(Offered at the Hialeah & Homestead campuses)
To prepare students to meet the State of Florida mandated requirements and for the Florida Electrolysis Council Examination so they can become licensed Facial Specialist and Electrologist, as well as to prepare them for the Society for Clinical and Medical Hair removal, Inc. to become a Laser Technician.
CLOCK HOURS: 650
The Electrolysis and Laser Technician program gives the student multiple licenses so he/she can become a highly marketable employee. Students will learn basic facials, makeup artistry, and various methods of hair removal, whether it be temporary or to permanently remove hair from the face and body using specialized equipment and techniques. This program will prepare you with the knowledge to work in clinics, day spas, health spas and spa resorts or salons among other settings.
- HIV104 HIV/AIDS (4 Hours)
- HIV110 HIV/AIDS (10 Hours)
- BMU101 MAKEUP (36 Hours)
- EL101 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTROLYSIS TECHNIQUES & MODALITIES (15 Hours)
- EL102 COORDINATION SKILLS WITH PROBE HOLDER & FORCEPS (5 Hours)
- EL103 INSERTIONS (15 Hours)
- EL104 BACTERIOLOGY (10 Hours)
- EL105 SANITATION/STERILIZATION PROCEDURES (10 Hours)
- EL106 BASICS OF ELECTRICITY (5 Hours)
- EL107 HANDS ON EQUIPMENT GALVANIC, THERMOLYSIS, & BLEND (15 Hours)
- EL108 BIOLOGY OF HAIR GROWTH (10 Hours)
- EL109 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM (10 Hours)
- EL110 SKIN ASSESSMENT (15 Hours)
- EL111 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (10 Hours)
- EL112 CIRCULATORY & NERVOUS SYSTEM (10 Hours)
- EL113 CLIENT ASSESSMENT (10 Hours)
- EL114 CONSULTATION (20 Hours)
- EL115 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (10 Hours)
- EL116 FLORIDA LAW FOR ELECTROLYSIS (10 Hours)
- EL117 VISUALS/LIBRARY (10 Hours)
- EL118 CLIENT PRE/POST TREATMENT (5 Hours)
- EL119 GENERAL TREATMENT PROCEDURE (105 Hours)
- EL120 EXAM PREPARATION (10 Hours)
- LA101 LASER (30 Hours)
- SKI101 ETHICS (2 Hours)
- SKI102 PRODUCT CHEMISTRY (10 hours)
- SKI103 HAIR REMOVAL (8 Hours)
- SKI104 BASICS OF ELECTRICITY (10 Hours)
- SKI105 SANITATION (10 Hours)
- SKI106 FLORIDA LAWS FOR SKIN (5 Hours)
- SKI107 SKIN THEORY, DISEASES & DISORDERS OF THE SKIN (85 Hours)
- SKI108 FACIAL TECHNIQUES & CONTRAINDICATIONS (130 Hours)
- EYELASH APPLICATION (10 Services)
- FACIALS (40 Services)
- HAIR REMOVAL (20 Services)
- LASH & BROW TINTING (10 Services)
- MAKEUP APPLICATION (10 Services)
- MANUAL EXTRACTIONS (5 Services)
- SET/USE/MAINTAIN ELECTRICAL DEVICES (5 Services)
- SANITATION (100 Services)
- COORDINATION SKILLS (20 Services)
- HANDLING EQUIPMENT, MODALITIES OF ELECTRICITY (15 Services)
- CLIENT/SKIN ASSESSMENT; PRE/POST TREATMENT (15 Services)
- VISUALS/LIBRARY (10 Services)
- REVIEW/EXAM PREPRATION (10 Services)
- CONSULTATION/GENERAL TREATMENT (120 Services)
- LASER - LEG/UNDERARM/BIKINI/FACE (5 Services)
- SANITATION/STERILAZATION (195 Services)
All hours and services are those required by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) & Florida Department of Health (DOH).
Note: All programs are taught in a cycle. Students are able to start at any point of the cycle and still fulfill all program requirements.
Milady’s Standard Esthetician Fundamental; Electrolysis, Thermolysis and the Blend: The Principles and Practice of Permanent Hair Removal; and Electrolysis Exam Review: An Excellent Guide for Students or Practitioners Preparing for Regulatory or National Certification Exam books.
Equipment / Materials
Students will receive a uniform, an equipment bag, and kits with all the necessary instruments and materials to perform the required services.
After a student completes 650 hours, services, exams and fulfills all financial obligations to the school, a certificate will be awarded.
Completion time depends on the number of hours the student attends weekly. Based on a 25 hour per week schedule, the normal time frame of completion would be 6 months.
Method of Payment
Tuition and fee payments may be arranged on a weekly or monthly basis. The first payment is due on the first day of class, and on the same day of every week or month thereafter.
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CIP Code: 12.0404
CIP Description: Electrolysis and Laser Technician
A program that prepares individuals to permanently remove hair from the human scalp, face, and body using specialized charged solid needle probes, and to function as licensed electrologists and electrolysis technicians. Includes instruction in direct current electrolysis, alternating current/high frequency thermolysis, blend/dual modality treatments, equipment theory and operation, safety and sanitation, client evaluation and care, laws and regulations, and business practices.
SOC Code: 39-5094
SOC Description: Skin Care Specialist
SOC Code: 39-1021
SOC Description: First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers
SOC Code: 39-1021
SOC Description: Spa Managers
SOC Code: 25-1194
SOC Description: Vocational Educational Teachers/Postsecondary
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