Certificate in Esthetician

This program is designed to educate and train students in the fundamental skills needed to successfully complete and pass the California State Board Exam. The program provides a distinct education in esthetic applications, values, theoretical science and State Board preparedness which includes, but is not limited to, makeup design, training in electrical modalities, hair removal, facials for specific skin types and proper sanitation and disinfecting procedures. The program also provides interpersonal interaction with clients and other students. The focus is on personal satisfaction, study skills, trained applications, and professionalism which are required to become a successful licensed esthetician for an entry-level career in the field of esthetics.

The need for professional estheticians continues to grow in new and exciting ways, providing ample room for personal success in a variety of career paths. This program prepares students for operational and financial success as estheticians.

Required courses:
ESTH 140Esthetician I8
ESTH 141Esthetician II8
ESTH 142Salon Success - Full-time3
or ESTH 144
ESTH 145
Salon Success Part I - Part-time
and Esthetician Salon Success Part II
Total Units19

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Esthetician Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Demonstrate intermediate/advanced skills for application of products, procedures and modalities at a level appropriate to enter the esthetic workplace as well as pass the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Esthetics licensing exam.