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Facial Skin Care

Program Description

Facial Specialty provides training in facial treatments with or without the use of machines, correct procedures in waxing, and incorporates courses in, Florida facial law and ethical procedures.

This program of study is designed to meet and exceed all requirements for Florida State registration as a “Facial Specialist” or Esthetician. Course curriculum also includes an introduction to European advanced methods and techniques.

Program Objectives

To motivate the students to become a qualified Facial Specialist. Upon graduation the are registered as Facial Specialists and may seek employment as entry-level Licensed Facial Specialists.

Facial Skin Care is a 300-hour (3 ½ ) three and one half month course of study which includes all products used in classroom and clinical practice. Students are required to have lab jackets purchased at their expense. Products methods and treatments used at this Academy are mostly European and students are instructed in Aromatherapy facial treatments using natural essential oils and products.

All Facial Specialty students are required to complete 60 facials, 15 practical waxing, and 15 clinical waxing services at the Academy. 30 facials are student-to-student (practical) and 30 are required in a clinical training program prior to graduation.

Program of Study

  • FA-101 Florida Laws and Rules (10 Hours)
  • FA-102 HIV and AIDS (4 Hours)
  • FA-103 Sanitation (10 Hours)
  • FA-104 Ethics (2 Hours)
  • FA-105 Basics of Electricity (8 Hours)
  • FA-106 Facial Techniques and Contradictions (71 Hours)
  • FA-107 Product Chemistry (8 Hours)
  • FA-108 Hair Removal (7.5 Hours)
  • FA-109 Makeup (2 Hours)
  • FA-110 Skin Theory, Disease, and Disorders of the Skin (90 Hours)


Types of Services

  1. Facials: Manual, and Mechanical. Including: Masks, Packs, or Treatments, which must be performed on a variety of skin types including: Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination, Problem, and Mature
    (60 Services) (60 Hours)
  2. Setup, use, and maintenance of electrical devices.
    (5 Services) (1.25 Hours)
  3. Hair Removal, Including: Tweezing, Waxing, Threading, and Sugaring.
    (20 Services) (5 Hours)
  4. Makeup Application for both day time, and night time looks.
    (10 Services) (5 Hours)
  5. Lash and Brow Tinting.
    (10 Services) (5 Hours)
  6. Eyelash application, including: Strip Lashes, Individual Lashes, and Semi-Permanent Lashes.
    (10 Services) (10 Hours)
  7. Manual Extractions
    (5 Services) (1.25 Hours)Total Program Hours: 300 Hours
    (300 Lecture Hours with 120 Services)


The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as revised by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes several disclosure and reporting requirements. All post-secondary schools that offer programs of study that lead to “gainful employment” must present to prospective students the following information:

  1. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (website) SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code for the Facial Skin Care course is  #39-5094.00 for the “gainful employment” program.
  2. The Facial Skin Care CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) code is 12.0409.
  3. On-time graduation rates for students finishing the Facial Skin Care program during the most recent reporting year (January 2015 report date) are 100%. Meaning that 100% of the students who finished the program during the last reporting year graduated “on-time.” This is determined as sustaining at least 90% attendance during the program.
  4. The Academy is required to include graduation and employment rates each year to our accrediting commission. The information reported during the most current annual report (Jan 2015 report date) were 100% for graduation and 100% for employment. Meaning that 100% of the students enrolling in the Facial Skin Care Program successfully finished all graduation requirements inside 150% of the normal time to finish. The employment rate indicates that 100% of the graduates achieved employment inside the facial skin care industry within a few months of graduating.
  5. The debt for the median Title IV loan during the 13/14 award year was $3,166 for students graduating from the Facial Skin Care Program. The school does not offer or participate in any private student loan programs.

Further information on Academy disclosures and policies can be found in the Academy’s Catalog and consumer handbook.

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