Certificates of Achievement: Esthetician Option
This one-semester program is designed to prepare the student for a career in skin care. The student will learn bone structure, chemistry of products, skin analysis, use of packs and masks, electric modalities, corrected makeup, and correct use of products. The esthetician program consists of a minimum of 600 hours of training and requires a minimum grade of C (2.0 GPA) or higher. Upon completion of the program students are eligible to take the California State Board examination.. Students will attend school five days a week for eight hours a day, Monday thru Friday 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.
*NOTE: In order to assure student success in the program and adequate preparation for passing the state licensing examination, transfers of hours from other certified programs will not be accepted for the Esthetician program. Students are required to maintain standards of dress and grooming. Students attendance is mandatory.
Required Course Units
- Cosmetology G071 Esthetics Level 1 - 9 Units
- Cosmetology G072 Esthetics Level 2 - 9 Units
Total Units 18
Federal Gainful Employment Report
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Federal Gainful Employment Reports
The GWC Skin Care Salon is open to the public and offers salon services at affordable prices. The services are provided by advanced-level students under the supervision of a licensed instructor. Services include:
• Special treatments: contour mask, multivitamin power exfoliant, and hot stone therapy