Aesthetics — Las Vegas (Summerlin)
AES850D — Diploma Program
CIP Code: 12.0409
SOC Code: 39-5094
Day and Evening Programs
|Total Semester Credit Hours||0.0|
|Weeks to Complete — Day||Approximately 34 weeks (including holidays and scheduled breaks)|
|Weeks to Complete — Evening||Approximately 34 weeks (including holidays and scheduled breaks)|
The Aesthetics program prepares students for entry-level positions within the cosmetology industry. Topics covered include facials, make-up, cosmetic products, ingredients, infection control, wax and depilatories, spa treatments, aesthetic role in the medical field, microdermabrasion, infection control, state laws, regulations and safety in aesthetic practices. The student will also learn excellence in customer service with an emphasis on communication.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates are encouraged to sit for the state licensing exam. The program is designed to prepare students for careers like Aesthetician, makeup artist, product specialist, educator, manufacturer’s representative, image consultant and salon or spa owner.
Lecture Hours 150 Lab / Shop Hours 50 Total Hours 200 Prerequisites
This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skills in the areas of basic skincare, dermanalysis, facial manipulations and use and care of electrical machines. Demonstrations and workshops refine skills and build confidence, while theoretical understanding is increased through a structured classroom environment. This course will also provide the student with basic knowledge and skills in Makeup, Facial Structure, and Principles of color & design techniques. Additionally, the student will learn Hair Removal methods along with different types of waxing products, chemical depilatories and various contraindications as it relates to hair removal. Students are exposed to basic business building skills, client service strategies, and state safety and sanitation requirements. The student will learn basic communication skills including respect, integrity, personality basics, balance, and body language, speaking and listening as well as professional etiquette, goal setting and personal organization. In all, the student will gain the foundation that is needed to be able to function in the field of Aesthetics.
Lecture Hours 36 Lab / Shop Hours 164 Total Hours 200 Prerequisites
Advanced students refine technical expertise, develop dexterity, and improve timing through rigorous and diligent training. This course focuses on Nevada laws, anatomy of the human body, professional development and salon business skills. Maintaining a thorough knowledge of state guidelines is pertinent in an aesthetic career. Experiencing the student salon clinic strengthens customer care skills, increases competence in the art of retailing, unleashes artistic creativity, reveals real world business tactics, and polishes individual style.
Lecture Hours 40 Lab / Shop Hours 160 Total Hours 200 Prerequisites
This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skills in the areas of aesthetics as it relates to the workplace. The course also focuses on chemistry and advanced treatments. Topics include the periodic elements, cosmetic ingredients, body treatments, plastic surgery and the aestheticians’ role in a medical setting. This course also offers instruction in preparation for licensure and job placement. In addition, preparation for written and practical mid-term and final examinations in mock settings, along with assigned review sessions help guide and prepare students for the actual licensure-testing process. Regulatory laws, rules and regulations, and school policies and procedures are required topics and serve as the foundation for professional competence.
Infection control procedures are identified along with fees, hour requirements, and other pertinent, related information.
Note: Course numbers and sequences are listed here for reference only. The actual delivery sequence of courses contained in this program may vary depending on individual campus scheduling.