Esthetics Curriculum

Are you curious about the classes that are included in an Esthetics School curriculum?

When you train to become an Esthetician, you’ll learn a wide range of skin care techniques. The esthetics curriculum at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture goes beyond the basics to provide you with advanced training that will help you launch your beauty career.

Coursework includes training in skin care services, the science of skin, how to provide recommendations for a skin care regimen, electrical modalities, and the essentials of the beauty business. Some training occurs in the classroom, and students also have hands-on instruction as well as practical experience.

Additionally, each of the campuses of Tricoci University has a student-run clinic salon where you can get real-world experience as you work with clients. This offers an excellent opportunity to build your resume while still in school, and the experience can give you an advantage when you’re entering the workforce.

The esthetics program includes 750 hours of training. That means you can finish in just six months if attending full-time or in nine months if attending part-time. The program complies with local and state licensing requirements and is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).

What will you learn when studying esthetics? Let’s review what topics are included in the esthetics curriculum.

Skin Care Practices

Esthetics training includes basic skin care practices. This category includes both classroom instruction and hands-on training covering the following topics:

  • Cleansing the skin
  • Effective skin analysis
  • Nutrition and how it affects skin health
  • How to improve skin health
  • Product ingredient knowledge as it relates to skin care
  • Salon procedures

Skin Care Science

This category of training helps students understand the underlying science of skin. The coursework will help prepare students to diagnose the skin type of a client and have the ability to choose the best treatments for their skin’s needs. Training includes the following topics:

  • Physiology of the skin and its layers
  • Skin types, conditions, and disorders of the skin
  • How the skin works
  • Cause and effect of what we do to our skin
  • Human anatomy and body systems
  • Effects of esthetics procedures
  • Bacteriology
  • Chemistry and the importance of ingredients

Esthetician Treatments

Instruction includes in-depth training in the services that estheticians offer to their clients. Training includes both classroom environments and hands-on experience in the following treatments:

  • Facial treatments
  • Non-therapeutic massage
  • Product application
  • Hair removal (Waxing and tweezing)
  • Operation of skin care machinery
  • Advanced spa techniques
  • Professional makeup techniques

Beauty School Essentials

Learn general theory and basic practices within the esthetics field. This category of training includes the following areas of skin care and salon skills:

  • History of skin care and beauty trends
  • Professional ethics
  • Personal hygiene and public health
  • Infection Control
  • Safety precautions

Business Management

The esthetics curriculum also includes business basics, shop management and industry regulations. Whether you’re encouraging clients to return for additional services or you want to open your own salon, learning business practices will help you succeed in the beauty industry. Topics of study include:

  • Salon management
  • Marketing and sales
  • Professional development
  • Applicable local and state laws about esthetics
  • OSHA and EPA standards relating to chemical use.

Want to learn more about how Esthetics training can help you launch your beauty career?

The Esthetics Program at Tricoci University provides students across Illinois and Indiana with advanced skin care training. Find out how the flexible schedule of classes can help you start your beauty training now.