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.

Course Description

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.

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.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Sealed/Official Transcript
  • Must be at least 16 yeas of age

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Facials Specialty Curriculum

Program Structure

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of one occupational completion point.

OCPCourse #Course TitleLength
ACSP0266Facials Specialist220 hours

Program Length

This program is 220 hours long. To complete this program students must earn Occupation Completion Points (OCPs) for courses and pass required FLDOE Business and Professional Regulation licensure exams.

Entrance/Exit Requirements

Reading, math, and language competencies are pre-assessed. There are no required basic skills grade levels for this program that must be met prior to program completions.

Enrollment Dates

Go to gadsdentech.org or call Student Services at (850) 875-8324.