The International School Of Beauty Skin Care Specialist Program prepares students for a career as a :
Skin and Body Care Technician/Massage Practitioner, Make-up Artist, Consultant on Beauty and Personal Appearance, Beauty and Cosmetic Sales, Salon Manager, Salon Owner, and Pre-op and Post-op expert on camouflage make-up techniques for plastic surgery.
STATISTICAL CONSUMER INFORMATION
DURATION & CLASS HOURS
PAYMENT OPTIONS & FINANCING
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|STATISTICAL CONSUMER INFORMATION
The following statistics are based upon those students who graduated from school between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010.
This new combined class of 600 hours of Esthetics and 300 Hours of Massage Practitioner did not have any graduates during the above mentioned award year. Further information about recent graduates from the course may be obtained from the Palm Desert Registrar.
For further information regarding Esthetics & Massage Employment visit: www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode (Code 12-401) Esthetics only and (Code 12-409) Massage to access CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) OR http://www.onetonline.org/find (Code 39-5094.00) to access SOC (Department of Labor's Standard of Occupational Classifications)
CURRICULM FOR SKIN CARE SPECIALIST COURSE(combines Esthetician & Massage Practitioner) (900 Hours)
The curriculum for students enrolled in an Esthetics Skin Care Specialist Course (Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code 12.0409) shall consist of nine hundred (900) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of an esthetician (600 hours) and massage technician (300). Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. It is noted that a combined total of 435 hours are devoted to clinical-theory experience, which will include all phases of Esthetics and traditional massage theory and techniques. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include
MINIMUM PRACTICAL OPERATIONS REQUIRED BY THIS
10 Disinfection and Sanitation
50 Eyebrow Arch - Tweezing
60 Eyebrow Arch - Wax
A. Manual 50 40 Makeup
B. Electrical 60 20 Corrective Make to include eyelash application
C. Chemical 40 100 Depilatories
50 Swedish Massage
25 Spa Services
TECHNICAL SUBJECT Minimum Hours of Technical Instructions (Esthetics Portion - 600 hours)
- The Cosmetology Act and the Program's Rules & Regulations 10
- Cosmetology Chemistry related to the practices of an Esthetician and purpose of cosmetic and skin care preparation. (Shall also include the elementary chemical matter of makeup, physical and chemical changes in matter. 10
- Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances (shall include training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety, data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis B.) 20
- Theory of Electricity. (Shall include the nature of electrical current, principles of operating electrical devices, and the various safety precautions used when operating electrical equipment.) 05
- Disinfection and Sanitation (shall include procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as required. Disinfection should be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.) 10
- Bacteriology, Anatomy, and Physiology. 15
- A. Manual: shall include skin analysis, cleansing, scientific manipulations, packs and masks 20
- B. Electrical: shall include the use of all electrical modalities and electrical apparatus, including dermal lights for facials and skin purposes 30
- C. Chemical (peels, packs, scrubs, masks) 20
- Eyebrow Arching-Tweezing 05
- Depilatories 20
- Makeup 20
- Corrective Makeup-application of False Eyelashes 20
- Additional Training (Shall include the following subject matter: Salon management, communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesperson ship, decorum, record keeping, client service record cards and preparing a resume’ employment development, modeling, desk and reception, and care and other subjects relating to the field of Esthetics Maximum Hours 30
Massage Portion: 300 Hours
- Health & Hygiene, Safety, Sanitation and Infection control: 20
- Anatomy & Physiology shall include the study of the human body systems relative to the program, biomechanics-Kinesiology and basic medical terminology: 30
- Pathology: Shall include the study of diseases and conditions related to systems, client history, indications, contraindications and endangerment sites: 30
- Theory and Application of Techniques shall include: intake process, preparation of the service environment, preparation and self-care for the practitioner and client preparation for service: 25
- Traditional Massage Techniques shall include the history, theory and effects of massage; basic Swedish Massage technique including manipulations of soft tissue using hands, fingers, forearms, elbows, feet, fists while stroking, kneading, tapping, percussive, compressive, vibratory and friction with joint mobilization: 25
- Business and Ethics shall include ways to recognize and resolve ethical issues in the workplace, developing an ethical core in which decisions can be made, how to run a successful business for financial success: 20
- Spa Services to include basic treatments common to resorts and spa, such as wraps, scrubs: 20
ESTHETICIAN PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES
- To successfully master training requirements needed to make application for the California State Bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology and to the Massage Therapy Organization.
- To develop professional skills and attitudes in the interest of safety and sanitation for oneself as well as others, as is relative to having a successful career as a Esthetician and Massage Practitioner
- To graduate from this institution possessing those skills and knowledge necessary to pass the State Board examination and massage licensing requirements of the State and Local jurisdictions to secure entry-level employment.
- To successfully acquire the knowledge of sterilization procedures.
- To successfully acquire knowledge of the general theory relative to Esthetics and Massage, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed.
- To successfully acquire business management techniques which are common to the esthetician and massage practitioner.
THE SUCCESSFUL GRADUATE WILL HAVE DEVELOPED THE FOLLOWING:
· Learn the proper use of implements relative to esthetics and massage services relative to skin care.
· Acquire the knowledge to recognize the various skin conditions and disorders.
· Develop the knowledge relating to products used by Estheticians and Massage Practitioners and develop the ability to determine which products might be needed for individual customer usage.
ATTITUDES AND GOALS:
· To be able to appreciate good workmanship which is common to the fields of Esthetics and Massage
· To possess a positive attitude toward the public and fellow workers.
· To appreciate honesty and integrity in oneself and others.
· To have an improved personality while dealing with patrons and colleagues.
REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF THE SKIN CARE SPECIALIST COURSE:
A student shall complete all required classroom and practical/laboratory education and training; with a grade-point average of no less than 70%, shall have paid all tuition due, will have a completed SAP evaluation and will have had an exit interview with administration. Students who have reached the age of 17 years will be assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Barbering and Cosmetology examination and State Certification Agencies. The student shall receive a diploma of completion of the chosen program upon graduation from the school.
The applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade. An Estheticians license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated, completing the required portion of the course pertaining to Estheticians as described above and passed the licensing exam with an overall average of 75%.
Effective September 1, 2009 students who have graduated from this institution and have reached the age of 18 years of age of older will be advised of the steps necessary to make written application to the Massage Therapy Organization of California. Students will be required to include with their written application the current required fee and to provide the Massage Therapy Organization with fingerprints that will be subject to review by the Dept. of Justice. Upon approval, and payment of applicable fees, certification will be issued and must be renewed every two years thereafter.
Books: Pivot Point Salon Fundamentals Textbook; Theory Workbook and Exam Review
|SKIN CARE SPECIALIST
The International School of Beauty SKIN CARE SPECIALIST Program consists of 900 class hours.
FULL-TIME PROGRAM: The standard full-time program is Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30-5:00 pm for 25 weeks (Approx. 6 months).
THREE-QUARTER TIME PROGRAM: The standard three-quarter program is Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30-2:30 pm for 32 weeks. (Approx 7.5 months).
NOTE: SATURDAY ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY IN BOTH THE FULL & THREE-QUARTER PROGRAMS.