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Esthetician - Basic New

30-502-2 Technical Diploma (TD) 19 Credits Financial Aid Pending Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses 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
Options
Spa Services 1
10-502-101
2Credit
144
0
144 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. 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
Spa Treatments
10-502-104
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. 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
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. 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
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. 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
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. 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 Aesthetician Basic 305021
Spa Services 2
10-502-102
2Credit
144
0
144 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. 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
18 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. 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 Spa Treatments
10-502-107
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. 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: Spa Services 2 10502102
Salon Management Skills
31-502-330
2Credit
72
36
72 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. Introduces the fundamental skills required for lawful and effective salon practice and management, including Wisconsin state laws and regulatory rules.
Prereq: Admitted to Cosmetology 315021 or Aesthetician Basic 305022

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