The Esthetics Program
Esthetician School - Modesto, CA
Learn the science of healthy skin, facial treatments, skin exfoliation procedures, product selections, waxing techniques, eye treatments, lash extensions, and makeup techniques. Our esthetics program offers hands-on training in classical professional techniques and skincare innovations—plus the business skills you’ll need in a career as a skincare therapist.
Our Program Levels
LEVEL 1: CORE
In the Core phase of the skin program, the Future Professionals “learn the rules” and theory behind a results-oriented skin treatment and gain a thorough understanding of each step. They also learn the hair removal theory required to perform a successful service. Each day of the Core program builds upon the previous day’s learning. The Core phase includes live educator demonstrations and hands-on learning. The Future Professional is well prepared to move into the next phase of the program.
LEVEL 2: ADAPTIVE
The Adaptive phase of the skin program features more technical and service information that builds upon the Core knowledge. The Adaptive Future Professionals become oriented to the clinic classroom where the guest service experience occurs. They “apply the rules” and practice the technical procedures learned to accommodate the needs of the service guest. The Adaptive phase provides the structure to offer an extraordinary guest service and establish the necessary business skills to succeed.
LEVEL 3: CREATIVE
In the Creative phase of the skin program, the Future Professionals discover new industry information and trends. They are inspired to develop their craft by learning how to “expand the rules” and individualize the service to each service guest’s needs. The Future Professionals are motivated, directed, and coached to participate in peer teaching “objective-based education” for (as is reinforced) “the one who does the work does the learning.”
Technical Areas Covered
- Skin treatments and infection control
- Sanitation and safety
- The physiology of the skin
- Consultations and service protocols
- Analysis, chemistry, exfoliation, extractions
- Electricity and electrotherapy
- Ingredient and product technology
- Hair removal, waxing, brow design, and makeup
- State laws and regulations
One of the most exciting days for our Future Professionals is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It’s packed with all the essentials—a makeup kit with brushes, professional cleansers, moisturizers, exfoliators, and much more—so you’re ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.
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Our Esthetics Programs
School Supplies, Kit, and Tuition Costs
Application Fee (Non-refundable) 25.00
Registration Fee 75.00
Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) (Non-refundable) 27.50
Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (Non-refundable) 2,497.00
TOTAL COSTS $11,024.50
School Required Hours
Commitment to Complete Program: 600 hours
Class Start Dates:
- 7/10/2023 Estie PT
- 7/11/2023 Estie FT
- 8/22/2023 Estie FT
- 9/18/2023 Estie PT
- 10/3/2023 Estie FT
- 11/14/2023 Estie FT
- 11/27/2023 Estie PT
- 1 Be Nice (Or Else!) Book, ISBN-13:978-0-974-993-99-7, $23.95
- 1 Connecting to My Future Book, ISBN 0-9743205-0-1, $19.95
- 1 Plugged In Apron
- 1 Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, 11th Edition Textbook; ISBN-13: 9781111306892 (Hardcover), $141.95
- 1 Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamenta, 11th Edition Student Workbook; ISBN-13: 9781111306915, $78.95
- 1 Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals , 11th Edition Exam Review; ISBN-13: 9781111306922, $51.95
Paul Mitchell The School Modesto offers two options for its Esthetics program, one which provides 24.91% of the course via distance learning, and the second option requires all of the training to take place within our campus.
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