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This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Human Services career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in network support services positions. 


A student completing the Facials Specialist program is prepared for employment as a licensed Facials/Skin Care Specialist (SOC 39-5094).  Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialty Certification.


The content includes, but is not limited to:  communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the facial specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; art of make-up; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of facials specialist occupations.


This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the cosmetology industry; planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying technological principles, labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues.



The student will be able to: demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance, employ safe, sanitary and efficient work practices, locate, comprehend and evaluate key elements of oral and written information, draft, revise, and edit written documents using correct grammar, punctuation and vocabulary, present information formally and informally for specific purposes and audiences, discuss the role of creativity in constructing scientific questions, methods and explanations. formulate scientifically investigable questions, construct investigations, collect and evaluate data, and develop scientific recommendations based on findings, identify science as it applies to decontamination and infection control, identify chemistry as it applies to products used in the salon, identify and describe the services and legal responsibilities of financial institutions, describe the effect of money management on personal and career goals, develop a personal budget and financial goals.




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Facials/Skin Care Specialist

260 hours

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