as related to the profession.

    Prereq: Admitted to Cosmetology 315021 or Esthetician Basic 305022
  • Esthetic Spa Services 2
    10-502-102
    2Credit
    144
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10502102
    • Credits: 2.00

    Build customer service skills in a spa setting. Schedule appointments, perform client consultations, analyze various skin types and perform facial treatments. Students continue to recommend products and perform makeup applications. Students begin offering clients full body treatments, including hair removal, scrubs and wraps.

    Prereq: Spa Services 1 10502101
  • Medical Spa Terminology & Limitations
    10-502-105
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10502105
    • Credits: 1.00

    Develop a professional vocabulary that will benefit them in a medical spa setting under the supervision of a physician, dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Students identify the limitations of their license as it relates to the medical field.

    Coreq: Spa Services 2 10502102
  • Advanced Esthetic Treatments and Massage
    10-502-107
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10502107
    • Credits: 1.00

    Develop skills in a variety of spa treatments, including the use of stones for facial massages and lymphatic drainage and body treatments. Learn relaxing body massage, aromatherapy and reflexology to relieve tension and enhance the health and condition of the skin.

    Coreq: Esthetic Treatments 10502104
  • Salon Management Skills
    31-502-330
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31502330
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces the fundamental skills required for lawful and effective salon practice and management, including Wisconsin state laws and regulatory rules.

    Prereq: Active in Cosmetology plan or Esthetician Basic plan
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