Course Outline – Aesthetics 750 hours
Credit for this course is through clock hours in Illinois.
Course Description & Content
The aesthetics program is 750 clock hours in length. Upon completion of the program our salon/spa ready aesthetics students will have the skills and knowledge to successfully pass the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulations licensure examination and will be able to meet the present and future demands of skin care beauty salons/spa. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive an official University of Aesthetics transcript with our official seal and a diploma.
This course is divided into four sections: (1) Basic Training 75 hours of classroom instruction in general theory and practical application (2) Scientific Concepts 150 hours of classroom instruction provided (3) Practices and Procedures 500 hours of instruction which is a combination of classroom instruction and clinical application and (4) Business Practices is 25 hours of instruction. All levels of training provide theory lectures/demonstrations.
The objective is to prepare the student to be a professional aesthetician in the workplace. Goals include passing the Illinois licensing exam and prepare the student to enter the job market with above average employment skills. Professional aestheticians are able to work in salons, spas, and medical offices.
The student must successfully pass all tests, complete the progress book, and complete any other assignments given during classes.
A cumulative score composed of attendance, theory exams, assignment completion, applicable practical evaluations are used to determine satisfactory progress throughout the course. All assignments, projects, tests, and hours must be completed before the student is eligible for graduation.
The maximum time frame for the course to be completed is 150%. To complete the course within the contractual obligations, the student must attend class 75% of the time. Students will be billed for hours beyond the terms of their enrollment agreement.
- The University of Aesthetics Official Progress Book
- Milady Standard Textbook for Professional Estheticians
- Accompanying Workbook for the above
- Accompanying Examination Book for the above
- The University of Aesthetics Official Exam Book
Clinic Activities are applicable periodically throughout the program at all levels of training. The objective of this experience is to prepare the student for work in a professional salon or clinic and its various job functions.
Course Content: Aesthetics
- Basic Training 75 hours of classroom instruction in general theory and practical application divided in specific areas of study.
- Scientific Concepts is 150 hours of classroom instruction provided in specific areas of study.
- Practices and Procedures is 500 hours of instruction which is a combination of classroom instruction and clinical application.
The course will combine various methods of instruction which will include lecture, demonstration, and participation by the student, evaluations, and “hands-on” experience. This course will enable the student to begin and learn theory and practical skills on their clients as well as prepare for the salon/spa experience. Instructional techniques will be enhanced with the aid of guest lecturers, if available, and various audio visual materials.