600 Hour Esthetics

CURRICULUM

The Laird Institute of Spa Therapy offers the State of New Hampshire required 600 hour course in esthetics. The student who completes this course and successfully passes the state board examination will be prepared to enter into the salon as an esthetician, makeup artist, salon owner, educator, dermatologist/cosmetic surgeon assistant.

This course of study is intended to qualify students for the New Hampshire Esthetic Licensing Exam and prepare them for a career in skin care. A diploma is presented to each student upon successful completion of the 600 hour program.

Subject Total Hours Theory Practical
Course Introduction 7 2 5
Personal Development 4 2 2
Professional Development 6 4 2
Business Basics 8 3 5
Skin Care Ecology 20 10 10
Anatomy 22 12 10
Electrical Equipment 18 8 10
Chemistry 9 6 3
Skin Physiology 14 10 4
Client Care 4 2 2
Facials 100 10 90
Hair Removal 24 4 20
Makeup/Bridal, Camouflage 25 5 20
Advanced Treatments/Dermafile 10 2 8
Esthetics in the Medical Field 6 3 3
State Laws 5 2 3
Sanitation 50 10 40
Waxing 33 3 30
Body Treatments/Spay Tanning 15 5 10
Pedicures/Manicure/Nail disorders 18 12 6
Aromatherapy & Pressure Points 19 5 14
High Frequency Machines 25 5 20
Tweezing 15 5 10
Eye Lash Extensions/Tabbing 10 2 8
Back Facials 10 5 5
Extractions/Lancets and Extractor 20 5 15
Ear Candling 4 2 2
Masks 33 3 30
Men’s Skin Treatments 10 5 5
Mock State Board 20 5 15
Successful Career Planning 7 2 5
Discretionary Hours 31 10 21
Total Hours: 600 600

GRADING SCALE

During the student’s program of study record of the student’s performance is maintained to ensure progress toward graduation in theory and practicum is satisfied.

Theory, Lecture, Examination, and, Testing

93-100 A Excellent
85-92 B Very Good
75-84 C Satisfactory
74 and Below F Unsatisfactory-Below Standards

Practicum

600 Hour Esthetic Evaluations:
0-Did not perform
1-Minimally performed
2-Needs Improvement
3-Almost Mastered
4-Mastered task