This competency-based outline is the first of the three-series esthetician training and offers the 200-hour course conducted under the rules and regulations issued by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology(CSBBC). This course develops the skills needed to take and pass the license examination. Instruction includes state regulations and basic chemistry, health and safety, hazardous substances, electricity, bacteriology, principles of infection control and sanitation, and anatomy and physiology. It emphasizes techniques in manual facials and electrical facials. The competencies in this course outline are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
Enrollment requires applicants to be at least sixteen years of age and must have completed the tenth grade.