Rhode Island Esthetics Program Course Outline
600 Hour Program
The esthetics program is designed to provide students with all of the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to progress in the expanding field of skin care and make-up artistry. In addition to basic facials and massage techniques, you will learn how to use skin care machinery with the most modern state of the art equipment. This program is measured in clock hours, where the student receives one clock hour for every hour in class.
Classroom theory is conducted daily to provide students with the fundamental knowledge they need to progress through the practical, hands-on training received in the clinic. Instructional methods that maybe used include; transparencies, handouts, diagrams, videos and slides.
Milady's standard textbook for professional Estheticians, copyright 2004.
The Esthetic Program is designed to train students in all the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the required licensing exam. With this knowledge, the student will be able to perform all of the clinical skills needed to function effectively in today's full-service or skin care salon.
Academic Progress is measured in both practical and written work. There is no effect on Satisfactory Progress for incomplete, repetitions, and non-credit remedial work.
Practical Work is evaluated on a PASS/FAIL system for the first 30% of a student's Course Hours, the remaining 70% is evaluated by using the Grading System below.
Written Exams are evaluated by using the above Grading System, which is used throughout the life of each course of study. Any exam, which is graded lower than 80%, may be subject to a re-take exam.
|Unit of Instruction||Hours|
|Skin Care/Facial Procedures/Mask Application/Facial Massage||305|
|Facial & Body Waxing/Depilation||20|
|Color Theory/Makeup Application||50|
|Product Knowledge Use and Safety/Tools & Equipment Use and Safety||20|
|Skin Care Machine Use and Safety||30|
|Anatomy/Bacteriology/Skin Health/Skin Disorders/Enemies of Skin||40|
|Client Consultation/Skin Analysis/Communication and Human Relations||35|
|Salon Business/Selling Products and Services||30|
|Compensation/Payroll Deductions/Licensing Requirements||10|