Successful completion of the West Virginia Esthetics Program prepares the graduate to take the WV State Board examination that is necessary to obtain a license for an entry – level position as an esthetician.
Evaluations of attendance and academic progress will be made cumulatively at approximately 300 hours and 600 hours or upon completion.
Esthetics Program: 600 Hours (30 hours per week for 20 weeks)
COURSE PURPOSE: Is to give students a broad knowledge of esthetics, and be able to use the knowledge as a foundation to be successful in a skin care profession. Students will develop his/her physical dexterity and manipulative skills and develop loyalty and enthusiasm for the profession. Successful completion of the West Virginia Esthetics Program prepares the graduate to take the WV State Board examination that is necessary to obtain a license for an entry – level position as an esthetician.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students will acquire a broad knowledge of Esthetics, and be able to use that knowledge as a foundation to be successful. The student will learn the Anatomy and Physiology of the face neck hands and arms, be able to identify and assess skin conditions and disorders, perform facial treatments for all skin types, waxing services, spa treatments, and makeup applications and to obtain business management skills required to seek employment.
Subject | Hours Required
General Professional Information
Practical: 0 | Theory: 100
The Science of Aesthetics
Practical: 50 | Theory: 117
Practical: 90 | Theory: 40
Practical: 167 | Theory: 36
Total Hours: 600
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS: The methods of lecture, demonstration, drill, role-play, discussion, handouts, assignment sheets – job sheets, audio/visual aids, student participation, question and answer, and textbook/workbook will be used. All areas integrate theory so that the student will receive practical experience concurrently with theoretical knowledge at all levels of training in order that the students meets the State requirements for examination and the school’s educational requirements prior to graduation. All areas include safety precautions and procedures pertaining to subject matter.
TEACHING STRATEGY: International Beauty School utilizes chalkboards, audio visual aids, and live models whenever possible. We strive to present new material in a manner to which the student may relate while giving special attention to slow learners. International Beauty School also encourages questions while explaining new words, terms, techniques, implements, and equipment. Students are required to take notes and participate in demonstrations.
STUDENT ACTIVITY: Requires note taking drills, role-play, discussion, homework, and reading assignments, hands on practice sessions and performance of laboratory/clinical services, examinations/evaluations in practical and theory as well as practical workbook assignments.
Registration Fee: $100
Tuition For Complete Program: $7,900
(Tuition includes all books and supplies)
We offer flexible payment plans as well as financial aid for those who quality.
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Classes are offered full-time, Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30am – 4:15pm
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With a 81% placement rate, many of our students have been placed in professional salons. International Beauty School offers resume development, salon business classes, and job placement services.
Compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 668.6) governing the Administration of Higher Education Act Title IV program funds requires the following disclosures for each school, by program, SOC (Standard Occupational Classification Code), and CIP (Classification of Instructional Program) Code. You can access the occupational profile by clicking on the link below.
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Credential Level: 01 Undergraduate Certificates
On-time completion rate is 62%
The median loan debt is $4,033
The licensure rate is 85%
The International Beauty School uses the Milady Standard Esthetician Fundamentals Text Book
Text: ISBN-13: 978-1-4283-1892-2