Esthetics / Skin Care School

If you have passion for beauty and skin care, then choosing a rewarding career as an esthetician is for you

"If you have passion for beauty and skin care, then choosing a rewarding career as an esthetician is for you"

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Training requirements for applicants to California State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Examination. Development of professional skills and attitudes relative to an Esthetic career.  Successful graduates will have the skills and knowledge to pass the State Board and secure entry-level employment.

The curriculum for students enrolled in an esthetician course shall consist of six hundred (600) clocked hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetology. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination.  Practical operation shall mean actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin.  Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include: Chemistry of skin care, Physiology & Dermatology, Bacteriology, Sterilization & Sanitation, Machinery, types and purpose, Introduction to skin care, Skin Care, massage, masks, extractions, Makeup, contouring, color, effects, Eyebrow & Lashes, arches, application, tints, Hair Removal, tweezing, waxing, depilatories, Safety, machinery, treatments, makeup, Professional & personality development, Management, Salesmanship & Marketing, State Statutes & Rules.

Cosmotek College, a leading Esthetics school in San Jose, will educate you on the latest trends in esthetics and skin care that you will no doubt use in your career. Our training ensures that students learn various beauty treatments and services, giving them assorted opportunities in the job market. We are proud to offer a curriculum infused with latest technical training to help you enhance your clients experience and overall results.

Cosmotek College can train you in the artistry of make-up application. You can become a certified skincare professional and build a rewarding career in this fast growing industry.

EDUCATIONAL GOALS:

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California Esthetician establishment
  • Understand sterilization procedures
  • Acquire knowledge of general theory relative to Esthetician including anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed
  • Evaluate clients’ skin condition and appearance
  • Discuss available treatments and determine which products will improve clients’ skin quality
  • Remove unwanted hair, using wax, laser, or other approved treatments
  • Recommend skin care products, such as cleansers, lotions, or creams 
  • Teach and advise clients on how to apply makeup and how to take care of their skin
  • Refer clients to another skincare specialist, such as a dermatologist, for serious skin problems
  • Disinfect equipment and clean work areas

CAREERS:

As a licensed esthetician, you can choose from a wide range of career options: salon or day spa esthetician; medical esthetician working for cosmetic surgeon’s office, dermatologist’s office, a medi-spa, a hospital or clinic, a laser center; makeup artist; manufacturer’s representative; salesperson or sales manager; cosmetics buyer; esthetics writer or editor; educator; state licensing inspector or examiner; state board member; researcher.

Prerequisite: None

40 hours/week: 15 Weeks (approximate 3.5 months)      

20 hours/week: 30 Weeks (approximate 7 months)  

 

Class code

Subject Covers

Technical Instruction

Min. practical Operations

COS1.

The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board’s Rules and Regulations

10

 

E2

Chemistry pertaining to the practices of an esthetician.

20

 

COS3

Health and safety/Hazardous Substances

20

 

COS4

Theory of Electricity

10

 

COS5

Disinfection and sanitation

10

10

COS6

Bacteriology, anatomy and physiology

30

 

COS14

Facials

70

160

E8

Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal

30

50

COS16

Make-up

20

40

E10

Machines

40

 

E11

Massage

30

20

E12

State Board Exam Preparation

20

20

COS22

Preparation, Careers and Salon Management

20