Gavilan College is offering a comprehensive skin care program that will meet the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Barbering and Cosmetology requirements for licensure, according to the college.
According to a statement: State Licensing requires 600 hours for the practice of Esthetics. Two courses are offered to meet the requirements for Licensure: Scientific Skin Care and Advance Scientific Skin Care.? The curriculum includes, but is not limited to, the study of skin, its appendages, massage, masks and peels, use of skin care machines, product knowledge, light therapy, botanical and chemical therapy, sanitation, salon operation, and Cosmetology State Board regulations. Instruction also includes client services. Scientific Skin Care and Advanced Scientific Skin Care are offered in two consecutive semesters. An additional 6 units in electives is required to receive a Certificate of Achievement of Esthetics.
After completing the Certificate of Achievement for Esthetics, students will complete the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology examination for licensure and employment. They will be able to diagnose skin condition and perform skin treatments while administering facials, as well as diagnose, analyze and apply proper skin enhancing products. This program is for anyone 18 years of age or older.
Where: Gavilan College Gilroy Campus at 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., 95020
COS 220 Scientific Skin Care (CRN: 10882; Units: 8) in room COS 102
When: Spring Semester, January 30 – May 26, 2017
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 5:30 pm – 9:45 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
How: Apply now at www.gavilan.edu